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At the Edge of ReformationIberia before the Black Death

At the Edge of Reformation: Iberia before the Black Death

Peter Linehan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198834199
eISBN:
9780191872358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834199.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This book springs from its author’s continuing interest in the history of Spain and Portugal—on this occasion in the first half of the fourteenth century between the recovery of each kingdom from ... More

Married Life in the Middle Ages, 900-1300

Married Life in the Middle Ages, 900-1300

Elisabeth van Houts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198798897
eISBN:
9780191839542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798897.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

This book contains an analysis of the experience of married life by men and women in Christian medieval Europe c. 900–1300. The focus will be on the social and emotional life of the married couple ... More

Lying and Perjury in Medieval Practical ThoughtA Study in the History of Casuistry

Lying and Perjury in Medieval Practical Thought: A Study in the History of Casuistry

Emily Corran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198828884
eISBN:
9780191867354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828884.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Thought about lying and perjury became increasingly practical from the end of the twelfth century in Western Europe. At this time, a distinctive way of thinking about deception and false oaths ... More

Visions of Kinship in Medieval Europe

Visions of Kinship in Medieval Europe

Hans Hummer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198797609
eISBN:
9780191838965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797609.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

What meaning did human kinship possess in a world regulated by biblical time, committed to the primacy of spiritual relationships, and bound by the sinews of divine love? In the process of exploring ... More

Graphic Signs of Authority in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, 300-900

Graphic Signs of Authority in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, 300-900

Ildar Garipzanov

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198815013
eISBN:
9780191852848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815013.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Historiography

This book presents a cultural history of graphic signs such as the sign of the cross, christograms, monograms, and other graphic devices, examining how they were employed to relate to and interact ... More

The Tunis Crusade of 1270A Mediterranean History

The Tunis Crusade of 1270: A Mediterranean History

Michael Lower

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198744320
eISBN:
9780191805707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744320.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Why did the last of the major European campaigns to reclaim Jerusalem wind up attacking Tunis, a peaceful North African port city thousands of miles from the Holy Land? In the first book-length study ... More

The Lithic GardenNature and the Transformation of the Medieval Church

The Lithic Garden: Nature and the Transformation of the Medieval Church

Mailan S. Doquang

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190631796
eISBN:
9780190631826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190631796.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This ambitious book offers new perspectives on the role of vegetal ornament in medieval church design. Focusing on an extensive series of foliate friezes articulating iconic French monuments, such as ... More

Scandalous ErrorCalendar Reform and Calendrical Astronomy in Medieval Europe

Scandalous Error: Calendar Reform and Calendrical Astronomy in Medieval Europe

C. Philipp E. Nothaft

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198799559
eISBN:
9780191839818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799559.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The Gregorian calendar reform of 1582, which provides the basis for the present-day Western civil calendar, has often been portrayed as a triumph of early modern scientific culture and an expression ... More

Feeling ThingsObjects and Emotions through History

Feeling Things: Objects and Emotions through History

Stephanie Downes, Sally Holloway, and Sarah Randles (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198802648
eISBN:
9780191840944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802648.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, European Medieval History

This volume investigates the various interactions of people, feelings, and things throughout pre-modern Europe. The subject of materiality has been gaining interest in recent historical inquiry, ... More

Inspiration and Authority in the Middle AgesProphets and their Critics from Scholasticism to Humanism

Inspiration and Authority in the Middle Ages: Prophets and their Critics from Scholasticism to Humanism

Brian FitzGerald

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808244
eISBN:
9780191845956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808244.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Inspiration and Authority rethinks the role of prophecy in the Middle Ages by examining how professional theologians responded to new assertions of divine inspiration. The book argues that the task ... More

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