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Saint Plays and Miracles

Clifford Davidson

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Saint Plays and Miracles Introduction Shows based on the lives and martyrdoms of saints appear perhaps to have been the most widespread type ...

Saint-Denis

Robert F. Berkhofer

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Saint-Denis Introduction The monastery of Saint-Denis, just north of Paris along the Seine River, was dedicated to Denis (Dionysius), the 3rd...

Scandinavian Migration Period Gold Bracteates

Nancy L. Wicker

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Scandinavian Migration Period Gold Bracteates Introduction Scandinavian bracteates of the Migration Period (5th and 6th centuries ce) are small...

Scogan, Henry

Andrew Galloway

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Henry Scogan Introduction Henry Scogan (b. c. 1361–d. 1407) emerged into view accurately only with Kittredge 1892 (cited under Biography), as a...

Seals

Brigitte Miriam Bedos-Rezak

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Seals Introduction A medieval seal is a dual object: a metallic seal-matrix (or die) engraved intaglio, and the imprints or impressions issued...

Sermons

Thomas N. Nall

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Sermons Introduction Sermons go back to the very beginning of the Christian tradition, or even further if one recalls their use in ancient Jew...

Sex and Sexuality

Kim M. Phillips

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Sex and Sexuality Introduction Sex and sexuality were matters of intense importance in medieval religion, culture, and society, though only in...

Ships and Seafaring

Ian Friel

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Ships and Seafaring Introduction This bibliography is intended as an introduction to the study of medieval European ships in the period between...

Sir Thomas Malory

D. Thomas Hanks, Jr.

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Sir Thomas Malory Introduction Most members of British and US cultures know the broad outlines of the Arthur story—the story of the Round Tabl...

Songs, Medieval

Vincent Corrigan

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Medieval Songs Introduction “Medieval song” is a very broad topic. It embraces the disciplines of philology and musicology; texts in Latin, the...

Southampton, Archaeology of

David A. Hinton

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Archaeology of Southampton Introduction Because of its location in the middle of the south coast of England, Southampton illustrates not on...

Spain

Olivia Remie Constable

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Spain Introduction What is meant by “medieval Spain”? Usually, “medieval” is understood as roughly the millennium between 500 ce and 1500 ce, a...

St. Peter's in the Vatican (Rome)

Lex Bosman

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

St. Peter’s in the Vatican (Rome) Introduction The history of St. Peter’s Church in Rome is actually the history of two successive churches, ...

Textiles

Elizabeth Coatsworth, Gale R. Owen-Crocker

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Textiles Introduction Textile was a ubiquitous presence in the Middle Ages, because clothing, soft furnishings, and containers were made from ...

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Lynn Jones

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Introduction For the Christian faithful, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is and has been since the 4th cent...

Theater and Drama, Dutch

Wim Hüsken

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Dutch Theater and Drama Introduction In the Low Countries, few liturgical drama texts have been preserved. Compared to the surrounding countrie...

Theater and Performance, Iberian

Christopher Swift

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Iberian Theater and Performance Introduction Medieval Iberian theater and performance maintains a peculiar status within, and between, performa...

Thomas Aquinas

M.V. Dougherty

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Thomas Aquinas Introduction Thomas Aquinas (b. 1224/5, d. 1274) is widely recognized as one of the greatest theologians of the medieval period...

Thomism

R.E. Houser

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Thomism Introduction Thomism has at least three distinct senses. It primarily means the philosophical and theological doctrine of Br. Thomas o...

Travel and Travelers

James Muldoon

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Travel and Travelers Introduction There is a common belief that medieval men and women lived their lives within a narrow geographical and p...