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Alfred the Great

Paul E. Szarmach

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Alfred the Great Introduction The only English monarch to earn the epithet “Great” and who was esteemed highly by the later Victorians wh...

Corpus Christi

Vincent Corrigan

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Corpus Christi Introduction The Feast of Corpus Christi was the culmination of nearly four hundred years of debate about the nature of the Euc...

Clanvowe, John

Andrew Galloway

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

John Clanvowe Introduction Interest in John Clanvowe’s works and life (b. c. 1341–d. c. 1391) initially developed because a 290-line poem—ofte...

Art, Gothic

Alexandra Gajewski

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Gothic Art Introduction Hardly any category of style covers as complex a phenomenon as Gothic. Chronologically, it can be traced from its b...

Aelred of Rievaulx

Marsha L. Dutton

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Aelred of Rievaulx Introduction The most prominent of the Cistercian abbots of 12th-century England, Aelred of Rievaulx (b. 1110–d. 1167), als...

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...

Low Countries

Frederik Buylaert

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Low Countries Introduction The medieval Low Countries roughly correspond to the territories of modern-day Belgium, The Netherlands, and Luxe...

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, ...

Art, Anglo-Saxon

Catherine E. Karkov

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Anglo-Saxon Art Introduction Anglo-Saxon art is the art of England from between roughly the years 600 and 1100, although dates will vary depend...

Knapwell, Richard

M.V. Dougherty

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Richard Knapwell Introduction The English Dominican friar and theologian Richard Knapwell (Clapwell) (fl. 1284–1286) is best known as an early...

Dress

Gale R. Owen-Crocker, Elizabeth Coatsworth

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Dress Introduction The study of dress, including as it does both under- and outerwear and indications of age, ethnicity, gender, status, and...

Food, Drink, and Diet

Constance B. Hieatt, Johnna Holloway

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Food, Drink, and Diet Introduction Most of our information about this subject comes from the very end of the medieval period, the 14th and 15...

Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture

Catherine E. Karkov

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture Introduction The Anglo-Saxon period in English history covers roughly the years 600 to 1100. Stone sculpture is on...

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...

Anglo-Saxon Manuscript Illumination

Catherine E. Karkov

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Anglo-Saxon Manuscript Illumination Introduction “Anglo-Saxon manuscript illumination” refers to those manuscripts produced in the area that i...

Hilton, Walter

Michael G. Sargent

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Walter Hilton Introduction Walter Hilton was a writer of English and Latin works of spiritual guidance who died as an Augustinian canon (canon...

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...

Venerable Bede, The

Rosalind C. Love

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

The Venerable Bede Introduction Of all the writers from the Anglo-Saxon period, Bede must rate as the best known and perhaps the most prolifi...

Troubadours and Trouvères

Matthew Steel

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Troubadours and Trouvères Introduction The troubadours and trouvères were medieval poet-musicians who created one of the first repertories of ...

Wulfstan

Jonathan Wilcox

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Wulfstan Introduction Wulfstan (d. 28 May 1023) was a major ecclesiastical figure and writer in late Anglo-Saxon England. Bishop of London fro...