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Calendars and Time (Christian)

Faith Wallis

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Calendars and Time (Christian) Introduction Medieval people differentiated days according to their position within the week, their date in the...

Cambridge Songs

Gernot Wieland

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Cambridge SongsIntroductionThe Cambridge Songs is a collection of eighty-three songs in Cambridge University Library (CUL) MS Gg.5.35. Most of the son...

Canon Law

Edward Peters, Melodie H. Eichbauer

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Canon LawIntroductionCanon law began as sets of norms for the regulation of Christian conduct in the world and the relations of Christians with each o...

Capgrave, John

Karen A. Winstead

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

John Capgrave Introduction John Capgrave (b. 1393–d. 1464), an Augustinian friar from King’s Lynn, Norfolk, was one of medieval England’s most...

Carolingian Architecture

Caroline Goodson

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Carolingian Architecture Introduction Carolingian-period architecture is a key expression of the cultural cohesion of the Franks and their all...

Carolingian Era

Thomas F.X. Noble

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Carolingian Era Introduction The almost mythical character of Charlemagne (b. 748–d. 814)—Carlo Magno, Charles the Great, Karl der Grosse—has...

Carolingian Manuscript Illumination

Eric Ramírez-Weaver

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Carolingian Manuscript Illumination Introduction Away from home during his fourth journey to Rome and in celebration of Christmas Day at the e...

Carolingian Metalwork

Sigrid Danielson

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Carolingian Metalwork ...

Carthusians and Eremitic Orders

Julian Luxford

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Carthusians and Eremitic Orders ...

Cecco d’Ascoli (Francesco Stabili)

James Hannam

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Cecco d’Ascoli (Francesco Stabili)IntroductionCecco d’Ascoli (c. 1269–1327) was the diminutive used by the writer and poet Francesco Stabili, from the...

Charlemagne

Richard Ring

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

CharlemagneIntroductionCharles or Karl (Karolus, and later known as Charlemagne) was born 742/748 and died in his palace at Aachen in 814. The oldest ...

Charles d’Orléans

Mary-Jo Arn, Jane Taylor

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Charles of Orleans (Charles D’orléans)IntroductionCharles’s reputation as not only one of the two premier lyric poets of 15th-century France but also ...

Charters of the British Isles

Kasandra M. Castle, Michael Gervers

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Charters of the British Isles Introduction A charter, narrowly defined, is a written instrument documenting the transfer of property, rights t...

Chaucer, Geoffrey

Andrew Galloway

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Geoffrey Chaucer Introduction Since shortly after his death, Geoffrey Chaucer (b. c. 1340–d. 1400) has often been praised as the write...

Childhood

Nicholas Orme

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Childhood Introduction Childhood was for long a neglected aspect of social history, although there have been notable exceptions in England, suc...

Christian Mysticism

Constant J. Mews

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Christian Mysticism Introduction This introductory survey offers an initial overview of some of the main branches of Christian mysticism in th...

Christianity and the Church in Post-Conquest England

Joel Rosenthal

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Christianity and the Church in Post-Conquest EnglandIntroductionThe history of Christianity and of the church (and its flock) has been a rich field fo...

Christianity and the Church in Pre-Conquest England

Joel Rosenthal

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Christianity and the Church in Pre-Conquest EnglandIntroductionThe history of the pre-Conquest Church can be roughly divided into three periods. In ch...

Christina of Markyate

Samuel Fanous, Henrietta Leyser

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Christina of MarkyateIntroductionChristina of Markyate is one of the most interesting woman of record in 12th-century England, a bold claim perhaps, b...

Chronicles of England and the British Isles

Lister M. Matheson

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Chronicles of England and the British Isles Introduction Chronicles were the major source of historical knowledge and interpretation available...

Church of the Holy Sepulchre, The

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...

Cistercian Architecture

Maximilian Sternberg

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Cistercian ArchitectureIntroductionCistercian architecture emerged as a specialist area of scholarly interest after World War II. In the 1950s and 196...

Cistercians, The

Marsha L. Dutton, Tyler Sergent

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

The CisterciansIntroductionCistercian monasticism began when in 1098 twenty-one monks from the wealthy Burgundian monastery of Molesme undertook to cr...

Clanvowe, John

Andrew Galloway

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

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

Classics in the Middle Ages

Michael W. Herren, Scott Bruce

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Classics in the Middle AgesIntroductionThis article deals primarily with the transmission and reception in western Europe of classical Greek and Latin...

Cloud of Unknowing and Related Texts, The

Christopher M. Roman

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

The Cloud of Unknowing and Related TextsIntroductionThe Cloud of Unknowing and the other works in the Cloud corpus, The Book of Privy Counseling and T...

Coins

Alan M. Stahl

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Coins Introduction Medieval numismatic scholarship is characterized by a significant local focus, owing in part to the decentralized minting ...

Contemporary Sagas (Bishops’ sagas and Sturlunga saga)

Ásdís Egilsdóttir

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2022-10-27

Contemporary Sagas (Bishops’ sagas and Sturlunga saga)IntroductionContemporary sagas tell of people and events in Iceland in the twelfth and thirteent...

Coptic Art

K.C. Innemée

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Coptic Art Introduction Christianity must have come to Egypt in the 1st century ce, probably through converts in the Jewish community of Alexa...

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...

Councils and Synods of the Medieval Church

Edward Peters

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Councils and Synods of the Medieval Church Introduction The words used to designate early Christian assemblies were the Greek σύνοδος, Latiniz...

Crusades, The

Andrew Holt

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

The Crusades Introduction The crusading movement involved peoples of varying religious and cultural backgrounds engaged in a violent struggle...

Crusading Warfare

John France

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Crusading Warfare Introduction The Crusades are one of the spectaculars of historical study—a series of events so startling that they deman...

d’Arezzo, Ristoro

Ralf Lützelschwab

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

Ristoro d’ArezzoIntroductionThe scarce information we have about the life of Ristoro d’Arezzo is obtained from his only surviving work, La composizion...

da Barberino, Francesco

Maria Cristina Panzera

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2022-09-26

Francesco da BarberinoIntroductionTuscan writer Francesco da Barberino (b. c. 1264–d.1348) deserves special attention in medieval literature and art h...

da Lentini, Giacomo

Akash Kumar

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

Giacomo da LentiniIntroductionGiacomo da Lentini was the central figure in the formation of the Sicilian school of poetry in the early 13th century at...

da Tempo, Antonio and da Sommacampagna, Gidino

Francesco Marco Aresu

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Antonio da Tempo and Gidino da SommacampagnaIntroductionAntonio da Tempo (A. d. T.) of Padua [?] (b. end of the 13th century–d. after 1339) was a judg...

da Todi, Iacopone

Alessandro Vettori, Matteo Leonardi

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Iacopone da TodiIntroductionIacopone da Todi (b. 1230/36–d. 1304/06) is the most important writer of laude between the 13th and 14th centuries and is ...

Dance

Timothy J. McGee, Mary Channen Caldwell

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

DanceIntroductionDance was a major pastime during the European Middle Ages. It was a favorite leisure activity for men and women, from lower social cl...

Dance of Death

Sophie Oosterwijk

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Dance of DeathIntroductionThe Dance of Death (or Danse Macabre) is an allegorical confrontation of the living with death. It is both a literary and a ...

de la Sale, Antoine

Jane Taylor

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2022-08-23

Antoine de la SaleIntroductionAntoine de La Sale (b. c. 1386–d. c. 1461) was born in Provence, the illegitimate son of a celebrated condottiero, Berna...

de Santa Maria, Cantigas

Peter V. Loewen

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Cantigas De Santa MariaIntroductionThe Cantigas de Santa Maria (CSM) is a late-medieval collection of over four hundred sacred Galician-Portuguese son...

de’ Rossi, Nicolò

Fabio Sangiovanni

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2019-06-26

Nicolò de’ RossiIntroductionNicolò de’ Rossi (c. 1295–c. post-1348) was born in Treviso, Italy, toward the end of the 13th century and died in Venice ...

Death and Dying in England

Chris Daniell

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Death and Dying in England Introduction The study of medieval death and burial as an academic subject is relatively recent and has expanded gr...

Decorative Arts

Karen Overbey

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Decorative Arts Introduction “Decorative arts” is not a term used by medieval writers, nor is it a concept that would have had meaning for a m...

delle Vigne, Pier

Laurie Shepard

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Pier Delle VigneIntroductionThe most powerful official in the court of Emperor Frederick II (1194–1250), Petrus de Vinea or Pier delle Vigne (b. c. 11...

Drama in Britain

Clifford Davidson

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Drama in BritainIntroductionThe earliest extant drama in medieval England is a Latin Easter church music-drama or ceremony in the Regularis Concordia ...

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...

Dutch Theater and Drama

Wim Hüsken

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Dutch Theater and DramaIntroductionIn the Low Countries, few liturgical drama texts have been preserved. Compared to the surrounding countries of Fran...

Early Italian Humanists

Brian Maxson

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Early Italian HumanistsIntroductionEarly Italian humanists already were pursuing many of the innovations and themes characteristic of their better-kno...

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