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Games and Recreations

Nicholas Orme

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Games and Recreations Introduction The history of games and recreations found an early exponent in Joseph Strutt in 1801 but attracted little a...

Gawain Poet, The

Murray McGillivray

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

The Gawain PoetIntroductionThe “Gawain Poet” (also the “Pearl Poet”) is the name commonly given to the presumed single author of four Middle English p...

German Drama

Glenn Ehrstine

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

German Drama Introduction Long the domain of highly specialized scholars, the religious and secular plays of the German Middle Ages now attrac...

Gerson, Jean

Daniel Hobbins

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Jean Gerson Introduction Jean Gerson (b. 1363–d. 1429; also Jean de Gerson, or, originally, Jean Charlier) was the most popular and influential...

Glass, Stained

Ellen Shortell

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Stained GlassIntroductionWhile stained glass may have been used in European buildings as early as the 6th century, most surviving stained glass dates ...

Gothic Art

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...

Gower, John

Andrew Galloway

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

John Gower Introduction As emphatically shown by the sculpture on John Gower’s elaborate tomb in Southwark Cathedral, London—three massiv...

Gregory VII

John Doran

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Gregory VII Introduction Pope Gregory VII (1073–1085) was one of the most important and controversial popes of the Middle Ages. His elevation ...

Guilds

Joseph P. Byrne

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

GuildsIntroductionGuild as used in medieval scholarship is a term denoting an association of people bound by common interests and goals and a dedicati...

Handbooks for Confessors

Jennifer Garrison

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Handbooks for ConfessorsIntroductionThroughout medieval Europe, the literature that prepared both priest and penitent for sacramental confession was i...

Hardyng, John

Sarah Peverley

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2021-01-12

John HardyngIntroductionThe English chronicler John Hardyng (b. 1378–d. c. 1465) had a colorful career before settling down to write his two versions ...

Harley 2253 Manuscript, The

Susanna Fein

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

The Harley 2253 ManuscriptIntroductionLondon, British Library MS Harley 2253 is one of the most important literary books to survive from the English m...

Hiberno-Latin Literature

Charles D. Wright

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Hiberno-Latin LiteratureIntroduction“Hiberno-Latin literature” refers to Latin writings by native speakers of Irish, whether or not they were written ...

High Crosses

Catherine E. Karkov

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

High Crosses Introduction High crosses are freestanding stone sculptures that are a feature of early medieval art in England, Ireland, Scotlan...

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...

Historical Literature (Íslendingabók, Landnámabók)

Sverrir Jakobsson

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2022-02-21

Historical Literature (Íslendingabók, Landnámabók)IntroductionIn the early 12th century, two major texts on the early history of the Icelanders were c...

Hoccleve, Thomas

Andrew Galloway

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Thomas HoccleveIntroductionOf all the London and Westminster writers somehow personally associated with Chaucer (including John Gower, Henry Scogan, a...

Hood, Robin

John Marshall

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Robin Hood Introduction For someone who probably never existed, Robin Hood has led a remarkable life. Indisputably a creation of the Middle Age...

Hospitals in the Middle Ages

Sethina Watson

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Hospitals in the Middle AgesIntroduction“Hospital” is an umbrella term for the diverse array of charitable institutions that arose in the Middle Ages....

Hundred Years War

Anne Curry

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Hundred Years War Introduction The Hundred Years War has become the established name for the Anglo-French conflicts that happened between 1337...

Hungary

Elod Nemerkenyi

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Hungary Introduction The traditional chronological scope of the medieval kingdom of Hungary ranges from the beginning of the reign of King Sa...

Hungary, Latin Literacy in Medieval

Elod Nemerkenyi

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Latin Literacy in Medieval Hungary Introduction The study of Latin literacy in medieval Hungary is at the crossroads of philology and history...

Hungary, Libraries in Medieval

Elod Nemerkenyi

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Libraries in Medieval Hungary Introduction The study of libraries in medieval Hungary is based on historical and philological surveys as well a...

Hymns

Matthew Cheung Salisbury

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

HymnsIntroductionAlthough its functional origin as a liturgical practice may be linked to the psalms, readings, and prayers of Jewish synagogue worshi...

Icons

Glenn Peers

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Icons Introduction In Greek, “icon” comprises the widest possible range of meanings for images, from mental impressions to material objects. T...

Illuminated Manuscripts

Catherine E. Karkov

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Illuminated Manuscripts Introduction Manuscripts are books that have been produced by hand. Illuminated manuscripts are books that have been de...

Illustrated Beatus Manuscripts

Peter K. Klein

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Illustrated Beatus ManuscriptsIntroductionThe Apocalypse commentary of the Spanish monk Beatus of Liébana was written and illustrated in Asturias (nor...

Insular Art

Catherine E. Karkov

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Insular Art Introduction Insular art is a poorly defined area. Broadly speaking, it refers to the art of the British Isles and Ireland betwee...

Insular Manuscript Illumination

Carol A. Farr

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Insular Manuscript IlluminationIntroductionThe manuscript decoration produced in Ireland and the British Isles from about 600 to 850 marks the advent ...

Italian Cantari

Maria Bendinelli Predelli

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Italian CantariIntroductionAppreciated by all strata of society on account of their entertainment, aesthetic, and cultural potential, the cantari can ...

Italian Drama

Nerida Newbigin

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Italian Drama Introduction Drama—performances in which actors impersonate fictional, historical, or religious figures using dialogue, music, an...

Italian Mural Decoration

Alison Locke Perchuk

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Italian Mural Decoration Introduction Religious and secular structures of the Middle Ages were decorated in a range of ways: sculptures in rel...

Italian Novella, The

Christopher Nissen

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

The Italian NovellaIntroductionThe medieval Italian novella flourished from the late 13th through the 14th and early 15th centuries, primarily in Tusc...

Italian Religious Writers of the Trecento

Silvia Serventi

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2022-03-23

Italian Religious Writers of the TrecentoIntroductionThe Italian religious literature of the 14th century includes a considerable number of texts, bot...

Italian Rhetoricians

Elisabetta Bartoli

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2022-05-26

Italian RhetoriciansIntroductionIn giving an overview of the Italian rhetoricians between the 12th and 15th centuries, we encounter authors who made t...

Jewish Manuscript Illumination

Katrin Kogman-Appel

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Jewish Manuscript Illumination Introduction Illuminated manuscripts began to appear in Jewish society in the 10th century in the Middle East a...

Jews and Judaism in Medieval Europe

Yechiel Schur, Robert Chazan

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Jews and Judaism in Medieval EuropeIntroductionIn the year 1000, Christian-controlled areas of Europe housed only a tiny proportion of world Jewry. Th...

Julian of Norwich

Denise Baker

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Julian of NorwichIntroductionThe first English woman identified as an author, Julian of Norwich composed two accounts of the divine revelations she re...

Junius Manuscript, The

Leslie Lockett

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

The Junius Manuscript ...

King Arthur

Christopher A. Snyder

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

King Arthur Introduction Perhaps no medieval monarch, historical or legendary, has had as wide and lasting an impact as King Arthur. From the ...

Kings and Monarchy, 1066-1485, English

Douglas Biggs

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

English Kings and Monarchy, 1066–1485 Introduction The king was the most important component in medieval political society. With him lay the r...

Knapwell, Richard

M.V. Dougherty

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

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

Kraków

Pawel Kras

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Kraków Introduction In the early Middle Ages the rise of Kraków paralleled the growth of the military role of the Wawel stronghold. In the ...

Lancelot-Grail Cycle

Douglas Kelly

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Lancelot-Grail CycleIntroductionThe anonymous Vulgate Lancelot-Grail cycle contains five branches: the Estoire del saint graal, the Merlin, the Lancel...

Late Medieval Preaching

Pietro Delcorno

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Late Medieval PreachingIntroductionPreaching was the most influential and pervasive mass medium of religious and moral instruction in late medieval so...

Latin Arts of Poetry and Prose, Medieval

Douglas Kelly

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Medieval Latin Arts of Poetry and ProseIntroductionModern scholarship on the medieval Latin arts of poetry and prose has focused on a number of treati...

Latino, Brunetto

Julia Bolton Holloway

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Brunetto LatinoIntroductionScholarship on the 13th-century Florentine Brunetto Latino, usually cited by modern writers as “Brunetto Latini,” has been ...

Libraries in England and Wales

David Bell

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Libraries in England and WalesIntroductionThe period covered in this bibliography is from Anglo-Saxon England to the Dissolution of the Monasteries, o...

Lindisfarne Gospels

Carol A. Farr, Michelle P. Brown

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Lindisfarne Gospels Introduction The Lindisfarne Gospels is a large format, splendidly decorated manuscript presenting the Gospels of Matthew,...

Liturgical Drama

Nils Holger Petersen

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Liturgical Drama Introduction The term liturgical drama was first used in the mid-19th century to denote religious dramas that were part of, o...

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