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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 ...


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...

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