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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

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Classics in the Middle Ages Introduction This article deals primarily with the transmission and reception in western Europe of classical Greek...

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...


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 ...

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 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

Dance Introduction Dance was one of the major pastimes during the late Middle Ages. It was a favorite leisure activity of all levels of societ...

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 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 ...

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