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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...

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...

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