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Beowulf

Paul E. Szarmach

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Beowulf Introduction By common estimation the corpus of Old English poetry is some 30,000 lines or, roughly, the literary output of John Milto...

Bernard of Clairvaux

Brian Patrick McGuire

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Bernard of Clairvaux Introduction Bernard of Clairvaux (b. 1090–d. 1153) was one of the most influential figures in western Europe in the seco...

Bernardus Silvestris

Winthrop Wetherbee

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Bernardus SilvestrisIntroductionBernard of Tours, better known as Bernardus Silvestris, was clearly in close touch with major developments in the Plat...

Biblical Apocrypha

Brian Murdoch

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Biblical ApocryphaIntroductionThe term “biblical apocrypha” is imprecise. What is not meant is what is commonly known as the Apocrypha, the (variable)...

Birgitta of Sweden and the Birgittine Order

Volker Schier

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Birgitta of Sweden and the Birgittine OrderIntroductionBirgitta Birgersdotter (b. 1303 in Finsta near Uppsala, d. 23 July 1373 in Rome) was a Swedish ...

Boccaccio, Giovanni

Chris Kleinhenz

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Giovanni Boccaccio Introduction Giovanni Boccaccio (b. 1313–d. 1375) is generally considered the father of Italian prose because of his ...

Boethius

Philip Phillips

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

BoethiusIntroductionAnicius Manlius Severinus Boethius was born in Rome c. 475–480 ce. Alaric had sacked Rome in 410, sending shockwaves throughout th...

Bokenham, Osbern

Simon Horobin

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Osbern BokenhamIntroductionOsbern Bokenham was a prolific vernacular hagiographer, active in the first half of the 15th century. He is chiefly remembe...

Book of Kells

Carol A. Farr

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Book of Kells Introduction The Book of Kells is a large format manuscript of the gospels, famed for the beauty and ingenuity of its decoration...

Bozon, Nicholas

Laurie Postlewate

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Nicholas BozonIntroductionNicholas Bozon is the author of religious texts composed in England from the late 13th to the early 14th century in a wide r...

Byzantine Art

Lynn Jones

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Byzantine Art Introduction Byzantine art, simply stated, is the art produced in the Byzantine Empire during the period 330–1453 ce. Of cours...

Byzantine Manuscript Illumination

Jeffrey C. Anderson

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Byzantine Manuscript IlluminationIntroductionIllustrated manuscripts constitute an important source for Byzantine art, owing to the number of examples...

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 ...

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