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Venerable Bede, The

Rosalind C. Love

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

The Venerable Bede Introduction Of all the writers from the Anglo-Saxon period, Bede must rate as the best known and perhaps the most prolifi...

Vercelli Book, The

Paul E. Szarmach

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

The Vercelli Book Introduction According to the traditional view, Vercelli, Biblioteca Capitolare CXVII (Vercelli Book), is one of the four ma...

Vernon Manuscript, The

Wendy Scase

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

The Vernon Manuscript Introduction The Vernon manuscript is the accepted name in scholarly literature for Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Eng. po...


Nancy L. Wicker

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

VikingsIntroductionThe Viking Age spans the period from approximately 750 to 1100 ce in the Nordic countries of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. The name ...

Von Eschenbach, Wolfram

Albrecht Classen

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Wolfram Von Eschenbach Introduction Even though Wolfram von Eschenbach’s contemporary Gottfried von Straßburg seems to have disliked his colle...


Francoise Le Saux

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Wace Introduction Wace (rarely: Guace, Gace; or, erroneously: Robert Wace), is arguably one of the most influential writers of the 12th centur...

Wall Painting in Europe

Matthew Reeve

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Wall Painting in Europe Introduction This bibliographical essay considers European wall painting of the Romanesque and Gothic periods, coveri...


Kelley M. Wickham-Crowley

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Wearmouth-JarrowIntroductionThe northeastern English monasteries of Wearmouth, located at the mouth of the River Wear, and Jarrow, on the Tyne near a ...

Welsh Literature

Frederick Suppe

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Welsh Literature Introduction The Welsh language is descended from a P-Celtic language which was spoken over much of pre-Roman Britain and whi...

William of Ockham

Jenny Pelletier, Magali Roques

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

William of OckhamIntroductionWilliam of Ockham (b. c. 1287–d. 1347) is one of the giants of medieval philosophy. He was an innovative and controversia...


Nancy Mandeville Caciola

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Witchcraft Introduction The classic era of the great witch hunts was not the medieval, but the Early Modern period of the 16th and 17th centur...

Women's Life Cycles

Kim M. Phillips

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Women’s Life Cycles Introduction The concept of “life cycle” presupposes stages of progression, transition, and decline. Medieval cultures inh...


Jonathan Wilcox

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Wulfstan Introduction Wulfstan (d. 28 May 1023) was a major ecclesiastical figure and writer in late Anglo-Saxon England. Bishop of London fro...

York Corpus Christi Plays

Clifford Davidson

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

York Corpus Christi Plays Introduction As an extended sequence of dramatizations of salvation history played on pageant carriages, the ...

York, Medieval

Stefania Merlo Perring

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Medieval YorkIntroductionThe medieval period in York spans from the end of the Roman rule in Britain in 410 ce to the early 16th century, when the Ref...

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