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Arthurian Romance

Norris J. Lacy

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Arthurian Romance Introduction Arthurian romance grew out of chronicles purporting to record the history of King Arthur, his knights, and thei...

Attila And The Huns

Ralph W. Mathisen

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Attila and the HunsIntroductionFor Romans in the late 4th century ce and the first half of the 5th century ce, the Huns easily were the most fearsome ...

Auchinleck Manuscript, The

Tmothy A. Shonk

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

The Auchinleck ManuscriptIntroductionThe famous Auchinleck manuscript (Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates MS 19.2.1) is a remarkable b...

Audelay, John

Susanna Fein

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

John Audelay Introduction English religious poet John Audelay (fl. 1417–?1432) was the first priest assigned to the Lestrange family chantry f...

Augustodunensis, Honorius

Karl Kinsella, Lesley Smith

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Honorius AugustodunensisIntroductionHonorius Augustodunensis (b. c. 1080–c. 1140), also referred to as Honorius of Autun in some secondary literature,...

Bartholomaeus Anglicus

Michael Twomey

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Bartholomaeus AnglicusIntroductionBartholomaeus Anglicus (Bartholomew the Englishman, Bartholomäus Anglicus, Barthélemy l’Anglais, Bartolomeo Anglico,...

Benedictines After 1100

Martin Heale

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Benedictines after 1100IntroductionAlthough many of the greatest monasteries in Europe during the High Middle Ages and late medieval period were Bened...

Benoît de Sainte Maure [113]

Douglas Kelly

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Benoît de Sainte Maure [113]IntroductionBenoît de Sainte-Maure wrote two historical poems, or estoires: the Roman de Troie (ca. 1165) and the Chroniqu...


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 ...


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...

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