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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 ...

Dance

Timothy J. McGee

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 ...

Death and Dying in England

Chris Daniell

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Death and Dying in England Introduction The study of medieval death and burial as an academic subject is relatively recent and has expanded gr...

Decorative Arts

Karen Overbey

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Decorative Arts Introduction “Decorative arts” is not a term used by medieval writers, nor is it a concept that would have had meaning for a m...

delle Vigne, Pier

Laurie Shepard

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Pier Delle VigneIntroductionThe most powerful official in the court of Emperor Frederick II (1194–1250), Petrus de Vinea or Pier delle Vigne (b. c. 11...

Drama in Britain

Clifford Davidson

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Drama in BritainIntroductionThe earliest extant drama in medieval England is a Latin Easter church music-drama or ceremony in the Regularis Concordia ...

Dress

Gale R. Owen-Crocker, Elizabeth Coatsworth

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Dress Introduction The study of dress, including as it does both under- and outerwear and indications of age, ethnicity, gender, status, and...

Dutch Theater and Drama

Wim Hüsken

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Dutch Theater and DramaIntroductionIn the Low Countries, few liturgical drama texts have been preserved. Compared to the surrounding countries of Fran...

Early Italian Humanists

Brian Maxson

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Early Italian HumanistsIntroductionEarly Italian humanists already were pursuing many of the innovations and themes characteristic of their better-kno...

Economic History

James Davis

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Economic HistoryIntroductionThe study of medieval economic history has a rich pedigree and has led to major, wide-ranging debates about the nature and...

El Cid

Alberto Montaner, Pablo Justel

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

El CidIntroductionThe Castilian warlord Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, who lived in the second half of the 11th century, is better known as El Cid, a title of...

England, Pre-Conquest

Robin Fleming

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Pre-Conquest England Introduction Before 1990, historians of Anglo-Saxon England generally concerned themselves with the descendants of German...

England, Towns and Cities Medieval

Benjamin McRee

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Towns and Cities in Medieval EnglandIntroductionEngland was famously lacking in urbanization in the medieval era, at least in comparison with much of ...

English Prosody

Thomas Cable

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

English Prosody Introduction Medieval English poetry was composed over a period of eight centuries that split roughly into two periods:...

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