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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 ...

Carthusians and Eremitic Orders

Julian Luxford

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Carthusians and Eremitic Orders ...

Cecco d’Ascoli (Francesco Stabili)

James Hannam

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Cecco d’Ascoli (Francesco Stabili)IntroductionCecco d’Ascoli (c. 1269–1327) was the diminutive used by the writer and poet Francesco Stabili, from the...

Charlemagne

Richard Ring

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

CharlemagneIntroductionCharles or Karl (Karolus, and later known as Charlemagne) was born 742/748 and died in his palace at Aachen in 814. The oldest ...

Charles d’Orléans

Mary-Jo Arn, Jane Taylor

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Charles of Orleans (Charles D’orléans)IntroductionCharles’s reputation as not only one of the two premier lyric poets of 15th-century France but also ...

Charters of the British Isles

Kasandra M. Castle, Michael Gervers

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Charters of the British Isles Introduction A charter, narrowly defined, is a written instrument documenting the transfer of property, rights t...

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