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Travel and Travelers

James Muldoon

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Travel and TravelersIntroductionThere is a common belief that medieval men and women lived their lives within a narrow geographical and psychological ...

Trevisa, John

Michael Twomey

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

John TrevisaIntroductionThe English translator John Trevisa (b. c. 1342–d. 1402) was an exact contemporary of the poet Geoffrey Chaucer. As is the cas...

Tropes

Gunilla Iversen

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Tropes Introduction Liturgical poetry, in the form of additional lyrics inserted into all the chants of the medieval Mass, flourished in the 9t...

Troubadours and Trouvères

Matthew Steel

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Troubadours and Trouvères Introduction The troubadours and trouvères were medieval poet-musicians who created one of the first repertories of ...

Troyes, Chrétien de

Keith Busby

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Chrétien De Troyes Introduction Chrétien de Troyes, fl. c. 1160–c. 1181, was the author of five Arthurian romances in verse (Erec et Enide, Cl...

Usk, Adam

Chris Given-Wilson

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Adam UskIntroductionThe chronicler Adam Usk was born in the parish of Usk in South Wales around 1350 and died there in early 1430, but the life he led...

Usk, Thomas

Andrew Galloway

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Thomas Usk Introduction Interest in the life and works of Thomas Usk (b. c. 1354–d. 1388) began with the mistaken attribution of his Testament ...

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...

Vikings

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...

Wace

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...

Wearmouth-Jarrow

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...

Witchcraft

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...

Wulfstan

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...

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