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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...

Chaucer, Geoffrey

Andrew Galloway

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Geoffrey Chaucer Introduction Since shortly after his death, Geoffrey Chaucer (b. c. 1340–d. 1400) has often been praised as the write...

Childhood

Nicholas Orme

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Childhood Introduction Childhood was for long a neglected aspect of social history, although there have been notable exceptions in England, suc...

Christian Mysticism

Constant J. Mews

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Christian Mysticism Introduction This introductory survey offers an initial overview of some of the main branches of Christian mysticism in th...

Christianity and the Church in Post-Conquest England

Joel Rosenthal

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Christianity and the Church in Post-Conquest EnglandIntroductionThe history of Christianity and of the church (and its flock) has been a rich field fo...

Christianity and the Church in Pre-Conquest England

Joel Rosenthal

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Christianity and the Church in Pre-Conquest EnglandIntroductionThe history of the pre-Conquest Church can be roughly divided into three periods. In ch...

Christina of Markyate

Samuel Fanous, Henrietta Leyser

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Christina of MarkyateIntroductionChristina of Markyate is one of the most interesting woman of record in 12th-century England, a bold claim perhaps, b...

Chronicles of England and the British Isles

Lister M. Matheson

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Chronicles of England and the British Isles Introduction Chronicles were the major source of historical knowledge and interpretation available...

Church of the Holy Sepulchre, The

Lynn Jones

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Introduction For the Christian faithful, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is and has been since the 4th cent...

Cistercian Architecture

Maximilian Sternberg

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Cistercian ArchitectureIntroductionCistercian architecture emerged as a specialist area of scholarly interest after World War II. In the 1950s and 196...

Cistercians, The

Marsha L. Dutton, Tyler Sergent

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

The CisterciansIntroductionCistercian monasticism began when in 1098 twenty-one monks from the wealthy Burgundian monastery of Molesme undertook to cr...

Clanvowe, John

Andrew Galloway

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

John ClanvoweIntroductionInterest in John Clanvowe’s works and life (b. c. 1341–d. c. 1391) initially developed because a 290-line poem—often printed ...

Classics in the Middle Ages

Michael W. Herren

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Classics in the Middle Ages Introduction This article deals primarily with the transmission and reception in western Europe of classical Greek...

Cloud of Unknowing and Related Texts, The

Christopher M. Roman

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

The Cloud of Unknowing and Related TextsIntroductionThe Cloud of Unknowing and the other works in the Cloud corpus, The Book of Privy Counseling and T...

Coins

Alan M. Stahl

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Coins Introduction Medieval numismatic scholarship is characterized by a significant local focus, owing in part to the decentralized minting ...

Coptic Art

K.C. Innemée

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Coptic Art Introduction Christianity must have come to Egypt in the 1st century ce, probably through converts in the Jewish community of Alexa...

Corpus Christi

Vincent Corrigan

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Corpus Christi Introduction The Feast of Corpus Christi was the culmination of nearly four hundred years of debate about the nature of the Euc...

Councils and Synods of the Medieval Church

Edward Peters

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Councils and Synods of the Medieval Church Introduction The words used to designate early Christian assemblies were the Greek σύνοδος, Latiniz...

Crusades, The

Andrew Holt

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

The Crusades Introduction The crusading movement involved peoples of varying religious and cultural backgrounds engaged in a violent struggle...

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