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Icons

Glenn Peers

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Icons Introduction In Greek, “icon” comprises the widest possible range of meanings for images, from mental impressions to material objects. T...

Illuminated Manuscripts

Catherine E. Karkov

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Illuminated Manuscripts Introduction Manuscripts are books that have been produced by hand. Illuminated manuscripts are books that have been de...

Illustrated Beatus Manuscripts

Peter K. Klein

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Illustrated Beatus ManuscriptsIntroductionThe Apocalypse commentary of the Spanish monk Beatus of Liébana was written and illustrated in Asturias (nor...

Insular Art

Catherine E. Karkov

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Insular Art Introduction Insular art is a poorly defined area. Broadly speaking, it refers to the art of the British Isles and Ireland betwee...

Insular Manuscript Illumination

Carol A. Farr

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Insular Manuscript IlluminationIntroductionThe manuscript decoration produced in Ireland and the British Isles from about 600 to 850 marks the advent ...

Italian Cantari

Maria Bendinelli Predelli

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Italian CantariIntroductionAppreciated by all strata of society on account of their entertainment, aesthetic, and cultural potential, the cantari can ...

Italian Drama

Nerida Newbigin

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Italian Drama Introduction Drama—performances in which actors impersonate fictional, historical, or religious figures using dialogue, music, an...

Italian Mural Decoration

Alison Locke Perchuk

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Italian Mural Decoration Introduction Religious and secular structures of the Middle Ages were decorated in a range of ways: sculptures in rel...

Italian Novella, The

Christopher Nissen

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

The Italian NovellaIntroductionThe medieval Italian novella flourished from the late 13th through the 14th and early 15th centuries, primarily in Tusc...

Jewish Manuscript Illumination

Katrin Kogman-Appel

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Jewish Manuscript Illumination Introduction Illuminated manuscripts began to appear in Jewish society in the 10th century in the Middle East a...

Jews and Judaism in Medieval Europe

Yechiel Schur, Robert Chazan

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Jews and Judaism in Medieval EuropeIntroductionIn the year 1000, Christian-controlled areas of Europe housed only a tiny proportion of world Jewry. Th...

Julian of Norwich

Denise Baker

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Julian of NorwichIntroductionThe first English woman identified as an author, Julian of Norwich composed two accounts of the divine revelations she re...

Junius Manuscript, The

Leslie Lockett

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

The Junius Manuscript ...

King Arthur

Christopher A. Snyder

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

King Arthur Introduction Perhaps no medieval monarch, historical or legendary, has had as wide and lasting an impact as King Arthur. From the ...

Kings and Monarchy, 1066-1485, English

Douglas Biggs

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

English Kings and Monarchy, 1066–1485 Introduction The king was the most important component in medieval political society. With him lay the r...

Knapwell, Richard

M.V. Dougherty

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Richard KnapwellIntroductionThe English Dominican friar and theologian Richard Knapwell (Clapwell) (fl. 1284–1286) is best known as an early defender ...

Kraków

Pawel Kras

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-15

Kraków Introduction In the early Middle Ages the rise of Kraków paralleled the growth of the military role of the Wawel stronghold. In the ...

Lancelot-Grail Cycle

Douglas Kelly

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Lancelot-Grail CycleIntroductionThe anonymous Vulgate Lancelot-Grail cycle contains five branches: the Estoire del saint graal, the Merlin, the Lancel...

Late Medieval Preaching

Pietro Delcorno

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Late Medieval PreachingIntroductionPreaching was the most influential and pervasive mass medium of religious and moral instruction in late medieval so...

Latin Arts of Poetry and Prose, Medieval

Douglas Kelly

Subject: Medieval Studies »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Medieval Latin Arts of Poetry and ProseIntroductionModern scholarship on the medieval Latin arts of poetry and prose has focused on a number of treati...

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