Late middle ages and early modern times
Divine Visions as Cinematic Experience
By examining medieval female saints' lives in dialogue with modern film theories, a trans-historical spectrum of visual experience is revealed: medieval saint and modern moviegoer are connected in the...
This book brings together a team of scholars representing a broad range of interests and new approaches in medieval studies to explore the interactions of secular power and sacral authority in central...
The King's Body Never Dies
This book offers thirteen case studies from premodern and contemporary Europe that demonstrate the process through which political corporations-bodies politic-were and continue to be constructed and...
This volume brings together a group of prominent contributors to consider the topics of government and warfare in Tuscany and Venice in the Renaissance.
The Women, Worldviews, and Manuscript Witnesses of Nítí¿a saga
A detailed study of the Nítí¿a saga and its presentation of women and the Icelandic worldview, including questions of identity, gender, female solidarity, and the romance genre itself.
This book traces the transformation of the Baltic Rim in this period through a focus on the self-image of a number of communities: urban and regional, cultic, missionary, legal, and political.
Popes, Saints, and Crusaders
This book brings together scholars to consider the links among the roles of popes, saints, and crusaders and the ways that understanding them can help us build a more complete picture of the working...