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  1. Drottningar och sköldmör : gränsöverskidande kvinnor i medeltida myt och ve

    av Agneta Ney

    Inbunden, Svenska, 2004-06-01, ISBN 9789178446537
    (2 röster)

    Varför bär hon manskläder? Man kan ju inte se på henne att hon är kvinna!, utbrister en av Jeanne dArcs rannsakare under rättegången mot henne på 1400-talet. Då var klädedräkten en viktig symbol för könsidentitet. Tvetydigheter om kön ville man ti...

  2. Bland ormar och drakar : hjältemyt och manligt ideal i berättartraditioner om Sigurd Fafnesbane

    av Agneta Ney

    Inbunden, Svenska, 2017-05-09, ISBN 9789188168887

    Han spände sin båge och var skicklig på runor, brädspel och språk. Han dödade Fafner och erövrade skatten som denne ruvat på. Så beskrivs Sigurd Fafnesbane en hjälte som hyllas för sitt mod och sin verbala talang. Det är en myt med rötter i muntli...

  3. The Kalevala

    av Elias Lnnrot

    Häftad, Engelska, 2008-10-09, ISBN 9780199538867

    The Kalevala, a Finnish epic on the scale of the Iliad and the Odyssey, presents a rare portrait of an ancient people in both peace and at war. It played a central role in the march towards Finnish independence and inspired some of Sibelius's grea...

  4. Beyond the Northlands

    av Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-10-27, ISBN 9780198701248

    A trip to the furthest edgelands of the Viking world via the drama of the Old Norse sagas - from the Arctic Circle to Constantinople, north America to Kievan Rus.

  5. The Ecclesiastical History of the English People

    av Bede

    Häftad, Engelska, 2008-09-11, ISBN 9780199537235
    (1 röst)

    The Ecclesiastical History of the English People (731 AD) is Bede's most famous work. A scholarly monk working in the north-east of England, Bede wrote the five books of the History in Latin. Starting with the invasion of Julius Caesar in the fift...

  6. Fama

    av Thelma Fenster, Daniel Lord Smail

    Häftad, Engelska, 2003-04-01, ISBN 9780801488573

    In medieval Europe, the word fama denoted both talk and an individual's ensuing reputation. Valued and cultivated, people had to think about how to manage their fama, even as the church and courts sought to regulate it. This book examines how talk...

  7. The Archaeology of Medieval Bookbinding

    av J A Szirmai

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-03-06, ISBN 9781138247321

    In the past, studies of the history of bookbinding were mainly concerned with the exterior decoration. This book focuses attention primarily on the physical aspects of the binding and its construction principles. It is an expanded version of a ser...

  8. From Roman to Merovingian Gaul

    av Alexander Callander Murray

    Häftad, Engelska, 1999-01-01, ISBN 9781551111025

    Covering the origins and history of the Merovingian kingdom, this text provides coverage of a central but often overlooked part of European history. Selections include Attila the Hun''s meeting with the Pope, Queen Balthild''s life and more.'

  9. Introduction to Early Irish Literature

    av Muireann Ni Bhrolchain

    Häftad, Engelska, 2009-09-18, ISBN 9781846821776

    This book discusses the rich written heritage of the Old and Middle Irish period, 600-1200, and is suitable for students of medieval Ireland as well as the general reader who wants to learn about the stories, poetry and themes of early Irish liter...

  10. The Age of Abbesses and Queens

    av Dick Harrison

    Inbunden, Engelska, 1998-01-01, ISBN 9789189116047

    This text aims to re-examine the role of women during the Dark Ages. The world of the Dark Ages woman is often seen as insecure and powerless. Using narrative sources from the 5th to the 8th century, this book aims to show how a specific female po...

  11. Imagining a Place for Buddhism

    av Anne E Monius

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2002-01-01, ISBN 9780195139990

    This study argues that, in early medieval South India, it was in the literary arena that religious ideals and values were publicly contested. While Tamil-speaking South India is today celebrated for its preservation of Hindu tradition, non-Hindu r...

  12. The Oxford Handbook of Late Antiquity

    av Scott Johnson

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2012-11-01, ISBN 9780195336931

    The Oxford Handbook of Late Antiquity is a wide-ranging collection of essays that engages with valuable questions about the end of the ancient world and the beginning of the medieval, while providing a much-needed touchstone for the study of Late ...

  13. Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources

    av David Howlett

    Häftad, Engelska, 2002-05-01, ISBN 9780197262665

    This dictionary is an indispensable guide to the study of the Latin Middle Ages. It records the continuing usage of classical and late Latin in this period (6th-16th centuries), but it presents most fully the medieval developments of the language,...

  14. Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources

    av David Howlett

    Häftad, Engelska, 2009-03-26, ISBN 9780197264362

    This dictionary is an indispensable guide to the study of the Latin Middle Ages. It records the continuing usage of classical and late Latin in this period (6th-16th centuries), but it presents most fully the medieval developments of the language,...

  15. Worlds of Arthur

    av Guy Halsall

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-05-29, ISBN 9780198700845

    The story of King Arthur - probably the most famous and certainly the most legendary of medieval kings.

  16. Saxo Grammaticus (Volume II)

    av Karsten Friis-Jensen

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-03-26, ISBN 9780198705765

    Saxo, a twelfth-century canon at Lund Cathedral, was commissioned by his Archbishop to write a history of Denmark with a strong Christian bias. Volume II contains books 11-16 of Saxo's Grammaticus, mainly dealing with the history of the first Dani...

  17. St John Damascene

    av Andrew Louth

    Häftad, Engelska, 2004-10-01, ISBN 9780199275274

    This is the first examination of the whole range of the thought of John Damascene, one-time Arab civil servant, later a Palestinian monk, who thought of himself as a Byzantine churchman. He was one of the most influential of Byzantine theologians,...

  18. Justinian and the Making of the Syrian Orthodox Church

    av Volker L Menze

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2008-07-01, ISBN 9780199534876

    This study examines the sixth century formation of the Syrian Orthodox Church. Menze shows that the separation of the Syrian Orthodox Christians from Western Christianity occurred due to the divergent political interests of bishops and emperors. D...

  19. Beowulf

    av Heather O'Donoghue

    Häftad, Engelska, 2008-10-09, ISBN 9780199555291

    Beowulf is the longest and finest literary work to have come down to us from Anglo-Saxon times, and one of the world's greatest epic poems. This acclaimed translation is complemented by a critical introduction and substantial editorial apparatus.

  20. The Law Code of Manu

    Häftad, Engelska, 2009-04-23, ISBN 9780199555338

    The Law Code of Manu is the most authoritative and best-known legal text of ancient India. A seminal Hindu work, it is important for its classic description of the many social institutions which have come to be identified with Indian society. Patr...

  21. The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature

    av Rita Copeland

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-01-28, ISBN 9780199587230

    The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature (OHCREL) is designed to offer a comprehensive investigation of the numerous and diverse ways in which literary texts of the classical world have stimulated responses and refashioning ...

  22. Hadrian's Wall

    av Richard Hingley

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2012-10-04, ISBN 9780199641413

    In Hadrian's Wall: A Life, Hingley addresses the post-Roman history of Hadrian's Wall, and considers the ways in which the monument has been imagined, represented, and researched from the sixth century to the internet. With over 100 images, it dis...

  23. The Making of Romantic Love

    av William M Reddy

    Häftad, Engelska, 2012-08-30, ISBN 9780226706276

    In the twelfth century, the Catholic Church attempted a thoroughgoing reform of marriage and sexual behavior aimed at eradicating sexual desire from Christian lives. Seeking a refuge from the very serious condemnations of the Church and relying on...

  24. Women in Old Norse Literature

    av Johanna Katrin Fridriksdottir

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2013-03-13, ISBN 9780230120426

    Old Norse texts offer different ideas about what it is to be female, presenting women in diverse social and economic positions. This book analyzes female characters in medieval Icelandic saga literature, and demonstrates how they engaged with some...

  25. Visions of the End

    av Bernard McGinn

    Häftad, Engelska, 1998-05-01, ISBN 9780231112574

    From millenarists to Antichrist hunters, from the Sibyls to the Hussites, Visions of the End is a monumental compendium spanning the literature of the Christian apocalyptic tradition from the period A.D. 400 to 1500, masterfully selected and compl...

  26. Voices in Dialogue

    av Linda Olson, Kathryn Kerby-Fulton

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2005-04-01, ISBN 9780268037178

    Using a dialogue format, contributors to this collection of essays outline key issues in the cultural history of medieval women. Many of the essays in this volume provide compelling evidence that women in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages achieve...

  27. Old English Literature

    av R M Liuzza

    Häftad, Engelska, 2002-02-01, ISBN 9780300091397

    Recognizing the dramatic changes in Old English studies over the past generation, this up-to-date anthology gathers twenty-one outstanding contemporary critical writings on the prose and poetry of Anglo-Saxon England, from approximately the sevent...

  28. Beowulf

    av Daniel Donoghue

    Häftad, Engelska, 2001-12-01, ISBN 9780393975802

    The translation that "rides boldly through the reefs of scholarship" (The Observer) is combined with first-rate annotation. No reading knowledge of Old English is assumed. Heaney's clear and insightful introduction to Beowulf provides st...

  29. Greek Thought, Arabic Culture

    av Prof Dimitri Gutas

    Inbunden, Engelska, 1998-06-01, ISBN 9780415061322

    From the middle of the eighth century to the tenth century, almost all non-literary and non-historical secular Greek books, including such diverse topics as astrology, alchemy, physics, botany and medicine, that were not available throughout the e...

  30. Greek Thought, Arabic Culture

    av Prof Dimitri Gutas

    Häftad, Engelska, 1998-06-01, ISBN 9780415061339

    From the middle of the eighth century to the tenth century, almost all non-literary and non-historical secular Greek books, including such diverse topics as astrology, alchemy, physics, botany and medicine, that were not available throughout the e...