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The Kalevala - An Epic Poem After Oral Tradition

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2008-10-09.

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...

The Kalevala
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Drottningar och sköldmör : gränsöverskidande kvinnor i medeltida myt och ve - gränsöverskidande kvinnor i medeltida myt och verklighet ca 400-1400

INBUNDEN. Gidlunds förlag, Svenska, 2004-06-01.

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...

Drottningar och sköldmör : gränsöverskidande kvinnor i medeltida myt och ve
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Representing Beasts in Early Medieval England and Scandinavia

INBUNDEN (Hardback). The Boydell Press, Engelska, 2015-07-16.

For people in the early Middle Ages, the earth, air, water and ether teemed with other beings. Some of these were sentient creatures that swam, flew, slithered or stalked through the same environments inhabited by their human contemporaries. Other...

Representing Beasts in Early Medieval England and Scandinavia
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The Age of Abbesses and Queens - Gender and Political Culture in Early Medieval Europe

INBUNDEN. Nordic Academic Press, Engelska, 1998-01-01.

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...

The Age of Abbesses and Queens
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Saxo Grammaticus (Volume I) - Gesta Danorum: The History of the Danes

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2015-03-26.

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 I contains an introduction from the editor, and the first ten books of Saxo's Grammaticus

Saxo Grammaticus (Volume I)
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Saxo Grammaticus (Volume II) - Gesta Danorum: The History of the Danes

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2015-03-26.

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...

Saxo Grammaticus (Volume II)
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A Brief History of English Literature - In the Western World

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HÄFTAD (Paperback). Palgrave Macmillan, Engelska, 2002-03-01.

"A Brief History of English Literature" provides a lively introductory guide to English literature from "Beowulf" to the present day. The book is written in a lucid style to enable the reader to engage fully with the narrative ...

A Brief History of English Literature
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The Medieval New - Ambivalence in an Age of Innovation

INBUNDEN (Hardback). University of Pennsylvania Press, Engelska, 2015-04-02.

Despite the prodigious inventiveness of the Middle Ages, the era is often characterized as deeply suspicious of novelty. But if poets and philosophers urged caution about the new, Patricia Clare Ingham contends, their apprehension was less the res...

The Medieval New
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Imagining a Place for Buddhism - Literary Culture and Religious Community in Tamil-Speaking South India

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP USA, Engelska, 2002-01-01.

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...

Imagining a Place for Buddhism
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The Oxford Handbook of Late Antiquity

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP USA, Engelska, 2012-11-01.

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 ...

The Oxford Handbook of Late Antiquity
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Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources - Fascicule VII: N

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP/British Academy, Engelska, 2002-05-01.

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,...

Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources
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Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources - Fascicule XII: Pos-Pro

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP/British Academy, Engelska, 2009-03-26.

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,...

Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources
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Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric - Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2009-11-26.

Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300-1475 demonstrates comprehensively the role of the medieval arts of language in the history of literary theory. This book brings together essential sources in the disciplines ...

Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric
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Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2014-05-15.

The most detailed history of the Welsh from Late-Roman Britain to the eve of the Norman Conquest. Integrates the history of religion, language, and literature with the history of events.

Wales and the Britons, 350-1064
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St John Damascene - Tradition and Originality in Byzantine Theology

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2004-10-01.

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,...

St John Damascene
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Justinian and the Making of the Syrian Orthodox Church

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2008-07-01.

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...

Justinian and the Making of the Syrian Orthodox Church
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The Ecclesiastical History of the English People

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Bede

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2008-09-11.

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...

The Ecclesiastical History of the English People
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The Law Code of Manu

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2009-04-23.

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...

The Law Code of Manu
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Hadrian's Wall - A Life

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2012-10-04.

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...

Hadrian's Wall
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Herman the Archdeacon and Goscelin of Saint-Bertin - Miracles of St Edmund

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2014-04-17.

Brand new edited translations of the Miracles of St Edmund; two major Latin miracle collections compiled by Herman the Archdeacon, and an anonymous hagiographer who, Licence proposes, was Goscelin of Saint-Bertin.

Herman the Archdeacon and Goscelin of Saint-Bertin
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The Making of Romantic Love - Longing and Sexuality in Europe, South Asia, and Japan, 900-1200 CE

HÄFTAD (Paperback). University of Chicago Press, Engelska, 2012-09-07.

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...

The Making of Romantic Love
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Women in Old Norse Literature - Bodies, Words, and Power

INBUNDEN (Hardback). Palgrave Macmillan, Engelska, 2013-03-13.

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...

Women in Old Norse Literature
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Visions of the End - Apocalyptic Traditions in the Middle Ages

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Columbia University Press, Engelska, 1998-05-01.

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...

Visions of the End
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Voices in Dialogue - Reading Women in the Middle Ages

INBUNDEN (Hardback). University of Notre Dame Press, Engelska, 2005-04-01.

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...

Voices in Dialogue
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Old English Literature - Critical Essays

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Yale University Press, Engelska, 2002-02-01.

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...

Old English Literature
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Beowulf - A Verse Translation

HÄFTAD (Paperback). WW Norton & Co, Engelska, 2002-02-01.

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...

Beowulf
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Greek Thought, Arabic Culture - The Graeco-Arabic Translation Movement in Baghdad and Early 'Abbasaid Society (2nd-4th/5th-10th C.)

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Routledge, Engelska, 1998-06-01.

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...

Greek Thought, Arabic Culture
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Cyril of Alexandria

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Routledge, Engelska, 2000-04-01.

As a ruler of the church of Alexander and president of the Third Ecumenical Council of 431, Cyril was one of the most powerful men of the fifth century. Not only did he define the concept of christological orthodoxy for the next two centuries, but...

Cyril of Alexandria
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Introduction to Medieval Europe 300-1500

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Routledge, Engelska, 2014-01-23.

Introduction to Medieval Europe 300-1500 provides a comprehensive survey of this complex and varied formative period of European history. Covering themes as diverse as barbarian migrations, the impact of Christianization, the formation of nations ...

Introduction to Medieval Europe 300-1500
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Women Writing Latin: v.1 Women Writing Latin in Roman Antiquity, Late Antiquity and the Early Christian Era - Women Writing Latin in Roman Antiquity, Late Antiquity, and the Early Christian Era

INBUNDEN (Hardback). Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group, Engelska, 2002-10-01.

This book is part of a 3-volume anthology of women's writing in Latin from antiquity to the early modern era. Each volume provides texts, contexts, and translations of a wide variety of works produced by women, including dramatic, poetic, and devo...

Women Writing Latin: v.1 Women Writing Latin in Roman Antiquity, Late Antiquity and the Early Christian Era
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