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The following list is a selection of highlights.
For an overview of publications scheduled to be released within the next three months, please refer to our forthcoming titles page. An overview of recently published titles is available on our recent titles page. Listings over a longer period or more specific requests are available through our online catalogue. You can also browse through our publications by series or navigate through our series by subject.
Andrea Mantegna: Humanist Aesthetics, Faith, and the Force of Images
S. Campbell

This book re-examines the career of one socially and intellectually ambitious artist, Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506) and his intellectual network, to re-open questions of the locations of humanism, the notion of “humanist art,” or painting as a form of discourse that far from being ancillary to poetry, history, or rhetoric, served as a model for all three.

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The New Testament Gospels in Manichaean Tradition
N. A. Pedersen, R. Falkenberg, J. M. Larsen, C. Leurini (eds)

Biblia Manichaica is a reference work citing all biblical quotations and allusions in the Manichaean sources as far as they are available in editions. The second volume covers Manichaean texts in Greek, Coptic, Semitic, and Iranian languages.

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Inequality and the City in the Low Countries (1200-2020)
B. Blondé, S. Geens, H. Greefs, W. Ryckbosch, T. Soens, P. Stabel (eds)

This book engages with the complex interplay between urbanisation and inequality. In doing so it concentrates on the Low Countries, one of the oldest and most urbanised societies of Europe.

50th volume in the book series Studies in European Urban History (1100-1800)

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Femmes, vulgarisation et pratique des sciences au siècle des Lumières. Les Dialogues sur l’astronomie et la Lettre sur la figure de la Terre de César-François Cassini de Thury
David Aubin

Une femme dans un observatoire au siècle des Lumières

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Excerptum de Talmud. Study and Edition of a Thirteenth-Century Latin Translation
I. Lampurlanés Farré

Edition and study of a Latin translation of the Talmud from the thirteenth century.

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Falsifications and Authority in Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
E. Gielen, J. Papy (eds.)

In order to gain a deeper understanding of the shifting idea of authority of a text, its transmission and reception in a variety of genres, settings and contexts, this collective volume envisages to enlarge and deepen this understanding in tangling literary forgery and emulation.

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Old Norse Myths as Political Ideologies
N. Meylan, L. Rösli (eds)

The papers gathered here offer new and critical insights into the changing nature of historiography and the political agendas that Old Norse myths are made to serve, as well as shedding new light on the way in which ‘myths’ are conceptualized.

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Journal of Urban Archaeology 1 (2020)

The Journal of Urban Archaeology is the first dedicated scholarly journal to recognise urban archaeology as a field within its own right, and is intended to provide an intellectual forum for researchers working on the archaeology of urban societies and networks in all parts of the world and across all periods of time.

The first issue of this new journal, is now available in Open Access on BrepolsOnline.

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Paroles d’élèves dans l’Europe moderne
C. Bénévent, E. Chapron, C. Boulaire, X. Bisaro (éd.)

La voix des élèves dans les institutions scolaires de l’époque moderne.

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The Visualization of Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
M. Kupfer, A. S. Cohen, J.H. Chajes (eds)

This collection of essays by leading scholars reflects new interest in how graphic devices contributed to the production of knowledge during a formative period of European history.

With contributions by Yuval Harari, Jeffrey F. Hamburger, Mary Carruthers, Lucy Freeman Sandler, ...

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Clavis Historicorum Antiquitatis Posterioris. An Inventory of Late Antique Historiography (A.D. 300-800)
P. Van Nuffelen, L. Van Hoof

This volume inventorises the whole historiographical production of Late Antiquity.

Discount price: EUR 230,00 excl. tax
(valid until 31/12/2020)

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Popes, Bishops, and the Progress of Canon Law, c.1120–1234
A. J. Duggan

This book considers the role of popes and bishops in the development of the law of the Church between 1120 and 1234.

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Hellenistic and Roman Gerasa. The Archaeology and History of a Decapolis City
A. Lichtenberger, R. Raja (eds)

This volume examines local and imported ceramic wares from Gerasa, exploring this material in a broader cultural and historical context in order to improve our understanding of consumption, trading, and networks in the wider Decapolis area.

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Treasure, Memory, Nature: Church Objects in the Middle Ages
P. Cordez

This book traces the origins, economic development, and later history of church treasures, and explores the forms and function of these objects of memory and wonder.

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Ptolemy’s Science of the Stars in the Middle Ages
D. Juste, B. van Dalen, D. N. Hasse, C. Burnett (eds)

This volume offers 15 contributions dedicated to the transmission and influence of Ptolemy’s astronomy and astrology in the Islamic world and in Christian Europe from the Middle Ages to the seventeenth century.

Available in Open Access on BrepolsOnline

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Convent Networks in Early Modern Italy
S. Weddle, M. Dunn (eds)

Interdisciplinary essays that examine the connections of early modern Italian convents, and how these networks were expressed through texts, art, architecture, music, gift and favour exchange, real estate development, and other modes of expression.

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The Library of the Dukes of Burgundy
B. Bousmanne, Elena Savini (eds)

Very richly illustrated, this volume re-frames this exceptional library within its political, economic, historical and artistic context, examining closely both scholarly literature and more than sixty manuscripts considered to be the jewels of the Library.

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