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Highlights

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.
European Festival Studies: 1450-1700
NEW SERIES in association with the Society for European Festivals Research

This new series, in association with the Society for European Festivals Research, builds on the current surge in interest in the circumstances of European Festivals — their political, religious, social, economic and cultural implications as well as the detailed analysis of their performance (including ephemeral architecture, scenography, scripts, music and soundscape, dance, costumes, processions and fireworks) in both indoor and outdoor locations.

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The Matter of Honour. The Leading Urban Elite in Sixteenth Century Transylvania
Á. Flóra

This monograph entails a comparative study of two early modern urban centers in Transylvania: Cluj (Kolozsvár, Klausenburg) and Sibiu (Nagyszeben, Hermannstadt).

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A Cosmic Liturgy: Qumran's 364-Day Calendar
A. Osborne

This clearly-argued work sheds new light on the liturgy associated with the 364-day calendar used at Qumran and its foundation in early myths.

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Undressing Rubens. Fashion and Painting in Seventeenth-Century Antwerp
Edited by A.D. Newman & L. Nijkamp

A range of perspectives on the convergence of costume, art and history in the early modern Low Countries.

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Assassin des pauvres. L’Église et l’inaliénabilité des terres à l’époque carolingienne
G. Calvet

La compétition pour les terres d’église révèle tout le jeu de hiérarchisation et de distinction d’une élite mise sous pression.

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NEW SERIES: Techne
Knowledge, Technique, and Material Culture

General Editors: Koen Vermeir & Dániel Margócsy

The Techne series publishes books in all fields of history that examine the skills, techniques, technologies or material cultures of knowledge, including media.

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Medicine at Monte Cassino. Constantine the African and the Oldest Manuscript of his Pantegni
E. Kwakkel, F. Newton

This book offers unprecedented insights into the revolutionary arrival of Arabic medicine to medieval Europe by exploring the oldest manuscript of Constantine the African’s Pantegni, which is identified here, for the first time, as a product of the skilled team of scribes and scholars working directly under the supervision of Constantine himself at the eleventh-century abbey of Monte Cassino.

First volume of the new series Speculum Sanitatis

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Ecologies of Crusading, Colonization, and Religious Conversion in the Medieval Baltic. Terra Sacra II
A. Pluskowski (ed.)

This second Terra Sacra volume draws together a series of case-studies on Livonia and Prussia that provide a unique snapshot of recent research into environmental change during the Baltic Crusades and also explore long-term trends in landscape organization and environmental exploitation.

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Crossing Borders in the Insular Middle Ages
A. Byrne, V. Flood (eds.)

Explores cultural connections between and across Britain, Ireland, and Iceland from the high to late Middle Ages, with a particular focus on literary transmission and translation.

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Au prisme du manuscrit: regards sur la littérature française du Moyen Âge (1300-1550)
Edité par Sandra Hindman & Elliot Adam

La richesse de cet ensemble d’études réside dans les perspectives nouvelles apportées à la discipline de l’histoire du livre.

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Subaltern City? Alternative and Peripheral Urban Spaces in the Pre-modern Period (13th-18th Centuries)
D. Menjot, P. Clark (eds)

The first detailed attempt to examine critically the concept of 'subaltern' or alternative and peripheral spaces in the pre-modern city.

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Les silences de l'historien. Oublis, omissions, effets de censure dans l'historiographie antique et médiévale
C. Jouanno (ed.)
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Revue d'Histoire de l'Eglise de France, 105 (254), 2019
JOURNAL

La Revue d'Histoire de l'Église de France, fondée en 1910, s'efforce de tenir ses lecteurs au courant de tout ce qui concerne le passé religieux de la France, depuis les débuts du christianisme jusqu'à nos jours.

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The Literary Legacy of Byzantium. Editions, Translations, and Studies in Honour of Joseph A. Munitiz SJ
B. Roosen, P. Van Deun (eds.)

16 contributions in honour of the leading Byzantinist Father Joseph A. Munitiz and the 40th anniversary of the Corpus Christianorum, Series Graeca.

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Historiography and Identity I: Ancient and Early Christian Narratives of Community
W. Pohl, V. Wieser (eds)

Examines the many ways historiographical works shaped identities in ancient and medieval societies, providing a basis for understanding the successive developments in Western historiography.

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Jacob Jordaens and Spain
Diaz Pardon

In these pages the reader will find out about Jordaens work method, his sources of inspiration and the solutions he chose for the commissions that he carried out.

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Didymus the Blind’s Commentary on Psalms 26:10–29:2 and 36:1–3 (Tura Papyri)
L. H. Blumell

This volume contains a completed edition of Didymus the Blind’s commentary on Psalms 26:10–29:2 and Psalms 36:1–3 that was discovered in Tura in the early 1940s.

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Borman. A family of Northern Renaissance Sculptors
M. Debaene (ed.)

Borman was a virtuoso, a master but above all an innovator, who influenced many other sculptors.

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Associated Regional Chronologies for the Ancient Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean: Vol. V: Tigridian Region
Edited by Elena Rova

An up-to-date and richly illustrated synthesis of the archaeology of the 3rd millennium BC in the Upper Tigris region of Northern Iraq and South-eastern Turkey.

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Documenting the Everyday in Medieval Europe. The Social Dimensions of a Writing Revolution, 1250-1350
Paul Bertrand

Explores the complex relations between the written word and medieval society by focusing on the proliferation of administrative and business documents during the so-called ‘long thirteenth century’.

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