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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.
L’objet au Moyen Âge et à l’époque moderne. Fabriquer, échanger, consommer et recycler
Yves Henigfeld et al.

Cet ouvrage réunit une trentaine de contributions que l'on doit à une soixantaine de spécialistes, remettant l'objet au coeur du débat historique.

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The Origin and Nature of Language and Logic. Perspectives in Medieval Islamic, Jewish, and Christian Thought
N. Germann, S. Harvey (eds.)

A wide-ranging, cross-cultural approach to the study of medieval philosophy of language and thought, semantics and logic – fields that deeply engaged Islamic, Jewish, and Christian philosophers, theologians, and grammarians over the centuries.

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Settlements and Strongholds in Early Medieval England
M. Bintley

The first interdisciplinary study of settlements and strongholds in early medieval England through their representation in literary and material culture.

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Judaïsme et christianisme au Moyen Âge
M.-A. Vannier (ed.)

La redécouverte des rapports entre Judaïsme et christianisme au Moyen Âge permet de mettre en évidence la synergie qui a existé entre eux.

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Faith and Knowledge in Late Medieval and Early Modern Scandinavia
K. Kjesrud, M. Males (eds.)

This book studies the interconnectedness of faith and knowledge – two concepts today often construed as mutually exclusive – in medieval and early modern Scandinavia.

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Paschasius Radbertus. 'On the Body and Blood of the Lord', with the 'Letter to Fredugard'
M. Vaillancourt (ed.)

First English translation from the Latin of the first monograph written on the Eucharist: On the Body and Blood of the Lord by the Carolingian theologian Paschasius Radbertus appearing in the critical edition found in Corpus Christianorum Continuatio Mediaevalis volume 16.

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After the Harvest. Storage Practices and Food Processing in Bronze Age Mesopotamia
N. Borrelli, G. Scazzosi (eds.)

After the Harvest explores how grain and its by-products - bread and beer - defined multiple aspects of the Mesopotamian society and economy. The volume examines dynamics of food storage and food processing, using different field of analysis, comparing diverse methodologies and integrating datasets.

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Metropolis in the Making: A Planning History of Amsterdam in the Dutch Golden Age
J. E. Abrahamse

This book examines how the administrative bodies of Amsterdam managed to undertake and complete immense projects in planning history their city from the viewpoints of urban design, infrastructure, water management, logistics, and finance.

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Latin Love Elegy and the Dawn of the Ovidian Age
M. T. Kretschmer

First book-length study of the elegiac love poem Versus Eporedienses (ca. 1080)

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Analogical Identities: The Creation of the Christian Self. Beyond Spirituality and Mysticism in the Patristic Era
N. Loudovikos

A book about the possibility of retrieving a concept of selfhood from Patristic theology, beyond the dichotomies of mind and body, or person and nature

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The Notion of Liminality and the Medieval Sacred Space
I. Foletti, K. Doležalová (eds.)

The thematic frame of this issue is the anthropological notion of liminality, applied both to physical as well as imaginary places of transition in medieval art. The volume is thus dedicated to the phenomenon of the limen, the threshold in medieval culture, understood mainly as a spatial, ritual and temporal category.

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Die Odyssee in der Spätantike. Bildliche und literarische Rezeption
S. Moraw

This book focuses for the first time on the Odyssey’s reception in late antiquity, the period that witnesses the transformation of classical culture into the world of the middle ages.

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Roger II of Sicily. Family, Faith, and Empire in the Medieval Mediterranean World
D. M. Hayes

This volume enhances our understanding of the various strategies used by early Norman rulers of Sicily and Southern Italy – but above all Roger II of Sicily - to establish authority and cultivate identity in the Mediterranean world.

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Bibliothèques grecques dans l’Empire ottoman
A. Binggeli, M. Cassin, M. Detoraki (éd)

Le développement de l’histoire des bibliothèques, du livre et de la lecture a jusqu’à présent largement laissé de côté les bibliothèques grecques dans l’Empire ottoman, en particulier pour les XVIe et XVIIe siècles.

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Social Inequality in Early Medieval Europe. Local Societies and Beyond
J. A. Quirós Castillo (ed.)

A major contribution for the analysis of social inequality in history.

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