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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.
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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Hope Allen's Writings Ascribed to Richard Rolle: A Corrected List of Copies
R. Hanna, A.I. Doyle Ɨ

This volume provides references to the more than 600 surviving medieval books that offer the primary evidence for Richard Rolle's works and their transmission.

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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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The Lands of Saint Ambrose
Ross Balzaretti

This book provides a history of early medieval Milan that incorporates the as-yet underestimated role of the city's Benedictine monastery.

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Norse-Gaelic Contacts in a Viking World
C. Etchingham, J. V. Sigurðsson, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, E. Ashman Rowe

‘This is a brilliant and genuinely ground-breaking book, representing a significant step forward in literary and historical analysis of the Norse-Gaelic interface’.

(Professor Ralph O’Connor, University of Aberdeen)

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Arrayed in Splendour. Art, Fashion, and Textiles in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
C. Brachmann (ed.)

Original contributions of leading scholars in their field give an insight in the current state of research on textile art in the Middle Ages and early modern times.

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Felsina Pittrice: Volume IX: Life of Guido Reni (Carlo Cesare Malvasia)
Edited by E. Cropper & L. Pericolo

Based on a radical reassessment of the historical documentation and a profound investigation of Malvasia’s art criticism, these volumes offer the most thorough treatment to date of the artist’s work.

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The Art and Architecture of the Cistercians in Northern England, c.1300-1540
M. Carter

A major reappraisal of the art and architecture of the Cistercians in the late Middle Ages.

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Collecting and Empires. An Historical and Global Perspective
Maria Wellington Gahtan & Eva-Maria Troelenberg

The comparative historical investigation of imperialism through the lens of collecting practices, museum archetypes and museums proper, helps shape our understanding of contemporary aesthetics and diversity management as well as helps identify what is imperial about our own approaches to material culture.

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The Image of the City in Early Netherlandish Painting (1400-1550)
J. De Rock

This study explores the duality of some of the major interpretive schemes that have determined the last few decades of historiography on late medieval Netherlandish culture, oscillating between bourgeois and courtly, realistic and symbolic, profane and religious, and innovative versus traditional.

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Studies in Byzantine Sigillography
A.-K. Wassiliou-Seibt, C. Stavrakos (eds.)

NEW WITH BREPOLS

Studies in Byzantine Sigillography will publish primarily proceedings of the International Symposia of Byzantine Sigillography held every ca. 3 years. This is the leading periodicum for Byzantine Sigillography.

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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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Transmission of Knowledge in the Late Middle Ages and the Renaissance
O. Merisalo, S. Niiranen, M. Kuha (eds)

This volume explores the Late Medieval and Renaissance transmission of texts of different genres, languages and periods from the book historical point of view, taking into consideration not only the textual but also the material aspect of the traditions.

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NEW SERIES: Music, Science and Technology

General Editor: Massimiliano Sala

First volume: Twentieth-Century Music and Mathematics

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Notam superponere studui. The Use of Annotation Symbols in the Early Middle Ages
Evina Steinová

This book represents the first systematic study of annotation symbols used in the Latin West between c. 400 and c. 900.

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NEW JOURNAL ISSUE: Ikon 12-2019
Journal of Iconographic Studies

Thematic issue dedicated to "Iconography of Pain".

Strangeness and Recognition: Mystery and Familiarity in Renaissance Paintings of Christ
Chloë Reddaway

"A transformative new work of scholarship: beautifully written and intellectually challenging, this book has made me think again about pictures I thought I knew well." (Caroline Campbell, Director of Collections and Research, the National Gallery, London)

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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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Change in Medieval and Renaissance Scripts and Manuscripts
Ed. by Martin Schubert & Eef Overgaauw

Proceedings of the 19th Colloquium of the Comité international de paléographie latine (Berlin, 16-18 September, 2015) 

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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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The First Latin Treatise on Ptolemy’s Astronomy: The Almagesti minor (c. 1200)
H. Zepeda

This volume presents a critical edition, translation, and study of one of the most important works of medieval science, the Almagesti minor, the earliest Latin commentary on Ptolemy’s Almagest.

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Jews and Muslims under the Fourth Lateran Council
M.-T. Champagne, I. M. Resnick (eds)

Papers Commemorating the Octocentenary of the Fourth Lateran Council (1215).

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Environment, Colonization, and the Baltic Crusader States. Terra Sacra I
A. Pluskowski (ed.)

This is the first of two Terra Sacra volumes, which share the aim of changing our understanding of the environmental impact of crusading and colonization in northeastern Europe.

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