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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.
Vivre et imprimer dans les Pays-Bas méridionaux (des origines à la Réforme). Vol. I Des hommes, des ateliers et des villes – Vol. 2 Bilan historiographique et dictionnaire prosopographique
R. Adam

Ce volume présente une étude historique et socio-économique de l’art typographique dans les Pays-Bas méridionaux à partir de 1473 jusqu’à 1520.

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Nino Rota: La dolce vita
G. Viviani

This volume includes an introductory study placing the collaboration of Fellini and Rota on "La Dolce Vita" in context and illustrating the compositional process, taking into account the intermediary phase of the short scores. Facsimile reproductions of a rich cross-section of sources, each accompanied by critical commentary, form a major part of this book.

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Looking Back from the Invention of Printing
M. Clanchy

A survey of medieval literacy going beyond the shift ‘from memory to written record’, paying attention to the role of women in teaching reading.

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Andreas Vesalius and the 'Fabrica' in the Age of Printing
R. F. Canalis, M. Ciavolella (eds.)

Explores the origins and impact of the most famous book in the history of medical science and a key product of the Italian Renaissance: Andreas Vesalius’s De humanis corporis fabrica (1543).

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Eye and Art in Ancient Greece. Studies in Archaeoaesthetics
C. Witcombe

Eye and Art in Ancient Greece examines the art of ancient Greece through reconstructions of how the Greeks saw and understood the products of their own visual culture.

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Arnobe : le combat Contre les païens
J. Champeaux

La polémique d'un rhéteur contre le paganisme romain.

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The Production and Reading of Music Sources. Mise-en-page in manuscripts and printed books containing polyphonic music, 1480–1530
T. Schmidt, C. T. Leitmeir (eds.)

The first comprehensive study of how polyphonic music of the Renaissance was laid out on the written or printed page, and how this influenced the ways it was read or sung.

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The History of Venetian Renaissance Sculpture (c. 1400-1530)
Anne Markham Schulz

Apollo BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018

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Les formes laïques de la philosophie. Raymond Lulle dans l’histoire de la philosophie médiévale
D. de Courcelles (ed.)

L'Art de Raymond Lulle pour l'histoire d'une philosophie alternative au Moyen Age, celle des laïcs.

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The Fourth Lateran Council and the Crusade Movement. The Impact of the Council of 1215 on Latin Christendom and the East
J. Bird, D. Smith (eds.)

This book, bringing together an international team of scholars, is the first to deal with Fourth Lateran and the crusades in entirety and argues for the centrality of the council in the history of the crusades.

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Building the Sacred in a Crusader Kingdom. Gothic Church Architecture in Lusignan Cyprus, c. 1209 - c. 1373
M. Olympios

At the eastern confines of Latin Christendom, between the Levantine Crusader states, Byzantium, and Islam, the Lusignan kingdom of Cyprus (1192–1489) was home to a rich and diverse array of Gothic ecclesiastical structures, significant remains of which are still to be seen today.

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Cut in Alabaster: a Material of Sculpture and its European Traditions 1330-1530
K. Woods

The first comprehensive study of alabaster sculpture in Western Europe during the late Middle Ages and Renaissance.

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Text, Transmission, and Transformation in the European Middle Ages, 1000–1500
C. Griffin, E. Purcell (eds.)

Explores the movement and exchange of texts and ideas across boundaries and geographical spaces in medieval Europe, relating Anglophone and Latinate writings as well as in a broad range of other vernaculars.

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Corpus Christianorum Scholars Version
New Editions Available

The ‘Scholars Version’ series of Corpus Christianorum aims to make available editions of complete texts for researchers and students in a handy format and handily priced. Texts chosen for this series are reprints of the complete Corpus Christianorum volume(s) in question.

NEW Editions 2018:

De trinitate libri XV (Augustinus)
Retractationum libri II – Confessionum libri XIII (Augustinus)
Variarum libri XII – De anima (Cassiodorus)
Opera selecta (Raimundus Lullus)
Rationale divinorum officiorum (Guillelmus Durantus)
Quaestiones ad Thalassium (Maximus Confessor)

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Le voyage architectural en France (XVe-XVIIe siècles)
F. Lemerle

Réception de l’architecture antique, médiévale et moderne à travers les témoignages laissés par les voyageurs français et étrangers.

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Diccionario Latino de Andrología, Ginecología y Embriología. Desde la Antigüedad hasta el siglo XVI
E. Montero Cartelle, M. Á. González Manjarrés

Latin / Latin-Spanish dictionary specialized in texts of andrology, gynecology, and embryology of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance.

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Arenberg. Portrait of a Family, Story of a Collection
M. Derez, S. Vanhauwaert, A. Verbrugge (eds)

The Arenberg lineage belongs to the high nobility, whose estates, interests and familial connections have traditionally extended across borders. Their princely and ducal standing was equally reflected in the highly superior quality of their art collection, as they commissioned works from contemporaries such as Rubens, Van Dyck, and later Watteau.

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