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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.
La Renaissance italienne dans les rues du Ghetto. L'œuvre poétique yiddish d'Élia Lévita (1469-1549)
A. Bikard

L'œuvre poétique yiddish du savant hébraïste Élia Lévita constitue une brillante illustration des tendances esthétiques de la Renaissance italienne dans les couches populaires de la société juive au début du XVIe siècle.

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Le livre d’heures enluminé en Bretagne. Car sans heures ne puys Dieu prier
J.-L. Deuffic

Corpus des livres d’heures enluminés en Bretagne

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Dislocations: Maps, Classical Tradition, and Spatial Play in the European Middle Ages
A. Hiatt

This book considers the ways in which medieval and, later, humanist geography absorbed and reinvented classical spatial models in order to address key questions of historical change, migration, and emerging national, regional, and linguistic identities.

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The Litany in Arts and Cultures
W. Sadowski, F. Marsciani (eds)

The book encompasses a broad historical panorama and considers the presence of litanic prayers and songs in different religions, beginning with written records in the Egyptian, Sumerian and Hebrew languages and finishing with Christian works of diverse denominations.

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Simon de Montfort (c. 1170-1218). Le croisé, son lignage et son temps
G. Lippiatt, L. Mace, M. Aurell (eds)

Les actes du colloque tenu à Poitiers en 2018 reviennent sur sa vie et sur son lignage afin de comprendre l’homme dans toutes ses contradictions : le croisé incorruptible en Terre sainte, mutilant toute une garnison en Languedoc, le vainqueur du roi d’Aragon, soumettant toutes ses conquêtes au roi de France, le spoliateur des seigneurs légitimes du Midi, protégeant les veuves et le clergé local, le membre d’un puissant lignage franco-normand dont son héritage se perpétue dans toute l’Europe

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Chronologie des vestiges découverts sous le temple de Karnak
F. Larché

Les monuments en brique crue sous le temple de Karnak.

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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
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New Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day: Rethinking Councils and Controversy at Early Constantinople 381–451
J. M. Pigott

This book challenges long-held assumptions over New Rome’s meteoric growth in ecclesiastical standing, offering in their place a fundamentally different reading of the early Constantinopolitan episcopate during the two landmark councils of 381 and 451 and the seven tumultuous decades between them.

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Episcopal Power and Personality in Medieval Europe, 900-1480
P. Coss, C. Dennis, M. Julian-Jones, A. Silvestri (eds)

The essays collected in this volume explore the power of the medieval bishop through the neglected and problematic lens of personality, tackling the construction and presentation of medieval personalities by historians and medieval writers in an interdisciplinary manner.

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Integrative Approaches to the Archaeology and History of Kültepe-Kaneš. Kültepe, 4–7 August 2017
F. Kulakoğlu, C. Michel, G. Öztürk (eds)

This third volume of the Kültepe International Meetings (KIM) series draws together multidisciplinary approaches to the archaeology and history of complex urban sites using Kültepe-Kanesh as a case study, with particular emphasis on Bronze Age material.

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Gustav Mahler, The Arduous Road to Vienna (1860-1897)
Henry-Louis de La Grange

This long awaited revised volume I completes Henry-Louis de La Grange's four-volume English language biography of the Austrian composer Gustav Mahler (1860–1911), which is widely considered to be the definitive work on the subject.


Completed, Revised and Edited by Sybille Werner

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Antiquité Tardive 27

L’alimentation dans l’Antiquité tardive

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Science in the Monastery. Texts, Manuscripts and Learning at Saint-Bertin
S. J Livesey

This book proposes to analyze medieval Benedictine science using the library collection of Saint-Bertin as a vehicle.

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Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard PART XIII.2. Subjects from History: The Decius Mus Series
R. Baumstark, G. Delmarcel

Rubens’s Decius Mus Cycle is in many ways a first. It provides the earliest example of work for the medium of tapestry, and so illustrates the artist’s approach to the challenges presented by a narrative sequence of images.

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Correspondances urbaines. Les corps de ville et la circulation de l’information. XVe-XVIIe siècles
F. Alazard (ed.)

Une analyse de la culture écrite urbaine de la Renaissance, à travers la correspondance des villes.

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Christ on the Cross. The Boston Crucifix and the Rise of Monumental Wood Sculpture, 970-1200
S. Fozi, G. Lutz (eds)

A comprehensive view of the first generation of monumental crucifixes to appear in medieval Europe, which balances examinations of the history, theology, styles, and material properties of these evocative objects.

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Authority and Power in the Medieval Church, c. 1000–c. 1500
T. W. Smith (ed.)

Interdisciplinary studies in the conceptualization and exercise of authority and power in the medieval Church.

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Late Medieval Devotional Compilations in England
M. Cré, D. Denissen, D. Renevey (eds.)

Stretching the canon of medieval literature in English to include devotional compilations.

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On the Sacraments. A Selection of Works of Hugh and Richard of St. Victor, and of Peter of Poitiers
H. B. Feiss O.S.B. (ed.)

Victorine texts on the Sacraments, especially marriage and confession.

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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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Catalan Maps and Jewish Books
Kogman-Appel

This books describes the life of Elisa ben Abraham Cresques, known to many as the author of the Catalan Atlas, and focuses on the Jewish aspects of his fascinating career, his professional profile, and his scholarship.

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Théories et pratiques de la prière à la fin de l’Antiquité
P. Hoffmann, A. Timotin (éd.)

Ce livre étudie les différents modes de rapport entre les théories et les pratiques de la prière à la fin de l’Antiquité dans un cadre interdisciplinaire qui réunit des spécialistes de l’histoire religieuse des mondes grec et romain, de la philosophie religieuse tardo-antique et de la littérature patristique.

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