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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.
Families, Authority, and the Transmission of Knowledge in the Early Modern Middle East
C. U. Werner, M. Szuppe, N. Michel, A. Fuess (eds)

This collection of articles traces the themes of family and of transmission in the early modern Middle East from an interdisciplinary and comparative perspective.

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Urban Hierarchy. The Interaction between Towns and Cities in Europe in Late Medieval and Early Modern Times
M. Asenjo González, E. Crouzet-Pavan, A. Zorzi (eds)

The goal of this book is to go beyond the single analysis of a city and focus on the interaction between towns and cities and to distinguish their dynamics and the degree of specialization within a political framework.

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Santa Maria Antiqua: The Sistine Chapel of the Early Middle Ages
Rubery et al.

Lavishly illustrated and containing the most recent images and research on this unique church, this is an essential resource for early medieval historians and archeologists working on Rome, the medieval West and Byzantium.

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Excavating Palmyra (Harald Ingholt)
R. Raja, J.-B. Yon, J. Steding

The Danish archaeologist Harald Ingholt’s diaries from his excavations in Palmyra in the 1920s and 1930s are for the first time transcribed and translated into English, and published here with a full commentary written by Professor Rubina Raja, Dr Julia Steding, and Dr Jean-Baptiste Yon, in order to make these unique texts available to a wider public.

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La "sacerdotalisation" dans les premiers écrits mystiques juifs et chrétiens
D. Hamidovic, S. C. Mimouni, L. Painchaud (éd)

Le processus de sacerdotalisation dans les premiers écrits mystiques juifs dits Hekhalot et d’autres écrits comparables.

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Science moderne, science globale : circulation et construction des savoirs entre Asie du Sud et Europe, 1650-1900
Kapil Raj

Science moderne, science globale remet en question la croyance selon laquelle la science moderne a été créée uniquement en Occident pour être ensuite diffusée ou imposée ailleurs.

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Materiality and Religious Practice in Medieval Denmark
Sarah Croix and Mads Vedel Heilskov (eds)

This book stresses the significance of the sensory, dramatic enactment that moved the soul, body, heart and mind of the medieval faithful and proposes to revisit and pave the way ahead for research in religious material culture in medieval Denmark.

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Les déserts de l’Occident. Genèse des lieux monastiques dans le sud-est de la Gaule (fin IVe - milieu VIe siècle)
Laurent Ripart

Le monachisme rhodanien : une tradition majeure pour la formation des monastères occidentaux comme espaces sacrés.

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Marginal Figures in the Global Middle Ages and the Renaissance
M. L. Brown (ed.)

Spanning five continents, this volume examines how the motives and methods of marginalization shaped the literature, economies, art, politics, and mythology of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

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Richard of Saint-Victor, On the Trinity (Richard of Saint-Victor)
Aage Rydstrøm-Poulsen

Richard of Saint-Victor’s On The Trinity from the 12th century is a main source for our understanding of a leading intellectual tradition of the Western world in which love was regarded the highest and the best in the human world and therefore also was the reality in which the highest and the best, God, was to be seen.

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Murillo: Persuasion and Aura
B. Navarrete Prieto

This book examines how Murillo constructed his paintings and the devices he employed to provoke responses in the viewer, both then and now.

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Illuminated Manuscript Production in Medieval Iceland. Literary and Artistic Activities of the Monastery at Helgafell in the Fourteenth Century
Stefan Drechsler

This study exemplifies the international societal and artistic contexts of book production in medieval Scandinavia and beyond.

Now Available in OPEN ACCESS

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La Bibbia a Montecassino / The Bible at Montecassino
G. Orofino, M. Maniaci, R. Casavecchia

The first publication offering a scientific description of the Cassinese biblical collection, which holds Bibles of all typologies.

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The Ghent Altarpiece. Research and Conservation of the Interior: The Lower Register
H. Dubois, J. Sanyova, M. Postec, G. Steyaert

The Ghent Altarpiece by Hubert and Jan van Eyck has always attracted both admiration and curiosity. Following the treatment of the closed polyptych, this book now turns to the paintings of the lower register of the open altarpiece, which includes the famous Adoration of the Lamb

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Les portails romans de Bourgogne
Marcello Angheben

L’ouvrage examine l’iconographie de l’ensemble des portails romans de Bourgogne en les abordant de manière sérielle, en fonction de leurs thèmes, avant de les considérer séparément comme autant de programmes uniques.

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Belgique, Congo, Rwanda et Burundi : Guide des sources de l’histoire de la colonisation (19e-20e siècle)
P.-A. Tallier, M. Van Eeckenrode, P. Van Schuylenbergh (éd.)

Sorte de GPS des archives coloniales, ce guide permet pour la première fois au citoyen et au chercheur, peu importe le continent sur lequel il vit, de savoir précisément qui conserve quoi sur le territoire belge. Il répond à une triple nécessité : scientifique, sociétale et mémorielle.

L’intégralité de cet ouvrage est disponible en Open Access sur www.brepolsonline.net grâce à un financement de la Politique scientifi que fédérale belge (BELSPO).

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Centaurus
Journal of the European Society for the History of Science

The European Society for the History of Science (ESHS) and Brepols announce a partnership to publish the Society's flagship journal Centaurus. Journal of the European Society for the History of Science fully in Open Access from 2022 onwards, at no cost to the authors or readers.

The Society and Brepols are very proud to announce that they will collaborate, making Centaurus Open Access in 2022 via the Subscribe-to-Open publishing model.

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The Drawings of Peter Paul Rubens, A Critical Catalogue, Volume One (1590–1608)
Anne-Marie Logan and Kristin Lohse Belkin

This is Volume I of the three-volume catalogue raisonné of all drawings considered by the authors to be by Rubens. It covers the years 1590–1608, Volumes II and III dealing, respectively, with the periods 1609–20 and 1621–40.

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