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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.
Paroles d’élèves dans l’Europe moderne
C. Bénévent, E. Chapron, C. Boulaire, X. Bisaro (éd.)

La voix des élèves dans les institutions scolaires de l’époque moderne.

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Reading the Natural World in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Perceptions of the Environment and Ecology
T. Willard (ed.)

From the late 600s to the early 1600s, medieval and early modern people engaged with nature in ways that shaped their sense of place, religion, literature, art, and more. Contributors to this volume draw from recent trends in ecological thinking to reassess their chosen topics.

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Flesh and Bones. The Individual and His Body in the Ancient Mediterranean Basin
A. Mouton (éd.)

A volume gathering ground-breaking studies on the anthropology of the body in the Ancient Mediterranean Basin.

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The Visualization of Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
M. Kupfer, A. S. Cohen, J.H. Chajes (eds)

This collection of essays by leading scholars reflects new interest in how graphic devices contributed to the production of knowledge during a formative period of European history.

With contributions by Yuval Harari, Jeffrey F. Hamburger, Mary Carruthers, Lucy Freeman Sandler, ...

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Hellenistic and Roman Gerasa. The Archaeology and History of a Decapolis City
A. Lichtenberger, R. Raja (eds)

This volume examines local and imported ceramic wares from Gerasa, exploring this material in a broader cultural and historical context in order to improve our understanding of consumption, trading, and networks in the wider Decapolis area.

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The Great Palace in Constantinople: An Architectural Interpretation
N. Westbrook

The Early Byzantine Great Palace in Constantinople, while profoundly influential upon later Western architecture, remains largely unknown, however in this study, a focus upon the operation of ascription of meaning upon forms, and emulation of them in later architecture will enable a sense of the complex, in its physical and social contexts, to be established.

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Triumphal Entries and Festivals in Early Modern Scotland
G. Guidicini

This book explores how evolving notions of Scottish identity, royal power, and civic consciousness were staged in Edinburgh’s urban spaces during and in consequence of triumphal entries (1503-1633), through civic ritual, spatial arrangements, and architectural interventions.

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Ptolemy’s Science of the Stars in the Middle Ages
D. Juste, B. van Dalen, D. N. Hasse, C. Burnett (eds)

This volume offers 15 contributions dedicated to the transmission and influence of Ptolemy’s astronomy and astrology in the Islamic world and in Christian Europe from the Middle Ages to the seventeenth century.

Available in Open Access on BrepolsOnline

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Des migrants invisibles? Les Français dans les espaces frontaliers des Pays-Bas habsbourgeois, XVIe-XVIIe siècle (Artois, Hainaut, Flandre wallonne)
M. Kervyn

A study dedicated to a better understanding of social and political borderlife in the Southern Low Countries, through the migratory question.

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Mary of Hungary, Renaissance Patron and Collector. Gender, Art and Culture
N. Garcia Pérez (ed.)

This collection of essays examines diverse facets of the cultural patronage and collecting of Mary of Hungary.

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The Library of the Dukes of Burgundy
B. Bousmanne, Elena Savini (eds)

Very richly illustrated, this volume re-frames this exceptional library within its political, economic, historical and artistic context, examining closely both scholarly literature and more than sixty manuscripts considered to be the jewels of the Library.

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Circular Cities of Early Bronze Age Syria
C. Castel, J.-W. Meyer, P. Quenet (eds.)

This volume is the first dedicated to the urbanism of pre-classical Syria.

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Journal of Urban Archaeology 1 (2020)

The Journal of Urban Archaeology is the first dedicated scholarly journal to recognise urban archaeology as a field within its own right, and is intended to provide an intellectual forum for researchers working on the archaeology of urban societies and networks in all parts of the world and across all periods of time.

The first issue of this new journal, is now available in Open Access on BrepolsOnline.

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Ritual, Gender, and Narrative in Late Medieval Italy. Fina Buzzacarini and the Baptistery of Padua
A. Derbes

This volume is the first English-language study of the baptistery of Padua and its extraordinarily rich fresco program, commissioned by a woman, Fina Buzzacarini, in the 1370s.

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Contest, Translation, and the Chaucerian Text
Olivia Robinson

A re-examination of three Middle English texts, and their links to Chaucer.

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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
(valid until 31/12/2020)

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The New Testament Gospels in Manichaean Tradition
N. A. Pedersen, R. Falkenberg, J. M. Larsen, C. Leurini (eds)

Biblia Manichaica is a reference work citing all biblical quotations and allusions in the Manichaean sources as far as they are available in editions. The second volume covers Manichaean texts in Greek, Coptic, Semitic, and Iranian languages.

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