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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.
'The loss of a minute is just so much loss of life': Edward Robinson and Eli Smith in the Holy Land
H. Goren

The different story of the travels and publication of Edward Robinson, ‘Father of Holy Land Research’ in the 19th century, as described in letters and documents.

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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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Making the Profane Sacred in the Viking Age. Essays in Honour of Stefan Brink
I. Garcia Losquino, O. Sundqvist, D. Taggart (eds)

The contributions in this volume by world-leading scholars of archaeology, history, history of religion, literature and onomastics provide new insights into the construction of the sacred in Old Norse culture and society.

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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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Sephardic Book Art of the Fifteenth Century
L. U. Afonso, T. Moita (eds)

The current volume presents ten different studies dealing with the final stages of Hebrew book art production in medieval Iberia.

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The Crown and the Cross. Burgundy, France, and the Crusades, 1095–1223
H. M. Rhodes

This book examines the heretofore-unstudied role of the French province of Burgundy in the ‘traditional’ era of the crusades, from 1095–c.1220.

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Transregional Territories. Crossing Borders in the Early Modern Low Countries and Beyond
B. De Ridder, V. Soen, W. Thomas, S. Verreyken (eds)

In Transregional Territories, the early modern Low Countries are chosen as a ‘laboratory’ for studying border formation and border management through the lens of transregional history.

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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.

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Genèses antiques et médiévales de la foi
C. Grellard, P. Hoffmann, L. Lavaud (éd.)

Issu de deux colloques pluridisciplinaires qui se proposaient d'étudier les notions relevant du champ sémantique de la croyance religieuse, ce volume part du constat que ces termes sont le plus souvent équivoques, ce qui pèse encore sur les recherches en sciences sociales.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Architecture of Disjuncture. Mediterranean Trade and Cathedral Building in a New Diocese (11th-13th Centuries)
J. Williams

Through careful analysis of the Romanesque cathedral of Molfetta (in Apulia, southern Italy), Williams demonstrates how the commercial boom of the medieval Mediterranean changed the way churches were funded, designed, and built.

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The Chronicles of Medieval Wales and the March. New Contexts, Studies, and Texts
B. Guy, G. Henley, O. W. Jones, R. Thomas (eds)

This book offers a collection of new studies on the chronicles of medieval Wales and the March, supported by synoptic pieces placing the tradition of chronicle writing in Wales within the context of historical writing on a broader scale. The volume is accompanied by five editions and translations of little-known texts written in Latin and Medieval Welsh.

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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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Oeuvres,1 (Godefroid de Saint-Victor)
F. Gasparri
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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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