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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.
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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Encounters on the Holy Mountain: Stories from Mount Athos
P. Howorth, C. Thomas (eds.)

An affectionate testament to Mount Athos, the Holy Mountain, after 30 years of activity of the Friends of Mount Athos (with a
Collection of Special Photographs and Detailed Map).

With a foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales

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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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Sculpting Abroad. Nationality and Mobility of Sculptors in the Nineteenth Century
M. Sterckx, T. Verschaffel (eds)

An edited volume reflecting upon the transnational mobility of sculptors and its implications for the artists and their art during the long nineteenth century.

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Inequality and the City in the Low Countries (1200-2020)
B. Blondé, S. Geens, H. Greefs, W. Ryckbosch, T. Soens, P. Stabel (eds)

This book engages with the complex interplay between urbanisation and inequality. In doing so it concentrates on the Low Countries, one of the oldest and most urbanised societies of Europe.

50th volume in the book series Studies in European Urban History (1100-1800)

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Femmes, vulgarisation et pratique des sciences au siècle des Lumières. Les Dialogues sur l’astronomie et la Lettre sur la figure de la Terre de César-François Cassini de Thury
David Aubin

Une femme dans un observatoire au siècle des Lumières

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Antwerp in the Renaissance
Bruno Blondé, Jeroen Puttevils (eds)

This book engages with Antwerp in the Renaissance. Bringing together several specialists of sixteenth-century Antwerp, it offers new research results and fresh perspectives on the economic, cultural and social history of the metropolis in the sixteenth century.

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Josquin
David Fallows

"The book is a major achievement, and stands as the most authoritative account in any language of Josquin’s life and works.”
Patrick Macey in: Renaissance Quarterly

Now available in Paperback!

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La Vulgate au XVIe siècle. Les travaux sur la traduction latine de la Bible
G. Dahan, A. Noblesse-Rocher (éd.)

Travaux sur la traduction latine de la Bible (Vulgate), avec le concile de Trente et l'édtion de 1592.

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Andrea Mantegna: Humanist Aesthetics, Faith, and the Force of Images
S. Campbell

This book re-examines the career of one socially and intellectually ambitious artist, Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506) and his intellectual network, to re-open questions of the locations of humanism, the notion of “humanist art,” or painting as a form of discourse that far from being ancillary to poetry, history, or rhetoric, served as a model for all three.

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Excerptum de Talmud. Study and Edition of a Thirteenth-Century Latin Translation
I. Lampurlanés Farré

Edition and study of a Latin translation of the Talmud from the thirteenth century.

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Treasure, Memory, Nature: Church Objects in the Middle Ages
P. Cordez

This book traces the origins, economic development, and later history of church treasures, and explores the forms and function of these objects of memory and wonder.

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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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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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Journal of Urban Archaeology 2 (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 second issue of this new journal, is now available in Open Access on BrepolsOnline.

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Old Norse Myths as Political Ideologies
N. Meylan, L. Rösli (eds)

The papers gathered here offer new and critical insights into the changing nature of historiography and the political agendas that Old Norse myths are made to serve, as well as shedding new light on the way in which ‘myths’ are conceptualized.

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France et Angleterre : manuscrits médiévaux entre 700 et 1200
C. Denoël, F. Siri (éd.)

Rassemblant différentes contributions consacrées aux manuscrits du corpus Polonsky et réparties en trois thématiques – histoire de l’art, acteurs et histoire des textes –, ces actes jettent un regard renouvelé sur les échanges culturels entre France et Angleterre au Moyen Âge, abordés dans une perspective interdisciplinaire.

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Convent Networks in Early Modern Italy
S. Weddle, M. Dunn (eds)

Interdisciplinary essays that examine the connections of early modern Italian convents, and how these networks were expressed through texts, art, architecture, music, gift and favour exchange, real estate development, and other modes of expression.

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Popes, Bishops, and the Progress of Canon Law, c.1120–1234
A. J. Duggan

This book considers the role of popes and bishops in the development of the law of the Church between 1120 and 1234.

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