Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 28 items for:

  • European Medieval History x
Clear All

View:

AfterlivesThe Return of the Dead in the Middle Ages

Afterlives: The Return of the Dead in the Middle Ages

Nancy Mandeville Caciola

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702617
eISBN:
9781501703478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702617.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Simultaneously real and unreal, the dead are people, yet they are not. The society of medieval Europe developed a rich set of imaginative traditions about death and the afterlife, using the dead as a ... More

Before the Gregorian ReformThe Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium

Before the Gregorian Reform: The Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium

John Howe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452895
eISBN:
9781501703713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452895.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Historians typically single out the hundred-year period from about 1050 to 1150 as the pivotal moment in the history of the Latin Church, for it was then that the Gregorian Reform movement ... More

By Force and FearTaking and Breaking Monastic Vows in Early Modern Europe

By Force and Fear: Taking and Breaking Monastic Vows in Early Modern Europe

Anne Jacobson Schutte

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449772
eISBN:
9780801463174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449772.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

An unwilling, desperate nun trapped in the cloister, unable to gain release: such is the image that endures today of monastic life in early modern Europe. This book demonstrates that this and other ... More

Certain SainthoodCanonization and the Origins of Papal Infallibility in the Medieval Church

Certain Sainthood: Canonization and the Origins of Papal Infallibility in the Medieval Church

Donald S. Prudlo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454035
eISBN:
9781501701535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454035.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The doctrine of papal infallibility is a central tenet of Roman Catholicism, and yet it is frequently misunderstood by Catholics and non-Catholics alike. Much of the present-day theological ... More

Chariots of LadiesFrancesc Eiximenis and the Court Culture of Medieval and Early Modern Iberia

Chariots of Ladies: Francesc Eiximenis and the Court Culture of Medieval and Early Modern Iberia

Nuria Silleras-Fernandez

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453830
eISBN:
9781501701641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453830.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book traces the development of devotion and female piety among the Iberian aristocracy from the late Middle Ages into the Golden Age, and from Catalonia to the rest of Iberia and Europe via the ... More

Cluny and the Muslims of La Garde-FreinetHagiography and the Problem of Islam in Medieval Europe

Cluny and the Muslims of La Garde-Freinet: Hagiography and the Problem of Islam in Medieval Europe

Scott G. Bruce

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452994
eISBN:
9781501700927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452994.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In the summer of 972 a group of Muslim brigands based in the south of France abducted the abbot of Cluny as he and his entourage crossed the Alps. Ultimately, the abbot was set free and returned home ... More

Creating Cistercian NunsThe Women's Religious Movement and Its Reform in Thirteenth-Century Champagne

Creating Cistercian Nuns: The Women's Religious Movement and Its Reform in Thirteenth-Century Champagne

Anne E. Lester

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449895
eISBN:
9780801462955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449895.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book addresses a central issue in the history of the medieval church: the role of women in the rise of the religious reform movement of the thirteenth century. Focusing on the county of ... More

The Criminalization of Abortion in the WestIts Origins in Medieval Law

The Criminalization of Abortion in the West: Its Origins in Medieval Law

Wolfgang P. Müller

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450891
eISBN:
9780801464157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450891.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Anyone who wants to understand how abortion has been treated historically in the Western legal tradition must first come to terms with two quite different but interrelated historical trajectories. On ... More

Defining Boundaries in al-AndalusMuslims, Christians, and Jews in Islamic Iberia

Defining Boundaries in al-Andalus: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Islamic Iberia

Janina M. Safran

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451836
eISBN:
9780801468018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451836.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Al-Andalus, the Arabic name for the medieval Islamic state in Iberia, endured for over 750 years following the Arab and Berber conquest of Hispania in 711. While the popular perception of al-Andalus ... More

Emperor of the WorldCharlemagne and the Construction of Imperial Authority, 800-1229

Emperor of the World: Charlemagne and the Construction of Imperial Authority, 800-1229

Anne A. Latowsky

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451485
eISBN:
9780801467790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451485.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Charlemagne never traveled farther east than Italy, but by the mid-tenth century a story had begun to circulate about the friendly alliances that the emperor had forged while visiting Jerusalem and ... More

View: