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The Institute has over 200 titles in print, as well as the journal Mediaeval Studies; it also publishes volumes on behalf of the Centre for Medieval Studies and The Dictionary of Old English in the University of Toronto, and distributes publications of l’Institut d’Études Médiévales, Montreal. PIMS titles are usually part of a numbered series, and some are assigned a secondary series as well. This electronic catalogue lists all currently available Institute publications; a PDF version of the current catalogue is also available.

English School Exercises, 1420–1530

Nicholas Orme

English School Exercises, 1420–1530 Studies and Texts

Studies and Texts 181. 2013. xii, 442 pp.
ISBN 978–0–88844–181–2 • Cloth • $95.00

This edition of twelve collections of grammar-school exercises makes available for the first time the majority of the material in the genre. The exercises – sentences or short prose passages – illustrate the kind of Latin taught in schools at the end of the middle ages and show how schoolmasters went about teaching the language. Together, they also provide a new source for the social and cultural history of England in the century before the Reformation.

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The Dimensions of Colour: Robert Grosseteste's De colore

Cecilia Panti, Giles E.M. Gasper, Greti Dinkova-Bruun, Hannah Smithson, Michael Huxtable and Tom C.B. McLeish

The Dimensions of Colour: Robert Grosseteste's De colore Durham Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Translations

Edition, Translation and Interdisciplinary Analysis
Durham Medieval and Renaissance Texts 4. 2013. x, 94 pp.
ISBN 978–0–88844–564–3 • Paper • $19.95

Robert Grosseteste's De colore (On Colour), in which Grosseteste constructs a combinatorial account of colour, plays an important role within the canon of his scientific works. In this edition, translation and commentary, the conceptual and analytical tools of contemporary science, itself a descendent of Grosseteste and his contemporaries, bring his physical and mathematical reasoning into sharper relief.

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Roger Bacon: On Signs

Translated by
Thomas S. Maloney

Roger Bacon: On Signs Mediaeval Sources in Translation

Translated with an introduction and notes by Thomas S. Maloney.
Mediaeval Sources in Translation 54. 2013. xii, 148 pp.
ISBN 978–0–88844–304–5 • Paper • $19.95

Roger Bacon's Opus maius represents an attempt to create a whole new vision of what Christian education should be, one centered on service to the Church. One chapter of this work, “On Signs,” is the most comprehensive and innovative treatise on semiotics in the thirteenth century. To understand the myriad ways in which things and words signify, Bacon says, is “a thing of marvelous usefulness and beauty.”

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John Gower. Poems on Contemporary Events: The Visio Anglie (1381) and Cronica tripertita (1400)

A.G. Rigg and David R. Carlson

John Gower. Poems on Contemporary Events: The Visio Anglie (1381) and Cronica tripertita (1400) Studies and Texts

Edited by David R. Carlson, with a verse translation by A.G. Rigg. ST 174; British Writers 2. 2011. viii, 420 pp. ISBN 978–0–88844–174–4 • $150.00

NOTE:Co-published by The Bodleian Library (ISBN 978–1–85124–290–0). Customers in Europe, including the United Kingdom, please order from Bodleian Library Publishing

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