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Edited by
Donat Wehner, Sébastien Rossignol, Sunhild Kleingärtner and Timothy P. Newfield

Landscapes and Societies in Medieval Europe East of the Elbe: Interactions between Environmental Settings and Cultural Transformations

Papers in Mediaeval Studies 23. 2013. xiv, 406 pp.
ISBN 978–0–88844–823–1 • Cloth • $95.00

This volume presents an interdisciplinary collection of studies on the lands “east of the Elbe,” a region without a Roman past, focusing on the connections between human populations and the natural world. A broad variety of approaches and methodologies drawn from the fields of archaeology, history, palaeobotany, and palaeozoology illuminate the history and development of these landscapes in the middle ages.

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Edited by
Jonathan Black

Mediaeval Studies Volume 74 (2012)

ISSN 0076–5872
Volume 74 (2012) • ISBN 978–0–88844–676–3 • $95 

An annual journal of scholarship on the Middle Ages. A description of the journal and editorial policy, as well as tables of contents for recently published volumes, and indexes in electronic form, are available on the Mediaeval Studies page elsewhere on this site.

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Edited by
James R. Ginther, John Flood and Joseph W. Goering

Robert Grosseteste and His Intellectual Milieu. New Editions and Studies

Papers in Mediaeval Studies 24. 2013. xiv, 430 pp.
ISBN 978–0–88844–824–8 • Cloth • $90.00

Fourteen papers on the works and intellectual context of Robert Grosseteste, bishop, philosopher, and theologian, including new editions and English translations of Grosseteste's De luce, his Latin translation of John of Damascus, and his Sermon 86.

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Nicholas Orme

English School Exercises, 1420–1530

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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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

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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Translated by
Thomas S. Maloney

Roger Bacon: On Signs

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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Jean Connell Hoff, John Friedman and Robert Chazan

The Trial of the Talmud: Paris, 1240

Hebrew texts translated by John Friedman; Latin texts translated by Jean Connell Hoff; historical essay by Robert Chazan. MST 53. 2012. x, 182 pp. ISBN 978–0–88844–303–8 • $21.95

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Edited by
Jonathan Black

Mediaeval Studies Volume 73 (2011)

ISSN 0076–5872
Volume 73 (2011) • ISBN 978–0–88844–675–6 • $90

An annual journal of scholarship on the Middle Ages. A description of the journal and editorial policy, as well as tables of contents for recently published volumes, and indexes in electronic form, are available on the Mediaeval Studies page elsewhere on this site.

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Edited by
Slavica Ranković

Modes of Authorship in the Middle Ages

With Ingvil Brügger Budal, Aidan Conti, Leidulf Melve, and Else Mundal. PMS 22. 2012. viii, 428 pp. ISBN 978–0–88844–822–4 • $90.00

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Peter of Limoges

The Moral Treatise on the Eye

Translated with an introduction by Richard Newhauser. MST 51. 2012. xxxiv, 272 pp. ISBN 978–0–88844–301–4 • $39.95

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Edited by
Jonathan Black

Mediaeval Studies Volume 72 (2010)

ISSN 0076–5872
Volume 72 (2010) • ISBN 978–0–88844–674–9 • $90

An annual journal of scholarship on the Middle Ages. A description of the journal and editorial policy, as well as tables of contents for recently published volumes, and indexes in electronic form, are available on the Mediaeval Studies page elsewhere on this site.

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