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Isidore of Seville's Etymologies: Complete English Translation, Volume I By Priscilla Throop
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This "encyclopedia" by the seventh century bishop of Seville, an important source for the history of intellectual culture in the early middle ages, gathers together the elements of secular... More > learning and adds a great deal of ecclesiastical information. Its wide use in medieval education is attested by the more than a thousand extant manuscripts, second only to the number of manuscripts of the Bible.Isidore sets out the etymology or "true meaning" of words - to him, the fundamental means to all knowledge.< Less
Isidore of Seville's Etymologies: Complete English Translation, Volume 2 By Priscilla Throop
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Volume two of Isidore of Seville's Etymologies, books XI-XX plus Index of Latin words.
Saxon Holy Women in Carolingian Times By Priscilla Throop
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English translation of the Latin VITAE ('Lives') of Queen Matilda (wife of Henry the Fowler and mother of the emperor Otto I), Hathumoda (Abbess of Gandersheim), and Liutberga (an anchoress at... More > Wendhausen), three influential women in 9th and 10th century Saxony.< Less
Hincmar of Rheims: On Kingship, Divorce, Virtues and Vices By Priscilla Throop
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Hincmar, 9th century archbishop of Rheims, advises Carolingian rulers, Charles the Bald and Carloman, on kingship, the running of the kingdom, and virtues to be cultivated and vices to be avoided. At... More > the request of the leaders of the realm when Lothar II wishes to repudiate his wife and return to the concubine he had had before his marriage, he formulates guidelines for divorce, which later were made part of canon law.< Less
Causes and Cures of Hildegard of Bingen By Priscilla Throop
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Hildegard of Bingen's medical/visionary work, Causae et Curae,describes the world and man's place in it. Holistic medicine and quantum physics intertwine astoundingly in this 12th century work,... More > translated completely, from Latin to English, by Priscilla Throop, translator of Hildegard's Physica,Isidore's Etymologies, Abelard's Sic et Non and Aelfric's Grammar and Glossary.< Less
The Life of Saint Gall By Priscilla Throop
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The Life of Saint Gall, written by Wettin of Reichenau, tells of his journey from Ireland with Saint Columbanus and his settlement in what is now Switzerland.
Vincent of Beauvais: The Moral Instruction of a Prince By Priscilla Throop
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THE MORAL INSTRUCTION OF A PRINCE is the first part of Vincent of Beauvais’s thirteenth century didactic work, Opus universale de statu principis. Written to advise Louis IX on the moral... More > aspects of wise kingship, it was intended to contain four treatises. This and the fourth section, THE EDUCATION OF NOBLE CHILDREN, are the only parts of the work extant. Indeed it is not known that the other sections were ever completed. THE TWELVE ABUSES OF THE WORLD is the 7th century treatise on social and political morality of an anonymous Irish monk. It has been wrongly ascribed to Cyprian and Augustine and Patrick. The 12 abuses are: a wise man without works, an old man without religion, a young man without obedience, a rich man without charity, a woman without modesty, a nobleman without virtue, an argumentative Christian, a proud pauper, an unjust king, a neglectful bishop, a populace without discipline, a people without law.< Less
Alcuin By Priscilla Throop
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The LIFE of Alcuin of York, head of Charlemagne's Palace School at Aachen, written by an anonymous monk; Alcuin's treatise ON VIRTUES AND VICES, written as a handbook for Wido, Commander of the... More > Breton March; and the DIALOGUE between ALCUIN and PEPIN, son of Charlemagne< Less
Isidore of Seville's ETYMOLOGIES By Priscilla Throop
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This encyclopedic work of the seventh century bishop of Seville is an important source for the history of intellectual culture in the early middle ages.
Isidore's Etymologies: Hardcover Edition, Vol I By Priscilla Throop
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This "encyclopedia" by the seventh century bishop of Seville, an important source for the history of intellectual culture in the early middle ages, gathers together the elements of secular... More > learning and adds a great deal of ecclesiastical information. Its wide use in medieval education is attested by the more than a thousand extant manuscripts, second only to the number of manuscripts of the Bible.Isidore sets out the etymology or "true meaning" of words - to him, the fundamental means to all knowledge.< Less

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