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Mediaeval Socialism By Bede Jarrett
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First published in 1913. Includes chapters on Social Conditions, the Communists, the Schoolmen, the Lawyers, the Social Reformers and the Theory of Alms-Giving.
Mediaeval History By EDWARD GIBBON
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Mediæval History EDWARD GIBBON The Holy Roman Empire The third of Gibbon's divisions of his great history was devoted to that period which is comprised between the establishment of the Holy... More > Roman Empire in 800 and the final extinction of the Eastern Empire with the conquest of Constantinople by Mahomet II. in 1453. Although this was the longest period, Gibbon devoted much less space to it than to the preceding parts of his history. This fact was partly due to the gradual diminution of Roman interests, for the dominions of the empire became contracted to the limits of a single city, and also to the fact that the material which the most painstaking search placed at his disposal was distinctly limited.< Less
Minor Mediaeval Monuments in Oxfordshire By Jerome Bertram
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A catalogue of minor monuments, including cross-slabs, in the historic county of Oxfordshire.
Legends and Satires from Mediaeval Literature By Various
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Wine, women and song, Mediaeval students songs By Students
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tender and bawdy read this lively and moving translation from the mediaeval Latin originals r to see what students of those days got up to!
Morien: A Metrical Romance Rendered into English Prose from the Mediaeval Dutch By Jessie L. (Jessie Laidlay) Weston
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Jessie Laidlay Weston (1850–1928) was an independent... More > scholar and folklorist, working mainly on mediaeval Arthurian texts.Her best-known work is From Ritual to Romance (1920). In it she brought to bear an analysis harking back to James George Frazer on the Grail legend, arguing for origins earlier than the Christian or Celtic sources conventionally discussed at the time. It was cited by T. S. Eliot in his notes to The Waste Land. (He later claimed that the notes as a whole were ironic in intention, and the extent of Weston's actual influence on the poem is unclear. Eliot also indicated that the notes were requested by the publisher to bulk out the length of the poem in book form, calling them "bogus scholarship". Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jessie_Weston< Less
French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France By Queen of Rumania Marie
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Marie de France was a medieval poet who was probably born in... More > France and lived in England during the late 12th century. She lived and wrote at an undisclosed court but was almost certainly at least known about at the royal court of King Henry II of England. Virtually nothing is known of her life; both her given name and its geographical specification come from her manuscripts though one contemporary reference to her work and popularity remains.Marie de France wrote a form of Anglo-Norman French and was evidently proficient in Latin and English as well. She is the author of the Lais of Marie de France. She translated Aesop's Fables from Middle English into Anglo-Norman French and wrote Espurgatoire seint Partiz, Legend of the Purgatory of St. Patrick, based upon a Latin text. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_de_France< Less
HOLISTIC PEACE AND THE CREATIVE FORCE OF LOVE IN THE WORK OF MEDIAEVAL ANDALUSIAN SPIRITUAL TRADITIONS By Thomas Daffern
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This work can be considered a pioneering essay by the author in the field of transpersonal history. The attempt was made to compare and contrast three deep esoteric systems, Kabbalah, Sufism, and... More > Christian mysticism in the tradition of Ramon Lull, and to examine something of their historical origins in the context of the Andalusian miracle of the convivencia of cultures which took place in Mediaeval Spain. This was the crucial place where the Mediaeval University was born (through Abelard, who got his Aristotle from Spain); this was where Adelard of Bath had been to learn advanced Arabic mathematic techniques. In a sense, the whole of the modern world is a child of Andalusia…< Less
HOLISTIC PEACE AND THE CREATIVE FORCE OF LOVE IN THE WORK OF MEDIAEVAL ANDALUSIAN SPIRITUAL TRADITIONS By Thomas Daffern
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This work can be considered a pioneering essay by the author in the field of transpersonal history. The attempt was made to compare and contrast three deep esoteric systems, Kabbalah, Sufism, and... More > Christian mysticism in the tradition of Ramon Lull, and to examine something of their historical origins in the context of the Andalusian miracle of the convivencia of cultures which took place in Mediaeval Spain. This was the crucial place where the Mediaeval University was born (through Abelard, who got his Aristotle from Spain); this was where Adelard of Bath had been to learn advanced Arabic mathematic techniques. In a sense, the whole of the modern world is a child of Andalusia…< Less
French Mediaeval Romances From the Lays of Marie de France By Marie de France
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Eugene Mason's translation of Marie de France Breton lais is a classic of medieval literature. This edition brings you all twelve of Marie's lais to the modern reader in English prose translation.... More > Marie de France's stories are amongst the best examples of medieval literature, and are important source material for the Arthurian legends, and the medieval legends of Brittany and France. Here you will find brave nights, beautiful damsels and feats of chivalry. This edition is a must have for any student of medieval literature or anyone who loves tales of medieval adventure and legend.< Less