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Makers of the Middle Ages: Essays in Honor of William Calin By Richard Utz & Elizabeth Emery
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The twenty well-known scholars featured in this Festschrift for William Calin engage in personal reflection about the ways scholars, writers, musicians, and artists from different periods have... More > "made" the Middle Ages by exploring it in their own work. Contributors: Barbara K. Altman, Pam Clements, Elizabeth Emery, Karl Fugelso, Caroline Jewers, Alicia C. Montoya, Gwendolyn A. Morgan, E.L. Risden, Nils Holger Petersen, William D. Paden, F. Regina Psaki, Carol L. Robinson, Roy Rosenstein, Tom Shippey, Jesse G. Swan, M.J. Toswell, Richard Utz, Kathleen Verduin, Veronica Ortenberg West-Harling, Gayle Zachmann< Less
Stained Glass of the Middle Ages in England and France By Hugh Arnold
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The Cathedral verger, conducting his flock of tourists round the building, while giving them plenty of really interesting and valuable information about it (for the verger of to-day is a different... More > man from his predecessor, and is often very intelligent and well informed), remarks briefly, "The glass is of the thirteenth century"—or fourteenth or fifteenth, as the case may be; the procession gazes carelessly at it, and passes on. Yet from out of that dazzling and glowing labyrinth of coloured jewels a past age is speaking far more articulately, if one stops to unravel the message, than ever in stone or wood, and it is for those who can be induced to take that second look which will be followed by a third and a fourth and many more that I have written this book.< Less
The Middle-Aged Meat Market & How to Survive It By Trevor John
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You’ve over 40, you’ve done the divorce and now you’d like someone new to love. Welcome to the Middle-Aged Meat Market. It’s a dangerous place populated by the users and... More > abusers, along with the seducers, the seditious and the unscrupulous, not to mention the desperate, the devious and the downright dangerous. Cataloguing the experiences of fellow divorcees, The Middle-Aged Meat Market is rich with real-life tales that are very funny, thought provoking or just downright scary. Pulling no punches, Trevor John takes you from the crumbling marriage stage and divorce, through to the hunt for a new partner, the subsequent relationships from hell and eventually, if you’re lucky, true love found. With plenty advice along the way, this highly amusing, sometimes poignant roller coaster ride that’s impossible to get off once the ride has begun, is best summed up by saying “my blind date looked great on the phone’< Less
A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages : Volume II (Illustrated) By Henry Charles Lea
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THE history of the Inquisition naturally divides itself into two portions, each of which may be considered as a whole. The Reformation is the boundary-line between them, except in Spain, where the... More > New Inquisition was founded by Ferdinand and Isabella. In the present work I have sought to present an impartial account of the institution as it existed during the earlier period. For the second portion I have made large collections of material, through which I hope in due time to continue the history to its end. The Inquisition was not an organization arbitrarily devised and imposed upon the judicial system of Christendom by the ambition or fanaticism of the Church.< Less
A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages : Volume III (Illustrated) By Henry Charles Lea
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THE history of the Inquisition naturally divides itself into two portions, each of which may be considered as a whole. The Reformation is the boundary-line between them, except in Spain, where the... More > New Inquisition was founded by Ferdinand and Isabella. In the present work I have sought to present an impartial account of the institution as it existed during the earlier period. For the second portion I have made large collections of material, through which I hope in due time to continue the history to its end. The Inquisition was not an organization arbitrarily devised and imposed upon the judicial system of Christendom by the ambition or fanaticism of the Church.< Less
A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages : Volume I (Illustrated) By Henry Charles Lea
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THE history of the Inquisition naturally divides itself into two portions, each of which may be considered as a whole. The Reformation is the boundary-line between them, except in Spain, where the... More > New Inquisition was founded by Ferdinand and Isabella. In the present work I have sought to present an impartial account of the institution as it existed during the earlier period. For the second portion I have made large collections of material, through which I hope in due time to continue the history to its end. The Inquisition was not an organization arbitrarily devised and imposed upon the judicial system of Christendom by the ambition or fanaticism of the Church.< Less
Prayers of the Middle Ages Light from a Thousand Years By Various
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It Happened In Italy – Two Romances Set In the Middle Ages By Doreen Milstead
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Mail Order Bride: The Woman Stonemason & The Italian Break-Down Town - Set in the Middle Ages, this story is about an Englishwoman who is sent to Italy to become the bride of an Italian... More > stonemason, living in the shadow of Mt. Vesuvius. She is an intelligent and inventive woman herself and along with her husband, then come up with several highly unorthodox solutions to both warring factions, and taxes. The Bishop And His Forbidden Love - This historical romance set in the Middle Ages is about a young bishop who finds himself yearning for a nurse’s aide that he meets at a hospital where he goes for help with his migraine headaches. The woman is mysterious and reputed to be a Bourbon, yet he cannot find her after their tryst and continues to search Italy, then France, for months after the brief affair. It’s years later that the mystery of her disappearance is finally solved.< Less
Travelling in the Middle Ages. Inns, routes and pilgrims. By Davide Ribella
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A fascinating journey back in the centuries, to feel closer to a period often erroneously considered as dark and static. In this book, the author shows how those centuries really were, that is to say... More > constantly on the move. Emperors, princes and popes with their armies but also, and mainly, merchants, bandits, pilgrims, people seeking their fortune or their social redemption and also women. All of them travelling long distances, in dangerous conditions, sometimes to the limit of human possibilities. The work is historical, accurate and includes references to tens of works and historiographers dealing with the subject of travelling in the Middle Ages, analyzing different trends. You are going to find out who departed in the Middle Ages and why, you will find plenty of information about roads, inns and different kinds of accommodation. It also includes a chapter about pilgrimage: both religious and judicial pilgrimages. A book for Middle Ages lovers but not only.< Less
Manners Customs and Dress during the middle Ages By John Fitzgerald
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"In sociology, manners are the unenforced standards of conduct which show the actor to be cultured, polite, and refined. They are like laws in that they codify or set a standard for human... More > behavior, but they are unlike laws in that there is no formal system for punishing transgressions, other than social disapproval. They are a kind of norm. What is considered "mannerly" is highly susceptible to change with time, geographical location, social stratum, occasion, and other factors. That manners matter is evidenced by the fact that large books have been written on the subject, advice columns frequently deal with questions of mannerly behavior, and that schools have existed for the sole purpose of teaching manners. A lady is a term frequently used for a woman who follows proper manners; the term gentleman is used as a male counterpart; though these terms are also often used for members of a particular social class.< Less

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