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Horæ Ad Usum Peregrinum Neo-Medievalum By Edwin Hewitt
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This work was created in the style of a 16th century Book of Hours when they were at the height of their development. This Book was compiled for the casual historian who desires an accessible,... More > easy-to-carry Medieval-Renaissance Period-inspired Prayerbook. Except for the Calendar, this Book is provided in English for your convenience.< Less
Horæ Ad Usum Peregrinum Neo-Medievalum By Edwin Hewitt
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This work was created in the style of a 16th century Book of Hours when they were at the height of their development. This Book was compiled for the casual historian who desires an accessible,... More > easy-to-carry Medieval-Renaissance Period-inspired Prayerbook. Except for the Calendar, this Book is provided in English for your convenience.< Less
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
The Scrivener’s Tale of Southwark By William Rippey
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This is the score and parts for The Scrivener’s Tale of Southwark, a Medieval Interlude for Oboe(s) and Harp(s). Southwark was the point of departure for Chaucer’s tale-telling Canterbury... More > pilgrims. Its proximity to foreign embassies made it a center for the scrivener notaries of the time who were required to know both civil law and foreign languages. With access to diplomatic correspondence, what tales they might have told but for confidentiality! But they may have had tales gleaned from personal experience and eavesdropping amongst foreigners ignorant of their linguistic skills. This is one of those personal tales. The beginning suggests a journey made in haste followed by a passage of drama and resolve. A sense of longing then leads to an ascendant triumph. To listen to an excerpt or purchase the mp3 audio file, click on the second link at the left of the Spotlight page. A brief e-mail to the composer at wrippo@comcast.net stating what you like or dislike about this piece would be greatly appreciated.< Less
THE CRYSTAL CHRYSALIS By appleton schneider
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Religious sectarianism on verge of mass-massacre of mankind, a neo-medieval system of monastic format is established. As in Europe of old, auto da fe' entertainments in the park take place on... More > Saturday and, especially with audience participation, Sunday in the park with scourge. But then the rolling ruination from the sky and after a Biblical wilderness trek, the survivors come upon the only remaining city on earth, intact except for the mutation of the peoples' eyes attached to tubular stalks which emerge from their nostrils. But a new secular-monastic order will soon be established there. So all's well that ends.< Less
The Consolation of Philosophy By Ancius Boethius
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The Consolation of Philosophy has been described as the single most important and influential work in the West on medieval and early Renaissance Christianity, and is also the last great Western work... More > of the Classical Period. Written while Boethius was in prison awaiting execution, the work consists of a dialogue in alternating prose and verse between the author, lamenting his own sorrows, and a majestic woman, who is the incarnation of his guardian Philosophy. The woman develops a modified form of Neo-Platonism and Stoicism, demonstrating the unreality of earthly fortunes, then proving that the highest good and the highest happiness are in God, and reconciling the apparent contradictions concerning the existence of everything.< Less
The Consolation of Philosophy By Ancius Boethius
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The Consolation of Philosophy has been described as the single most important and influential work in the West on medieval and early Renaissance Christianity, and is also the last great Western work... More > of the Classical Period. Written while Boethius was in prison awaiting execution, the work consists of a dialogue in alternating prose and verse between the author, lamenting his own sorrows, and a majestic woman, who is the incarnation of his guardian Philosophy. The woman develops a modified form of Neo-Platonism and Stoicism, demonstrating the unreality of earthly fortunes, then proving that the highest good and the highest happiness are in God, and reconciling the apparent contradictions concerning the existence of everything.< Less
Welsh Mythology Book 1 By Gwilym Morus-Baird
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The first in a series of books interpreting The Four Branches of the Mabinogi as symbolic teaching tales, focussing on those characters and events that offer easiest access to the depths... More > contained in these ancient Welsh tales, perhaps the only myths of ancient Britain to survive intact. This first book includes an introduction to the last hundred years of academic research; an overview of the Welsh bardic tradition and how the court bards of medieval Wales used symbol and myth; a new translation of the first part of the first branch, Pwyll in Annwfn; a detailed interpretation of the tale in comparison with other texts, exploring in particular the archetypal figure of the Magical Huntsman.< Less
Comprehensively Reformed Christianity Book III By Arthur Smith
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This final book in the series of three traverses the history of the new covenant church from it very inception on the day of Pentecost to the present time. Today’s Protestant denominations as... More > well as the many local churches that comprise Christendom can be properly understood only in the light of the Reformation Movement with a substantial background understanding of the medieval church period that made such extensive reform imperative. Furthermore, to see the overall plan and purpose of God in this day requires us to project our thinking into the far future as well. Eschatology is the means by which we may open our eyes to view all of God’s finished work on earth and even attain a glimpse of the Eternal Ages to come. This book is faithfully dedicated to achieve that end.< Less
The Modern Crusade By Penman2011
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In this monograph, the connections between world capital accumulation, racism and the struggle for self-determination are reviewed. The central proposition advanced here, is that just as the medieval... More > crusades provided a great spur to the expansion of the agrarian surplus product, commodity production, trade and primitive capital accumulation and ultimately the wars of conquest and exploitation waged by Europe against the non-christian world, so the present stage of globalisation is accompanied by wars of re-conquest and re-colonisation, the modern crusade. Furthermore, just as the medieval crusades provided the ideological impetus for western wars of conquest that was to develop into what became racism, so the new orthodoxy, neo-liberal economic orthodoxy, provides the rationalisation of the latest transformation and intensification of racism.< Less