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Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History

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Third Series, Volume 1 (2001), ISBN 978-0-404-64551-9

Introduction

The Professional Reader
Derek Pearsall, “Introduction: Scribes, Illustrators, and Workshop Strategies: Three Case Studies”
Maidie Hilmo, “The Image Controversies in Late Medieval England and the Visual Prefaces and Epilogues in the Pearl Manuscript: Creating a Meta-Narrative of the Journey to the New Jerusalem”
Linda Olson, “Untangling the Thread of Internal Progress in a Benedictine Community: An Abridgement of Augustine's Confessiones from Medieval Norwich”
Tanya Schaap, “From Professional to Private Readership: A Discussion and Transcription of the Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Marginalia in Piers Plowman C-Text, Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Digby 102”

The Vernacular Reader
Nicholas Watson, “Introduction: Three Case Studies of the Transmission of Latin Texts into Vernacular Contexts”
Patricia Baer, “Cato’s ‘Trace’: Literacy, Readership, and the Process of Revision in Piers Plowman
Rosalynn Voaden and Arne Jönnson, “Recommended Reading: Defining the Medieval Visionary. A Facing-Page Comparison of the Middle English and Latin Texts of the Epistola solitarii ad reges of Alfonso Jaén”
Kathryn Kerby-Fulton and Ruth Horie, “The French Version of the Modus tenendi parliamentum in the Courtenay Cartulary: A Transcription and Introduction”

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Third Series, Volume 2 (2005), ISBN 978-0-404-64552-6

Foreword
Introduction

Forum: The History of Sexuality at a Crossroads
Monica Green, “Bodies, Gender, Health, Disease: Recent Work on Medieval Women’s Medicine”
Helen King, “The Mathematics of Sex: One to Two, or Two to One?”

Fernando Salmón, “A Medieval Territory for Touch”
Joseph Ziegler, “Sexuality and the Sexual Organs in Latin Physiognomy 1200–1500”
Carol Lansing, “Donna con Donna?: A 1295 Inquest into Female Sodomy”
Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks, “‘Lustful Luther’: Male Libido in the Writings of the Reformer
Joel F. Harrington, “An Unmarried Mother-to-be Weighs Her Options in Sixteenth-Century Nuremberg”
Charlene Villaseñor Black, “The Performativity of Gender in Early Modern Spain: The Case of the Lactating Breast”
Retha M. Warnicke, “The Marriages of Women Rulers in Sixteenth-Century Britain: Gender and Cultural Analysis”
Index

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Third Series, Volume 3 (2006), ISBN 978-0-404-64553-3

Foreword
Introduction
Susan Einbender, “The Jewish Martyrs of Grenoble: Martyrdom and Biography”
Thomas Luongo, “Cloistering Catherine: Religious Identity in Raymond of Capua’s Legenda maior of Catherine of Siena”
Henry Ansgar Kelly, “‘The Prioress#&8217;s Tale’ in Context: Good and Bad Reports of Non-Christians in Fourteenth-Century England”
Ann Moyer, “Distinguishing Florentines, Defining Italians: The Language Question and Cultural Identities in Sixteenth-Century Florence”
Simon Ditchfield, “‘Historia magistra sanctitatis’? The Relationship between Historiography and Hagiography in Italy after the Council of Trent (ca. 1654–1742)”
Jason A. Nice, “Cross-Confessional Features of English Identity: The Ditchley Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I and the High Altarpiece of the English College in Rome”
Andrew Fleck, “Dutch Ants and Dutch Uncles: Sorting Out Englishness Among the Exile Community in the Low Countries”
Robert von Friedeburg, “The Office of the Patriot: The Problems of Passions and of Love of Fatherland in Protestant Thought, Melanchthon to Althusius, 1520s to 1620s”
David Martin Luebke, “Experiencing Unfreedom: Contours of a Peasant Discourse on ‘Serfdom’ in the Black Forest, 1660–1745”
Index

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Third Series, Volume 4 (2007), ISBN 978-0-404-64554-0

Foreword
Introduction
Jonathan Couser, “A Usable Past: Early Bavarian Hagiography in Context”
Cynthia J. Neville and R. Andrew McDonald, “Knights and Knighthood in Gaelic Scotland, c. 1050–1300”
Anne J. Duggan, “The Making of a Myth: Giraldus Cambrensis, Laudibiliter, and Henry II’s Lordship of Ireland”
Brenda Deen Schildgen, “Middle Eastern Apocalyptic Traditions in Dante’s La Divinia Commedia and Mohammed’s Mi'raj or Night Journey”
Rachel Fulton, “Praying by Numbers”
Philip M. Soergel, “Agnes Bowker’s Cat, the Rabbit Woman of Godalming, and the Shifting Nature of Portents in Early Modern Europe”
Charles R. Forker, “The State of the Soul and the Soul of the State: Reconciliation in the Two Parts of Shakespeare’s Henry IV
Index

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Third Series, Volume 5 (2008), ISBN 978-0-404-64555-7


Eric Gerald Stanley, “Judgment Day: Hopes, Joys, and Sorrows in Medieval England”
Elaine M. Beretz, “Beauvais Romanesque and Suger’s Workshop at Saint-Denis: Creative Appropriation and Regional Identity”
Ralph Hanna, “Lambeth Palace Library, MS 260, and the Problem of English Vernacularity”
Robin S. Oggins, “Game in the Medieval English Diet”
Brantley L. Bryant, “Talking with the Taxman about Poetry: England’s Economy in ‘Against the King’s Taxes’ and Wynnere and Wastoure
Jennifer Smyth, “Propaganda, Self-Interest, and Brotherly Love: Poverty and Wealth in the Pamphlets of an Early-Reformation Preacher”
Bradley Greenburg, “‘The Double Variacioun of Wordly Blisse and Transmutacioun’: Shakespeare's Return to Ovid in Troilus and Cressida
Index

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Third Series, Volume 6 (2009), ISBN 978-0-404-64556-4

Cullen J. Chandler, “Land and Social Networks in the Carolingian Spanish March”
Judith Collard, “King John and the Symbol of the Fallen Crown in the Chronicles of Matthew Paris”
Carrie E. Beneš, “Many Januses in Search of Unity: Defining Civic Identity in Genoa, 1257–1312”
Siegfried Wenzel, “Bromyard’s Other Handbook: Canon and Civil Law for Preachers”
Dennis Romano, “Equality in Fifteenth-Century Venice”
Jeffrey Gore, “Violence and Education, from Erasmus to Milton”
Index

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Third Series, Volume 7 (2010), ISBN 978-0-404-64557-1


Samantha Kahn Herrick, “Remembering the Vikings in the Duchy of Normandy”
Carol Neel, “Gospel Salad: Conversion among the Twelfth-Century Premonstratensians”
Ionuţ Epurescu-Pascovici, “Local Politics, Social Networks, and Individual Agency in a Northern French Seigneurie: Picquigny and Its Lords, c. 1190–1250”
Margaret Jennings, “Eyewitness: Ranulph Higden and the Troubling Events at Chester Monastery”
Donald J. Kagay, “Pere III’s System of Defense in the War of the Two Pedros (1356–1366): The Aragonese Crown’s Use of Aristocratic, Urban, Clerical, and Foreign Captains”
Richard G. Cole, “Renaissance Humanist Scholars Look North: Sixteenth-Century Views on Scandinavia in the Work of Sebastian Münster and Olaus Magnus”
Cristian Bratu, “Denis Sauvage: The Editing of Medieval Chronicles in Sixteenth-Century France”
Index

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Third Series, Volume 8 (2011), ISBN 978-0-404-64558-8

Cary J. Nederman and Karen Bollermann, “‘The Extravagance of the Senses’: Epicureanism, Priestly Tyranny, and the Becket Problem in John of Salisbury’s Policraticus
Sean L. Field, “A New Life of Isabelle of France from the Early Sixteenth Century”
Henry Ansgar Kelly, “Wives and Their Property in Chaucer’s London: Testimony of Husting Wills”
Spencer E. Young, “Sicut in lapide: Avaritia and Aristotle’s libri naturales at Paris in the Early Thirteenth Century”
Index

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Third Series, Volume 9 (2012), ISBN 978-0-404-64559-5

David Bachrach, “Feeding the Host: The Ottonian Royal Fisc in Military Perspective”
John H. Munro, “The Rise, Expansion, and Decline of the Italian Wool-Based Cloth Industries, 1100–1730: A Study in International Competition, Transaction Costs, and Comparative Advantage”
Richard Oram, “The Sea-Salt Industry in Medieval Scotland”
Jennifer D. Webb, “Dialogue, the studia humanitatis, and the Ideal Prince(ss) at the Fifteenth-Century Court in Urbino: Exploring Martino Filetico’s Iocundissimae Disputationes
Henry Ansgar Kelly, “Common and Special Purgatories, Authorized Revenge, and Hamlet’s Ghost”
Index

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Third Series, Volume 10 (2013), ISBN 978-0-404-64560-1

Katherine Allen Smith, “Glossing the Holy War: Exegetical Constructions of the First Crusade, c. 1095–c. 1146”
Rebecca Rist, “From ‘Sicut’ to ‘Turbato’ Again: ‘Papal Policy’ toward Jews in the Central Middle Ages: The Evidence Revisited”
John N. Crossley, “Old-fashioned versus Newfangled: Reading and Writing Numbers, 1200–1500”
Donald J. Kagay, “Disposable Alliances: Aragon and Castile during the War of the Two Pedros and Beyond”
Iva Olah, “Demons and Mages in Renaissance Florence: Ficinian Neoplatonic Magic and Lorenzo de’ Medici”
Robert Finlay, “The Altar Cloth of the Doge: Piety, Pride, and Politics in Renaissance Venice”
Tom Flanigan, “For ‘such as desire to . . . taste . . .so ravishing a Sweet Science’: Self-Help Lute Books in Early Modern England”