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301 Kohler, Theodor W. HOMO ANIMAL NOBILISSIMUM Konturen Des Spezifisch Menschlichen in Der Naturphilosophischen Aristoteleskommentierung Des Dreizehnten Jahrhunderts, Teilband 1
Brill Academic Publishers 2008 9004162895 / 9789004162891 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Unwrapped in Plastic. ; In German; Studien Und Texte Zur Geistesgeschichte Des Mittelalters; 2.46 x 9.62 x 6.66 Inches; 986 pages; This monograph deals with the philosophical approach of thirteenth-century masters to concrete, practical manifestations of 'quantum ad naturalia' in human lives in their commentaries on Aristotle’s works on natural philosophy, both his genuine works and those then considered genuine. It inquires into what they deemed worthy of philosophical debate regarding this topic and how they tackled it. The first of the two volumes describes the cultural surroundings, the scholars’ way of approaching the topic, and their discourses on the peculiarity (singularity, unity, consistency) of humankind and on its internal differentiation according to gender, stage of life, social stratification, and differences due to ethnic status or geographic (climatic) diversity. This is the first comprehensive source-based study of the subject; it draws heavily on unedited texts. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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302 Komroff, Manuel (Ed. ) ; Illustrations by Witold Gordon THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO [The Venetian]
New York Horace Liveright 1930 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Gift note to fep. Spine is lightly discolored. ; Limited edition of 1000 copies, this copy numbered 454. Orange cloth with black lettering to spine. Marco Polo As a Venetian merchant traveler from the Venetian Republic whose travels are recorded in Il Milione, a book which did much to introduce Europeans to Central Asia and China. He learned about trading whilst his father and uncle, Niccolò and Maffeo, travelled through Asia and apparently met Kublai Khan. In 1269, they returned to Venice to meet Marco for the first time. The three of them embarked on an epic journey to Asia, returning after 24 years to find Venice at war with Genoa; Marco was imprisoned, and dictated his stories to a cellmate. He was released in 1299, became a wealthy merchant, married and had 3 children. He died in 1324, and was buried in San Lorenzo. ; The Kublai Khan Edition; 370 pages 
Price: 38.00 USD
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303 Kristeller, Paul Oskar (Ed. ) CATALOGUS TRANSLATIONUM ET COMMENTARIORUM: MEDIAEVAL AND RENAISSANCE LATIN TRANSLATIONS AND COMMENTARIES Annotated Lists and Guides. Volume 1
The Catholic University of America Press 1960 Softcover Good+ 
Rear upper corner torn. Some waterstaining along spine. Wraps browned. Pages tanned. ; Vol. 1; 249 pages 
Price: 47.00 USD
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304 Kristeller, Paul Oskar (Ed. ) & F. Edward Cranz (assoc ed.) & Betty Nye Quinn PS. THEODOLUS Offprint from Catalogus Translationum Et Commentariorum: Mediaeval and Renaissance Latin Translations and Commentaries Annotated Lists and Guides. Vol. 2
The Catholic University of America Press 1971 Softcover Good+ 
Light browning. Offprint. ; Pp. 383-408 ; Offprint from Catalogus Translationum Et Commentariorum: Mediaeval and Renaissance Latin Translations and Commentaries Vol. 2; 25 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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305 Kruger, Steven F. DREAMING IN THE MIDDLE AGES
Cambridge University Press 2005 052141069X / 9780521410694 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Digital Reprint of 1992 Edition. ; Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature; 0.75 x 9 x 6 Inches; 268 pages; This wide-ranging study examines the role of the dream in medieval culture with reference to philosophical, legal and theological writings as well as literary and autobiographical works. Stephen Kruger studies the development of theories of dreaming, from the Neoplatonic and patristic writers to late medieval re-interpretations, and shows how these theories relate to autobiographical accounts and to more popular treatments of dreaming. He considers previously neglected material including one important dream vision by Nicole Oresme, and arrives at a new understanding of this literary genre, and of medieval attitudes to dreaming in general. 
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306 Kutsch, Wilhelm & Stanley Marrow ALFARABI'S COMMENTARY OF ARISTOTLE'S PERI EPMENEIAS (DE INTERPRETATIONE) Edited with an Introduction
Imprimerie Catholique 1971 Softcover Good 
Spine browned. Tears and chipping to wraps with a bit of loss. Some pages corner creased. ; The Arabic text here presented is of importance for an adequate understanding of Alfarabi's thought and his technical terminology and for a better appreciation between Greek and Arabic philosophy. The grasp of the real significance of Greek terms in their Arabic context is indispensable for the study of the "Second Teacher's" subsequent commentaries on the Stagirite. Arabic Text. ; Recherches De L'Institut De Lettres Orientales De Beyrouth Tome XIII; 263 pages 
Price: 110.00 USD
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307 Lacy, Norris J. THE FORTUNES OF KING ARTHUR
D. S. Brewer 2005 1843840618 / 9781843840619 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Library barcode on ffep--however, no other library markings. Cloth has a tear along bottom of spine-- (2") but does not cut through the actual board. ; The essays in this volume offer a general overview and a number of detailed examinations of Arthur's fortunes, in two senses. First is the role of Fortune itself, often personified and consistently instrumental, in accounts of Arthur's court and reign. More generally the articles trace the trajectory of the Arthurian legend - its birth, rise and decline - through the middle ages. The final essay follows the continued turning of Fortune's wheel, emphasizing the modern revival and flourishing of the legend. The authors, all distinguished Arthurian scholars, illustrate their arguments through studies of early Latin and Welsh sources, chronicles, romances [in English, French, German, Italian, Latin and Welsh], manuscript illustration and modern literary texts. ; Arthurian Studies LXIV; 1.02 x 9.21 x 6.22 Inches; 288 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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308 Lagercrantz, Olof Gustaf Hugo FROM HELL TO PARADISE Dante and his Comedy
Washington Square Press 1966 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Dustjacket has shelfwear and rubbing. Spine is darkened. DJ is lightly soiled and a bit discoloured. A couple of tears. Book has one bumped corner and top of book is discoloured. ; Book is illustrated with reproductions of engravings, painting, and sculpture expressing the varied conceptions of Dante's masterpiece by such diverse artists as Botticelli, Blake, Dore, Ingres, Rauschenberg, and Rodin. Translated from Swedish by Alan Blair. ; 219 pages 
Price: 25.20 USD
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309 Laistner, M. L. W. THOUGHT AND LETTERS IN WESTERN EUROPE A. D. 500 to 900
London Methuen & Company 1957 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Scholar's bookplate to ffep (Betty Nye Quinn). Upper corners lightly bumped. Minor foxing. DJ has somed edgewear and yellowing to rear panel. ; 416 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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310 Laistner, M. L. W. THOUGHT AND LETTERS IN WESTERN EUROPE A. D. 500 to 900
London Methuen & Company 1931 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. Binding rubbed and edgeworn to corners and spine ends (chipping and small tears) contents sound and tight but for a few pencil marks and the ownership name of Duckett" written on the ffep. With the bookplate of scholar G. P. Goold to inner cover. Light pencilling. ; 354pp. ; 354 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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311 Laistner, M. L. W. THOUGHT AND LETTERS IN WESTERN EUROPE A. D. 500 to 900
Cornell University Press 1966 0801402433 / 9780801402432 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown, else unmarked. Very light shelfwear with minor foxing to textblock. ; Reprint of the 1957 revised ed. 416pp. ; 416 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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312 Lamberton, Robert & John J. Keaney (Eds. ) HOMER'S ANCIENT READERS The Hermeneutics of Greek Epic's Earliest Exegetes
Princeton University Press 1992 0691069344 / 9780691069340 Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket 
Faint foxing to top of textblock. Light shelfwear to book and DJ. Dustjacket is protected in mylar. ; Although the influence of Homer on Western literature has long commanded critical attention, little has been written on how various generations of readers have found meaning in his texts. These seven essays explore the ways in which the Iliad and the Odyssey have been read from the time of Homer through the Renaissance. By asking what questions early readers expected the texts to answer and looking at how these expectations changed over time, the authors clarify the position of the Iliad and the Odyssey in the intellectual world of antiquity while offering historical insight into the nature of reading. This collection surveys the entire field of preserved ancient interpretations of Homer, beginning with the fictional audiences portrayed within the poems themselves, proceeding to readings by Aristotle, the Stoics, and Aristarchus and Crates, and culminating in the spiritualized allegorical reading current among Platonists of the fifth and sixth centuries C. E. The influence of these ancient interpretations is then examined in Byzantium and in the Latin West during the Renaissance. Contributors to this volume are Robert Browning, Anthony Grafton, Robert Lamberton, A. A. Long, James Porter, Nicholas Richardson, and Charles Segal. ; Magie Classical Publications; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages 
Price: 120.00 USD
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313 Lamberton, Robert & John J. Keaney (Eds. ) HOMER'S ANCIENT READERS The Hermeneutics of Greek Epic's Earliest Exegetes
Princeton University Press 1992 0691069344 / 9780691069340 Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket 
Initials of editors to ffep "RL JJK > REF"-- (ie gift inscription? From editors to R. E. Fantham). Light dust-soiling to top of textblock. Paperclip indent to top of a few pages. Light pencil marginalia to a few pages. Light shelfwear to DJ. ; Although the influence of Homer on Western literature has long commanded critical attention, little has been written on how various generations of readers have found meaning in his texts. These seven essays explore the ways in which the Iliad and the Odyssey have been read from the time of Homer through the Renaissance. By asking what questions early readers expected the texts to answer and looking at how these expectations changed over time, the authors clarify the position of the Iliad and the Odyssey in the intellectual world of antiquity while offering historical insight into the nature of reading. This collection surveys the entire field of preserved ancient interpretations of Homer, beginning with the fictional audiences portrayed within the poems themselves, proceeding to readings by Aristotle, the Stoics, and Aristarchus and Crates, and culminating in the spiritualized allegorical reading current among Platonists of the fifth and sixth centuries C. E. The influence of these ancient interpretations is then examined in Byzantium and in the Latin West during the Renaissance. Contributors to this volume are Robert Browning, Anthony Grafton, Robert Lamberton, A. A. Long, James Porter, Nicholas Richardson, and Charles Segal. ; Magie Classical Publications; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages 
Price: 120.00 USD
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314 Langdon, John S. BYZANTIUM'S LAST IMPERIAL OFFENSIVE IN ASIA MINOR The Documentary Evidence for and Hagiographical Lore about John III Ducas Vatatzes' Crusade Against the Turks, 1222 or 1225 to 1231
Aristide D. Caratzas 1992 0892414979 / 9780892414970 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Very Minor shelfwear. Errata and outline inserted; Signed by author on ffep to Paul Padilla; Hellenism--Ancient, Mediaeval, Modern; 0.5 x 9.25 x 6.25 Inches; 156 pages; The Emperor John III Ducas Vatatzes (1222-54) consolidated his imperium in Asia Minor by 1224. He appeared poised to launch a massive assault upon Latin-occupied Constantinople and to restore the pre-1204 Byzantine Empire. Yet John III suddenly abandoned this compelling strategy. Dr. Langdon compiles evidence suggesting that John III was absorbed in waging a crusade against the Turks along the Eastern frontier. Using Byzantine, Metabyzantine, Latin and Arabic sources the author is able to postulate the date for this conflict, and also that John III led the crusade personally. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 265.00 USD
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315 Lapidge, Michael & Malcolm Godden & Simon Keynes & Peter S. Baker & Carl Berkhout & Martin Biddle & Mark Blackburn & Daniel Donoghue & Roberta Frank & Richard Gameson & Helmut Gneuss & Patrizia Lendinara & Andy Orchard & Fred Robinson & Donald Scragg ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND 29
Cambridge University Press 2001 0521790719 / 9780521790710 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Corners lightly bumped. General shelfwear. ; Anglo-Saxon England consistently embraces all the main aspects of study of Anglo-Saxon history and culture--linguistic, literary, textual, palaeographic, religious, intellectual, historical, archaeological and artistic. Volume 29 includes: The archetype of Beowulf; Genesis A and the Anglo-Saxon "migration myth"; The Junius Psalter gloss: its historical and cultural context; The "robed Christ" in pre-Conquest sculptures of the Crucifixion; Aethelweard's Chronicon and Old English poetry; Aelfric's Preface to Genesis genre, rhetoric and the origins of the ars dictaminis; Cnut and Lotharingia: two notes; Bibliography for 1999.; Anglo-Saxon England; Vol. 29; 368 pages 
Price: 85.00 USD
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316 Lapidge, Michael & Malcolm Godden & Simon Keynes & Peter S. Baker & Carl Berkhout & Martin Biddle & Mark Blackburn & Daniel Donoghue & Roberta Frank & Richard Gameson & Helmut Gneuss & Patrizia Lendinara & Andy Orchard & Fred Robinson & Donald Scragg ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND 30
Cambridge University Press 2002 0521802105 / 9780521802109 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Dustjacket has a few tears along top of book. General edgewear. ; Anglo-Saxon England consistently embraces all the main aspects of study of Anglo-Saxon history and culture--linguistic, literary, textual, palaeographic, religious, intellectual, historical, archaeological and artistic. Volume 30 includes: Old sources, new resources: finding the right formula for Boniface; The illness of King Alfred the Great; The social context of narrative disruption in the Letter of Alexander to Aristotle; Broken bodies and singing tongues: gender and voice in the Cambridge Corpus Christi College; 23 Psychomachia; Anglo-Saxon prognostics in context: a survey and handlist of manuscripts; Bibliography for 2000.; Anglo-Saxon England; Vol. 30; 374 pages 
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317 Lappin, Anthony THE MEDIEVAL CULT OF SAINT DOMINIC OF SILOS
Maney Publishing 2002 1902653912 / 9781902653914 Softcover Very Good+ 
Corners are slightly lifting. Minor bump to spine corner. ; Lucas, the garrulous bishop of Tuy, included the thaumaturgy of Saint Dominicof Silos as one of the glories of Spain in his mid-thirteenth-century accountof the Peninsula's history. This study examines the rise to prominence of oneof the most important of saints' cults in Medieval Spain and its developmentthroughout the Middle Ages. It interrogates neglected texts such as the lateeleventh-century Vita Dominici Exiliensis and the late thirteenth-centuryMiráculos romançados (as well as artistic representations and works writtenoutside Silos) , and places the more widely known Vida de Santo Domingo byGonzalo de Berceo (? C. 1260) in a new light by firmly fixing its presentationof the saint within the development of the cult. Dominic's veneration became centred upon his role in freeing captives, and astudy of this phenomenon provides a focus on the frontier and its settlersthrough their devotion to the saint, as well as illuminating their view oftheir Muslim adversaries. This is not the only centre of interest in the book, and a variety ofapproaches are employed to draw as round a picture as possible of thefunctioning of this saint's cult, from analysis of the manuscript traditionsof the various works discussed to a consideration of the anthropology of Silosas a pilgrimage centre. All quotations are given in both Latin or Romance withan English translation. ; The MHRA Texts & Dissertations; Vol. 56; 470 pages 
Price: 48.00 USD
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318 Latham, R. E. & D. R. Howlett DICTIONARY OF MEDIEVAL LATIN FROM BRITISH SOURCES [5 FASCICULES/VOLUMES] Fasc I: A-B; Fasc II: C; Fasc III: D-E; Fasc IV: F-G-H; Fasc. V: I-J-K-L
Published for the British Academy By the Oxford University Press 1975 Softcover Very Good+ 
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover of Vol. 1 (G. P. Goold). Very Minor shelfwear. ; Fasc. I: (1975) ISBN: 0197259480, xlviii, 231 pp; Fasc. II: (1981) ISBN: 0197259685, 232-551 pp; Fasc. III: (1986) ISBN: 0197260233 lxi, 552-882 pp Fasc. IV: (1989) ISBN: 0197260829 883-1194 pp Fasc. V: (1997) ISBN: 0197261485 1195-1668 pp + lxvii. ; 5 Volumes Only; Vol. 2019-01-05 
Price: 425.00 USD
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319 Law, Vivien THE INSULAR LATIN GRAMMARIANS
Boydell Press 1987 0851151477 / 9780851151472 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Foxing/dustsoiling to top of textblock. Minor creasing and sunning to front panel of DJ. ; The adaptation of Late Latin grammars from the schools of the Roman Empire for use in a foreign Christian society culminated in the British Isles in the 7th and 8th centuries in the development of two distinct types of grammar designed respectively for elementary and for more advanced students. These works, whether they take the form of elaborate commentaries on the classical grammarians, or of simple collections of paradigms, reflect the reading and intellectual preoccupations of their authors, the first teachers in the West to face the problem of large-scale formal foreign-language teaching. The influence of the Insular grammarians extended far beyond their own time: their works, taken to the Continent by Irish and Anglo-Saxon missionaries, shaped both the latinity and the pedagogical technique of their pupils the Carolingians, and their influencein foreign-language teaching has persisted until our own time. ; Studies in Celtic History; 9.3 X 6.4 X 0.7 inches; 145 pages 
Price: 70.00 USD
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320 Le Berrurier, Diane O. THE PICTORIAL SOURCES OF MYTHOLOGICAL AND SCIENTIFIC ILLUSTRATIONS IN HRABANUS MAURUS' DE RERUM NATURIS
Garland Publishing 1978 0824032349 / 9780824032340 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Top corners bumped. Light shelfwear. ; Outstanding Dissertations in the Fine Arts; 285 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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321 Lees-Milne, James TUDOR RENAISSANCE
B. T. Batsford 1951 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ is price-clipped. Light edgewear to top of DJ with minor chipping along head of spine. Former Owner's signature on back pastedown. ; 152 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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322 Lemerle, Paul ESSAIS SUR LE MONDE BYZANTIN
Variorum Reprints 1980 0860780600 / 9780860780601 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Very minor shelfwear to boards. Dustsoiling to top of textblock. Foxing to foreedges. Scholar's name to ffep (G. L. Huxley). ; Contents: Invasions et migrations dans les Balkans depuis la fin de l'époque romaine jusqu'au VIIIe siècle; La chronique improprement dite de Monemvasie: le context historique et légendaire; Tomas le Slave; L'histoire des Pauliciens d'Asia Mineure d'après les sources grecques; la publication des fouilles de la Basilique Vaticane et la question du tombeau de saint Pierre; Un bois sculpté de L'annonciation; Psychologie de l'art byzantin; L'orthodoxie byzantine et l'oecuménisme médiéval: les origins du "schisme" des Eglises. ; Collected Studies 115; 370 pages 
Price: 175.00 USD
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323 Leonardi, Claudio & Francesco Stella & Patrizia Stoppacci (Eds. ) (& Deug-Su I) UN PONTE FRA LE CULTURE: STUDI MEDIEVISTICI DI E PER I DEUG-SU
Sismel - Edizioni Del Galluzzo 2009 8884503272 / 9788884503275 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Very slight bumping to a couple of corners else Fine. Dustjacket has minor edgewear and rubbing. ; Il volume, articolato in due sezioni, raccoglie nella prima parte gli Atti del Convegno Medioevo e dialogo delle culture. Giornata di studi in memoria di I Deug-Su svoltosi ad Arezzo il 24 gennaio 2005 presso la Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia di Arezzo dell’Università di Siena. Nella seconda parte sono raccolti e riprodotti in anastatica 21 saggi scelti di I Deug-Su, già pubblicati in miscellanee e riviste tra il 1974 e il 2003 e distribuiti in sei aree tematiche, corrispondenti ai principali argomenti di ricerca dello studioso coreano: "Agiografia e cultura ­altomedievale", "Agiografia e cultura postcarolingia e dell’età gregoriana", "Bernardo di Clairvaux e la cultura cisterciense", "Bonaventura", "Medioevo aretino" e "Studi coreani e idea di Europa". La raccolta si propone come un momento di sistemazione del magistero dello studioso e come un omaggio ad una delle personalità intellettuali più singolari che abbiano attraversato l’ambiente della medievistica italiana e della comparatistica asiatica ed europea. ; Millenio Medievale 81 & Strumenti E Studi 22; 832 pages 
Price: 175.00 USD
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324 Lessing, Erich THE STORY OF NOAH
Time-Life Books 1968 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Dustjacket is protected in mylar. ; The story of Noah, with majestic pieces of medieval artwork. ; 117 pages 
Price: 31.50 USD
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325 Lev, Yaacov (Ed. ) WAR AND SOCIETY IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN, 7TH-15TH CENTURIES
E. J. Brill 1997 9004100326 / 9789004100329 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Very light bumping to bottom corners else Fine. Dustjacket is protected in mylar. ; The Medieval Mediterranean 9; 412 pages; Focusing on the interplay between war and society in the Eastern Mediterranean, this text covers the 7th to 15th centuries, a period which witnessed the Arab conquests, the Seljuk invasion, the Crusades, and the Mongol incursions. A synthesis is offered of trends in military technology and its effect on society in this period, providing for medievalists an Oriental context to the military aspects of the Crusades. 
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326 Leyerle, John & Anne Quick CHAUCER A Bibliographical Introduction
University of Toronto Press 1986 0802064086 / 9780802064080 Softcover Very Good 
Light soiling to wraps. ; Toronto Medieval Bibliographies, No 10; 8.75 x 1 x 5.75 Inches; 322 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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327 Lindsay, Jack MEDIEVAL LATIN POETS
Elkin Mathews & Marrot Ltd 1934 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Contents a bit shaken. Spine torn and repaired with cellotape. Foxing to prelims. A bit of pencil marginalia. ; 274 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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328 Lindsay, W. M. & H. J. Thomson ANCIENT LORE IN MEDIEVAL LATIN GLOSSARIES
Humphrey Milford / Oxford University Press 1921 Softcover Fair 
Gift inscription in ink to half-title "From H. J. Thomson - J. J. Savage". Some pencil notes. Spine cover torn. Tape stains to wraps. Spine has some tape to spine. Browning to wraps. Reading copy only. Contents shaken. ; St. Andrews University Publications, No. XIII; 185 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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329 Little, Lester K. PLAGUE AND THE END OF ANTIQUITY The Pandemic of 541-750
Cambridge University Press 2007 0521846390 / 9780521846394 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Plague was a key factor in the waning of Antiquity and the beginning of the Middle Ages. Eight centuries before the Black Death, a pandemic of plague engulfed the lands surrounding the Mediterranean Sea and eventually extended as far east as Persia and as far north as the British Isles. Its persisted sporadically from 541 to 750, the same period that witnessed the distinctive shaping of the Byzantine Empire, a new prominence of the Roman papacy and of monasticism, the beginnings of Islam and the meteoric expansion of the Arabic Empire, the ascent of the Carolingian dynasty in Frankish Gaul and, not coincidentally, the beginnings of a positive work ethic in the Latin West. In this volume, the first on the subject, twelve scholars from a variety of disciplines-history, archaeology, epidemiology, and molecular biology- have produced a comprehensive account of the pandemic's origins, spread, and mortality, as well as its economic, social, political, and religious effects. The historians examine written sources in a range of languages, including Arabic, Syriac, Greek, Latin, and Old Irish. Archaeologists analyze burial pits, abandoned villages, and aborted building projects. The epidemiologists use the written sources to track the disease's means and speed of transmission, the mix of vulnerability and resistance it encountered, and the patterns of reappearence over time. Finally, molecular biologists, newcomers to this kind of investigation, have become pioneers of paleopathology, seeking ways to identity pathogens in human remains from the remote past. ; 380 pages 
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330 Lopez, Robert S. BYZANTIUM AND THE WORLD AROUND IT: ECONOMIC AND INSTITUTIONAL RELATIONS
Variorum Reprints 1978 0860780309 / 9780860780304 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Former owner's Embossed seal on title-page. Bookplate on inner cover. Light bumping to bottom corners. ; Contents: Beati Monoculi: the byzantine Culture in the Early Middle Ages; Byzantine Law in the Seventh Century and its reception by the Germans and the Arabs; Silk industry in the Byzantine Empire; Le problème des relations anglo-byzantines du septième au dixième siècle; Du marché temporaire à la colonie permanente: l'évolution de la politique commerciale au moyen age; La crise du besant au Xe siècle et la date du Livre du Préfet; Dollar of the Middle Ages; Origin of the Merino Sheep; Les influences orientales et l'éveil économique de l'Occident; Role of Trade in the Economic Readjustment of Byzantium in the Seventh Century; l'importanza del mondo islamico nella vita economica europea; Marquis et monostratèges; Il problema della bilancia dei pagamenti nel commercio di Levante; Foreigners in Byzantium. ; Collected Studies Series: CS85; 318 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
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331 Luttrell, Claude THE CREATION OF THE FIRST ARTHURIAN ROMANCE A Quest
Northwestern University Press 1974 0810104504 / 9780810104501 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Soiling to front cover and light bumping to top of spine. Otherwise Near Fine condition. ; Examines the beginnings of Arthurian romance, centring on the first work in that tradition, Eric et Enide by Chretien de Troyes, and going as far south as Italy and as late as Malory 
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332 Maalouf, Amin LES CROISADES VUES PAR LES ARABES
Éditions J'Ai Lu 1983 2277219169 / 9782277219163 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Rebound in very attractive decorative boards with blue leatherette spine. Original wraps bound in. ; 318 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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333 Mackinnon, Albert Glenthorn THE ROME OF THE MEDIEVAL CHURCH Earlier Section
London The Lutterworth Press 1935 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Top of spine and back corner are bumped. Small tears to bottom of spine and rubbing. ; 12 Illustrations ; 237 pages 
Price: 31.50 USD
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334 Magnusson, Eirikr & William Morris (trans.) STORY OF GRETTIR THE STRONG. Translated from the Icelandic. New Edition.
Longmans, Green & Company 1900 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. Ffeps are tanned. Spine ends are frayed. Spine has been repaired with clear adhesive tape. Spine title is worn. Mild tanning to pages. ; 306 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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335 Maitland, Louise HEROES OF CHIVALRY
NY Silver, Burdett and Co. 1903 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Decorative cloth binding is worn at extremities, and has some stains on the front cover. Former owner's name to ffep has been partially removed and some pencil marks on front pastedown. ; Xvii, 238pp, illustrated. ; Stories of Heroes; 238 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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336 Majanlahti, Anthony THE FAMILIES WHO MADE ROME A History and a Guide
Chatto & Windus 2005 0701176873 / 9780701176877 Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Book is fine. 2 cm tear to head of DJ spine. ; How often does a visitor to Rome drift towards some landmark and wonder who created it? Why? What was their story? This fascinating book provides the answers. At once a history and a guide, it divides Rome into the districts dominated by the fabulously rich families of the Popes: the Colonna, della Rovere, Farnese, Borghese, Barberini and others. In each case we learn their story - powerful, bloody and vivid - with all the scandals and intrigues as well as their relationships with artists like Bernini and Michelangelo. As we stroll through Rome s history - either literally or in the imagination - we discover it afresh. Famous sites like the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps and St Peter s take on new significance as we watch the city rise from cramped medieval streets to become a glorious panorama of piazzas and palaces, fountains, towers and domes. ; 418 pages 
Price: 38.00 USD
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337 Maksimovic, Ljubomir THE BYZANTINE PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION UNDER THE PALAIOLOGOI
Adolf M. Hakkert 1988 9025609686 / 9789025609689 Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Some creasing along edges of rear wrap and light foxing. Else fine. ; Contents: The Feudal Character of the Administration; The Administrative Units; Regional Administrators; Subordinate Officials in the Provinces; The Fiscal Apparatus; The Judiciary; The Privileges of Towns. ; 308 pages 
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338 Malone, Kemp; Einarsson, Stefan, and Norman E Eliason, (Eds) KEMP MALONE: STUDIES IN HEROIC LEGEND AND IN CURRENT SPEECH
Rosenkilde and Bagger 1959 Softcover Very Good 
Wraps have edgewear with chipping and small tears. Minor browning to wraps. Former owner's name on ffep. ; A selection of nineteen papers written by Kemp Malone. Some articles include: tale of Ingeld, Theoderic of the Rok inscription; Royal names in Old english poetry; Agelmund and Lamicho; Secca and Becca , etc... ; 297 pages 
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339 Marabini, Claudio I MOSAICI DI RAVENNA
Istituto geografico De Agostini 1981 8841553103 / 9788841553107 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Very light shelfwear else fine. ; Documenti D'Arte; 75 pages 
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340 Marbodus Redonensis, Walther Bulst (Hrsg. ) MARBODI EPISCOPI REDONENSIS: LIBER DECEM CAPITULORUM
Heidelberg Carl Winter Universitätsverlag 1947 Softcover Good+ 
Covers sunned, pages browned, not brittle. Some chipping to wraps. Tear to base of spine ; 46pp. ; 46 pages 
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341 Marcucci, Luisa SANTA UMILTA' E STORIE DELLA SUA VITA
Milan Aldo Martello Editore N.D. Softcover Very Good 
Wraps slightly yellowed. ; N. D. (1960s). With 26 color illustrations. ; 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall; 56 pages 
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342 Marsden, John; John Gregory (Trans. ) & Geoff Green (Photo. ) THE ILLUSTRATED BEDE
Macmillan 1989 033347595X / 9780333475959 Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. Dustjacket is protected in mylar. DJ is taped down to boards. ; Contains selections from Bede's Ecclesiastical History, prose Life of Cuthbert and his Lives of the Abbots. Bede's writings are splendidly illustrated with colour photographs of the wealth of masonry and manuscript surviving from his time and of landscapes that he himself would have recognised. ; 224 pages 
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343 Martin, Jochen DER PRIESTERLICHE DIENST III Die Genese Des Amtspriestertums in Der Frühen Kirche
Freiburg Herder 1972 3451020483 / 9783451020483 Softcover Very Good- 
Laminate from wraps are lifting in places. Wraps are yellowed. ; 119pp. ; Quaestiones Disputatae 48; 119 pages 
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344 Mas Latrie, M. Louis De LES RELATIONS DES CHRÉTIENS AVEC LES ARABES DE L'AFRIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE AU MOYEN AGE Recueillis Par Ordre De L'Empereur Et Publies Avec Une Introduction Historique
Burt Franklin 2001 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Mild soiling to textblock of set else both volumes are Fine. ; Originally published in Paris 1866 en Francais. Traites de Paix et de commerce et documents divers concernant...; 2 Volume Set. Burt Franklin Research & Source Works Series #63; Vol. 1 & 2; 1.4 x 8.25 x 5.25 Inches; 563 pages 
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345 Matthew Of Orléans (Mattheus Aurelianensis) ; Spruyt, Joke (Ed. ) MATTHEW OF ORLÉANS: SOPHISTARIA Sive Communium Distinctionum Circa Sophismata Accidentium
Brill Academic Publishers 2001 9004118977 / 9789004118973 Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Dustjacket has minor shelfwear and rubbing.; Studien Zur Geistesgeschichte Des Mittelalters; 1.68 x 9.74 x 6.48 Inches; 581 pages; This volume contains the first critical edition of Matthew of Orléans' Sophistaria, dating from the first half of the thirteenth century. The genre is closely related to the Syncategoreumata-treatises and Sophisma-collections, which all deal with logico-semantic problems, but each in a different way. The Sophistaria-treatise takes commonly used logical, semantic and grammatical distinctions as its starting point and subsequently moves to the discussion of puzzling sophisma-sentences these distinctions are exemplified in. The volume contains a broad introduction, as well as extensive indexes of names, sources (loci) , subjects, and sophisma-sentences. 
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346 Matthew, D. J. A. THE NORMAN CONQUEST
Schocken Books 1966 Hardcover Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. Dustjacket is protected in plastic sleeve. DJ is price-clipped and taped down to boards. ; 336 pages 
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347 Matthews, John WESTERN ARISTOCRACIES AND IMPERIAL COURT, A.D. 364-425
Clarendon Press 1975 0198148178 / 9780198148173 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Dustjacket has minor shelfwear and rubbing. Light bumping to head of spine. ; Special Edition for Sandpiper Books 1998. The central theme of this book is the relationship between the 'public' and 'private' lives of the men who were involved in the politics of the western Roman Empire in the later fourth and early fifth centuries. A postscript updates the book with regard to the last fifteen years of related scholarly research. ; 427 pages 
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348 Mayer, Wendy & Silke Trzcionka (eds.) FEAST, FAST OR FAMINE: Food and Drink in Byzantium
Australian Association for Byzantine Studies 2005 1876503181 / 9781876503185 Softcover Fine 
Unsealed in plastic. ; S. Malmberg Visualising Hierarchy at Imperial Banquets; A. A. Demosthenous The Scholar and the Partridge: Attitudes Relating to Nutritional Goods in the Twelfth Century from the Letters of the Scholar John Tzetzes; A. Stone Eustathius and the Wedding Banquet for Alexios Porphyrogennetos; L. Garland The Rhetoric of Gluttony and Hunger in Twelfth-century Byzantium; D. Dzino Sabairarius: Beer, Wine and Ammianus Marcellinus; P. Tuffin & M. McEvoy Steak à la Hun: Food, Drink and Dietary Habits in Ammianus Marcellinus; J. Haldon Feeding the Army: Food and Transport in Byzantium, ca 600-1100; J. Fitzpatrick (Not Sailing) to Byzantium: Metropolis, Hinterland and Frontier in the Transformation of the Roman Empire; M. Martin Communal Meals in the Late Antique Synagogue; S. Weingarten Children's Foods in the Talmudic Literature; S. Trzcionka Calypso's Cauldron: The Ritual Ingredients of Early-Byzantine Love Spells; K. Parry Vegetarianism in Late Antiquity and Byzantium: The Transmission of a Regimen; A. N. J. Louvaris Fast and Abstinence in Byzantium; Australian Association for Byzantine Studies. Byzantina Australiensia 15; 216 pages; In recent decades there has been an increasing interest in the study of food and drink in the ancient, Mediaeval and Byzantine worlds and of their supply and consumption. This volume presents selected papers from the biennial conference of the Australian Association for Byzantine Studies, which was held at the University of Adelaide, 11-12 July 2003. The theme was food and drink in Byzantium. Published selectively in the present volume, the papers of the conference are augmented by contributions from international scholars. While some papers address the use of food directly (children's diet, fasting) or tangentially (in love spells) , or discuss philosophical approaches towards food (vegetarianism) , other papers in this volume examine the topic from another perspective: the role and perception of food and drink - and their consumption - in society. Yet others examine issues of supply (military logistics) and the role it played in shaping Byzantium. This volume will appeal to readers interested in the history of food, in late antique and Byzantine society, in Byzantine rhetoric, in magic in late antiquity and in the Jews in early Byzantium. 
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349 Mayer, Wendy & Silke Trzcionka (eds.) FEAST, FAST OR FAMINE: Food and Drink in Byzantium
Australian Association for Byzantine Studies 2005 1876503181 / 9781876503185 Softcover Fine 
Unsealed in plastic. ; S. Malmberg Visualising Hierarchy at Imperial Banquets; A. A. Demosthenous The Scholar and the Partridge: Attitudes Relating to Nutritional Goods in the Twelfth Century from the Letters of the Scholar John Tzetzes; A. Stone Eustathius and the Wedding Banquet for Alexios Porphyrogennetos; L. Garland The Rhetoric of Gluttony and Hunger in Twelfth-century Byzantium; D. Dzino Sabairarius: Beer, Wine and Ammianus Marcellinus; P. Tuffin & M. McEvoy Steak à la Hun: Food, Drink and Dietary Habits in Ammianus Marcellinus; J. Haldon Feeding the Army: Food and Transport in Byzantium, ca 600-1100; J. Fitzpatrick (Not Sailing) to Byzantium: Metropolis, Hinterland and Frontier in the Transformation of the Roman Empire; M. Martin Communal Meals in the Late Antique Synagogue; S. Weingarten Children's Foods in the Talmudic Literature; S. Trzcionka Calypso's Cauldron: The Ritual Ingredients of Early-Byzantine Love Spells; K. Parry Vegetarianism in Late Antiquity and Byzantium: The Transmission of a Regimen; A. N. J. Louvaris Fast and Abstinence in Byzantium; Australian Association for Byzantine Studies. Byzantina Australiensia 15; 216 pages; In recent decades there has been an increasing interest in the study of food and drink in the ancient, Mediaeval and Byzantine worlds and of their supply and consumption. This volume presents selected papers from the biennial conference of the Australian Association for Byzantine Studies, which was held at the University of Adelaide, 11-12 July 2003. The theme was food and drink in Byzantium. Published selectively in the present volume, the papers of the conference are augmented by contributions from international scholars. While some papers address the use of food directly (children's diet, fasting) or tangentially (in love spells) , or discuss philosophical approaches towards food (vegetarianism) , other papers in this volume examine the topic from another perspective: the role and perception of food and drink - and their consumption - in society. Yet others examine issues of supply (military logistics) and the role it played in shaping Byzantium. This volume will appeal to readers interested in the history of food, in late antique and Byzantine society, in Byzantine rhetoric, in magic in late antiquity and in the Jews in early Byzantium. 
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350 McEvedy, Colin THE PENGUIN ATLAS OF MEDIEVAL HISTORY Maps Devised by the Author and Drawn by John Woodcock.
Penguin Books 1968 0140708227 / 9780140708226 Paperback Good+ 
Minor creasing and scratches to wraps. Pages lightly browned. ; Hist Atlas; 96 pages 
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