Books Received

  title={Books Received},
  author={Mary Catherine Sommers},
  pages={298 - 309}
Aberth, John, From the Brink of the Apocalypse: Confronting Famine, War, Plague, and Death in the Later Middle Ages. New York and London: Routledge, 2001. Pp. xvi, 304 plus genealogical tables; black-and-white figures, 7 tables, and maps. $26. Aers, David, ed., Medieval Literature and Historical Inquiry. Essays in Honor of Derek Pearsall. Woodbridge, Eng., and Rochester, N.Y.: Boydell and Brewer, 2000. Pp. xv, 212; blackand-white frontispiece portrait and black-andwhite figures. $75. Al-Azmeh… 


Chaste Passions: Medieval English Virgin Martyr Legends
In the first legend, that of Saint Juliana by an unknown author, readers find a young beautiful woman who refuses the marriage proposal of Eleusius, the teachings of the pagan church and the
The Reign of Richard Lionheart: Ruler of The Angevin Empire, 1189-1199
In recent times it has been fashionable to disdain the reign of King Richard I. Serious historians apply differing standards to the history of Richard's reign than popular ones. This study clarifies
The Places Where Men Pray Together: Cities in Islamic Lands, Seventh Through the Tenth Centuries
This work draws on two decades of wide-ranging research to show that Islamic cities are defined by function rather than form - by what they do rather than what they are. The author focuses on the
Oxford Physics in the Thirteenth Century: (ca. 1250-1270) Motion, Infinity, Place and Time
Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Motion: Its Ontological Status 2. The Infinite 3. Place 4. Time Conclusion Bibliography Index of Names Index of Manuscripts Index of Subjects
Ancrene Riwle": The "Vernon" Text. Edited from Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Eng. poet. a. I. Introduction by
  • 2000
Die Kartause Aggsbach. (Analecta Cartusiana, 169.) Salzburg: Institut fur Anglistik und Amerikanistik
  • 2000
Ein Gelehrter im Spannungsfeld von Aristotelismus und christlicher Uberlieferung. (Mitteilungen des Instituts fur Osterreichische Geschichtsforschung
  • Erganzungsband 37.) Vienna and Munich: R. Oldenbourg
  • 2000