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Articles and Theses Posted in January 2010

Here is the list of articles and theses added to Medievalists.net in January 2010:

Boethius’s De Consolatione Philosophiae and the Lamentatio/Consolatio Tradition

The Significance of the Eucharist Scenes in the Croxton Play of the Sacrament

The Old English Charms and King Alfred’s Court

Performing The Love Of God And The Struggle With The Devil: The “Theatricality” Of Medieval Mystical Culture

Lady Philosophy’s Therapeutic Method

Angulus et Christus in the Five‐fold Division and Unification of the World and Nature in Eriugena and Maximus the Confessor

A Study on Geogoð in Old English Poetry: Beowulf 535-538

Troilus and Criseyde: The Hidden Influence of Chaucer’s Reading

Troubling Gender and Genre in The Trials & Joys of Marriage

Commentary: Troubling “Troubling Gender and Genre in The Trials and Joys of Marriage”

Space and Feasting Hall in the Heroic Poetry

Church Reformers’ Ideas of Warfare and Peace in Forteenth-Century England: William Langland

Kinsman as ‘Redeemer in Piers Plowman, Passus 18

Cosmos and Eros: Boethius’s Cosmology and Post-Copernican Discoveries

Figural Allusions to Piers in Pier Plowman, Passus 13-16

Echoes of Boethius and Dante in Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde

Wulf and Eadwacer: For Whom, For What?

Praeparatio Evangelium: Beowulf as Antetype of Christ

Translating Beowulf: Translators Crouched and Dangers Rampant

“The Legend of False Men”?: Chaucer’s Legend of Good Women Re-titled

Norfolk, 1382: A Sequel to the Peasants’ Revolt

Petrarch’s Vision of the Muslim and Byzantine East

Between Guinevere and Galehot: Homo/eroticism in the Lancelot-Grail Cycle

The Medieval Poetics of Pilgrimage and Multiple Voices

Repetition of the Same Phrases in The Dream of the Rood and What It Signifies

A Nature Interlude in the Vita Merlini

Cain’s Fratricide: Original Violence as ‘Original Sin’ in Beowulf

Medievalists without Borders

What shall we do with the Middle Ages?

Authorship, Authority, and the Polemics of Rachel Speght and the Wife of Bath

Integration and Inversion : Western Medieval Knights in Japanese Manga and Anime

From Camelot to Sandlot : Gothic Translation in A Kid in King Arthur’s Court

Ingmar Bergman’s Appropriations of the Images of Death in The Seventh Seal

Questioning the Validity of Some Notes by Prominent Old English Scholars

Medieval European Studies in Korea Today

The Meaning of the Cotton Wulf Maxim in the Context of Anglo-Saxon Popular Thought and Culture

Reginald Pecock: Vernacular, and a Vision of Humanism

Islands in the Vita Merlini

Korean Translation of Beowulf: Variety and Limitation of Archaic Words

Tasking the Translator: A Dialogue of King Alfred and Walter Benjamin

The Curving Plough-strip and its Historical Implications

A Reconsideration of Some Former Husbandry Practices

The Content and Sources of English Agrarian History before 1500

Interpretations of Han Yu’s “Poem of the Two Birds”

An Early Reference to the Welsh Cattle Trade

The Illusion of Royal Power in the Carolingian Annals

Women, Posthumous Benefaction, and Family Strategy in Pre-Conquest England

The Earliest Queen-Making Rites

Emperors, Jurists and Kings: Law and Custom in the Late Roman and Early Medieval West

Medievalism and Joan Grigsby’s The Orchid Door

Exceptis militibus et sanctis: Restrictions upon Ecclesiastical Ownership of Land in the Foral Legislation of Medieval Castile and Valencia

Social Networks in a Castilian Jewish Aljama and the Court Jews in the Fifteenth Century: A Preliminary Survey

Politics and ideology in Late Medieval Cordoba

Anti-Converso Riots of the Fifteenth Century, Pulgar, and the Inquisition

Demons and the battle for souls at Cluny

Columbanus, charisma and the revolt of the monks of Bobbio

Gaelic Barbarity and Scottish Identity in the Later Middle Ages

Approaches to the study of linguistic identity in the Viking Age

Linguistic Theories and Intellectual History in Michael Baxandall’s Giotto and the Orators

A Review of Balks as Strip Boundaries in the Open Fields

For the Honor of Her Lineage and Body: The Dowers and Dowries of Some Late Medieval Queens of Portugal

Livestock in the Brehon Laws

The Animal Remains found at Kirkstall Abbey

Charlemagne’s Will: Piety, Politics and the Imperial Succession

The Common Fields of the Coastlands of Gwent

Cistercian Sheep,Farming and Wool-Sales in the Thirteenth Century

Some Notes on Shepherds’ Staves

The Rabbit in England

Pollen Analysis: a technique for investigating early agrarian history

Vikings raids on the Spanish Peninsula

Metaphysical groundwork of the Five ways of St. Thomas Aquinas

Gender and the literate culture of late medieval England

Pigs, presses and pastoralism: farming in the fifth to sixth centuries AD

Coins and trade in early medieval Italy

Merovingian partitions: a ‘genealogical charter’?

Hospitality in pre-viking Anglo-Saxon England

Roger Bigod II: Earl of Norfolk – circa 1146 -1221

John Marshal

William Marshal

Statistics of Sheep in Medieval England: A Question of Interpretation

How to Rebel via Jokes and Laughter. Two Examples of Rebellious Emotions in the Early Middle Ages

Spinning the Revolt. The Assassination and Sanctification of an 11th-Century Danish King

The Map of Macrobius before 1100

Some Ambiguities Of Late Medieval Religion In England

Byzantium on the Web: New Technologies at the Service of Museums and Educational Institutions for the Presentation of Byzantine Culture

Constans II and the Byzantine navy

Mental Images, Memory Storage, and Composition in the High Middle Ages

The Sons of Hagar in Archbishop Eustathios᾽ The Capture of Thessaloniki: Some Evidence Concerning Late Twelfth Century Byzantine-Turkish Relations

The western suburb of medieval Dublin: its first century

Historical writing in Visigothic Spain from c. 468 to the Arab invasion of 711

Medieval, Modern, Post-Modern: Medieval Studies in a Post Modern Perspective

Medieval Christian (Dis)identifications: Muslims and Jews in Guibert of Nogent

Private Bodies and the Body Politic in the Divorce Case of Lothar II

The Image of the Jongleur in Northern France Around 1200

Lordship and Principality: Colonial Policy in Ireland and Aquitaine in the 1360s

Byzantium, the Italian maritime powers, and the Black Sea before 1204

The date of the military compendium of Syrianus Magister (Formerly the sixth-century anonymus Byzantinus)

A parliament full of rats? Piers Plowman and the Good Parliament of 1376

The participation of the nobility in the reconquest and in the military orders

Why Minorities Were Neither Tolerated nor Discriminated Against in the Middle Ages

Margery Kempe: Madwoman or Mystic – A Narrative Approach to the Representation of Madness and Mysticism in Medieval England

The Development of Hindu-Arabic and Traditional Chinese Arithmetic

Ibn Sahula’s Tale of the Egyptian Sorcerer: A Thirteenth Century Don Yllán

New Knights in the Portuguese Order of Santiago during the Mastership of Dom Jorge, 1492-1550

Advice Concerning Pregnancy and Health in Late Medieval Europe: Peasant Women’s Wisdom in The Distaff Gospels

Sanctuary and the Legal Topography of Pre-Reformation London

What the West has won by the Fall of Byzantium?

The concept of marriage in Roman, Byzantine and Serbian mediaeval law

Procopius about the supreme god of the Slavs (Bella VII 14, 23): Two critical remarks

The Genoese citizenship of Carlo I Tocco of December 2, 1389

The Medieval River Trade Network of Russia Revisited

Nonantola and the archaeology of early mediaeval monasteries in north Italy

The Art of Reform in a Bavarian Nunnery Around 1000

Places of Assembly: New Discoveries in Sweden and England

Power and Conversion – a Comparative Study of Christianization in Scandinavia

Administrative Organisation and State Formation: A Case Study of Assembly Sites in Södermanland, Sweden

The ‘Crusader’ Community at Antioch: The Impact of Interaction with Byzantium and Islam

Selectivity of Black Death mortality with respect to preexisting health

Anorexia and the Holiness of Saint Catherine of Siena

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