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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to Fama: The Politics of Talk and Reputation in Medieval Europe.   

Orkneyinga Saga: The History of the Earls of Orkney

Hermann Pálsson, Paul Geoffrey Edwards - History - 1981 - 251 pages
A Norse saga recounts the conquest of the northern Scottish isles by the Viking kings of Norway during the ninth century
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The Death of King Arthur

James Cable - Fiction - 1971 - 237 pages
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Rewriting Old English in the Twelfth Century

Mary Swan, Elaine M. Treharne - History - 2000 - 213 pages
Ten essays on the study of Old English texts in the twelfth century, first published in 2000.
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Documents in Medieval Latin

John Thorley - Foreign Language Study - 1998 - 199 pages
A unique approach to reading medieval Latin
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The Art of Courtly Love

Andre (le chapelain.) - History - 1990 - 218 pages
The social system of 'courtly love' soon spread after becoming popularized by the troubadours of southern France in the twelfth century. This book codifies life at Queen ...
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Sensible Ecstasy: Mysticism, Sexual Difference, and the Demands of History

Amy Hollywood - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 371 pages
Sensible Ecstasy investigates the attraction to excessive forms of mysticism among twentieth-century French intellectuals and demonstrates the work that the figure of the ...
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Digenis Akritis: The Grottaferrata and Escorial Versions

Elizabeth Jeffreys - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 398 pages
Digenis Akritis is Byzantium's only epic poem, telling of the exploits of a heroic warrior of 'double descent' on the frontiers between Byzantine and Arab territory in Asia ...
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The Book of the Heart

Eric Jager - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 248 pages
In today's increasingly electronic world, we say our personality traits are "hard-wired" and we "replay" our memories. But we use a different metaphor when we speak of someone ...
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Visible Song: Transitional Literacy in Old English Verse

Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 204 pages
This book throws light on the debate about the 'orality' or 'literacy' of Old English verse, whether it was transmitted orally or written down.
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