Since standard histories and surveys of subjects covered below can be found via the bibliographies and reference works cited, they are generally listed here, unless their bibliographies are notably comprehensive and not readily duplicated elsewhere. Kellogg, Medieval Studies: A Bibliographical Guide (New York, 1983). The most comprehensive in scope, covering virtually all areas and ancillary disciplines; briefly annotated. Manuscripts from catalogues (alphabetical list of Latin texts indexed in recently published manuscript catalogues; this section will be merged with secion 1 beginning with volume 24). 23 there is a new section covering Ancillary disciplines. The Register volume has an index of entries by broad geographical/linguistic regions, and an index of main cross-references, but is no full subject index. Individual volumes are listed in the relevant topical bibliographies. Dictionary of things medieval (excluding persons); similar to next item. Thirty-nine topical essays organized into four major categories ("Identities: Selves and Others"; "Beliefs, Social Values and Symbolic Order"; Power and Power Structures": Elites, Organisations and Groups"). Subject searches are keyed to the Library of Congress Subject Headings (see Library of Congress Classification Outline; one can also browse through major relevant headings by running subject searches on "medieval" and "Middle Ages"). Comprehensive list, divided into A: Index Rerum/Subject Index, B: Index Systematicus/Keyword Index, C: Autores, and D: Periodica. (It goes without saying that one of the best ways to locate bibliography on any subject is via the most recent specialized monographs.) *Everett U. ] (Leeds, 1967- ) and Bibliographie de civilisation médiévale (1958-). Find topical bibliographies by entering "bibliography" in the "All Index Terms " and selecting the relevant field in "Thematic Search - General" or by entering both "bibliography" and the relevant topic in "All Index Terms." Includes Simple and Advanced search modes. Comprehensive coverage of medieval Latin authors and texts and related aspects of medieval culture (but therefore excluding works dealing with vernacular texts unless treating of Latin sources or connections (cf. "Fortleben," on the transmission and influence of the Bible (by book) and of classical and patristic authors in the Middle Ages; 3. There are indices of manuscripts, Latin words, localities, and modern scholars. Topical, briefly annotated bibliographies by specialists, supplied with links to public or UIL online access. UIL does not currently have access to the online version. Includes volumes on medieval England, France, Germany, Iberia, Ireland, Islamic Civilization, Italy, Jewish Civilization, Scandinavia; Archaeology, Folklore, Key Figures in Medieval Europe, Science, Technology, and Medicine, Women and Gender. Includes a list of "Allgemeine bibliographische Hilfsmittel, Lexika, Zeitschriften" (pp. The subject index includes not only headwords but also subjects mentioned within the entries. 27 chapters on a wide range of general topics, with Biblioraphy. For other encyclopedias relating to the Middle Ages, see van Caenegem, pp. UIUC call numbers follow the Dewey Decimal system (see Dewey Decimal in the UIUC Bookstacks). For a list of keywords related to the medieval period, look up "Mittelalter" in the Index Rerum; use the on-line search engine to combine "Mittelalter" with a keyword such as "könig" (and further delimitations quantum satis, e.g., "Frankreich"). This form of address would only be correct for a high level noble (who would not be a member of an order of poor monks) or in England for a high member of the Catholic Church. See more » : Having reached the end of my poor sinner's life, my hair now white, I prepare to leave on this parchment my testimony as to the wondrous and terrible events that I witnessed in my youth, towards the end of the year of our Lord 1327.
With the Abbey to play host to a council on the Franciscan's Order's belief that the Church should rid itself of wealth, William of Baskerville, a respected Franciscan friar, is asked to assist in determining the cause of the untimely death.Under Advanced Search you can also selecdt " " to open up search fields for "Manuscripts," "Persons, Families, Texts" and "Places." (UIUC access only.) "Iter's bibliography includes literature pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). the section "Rapporti con le culture non latine", and non-textual subjects such as daily life, archaeology and material culture, and art history (but iconography is covered) or music (but Latin treatises on music will be covered under "autori e testi"). Medieval intellectual, literary, and institutional history; 4. Recent issues include also an alphabetical list of subject headings. Currently includes about 60 bibliographies, from Alfred the Great to York Corpus Christi Plays. Kaske, Medieval Christian Literary Imagery: A Guide to Interpretation, Toronto Medieval Bibliographies 11 (Toronto, 1988). A valuable research guide with chapters on: Biblical Exegesis; The Liturgy; Hymns; Sermons; Visual Arts; Mythography; Commentaries on Major Authors (Plato, Prudentius, Augustine, Boethius, Alain de Lille, Prophetia Merlini, Dante); Miscellaneous (Mary, The Cross, Eschatology, Number, Colour). A critical survey of major recent developments; includes sections devoted to disciplinary and institutional history of medieval studies, ancillary disciplines and source studies, political and administrative history, social and economic history, anthropological approaches, and literacy/orality. *Peter Dinzelbacher, ed., Sachwörterbuch der Mediävistik (Stuttgart, 1992). Short entries, many with select bibliography, on a comprehensive range of subjects; excludes persons, but there is an index of authors and titles of anonymous works mentioned in the entries.*James M. Primarily oriented towards the historical sciences, with articles (many with extensive bibliographies) on Latin Palaeography; Diplomatics; Numismatics; Archaeology; Prosopography; Comupter-assisted Analysis of the Statistical Documents of Medieval Society; Medieval Chronology: Theory and Practice; Medieval English Literature; Latin Philosophies of the Middle Ages; Medieval Law; Medieval Science and Natural Philosophy; Tradition and Innovation in Medieval Art; Medieval Music in Perspective. By clicking on the tab "References" for a given chapter one can quickly access an up-to-date selective bibliography of the topic., ed. 405-9; a more comprehensive list including works of broader scope that include coverage of medieval topics, see Mantello & Rigg, Medieval Latin, pp. For dictionaries of medieval historical terms and biographical dictionaries, see the next section. (Chicago, 1996), especially "Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance Manuscripts," "Christianity," and "History and Area Studies. Citations for books, journal material (articles, reviews, review articles, bibliographies, catalogues, abstracts and discographies) are included, as are citations for essays in books (including entries in conference proceedings, festschriften, encyclopedias and exhibition catalogues)." The Iter databases also include Medioevo Latino. The section "Bibliografie" in Part 5 is the best way to locate the most recent bibliographical manuals. The bibliographies lean heavily towards English-language scholarship but do include references to scholarship in other major research languages. There is also an appendix on Medieval Encyclopedias by Michael Twomey. Use the subject index to locate discussions of particular fields. Powell, ed., Medieval Studies: An Introduction, 2nd ed. Includes essays on Nationalism and Globilization, Byzantine Studies, Eurasia and the Realm of Islam, Spanish Medieval Studies, Early Medieval English Literature, Medieval Studies in the United Kingdom, Middle English Literature and Illustrated Illustrated Manuscripts, Occitan and French Literature, France at the Threshold, Art and Liturgy in the Middle Ages, Medieval German Literature, The Middle Ages in Germany, Medieval Studies in Italy, Medieval Italian Literature. In the twelfth century the list is considerably increased, and may be said to include all serious offences against the person other than open manslaying, and also highway robbery, besides breaches of the king’s special protection, false moneying, and other contempts of his authority.1 The omission of homicide in general, so strange to modern ways of thinking, is accounted for by the fact that the rights of the kinsfolk were still supposed to be exercisible.Secret killing,2 especially by poison or supposed witchcraft, for to this the name of murder seems at first to have been attached, could easily be reserved for the king’s peculiar jurisdiction because the ancient process of an actual or commuted blood-feud, assuming as it did that the facts were notorious or at least easily verifiable, had no adequate means of dealing with such cases.Bolletino della cultura europea dal secolo VI al XIII, gen. Oxford Bibliographies Online: Medieval Studies, gen. One of a suite of Oxford Bibliographies Online, which inculdes others of relevance to Medieval Studies (including Biblical Studies and Islamic Studies). Bibliographical essays on a wide range of topics; includes a section on "General Reference and Research Tools," with a list of "Bibliographical Guides and Surveys," pp. Online Medieval Source Bibliography: An Annotated Bibliography of Printed and Online Primary Sources for the Middle Ages. Rigg, ed., Medieval Latin: An Introduction and Bibliographical Guide (Washington, D. Fair Use: This material is put online to further the educational goals of Liberty Fund, Inc.We find it already established in the eleventh century3 that the king reserves a certain number of the greater crimes for his own jurisdiction.There are movies with medieval themes (Crusades, Excalibur, Courtly Love, and the Nibelungen), movies focusing especially on the characters King Arthur, Robin Hood, Tristan, Saladin, Gawain, Merlin, and Joan of Arc; movie parodies such as Monty Python and the Holy Grail ); furthermore, novels inspired by (John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, 1954) or situated in the Middle Ages (Umberto Eco, The Name of the Rose, 1980 [also as a movie, 1986]); popular medieval festivals; and the recreation of medieval knighthood through groups such as the international Society for Creative Anachronism which organizes tournaments worldwide, but especially in the United States (All this excitement, however, has also blinded us to the actual history and culture of the Middle Ages.