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Tool

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

One of the leading US alternative metal acts to emerge from the 90s, Tool was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1990 by Adam Jones (b. 15 January 1965, Libertyville ...

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Medieval Studies

Edited by Paul E. Szarmach.

P ublished online December 2010 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

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Textiles

Elizabeth Coatsworth and Gale Owen-Crocker.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 13474 words.

Textile was a ubiquitous presence in the Middle Ages, because clothing, soft furnishings, and containers were made from it; and it was undoubtedly valued because of its labor-intensive...

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Anglo-Saxon Metalwork

Elizabeth Coatsworth.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 16656 words.

Interest in the design and structure of objects of metalwork of the pre-Conquest period can already be seen in the pioneering work of Brian Faussett between 1769 and 1773, exemplified in...

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The Venerable Bede

Rosalind C. Love.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online December 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 19265 words.

Of all the writers from the Anglo-Saxon period, Bede must rate as the best known and perhaps the most prolific. Given into the monastery of Wearmouth at the age of seven, he was later moved...

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Ovid in the Middle Ages

Jamie C. Fumo.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 10901 words.

This article focuses on the academic study of, and literary engagement with, Ovid’s works in the medieval period, from the 12th to the 15th centuries. Long regarded as a poor cousin to...

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Christianity and the Church in Pre-Conquest England

Joel Rosenthal.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online December 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 12385 words.

The history of the pre-Conquest Church can be roughly divided into three periods. In chronological order, at the very start is Roman Christianity, which we can think of as a sort of...

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Charters of the British Isles

Kasandra M. Castle and Michael Gervers.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online September 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 9764 words.

A charter, narrowly defined, is a written instrument documenting the transfer of property, rights thereto, or privileges. The charter was firmly established as a tool of conveyance in most...

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Old English Literature and Critical Theory

Renée R. Trilling.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 10149 words.

From the outset of the theoretical turn in the 1980s and 1990s, Old English studies appeared to be inimical to the adoption of the newer critical practices introduced to the rest of the...

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Charters of the British Isles

Kasandra M. Castle and Michael Gervers.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online September 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 9764 words.

A charter, narrowly defined, is a written instrument documenting the transfer of property, rights thereto, or privileges. The charter was firmly established as a tool of conveyance in most...

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Medieval Ivories

Sarah Guérin.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 18582 words.

Mammalian ivory—from the enlarged incisors of a number of different types of land and sea animals—has been a prized material since the dawn of humanity. The dense, off-white material that...

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