St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies
The study of the Middle Ages has long been a major research and teaching interest at the University of St Andrews. The Department of Mediaeval History was founded in 1955, expanding to be the largest of its kind in the world, with a long and illustrious history of excellence in the field. The inter-disciplinary Institute of Mediaeval Studies brings together over thirty full-time academic staff of international standing and a number of research associates. Subjects taught include History (political, religious, social, cultural, legal), Mediaeval languages and Literatures (Arabic, French, Old and Middle English, German, Greek, Italian, Latin, Old Norse and Welsh), Art History and Theology.
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(Routledge, 2017-06-07) - Book item
(2018) - Journal articleThis article gives details of otherwise unrecorded copies of extracts from Walter Hilton's 'Scale of Perfection' and from 'Dives and Pauper' which occur in a sixteenth-century manuscript commonplace book, Dublin, Trinity ...
(Routledge, 2016-11-25) - Book item
(2017-12-28) - Journal articleThis article presents the methodology and research underpinning the TheoArtistry Composers’ Scheme, a project based in ITIA (the Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts), School of Divinity, University of St Andrews ...
Looking beyond Guinevere : depictions of women in Chrétien de Troyes’ Arthurian romances, the cult of saints, and religious texts of the twelfth century (University of St Andrews, 2017-12-08) - ThesisThis thesis provides a reading of Chrétien de Troyes’ Arthurian romances that reflects the cultural and intellectual context of twelfth-century Christianity. The impact of this context on Chrétien’s romances is examined ...