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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(2016-09-21) - Journal articleWilliam Scheves (c. 1440–1497), Archbishop of St Andrews, marked his books with a distinctive ownership inscription that has allowed the identification of eleven manuscripts and twenty-eight incunabula from his library. ...
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