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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) - Thesis
This 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 ...
Scottish medieval parish churches : the evidence from the dioceses of Dunblane and Dunkeld
(2010-02) - Journal article
An account of a research project into the architectural and historical evidence for the survival of medieval fabric in the parish churches of the dioceses of Dunblane and Dunkeld.
TheoArtistry, and a contemporary perspective on composing sacred choral music
(2017-12-28) - Journal article
This 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 ...
Calculating Time and the End of Time in the Carolingian World, c.740-820
(2011-12) - Journal article
The hopes and fears associated with the imminence of apocalypse acted as catalysts for a number of significant changes in history. Relevant patterns of behaviour are not, however, always consistent. This paper examines the ...
Mann and gender in old English prose : a pilot study
(2017) - Journal article
It has long been known that OE mann was used in gender-neutral as well as gender-specific contexts. Because of the enormous volume of its attestations in Old English prose, the more precise usage patterns of mann remain, ...
Excavating the borders of literary Anglo-Saxonism in nineteenth-century Britain and Australia
(2013-12) - Journal article
Comparing nineteenth-century British and Australian Anglo-Saxonist literature enables a "decentered" exploration of Anglo-Saxonism's intersections with national, imperial, and colonial discourses, challenging assumption ...
Reframing the Mongols in 1260 : the Armenians, the Mongols and the Magi
(2018-01) - Journal article
The irruption of the Mongols led to profound changes in the political, cultural and confessional climate of the thirteenth-century Near East. While many did not survive the initial onslaught and the years of turmoil that ...
If the cap fits: going Mongol in thirteenth century Syria
(2016-01) - Journal article
Various Near Eastern and European writers of the thirteenth century remarked on the outlandish appearance of the Mongol warriors then rampaging across Eurasia. One aspect of this was their distinctive headgear. From our ...
Emotions in the early common law (c. 1166–1215)
(2017) - Journal article
Beyond dealing with wrongdoing and litigation, law has many other functions. It can be designed to make life more predictable, it can facilitate and promote certain actions, it can seek to prevent disputes by laying down ...
An English lecturer, a palliative care practitioner, and an absent poet have a confabulation
(2014-07-09) - Journal article
The possibilities for developing the poet Douglas Dunn’s archive (which includes the drafts and manuscripts for his collection Elegies, dealing with the terminal illness and death of the poet’s wife from cancer) for ...