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Negotiating the past in medieval Iceland, c. 1250-1500 : cultural memory and royal authority in the Icelandic legal tradition (University of St Andrews, 2018-12-07) - ThesisThis thesis examines the memorial meaning attributed to royal power in the Icelandic legal tradition, as it is textually negotiated in sources extant from the period c. 1250-1500. It discusses the significance and functions ...
(University of St Andrews, 2018-12-07) - ThesisThis thesis focuses on the Summa Angelica de casibus conscientie written by Angelo da Chivasso (d. 1495), first printed in 1486. Angelo belonged to the Observantine branch of the Franciscan Order and was its vicar general ...
(University of St Andrews, 2018-11) - ThesisThis thesis focuses on Lombard Southern Italy during the early middle ages and it analyses the history of political and social conflicts between the eighth and ninth century, taking into account the transformation of ...
The life and legend of Giles of Santarem, Dominican friar and physician (d.1265) : a perspective on medieval Portugal (University of St Andrews, 2001-06-22) - Thesis"One of the aims of this thesis is to establish the medical background of Giles of Santarem; it does not attempt a full survey of medicine in medieval Portugal. In order to do this it has been necessary to bring together ...
(University of St Andrews, 2016) - Thesis