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  • Abbatial elections : the case of the Loire Valley in the eleventh century 

    Howie, Catriona V (University of St Andrews, 2015-06-25) - Thesis
    This thesis examines a series of documents described as electoral charters, produced in monastic institutions of the Loire Valley from the late tenth to late eleventh centuries. By considering the variations in the formulas ...
  • A comparative study of the hospitals and leprosaria in Narbonne, France and Siena, Italy (1080-1348) 

    Peterson, Anna (University of St Andrews, 2017-12-08) - Thesis
    This thesis analyses the development of the hospitals and leprosaria in Narbonne and Siena from their foundation to the Black Death (1080-1348). Specifically, it examines their respective relationships with the people of ...
  • Reading Paul and Dante in the fourteenth century 

    Gustaw, Chantal (University of St Andrews, 2015-09) - Thesis
    Given the importance of Paul for Dante’s characterization of the pilgrim, and his invocation of the Pauline Epistles throughout the Commedia, this thesis began by asking how important Paul was to Dante’s fourteenth-century ...
  • The reinvention of jihād in twelfth-century al-Shām 

    Goudie, Kenneth Alexander (University of St Andrews, 2016-11-30) - Thesis
    This thesis examines the reinvention of jihād ideology in twelfth‑century al‑Shām. In modern scholarship there is a tendency to speak of a revival of jihād in the twelfth century, but discussion of this revival has been ...