The Scrinium

Monographs, edited volumes, and translations by Medieval Studies faculty

Paretur itaque librorum quantum satis sit, nihil in apparatum
-Seneca, De tranquillitate animae

The Age of Reform, 1250-1550: An Intellectual and Religious History of Late Medieval and Reformation Europe (Yale University Press, 1980) (Steven Ozment)

The Age of Sinan: Architectural Culture in the Ottoman Empire (Reaktion, 2005) (Gülru Necipoğlu)

Alan of Lille’s Grammar of Sex: The Meaning of Grammar to a Twelfth-Century Intellectual (Medieval Academy of America, 1985) (Jan Ziolkowski)

Alfonso de la Torre's 'Visión Deleytable': Philosophical Rationalism and the Religious Imagination in Fifteenth-Century Spain (Brill, 2001) (Luis Girón-Negrón)

Amphoteroglossia: A Poetics of the Twelfth-Century Medieval Greek Novel (Harvard University Press, 2005) (Panagiotis Roilos)

Ancestors: The Loving Family in Old Europe (Harvard University Press, 2001) (Steven Ozment)

Anchoritic Spirituality: Ancrene Wisse and Associated Works (Paulist Press, 1991) (Nicholas Watson)

Les annales du haut Moyen Age (Brepols, 1975) (Michael McCormick)

Apophasis and Pseudonymity in Dionysius the Areopagite (Oxford University Press, 2012) (Charles Stang)

Architecture, Ceremonial, and Power: The Topkapi Palace in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries (MIT Press, 1991) (Gülru Necipoğlu)

Architecture in the Culture of Early Humanism (Oxford University Press, 1992) (Christine Smith)

Art and Risk in Ancient Yoruba: Ife History, Power, and Identity c. 1300 (Cambridge University Press, 2015) (Suzanne Preston Blier)

The Arts of Ornamental Geometry: A Persian Compendium on Similar and Complementary Interlocking Figures (Brill, 2017) (Gülru Necipoğlu)

Aspects of Nominal Determination in Old Church Slavic (Mouton, 1974) (Michael Flier)

The Baptistry of Pisa (Garland, 1978) (Christine Smith)

Before Homosexuality in the Arab-Islamic World, 1500-1800 (University of Chicago Press, 2005) (Khaled El-Rouayheb)

The Beneventan Chant (Cambridge University Press, 1989) (Thomas Forrest Kelly)

Bernard of Clairvaux's Sermons for the Summer Season: Liturgical Sermons from Rogationtide and Pentecost (Cistercian Publications, 1991) (Beverly Mayne Kienzle)

Beyond Words: Illuminated Manuscripts in Boston Collections (University of Chicago Press, 2016) (Jeffrey Hamburger, William Stoneman, and Anne-Marie Eze)

Beyond Words: New Research on Manuscripts in Boston Collections (Brepols, 2021) (Jeffrey Hamburger, William Stoneman, and Anne-Marie Eze)

The Birth of the Author: Pictorial Prefaces in Glossed Books of the Twelfth Century (Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2021) (Jeffrey Hamburger)

The Bishop: Power and Piety at the First Millennium (Lit-Verlag, 2004) (Sean Gilsdorf)

Building the Kingdom: Giannozzo Manetti on the Material and the Spiritual Edifice (MRTS, 2006) (Christine Smith)

Burning to Read: English Fundamentalism and Its Reformation Opponents (Harvard University Press, 2007) (James Simpson)

The Byzantine Hellene: The Life of Emperor Theodore Laskaris and Byzantium in the Thirteenth Century (Cambridge University Press, 2019) (Dimiter Angelov)

Byzantine Icons in Steatite (Vienna Academy of Sciences, 1985) (Ioli Kalavrezou)

Byzantine Women and their World (Yale University Press, 2003) (Ioli Kalavrezou)

The Cambridge History of Medieval Music (Cambridge University Press, 2018) (Thomas Forrest Kelly)

The Cambridge Songs (Carmina Cantabrigiensia) (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1998) (Jan Ziolkowski)

Capturing Music: The Story of Notation (W.W. Norton, 2014) (Thomas Forrest Kelly)

Chant and its Origins (Ashgate, 2009) (Thomas Forrest Kelly)

Charlemagne's Survey of the Holy Land (Harvard University Press, 2011) (Michael McCormick)

Cistercians, Heresy, and Crusade in Occitania, 1145-1229 (York Medieval Press, 2001) (Beverly Mayne Kienzle)

Citation and Authority in Medieval and Renaissance Musical Culture: Learning from the Learned (Boydell and Brewer, 2005) (Suzannah Clark)

Coire Sois, the Cauldron of Knowledge (University of Notre Dame Press, 2014) (Tómas Ó Cathasaigh)

Color in Cusanus (Anton Hiersemann Verlag, 2021) (Jeffrey Hamburger)

A Companion to Catherine of Siena (Brill, 2011) (Beverly Mayne Kienzle)

The Consumption of Justice: Emotions, Publicity, and Legal Culture in Marseille, 1264-1423 (Cornell University Press, 2003) (Daniel Lord Smail)

Contingency in a Sacred Law: Legal and Ethical Norms in the Muslim Fiqh (Brill, 1999) (Baber Johansen)

Conversing With Angels and Ancients: Literary Myths of Medieval Ireland (Cornell University Press, 1997) (Joseph Nagy)

Las Coplas de Yosef: Entre la Biblia y el Midrash en la poesía judeoespañola (Gredos, 2006) (Luis Girón-Negrón)

Crown and Veil: Female Monasticism from the Fifth to the Fifteenth Centuries (Columbia University Press, 2008) (Jeffrey Hamburger)

The Crusades from the Perspective of Byzantium and the Muslim World (Dumbarton Oaks, 2001) (Roy Mottahedeh)

Cultural Reformations: Medieval and Renaissance in Literary History (Oxford University Press, 2010) (James Simpson)

Le débat sur le Roman de la rose (Champion, 2006) (Virginie Greene)

Deep History: The Architecture of Past and Present (University of California Press, 2011) (Daniel Lord Smail)

De ore Domini: Preacher and Word in the Middle Ages (Medieval Institute Publications, 1989) (Beverly Mayne Kienzle)

De rythme et de raison: Lecture croisée de deux traités de poétique persans du XIIIe siècle (Presses de la Sorbonne Nouvelle / IFRI, 2013) (Justine Landau)

The Development of Arabic Logic (1200-1800) (Schwabe Verlag, 2019) (Khaled El Rouayheb)

Diagramming Devotion: Berthold of Nuremberg’s Transformation of Hrabanus Maurus’s Poems in Praise of the Cross (University of Chicago Press, 2020) (Jeffrey Hamburger)

A Distinct Voice: Medieval Studies in Honor of Leonard E. Boyle, O.P. (University of Notre Dame Press, 1997) (William Stoneman)

Doctors and Medicine in Early Renaissance Florence (Princeton University Press, 1985) (Katharine Park)

Doubt in Islamic Law: A History of Legal Maxims, Interpretation, and Islamic Criminal Law (Cambridge University Press, 2015) (Intisar Rabb)

Early Music: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2011) (Thomas Forrest Kelly)

Encounters: Travel and Money in the Byzantine World (Giles, 2006) (Eurydice Georganteli)

Eternal Victory: Triumphal Rulership in Late Antiquity, Byzantium, and the Early Medieval West (Cambridge University Press, 1986) (Michael McCormick)

The Exultet in Southern Italy (Oxford University Press, 1996) (Thomas Forrest Kelly)

Fairy Tales from Before Fairy Tales: The Medieval Latin Past of Wonderful Lies (University of Michigan Press, 2007) (Jan Ziolkowski)

Fama: The Politics of Talk and Reputation in Medieval Europe (Cornell University Press, 2003) (Daniel Lord Smail)

The Favor of Friends: Intercession and Aristocratic Politics in Carolingian and Ottonian Europe (Brill, 2014) (Sean Gilsdorf)

Five Hundred Unknown Glosses from the Palatine Virgil: The Vatican Library, MS. Pal. lat. 1631 (Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 1992) (Michael McCormick)

A Garland of Satire, Wisdom, and History: Latin Verse from Twelfth-Century France (Harvard University Press, 2007) (Jan Ziolkowski)

Haec Figura Demonstrat: Das Pariser Exemplar Von Lothar de Segnis "De Missarum Mysteriis" (De Gruyter, 2013) (Jeffrey Hamburger)

Handbook of Pre-Modern Nordic Memory Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches (DeGruyter, 2018) (Stephen Mitchell)

A Handlist of Manuscripts Containing Middle English Prose in Parisian Libraries (D.S. Brewer, 1989) (James Simpson)

The Heroes of Kasht (Kasti K'Ajer): An Armenian Epic (Caravan, 2000) (James Russell)

The Heroic Biography of Cormac Mac Airt (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1977) (Tómas Ó Cathasaigh)

Heroic Sagas and Ballads (Cornell University Press, 1991) (Stephen Mitchell)

Hildegard of Bingen and Her Gospel Homilies (Brepols, 2009) (Beverly Mayne Kienzle)

Hovhannes T'lkuranc'i and the Mediaeval Armenian Lyric Tradition (Scholars Press, 1987) (James Russell)

Images, Idolatry, and Iconoclasm in Late Medieval England: Textuality and the Visual Image (Oxford University Press, 2002) (James Simpson)

Imaginary Cartographies: Possession and Identity in Late Medieval Marseille (Cornell University Press, 2000) (Daniel Lord Smail)

Imperial Ideology and Political Thought in Byzantium (1204-1330) (Cambridge University Press, 2007) (Dimiter Angelov)

Islamic Law on Land Tax and Rent (Croom Helm, 1988) (Baber Johansen)

Jezebel: A Norman Latin Poem of the Early Eleventh Century (Peter Lang, 1989) (Jan Ziolkowski)

John Lydgate: Poetry, Culture, and Lancastrian England (University of Notre Dame Press, 2006) (James Simpson)

Koinotaton Doron: Das späte Byzanz zwischen Machtlosigkeit und kultureller Blüte (1204–1461) (De Gruyter, 2016) (Alexander Riehle)

Lady Godiva: A Literary History of the Legend (Blackwell, 2003) (Daniel Donoghue)

Law, Marriage, and Society in the Later Middle Ages: Arguments About Marriage in Five Courts (Cambridge University Press, 2007) (Charles Donahue)

Law and Tradition in Classical Islamic Thought (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) (Intisar Rabb)

Leaves from Paradise: The Cult of John the Evangelist at the Dominican Convent of Paradies bei Soest (Harvard University Press, 2008) (Jeffrey Hamburger)

Legal Plunder: Households and Debt Collection in Late Medieval Europe (Harvard University Press, 2016) (Daniel Lord Smail)

Letters of Peter Abelard: Beyond the Personal (Catholic University of America Press, 2008) (Jan Ziolkowski)

Logical Fictions in Medieval Literature and Philosophy (Cambridge University Press, 2015) (Virginie Greene)

The Long Morning of Medieval Europe: New Directions in Early Medieval Studies (Ashgate, 2008) (Michael McCormick)

Loyalty and Leadership in an Early Islamic Society (Princeton University Press, 1980; rev. ed. I.B. Tauris, 2001) (Roy Mottahedeh)

Magdalena and Balthasar: An Intimate Portrait of Life in 16th-Century Europe (Simon and Schuster, 1986) (Steven Ozment)

Manifest Perdition: Shipwreck Narrative and the Disruption of Empire (University of Minnesota Press, 2002) (Josiah Blackmore)

The Mantle of the Prophet: Religion and Politics in Iran (Simon and Schuster, 1985) (Roy Mottahedeh)

The Medieval Author in Medieval French Literature (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006) (Virginie Greene)

Medieval Christianity: A New History (Yale University Press, 2015) (Kevin Madigan)

The Medieval Craft of Memory: An Anthology of Texts and Pictures (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002) (Jan Ziolkowski)

Medieval Greek Storytelling: Fictionality and Narrative in Byzantium (Harrassowitz, 2015) (Panagiotis Roilos)

The Medieval Welsh Religious Lyric: Poems of the Gogynfeirdd 1137-1282 (Ford and Bailie, 1991) (Catherine McKenna)

A Mighty Fortress: A New History of the German People (HarperCollins, 2004) (Steven Ozment)

The Mind’s Eye: Art and Theological Argument in the Medieval West (Princeton University Press, 2005) (Jeffrey Hamburger)

Minni and Muninn: Memory in Medieval Nordic Culture (Brepols, 2014) (Stephen Mitchell)

The Monk’s Haggadah: A Fifteenth Century Illuminated Codex from the Monastery of Tegernsee with a Prologue by the Friar Erhard von Pappenheim (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2015) (David Stern)

Moorings: Portuguese Expansion and the Writing of Africa (University of Minnesota Press, 2009) (Josiah Blackmore)

Muscovy and the Mongols: Cross-Cultural Influences on the Steppe Frontier, 1304-1589 (Cambridge University Press, 1998) (Donald Ostrowski)

Music Theory and Natural Order from the Renaissance to the Early Twentieth Century (Cambridge University Press, 2001) (Suzannah Clark)

Nota bene: Reading Classics and Writing Melodies in the Early Middle Ages (Brepols, 2007) (Jan Ziolkowski)

Nuns as Artists: The Visual Culture of a Medieval Convent (University of California Press, 1998) (Jeffrey Hamburger)

Obscenity: Social Control and Artistic Creation in the European Middle Ages (Brill, 1998) (Jan Ziolkowski)

Old English Literature: A Short Introduction (Blackwell, 2004) (Daniel Donoghue)

Olivi and the Interpretation of Matthew in the High Middle Ages (University of Notre Dame Press, 2003) (Kevin Madigan)

On Deep History and the Brain (University of California Press, 2008) (Daniel Lord Smail)

Oral and Written Transmission in Chant (Ashgate, 2009) (Thomas Forrest Kelly)

Ordained Women in the Early Church: A Documentary History (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005) (Kevin Madigan)

The Ordinal of Montecassino and Benevento: breviarium sive ordo officiorum, 11th century (Spicilegium Friburgense, 2008) (Thomas Forrest Kelly)

Origins of the European Economy: Communications and Commerce, A.D. 300-900 (Cambridge University Press, 2001) (Michael McCormick)

The Oxford Handbook of Chaucer (Oxford University Press, 2020) (James Simpson and Suzanne Conklin Akbari)

The Passion of St. Lawrence: Epigrams and Marginal Poems (Brill, 1994) (Jan Ziolkowski)

The Passions of Christ in High-Medieval Thought: An Essay on Christological Development (Oxford University Press, 2007) (Kevin Madigan)

The Persian Album, 1400-1600: From Dispersal to Collection (Yale University Press, 2005) (David Roxburgh)

Piers Plowman: An Introduction to the B-text (Longman, 1990) (James Simpson)

Plainsong in the Age of Polyphony (Cambridge University Press, 1992) (Thomas Forrest Kelly)

Portraits of Old Russia: Imagined Lives of Ordinary People, 1300-1725 (M.E. Sharpe, 2011) (Donald Ostrowski)

The Practice of Medieval Music: Studies in Chant and Performance (Ashgate, 2010) (Thomas Forrest Kelly)

Prefacing the Image: The Writing of Art History in Sixteenth-Century Iran (Brill, 2001) (David Roxburgh)

La punta del disio: Semantica del desiderio nella Commedia (Cadmo, 2005) (Lino Pertile)

Purloined Letters: The Twelfth-Century Reception of the Anglo-Saxon Illustrated Hexateuch (British Library, Cotton Claudius B. iv) (Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2011) (William Stoneman)

La puttana e il gigante: Del Cantico dei Cantici al Paradiso terrestre di Dante (Longo, 1998) (Lino Pertile)

Queenship and Sanctity: The Lives of Mathilda and the Epitaph of Adelheid (Catholic University of America Press, 2004) (Sean Gilsdorf)

Queer Iberia: Sexualities, Cultures, and Crossings from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance (Duke University Press, 1999) (Josiah Blackmore)

Ravenne: l'age d'or (Editions Salera, 1977) (Christine Smith)

The Records of the Medieval Ecclesiastical Courts (Duncker and Humblot, 1989-94) (Charles Donahue)

Reform and Cultural Revolution, 1350-1547(Oxford University Press, 2002) (James Simpson)

Relational Syllogisms and the History of Arabic Logic, 900-1900 (Brill, 2010) (Khaled El-Rouayheb)

Richard Rolle and the Invention of Authority (Cambridge University Press, 1991) (Nicholas Watson)

The Rothschild Canticles: Art and Mysticism in Flanders and the Rhineland circa 1300 (Yale University Press, 1990) (Jeffrey Hamburger)

The Royal Arts of Africa: The Majesty of Form (H.N. Abrams, 1998) (Suzanne Preston Blier)

St. John the Divine: The Deified Evangelist in Medieval Art and Theology (University of California Press, 2002) (Jeffrey Hamburger)

Sciences and the Self in Medieval Poetry: Alan of Lille's Anticlaudianus and John Gower's Confessio amantis (Cambridge University Press, 1995) (James Simpson)

Secrets of Women: Gender, Generation, and the Origins of Human Dissection (Zone Books, 2006) (Katharine Park)

Select Cases from the Ecclesiastical Courts of the Province of Canterbury, c. 1200–1301 (Selden Society, 1981) (Charles Donahue)

Sensible Ecstasy: Mysticism, Sexual Difference, and the Demands of History (The University of Chicago Press, 2002) (Amy Hollywood)

The Sermon (Brepols, 2000) (Beverly Mayne Kienzle)

The Solutions to Thirty-Eight Questions of Hildegard of Bingen (Cistercian Publications, 2014) (Beverly Mayne Kienzle)

The Soul as Virgin Wife: Mechthild of Magdeburg, Marguerite Porete, and Meister Eckhart (Notre Dame Press, 1995) (Amy Hollywood)

The Sources of Beneventan Chant (Ashgate, 2011) (Thomas Forrest Kelly)

Le sujet et la mort dans La mort Artu (Librarie Nizet, 2002) (Virginie Greene)

Talking Animals: Medieval Latin Beast Poetry, 750-1150 (University of Pennsylvania Press) (Jan Ziolkowski)

Les Témoins manuscrits du chant bénéventain (Abbaye Saint-Pierre de Solesmes, 1992) (Thomas Forrest Kelly)

The Topkapi Scroll: Geometry and Ornament in Islamic Architecture (Oxford University Press, 1996) (Gülru Necipoğlu)

Traces of the Calligrapher: Islamic Calligraphy in Practice, c. 1600-1900 (Houston Museum of Fine Arts, 2007) (David Roxburgh)

The Transfiguration of History at the Center of Dante's Paradise (Princeton University Press, 1986) (Jeffrey Schnapp)

The Transmission of the Variant Readings of the Qur'an (Brill, 2012) (Shady Nasser)

Truth and Tales: Cultural Mobility and Medieval Media (The Ohio State University Press, 2015) (Nicholas Watson)

Under the Hammer: Iconoclasm in the Anglo-American Tradition (Oxford University Press, 2010) (James Simpson)

Vengeance in Medieval Europe: A Reader (University of Toronto Press, 2009) (Daniel Lord Smail)

The Virgilian Tradition: The First Fifteen Hundred Years (Yale University Press, 2008) (Jan Ziolkowski)

The Visual and the Visionary: Art and Female Spirituality in Late Medieval Germany (MIT Press, 1998) (Jeffrey Hamburger)

The Vulgar Tongue: Medieval and Postmedieval Vernacularity (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2003) (Nicholas Watson)

The Washington Haggadah by Joel ben Simeon: A Fifteenth Century Manuscript from The Library of Congress (Belknap, 2011) (David Stern)

The Wisdom of the Outlaw: The Boyhood Deeds of Finn in Gaelic Narrative Tradition (University of California Press, 1985) (Joseph Nagy)

Witchcraft and Magic in the Nordic Middle Ages (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011) (Stephen Mitchell)

Women Preachers and Prophets Through Two Millennia of Christianity (University of California Press, 1998) (Beverly Mayne Kienzle)

Wonders and the Order of Nature, 1150-1750 (Zone Books, 1998) (Katharine Park)

Writing Down the Myths (Brepols, 2013) (Joseph Nagy)

The Writings of Julian of Norwich: A Vision Showed to a Devout Woman and A Revelation of Love (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2006) (Nicholas Watson)

Zoroastrianism in Armenia (Harvard University Press, 1987) (James Russell)