Medieval Monasticism

Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism by Scott G. Bruc [Repost]

Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism: The Cluniac Tradition, c.900-1200 (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series) by Scott G. Bruce
English | Nov 26, 2007 | ISBN: 0521860806 | 227 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism explores the rationales for religious silence in early medieval abbeys and the use of nonverbal forms of communication among monks when rules of silence forbade them from speaking.
Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism: The Cluniac Tradition, c.900-1200 (Repost)

Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism: The Cluniac Tradition, c.900-1200
Publisher: Cambridge University Press | ISBN: 0521860806 | edition 2007 | PDF | 226 pages | 1,3 mb

Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism explores the rationales for religious silence in early medieval abbeys and the use of nonverbal forms of communication among monks when rules of silence forbade them from speaking. After examining the spiritual benefits of personal silence as a form of protection against the perils of sinful discourse in early monastic thought, this work shows how the monks of the Abbey of Cluny (founded in 910 in Burgundy) were the first to employ a silent language of meaning-specific hand signs that allowed them to convey precise information without recourse to spoken words.
Emergence of Monasticism: From the Desert Fathers to the Early Middle Ages by Marilyn Dunn

Emergence of Monasticism: From the Desert Fathers to the Early Middle Ages by Marilyn Dunn
English | Mar 7, 2003 | ISBN: 1405106417 | 290 Pages | PDF | 16 MB

The Emergence of Monasticism offers a new approach to the subject, placing its development against the dynamic of both social and religious change. * First study in any language to cover the formative period of medieval monasticism. * Gives particular attention to the contribution of women to ascetic and monastic life.
The Culture of Medieval English Monasticism (Studies in the History of Medieval Religion) by James G. Clark

The Culture of Medieval English Monasticism (Studies in the History of Medieval Religion) by James G. Clark
English | Sep 20, 2007 | ISBN: 1843833212 | 240 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

The cultural remains of England's abbeys and priories have always attracted scholarly attention but too often they have been studied in isolation, appreciated only for their artistic,…
Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia: Places of Practice (repost)

Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia: Places of Practice (Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism) by James A. Benn, Lori Meeks and James Robson
English | ISBN: 0415489776, 041550144X | 2009 | 248 pages | PDF | 1,7 MB

The area of Buddhist monasticism has long attracted the interest of Buddhist studies scholars and historians, but the interpretation of the nature and function of monasteries across diverse cultures and vast historical periods remains a focus for debate. This book provides a multifaceted discussion of religious, social, cultural, artistic, and political functions of Buddhist monasteries in medieval China and Japan.
Authority and Identity in Medieval Islamic Historiography : Persian Histories from the Peripheries

Authority and Identity in Medieval Islamic Historiography :
Persian Histories from the Peripheries

by Mimi Hanaoka
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1107127033 | 320 Pages | True PDF | 2.2 MB

Intriguing dreams, improbable myths, fanciful genealogies, and suspect etymologies. These were all key elements of the historical texts composed by scholars and bureaucrats on the peripheries of Islamic empires between the tenth and fifteenth centuries.
Thief, the Cross and the Wheel: Pain and the Spectacle of Punishment in Medieval and Renaissance Europe

Mitchell B. Merback, "Thief, the Cross and the Wheel: Pain and the Spectacle of Punishment in Medieval and Renaissance Europe"
English | 1999 | ISBN: 1861890265 | PDF | pages: 354 | 6.3 mb

Medieval Europe  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at Dec. 7, 2016
Medieval Europe

Chris Wickham, "Medieval Europe"
ISBN: 0300208340 | 2016 | EPUB | 352 pages | 5 MB

Articulating Medieval Logic (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by libr at Dec. 7, 2016
Articulating Medieval Logic (repost)

Articulating Medieval Logic by Terence Parson
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0199688842 | 352 pages | PDF | 2 MB
TTC Video - Living History: Experiencing Great Events of the Ancient and Medieval Worlds [Reduced]

TTC Video - Living History: Experiencing Great Events of the Ancient and Medieval Worlds
Course No. 3843 | .MP4, AVC, 500 kbps, 640x360 | English, AAC, 96 kbps, 2 Ch | 24x30 mins | + PDF Guidebook | 3.2 GB
Lecturer: Robert Garland, Ph.D.