Edited by Christopher Mielke and Andrea-Bianka Znorovszky
ISBN 978-615-81222-2-1 Paperback, €30.00
eISBN 978-615-81222-3-8 Hardcover, €99.00
DOI: 10.22618/TP.HAA.20192 eBook, €30.00
Published: March, 2019
In colour, pp. 223
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This volume is a collection of essays focusing on marginalized women mostly in Central and Eastern Europe from around 1350 to 1650. “Other” women are discussed in three different categories: women whose religious practices put them on the social margins, “common women” who are in society but not of society because they are in the sex trade, and women whose occupations were reason enough to shunt them. In order to fill a gap in gender history for countries east of the Rhine River, the studies included present how official city-funded brothels in medieval Austria worked, how a princess’ disability affected her life as Byzantine empress, how one unmarried Transylvanian woman who got pregnant dealt with being the center of a court case, and how enslaved women in medieval Hungary were treated as sexual property. The hope with this volume is that it will show the many interdisciplinary ways that women on the margins can be studied in this region, and to diminish the taboo of discussing this topic to begin with.
Edited by Andrea-Bianka Znorovszky
ISBN 978-615-80996-8-4 Paperback, €27.00
eISBN 978-615-80996-9-1 Hardcover, €89.00
DOI: 10.22618/TP.HAA.20181 eBook, €27.00
Vol. 1, November, 2018
In colour, pages 1-154
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Set Me as a Seal Upon Thy Heart: Constructions of Female Sanctity in Late Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the Early Modern Period is a collection of essays focusing on saintly women’s representations both in Eastern and Western Christianity starting from Late Antiquity to the High Middle Ages and Early Modernity. The volume discusses two different categories in relation to the conceptualization of female sanctity: the context of their construction in hagiographic sources and the emergent power rendered by their martyrdoms. It offers a transdisciplinary perspective on the present research carried out in the fields of hagiography, history, and art history.
By GERHARD JARITZ
Edited by Judit Majorossy, Katalin Szende, Suzana Miljan, Teodora C. Artimon
Volume 4 (November 2019)
Paperback, pp. 343
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This volume offers a cross-section of English-language articles published by the Austrian medievalist Gerhard Jaritz in the last 35 years. The eighteen articles comprise a refreshing variety of topics and approaches to medieval humans, animals, and things, organized in five thematic units: Mentality, Human Behaviour, Emotions; Social Order; Minorities and Marginal Groups; Animals and Other Creatures; and Objects. All these reflect his engagement with the issues of everyday life at its broadest and best. The reader of these articles, irrespective of knowing Prof. Jaritz from before or not, feels personally invited into the workshop of a meticulously creative mind, a profoundly professional historian who at the same time is also always ready to transgress traditional boundaries and conventions.
Edited by Mónica Ann Walker Vadillo
ISBN 978-615-81222-0-7 Paperback, €28.00
eISBN 978-615-81222-1-4 Hardcover, €99.00
DOI: 10.22618/TP.HAA.20193 eBook, €28.00
In colour, pp. 221
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Ambiguous Women in Medieval Art brings together the work of seven researchers who, coming from different perspectives, and in some cases different disciplines, approach the question of ambiguity in relation to different case-studies where the represented women do not follow the ever-present dichotomy exemplified by Eve and Mary. In doing so, they demonstrate the complexities of a topic that is as contemporary as it is ancient. Through them, we can get valuable insights on the understanding and experience of gender in the past and the ways in which these experiences have shaped our own understanding of this topic.
Edited by Christopher Mielke, Stephen Pow, and Tamás Kiss
ISBN 978-615-81353-7-5 Paperback, €28.00
eISBN 978-615-81793-2-4 Hardcover, €95.00
DOI: 10.22618/TP.HAA.20205 eBook, €28.00
Volume 5 (April 2020)
In colour, pp. 306
In 2012, CEU Medieval Radio was launched as an effort not only to bring medieval music to everyone but also to make complex, high-quality scholarship more approachable to the general public. Over seventy interviews were recorded for CEU Medieval Radio's program "Past Perfect!" with the intent of bridging the gap between "ivory tower" academia and the listeners at home. In this volume, sixteen first-rate scholars kindly sat down before the microphone and got the chance to explain their work in a friendly and accessible way. Scholars like Natalie Zemon-Davis and Patrick Geary represent some of the international guests, János Bak and József Laszlovszky discuss amazing new research from Central European University, while Richard Unger and Benedek Láng are part of the CEU Medieval Radio team's personal favorites, talking about topics such as beer, queens, and code-breaking. From Apocalypses to Zooarchaeology, CEU Medieval Radio's long time host, Christopher Mielke, asks the tough questions that have made this program so memorable!
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