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Award: MA Medieval Studies

Sacred History and the construction of ‘Frankish’ Identity in Guibert de Nogent’s Dei gesta per Francos

  • Author:
  • Hannah MacKenzie
  • Subjects:
  • Christianity
  • First Crusade
  • historical writing
  • history
  • religion
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2017
  • Award:
  • MA Medieval Studies

Observing the Eye of God: The Islamic role in Alfonso X’s Discourse on Kingship (1221-1284CE)

  • Author:
  • Christopher Rollinson
  • Subjects:
  • historical writing
  • Islam
  • kingship
  • Medieval Studies
  • philosophy
  • poetry
  • religion
  • science
  • theology
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2016
  • Award:
  • MA Medieval Studies

Punishment in Seventh-Century Iberia: its scale, visibility and limits

  • Author:
  • Hannah Barrett
  • Subjects:
  • Christianity
  • history
  • Iberia
  • Medieval Studies
  • monastic rule
  • punishment
  • the "other"
  • Visigoths
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2016
  • Award:
  • MA Medieval Studies

Agriculture and economy on the Manor of Old Ross; a revaluation of the significance of Roger Bigod’s Irish Lands

  • Author:
  • Holly Elaine Shipton
  • Subjects:
  • agriculture
  • economy
  • historical writing
  • history
  • Ireland
  • Medieval Studies
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • MA Medieval Studies

Kingship in Matthew Paris’s Chronica Majora

  • Author:
  • Ben Ward
  • Subjects:
  • Christianity
  • crusades
  • historical writing
  • history
  • Medieval Studies
  • religion
  • United Kingdom
  • warfare
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2016
  • Award:
  • MA Medieval Studies

Monstrosity and uncanny familiarity: the representations of race and the ‘other’ in The Book of John Mandeville

  • Author:
  • Christine Anne Read
  • Subjects:
  • anti-Semitism
  • Christianity
  • discrimination
  • ethnicity
  • history
  • Jews
  • Medieval Studies
  • racism
  • the "other"
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • MA Medieval Studies

Continuitist or Catastrophist, Statesman or Showman: The Impact of Theoderic the Great on the decline and regeneration of Late Antique Italy

  • Author:
  • Susan L. Phillips
  • Subjects:
  • history
  • Medieval Studies
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • MA Medieval Studies