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Subject: Christianity

From Axe Murderer to Nun: Understanding a Woman’s Place in Medieval Iceland with a Focus on the Íslendingasögur

  • Author:
  • Rebecca Ann Stainwright-Dobbs
  • Subjects:
  • Christianity
  • gender
  • gender identity
  • Iceland
  • Icelandic society
  • oppression
  • pagan
  • power
  • sexuality
  • societal role
  • sociology
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

Faith and mental afflictions: Margery Kempe’s depiction of senselessness in early Fifteenth-Century England

  • Author:
  • Tina Lesley Jessica Holt
  • Subjects:
  • autobiography
  • Christianity
  • emotional response
  • England
  • faith
  • Fifteenth Century
  • history
  • Margery Kempe
  • medical theory
  • mental health
  • mental pain
  • physical health
  • religion
  • religious ideology
  • senselessness
  • spiritualism
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

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

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

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