New Monographs in Late Antique and Early Medieval Studies 2013-2015

Collected by Albrecht Diem (Syracuse University)

Every year after the International Medieval Congress in Leeds I put together this list of recent monographs on topics related to Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages.

Click here fore the lists of 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011, for my bibliography on late antique and early medieval monasticism and for my list of digital manuscript projects.

Please forgive me any typographical errors.  If you know about titles that should be on this list, please don’t hesitate to contact me (adiem [*] It's increasingly difficult to keep up with new publications, especially if the came out with non-mainstream publishers.

·      Albu, Emily, The Medieval Peutinger Map: Imperial Roman Revival in a German Empire, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2014.

·     Amalar of Metz, On the Liturgy, ed. and transl. by Eric Knibbs, 2 vols., London/Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press 2014.

·     Andrews, T. L. and C. Marcé (eds.), Analysis of Ancient and Medieval Texts and Manuscripts. Digital Approaches, Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·     Angelidi, Christine and George T. Calofonos (eds.), Dreaming in Byzantium and Byond, Farnham: Ashgate 2014.

·     Arnold, Jonathan, Theoderic and the Roman Imperial Tradition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2014.

·     Augustine, Enarrationes in Psalmos 110-118, ed. by Franco Gori, CSEL 95.2, Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2015.

·     Baker, J., S. Brokes and A. Reynolds (eds.), Landsaces of Defence in Early Medieval Europe, Turnhout: Brepols 2013.

·     Balzaretti, Ross, Dark Age Liguria: Regional Identity and Local Power, c. 400-1020, Bloomsbury 2013.

·     Barbier, J., La fortune du prince. Dictionnaire du fisc et des palais entre Loire, Meuse Escaut et Manche (VIe-Xe siècles) , Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·     Barrow, Julia, The Clergy in the Medieval World, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2015.

·     Becker, Julia, Tino Licht, and Stefan Weinfurter (eds.), Karolingische Klöster. Wissenstransfer in kulturelle Innovation, Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2015.

·     Beckwith, Christopher I., Warriors of the Cloisters. The Central Asian Origins of Science in the Medieval World, Princeton: Princeton University Press 2012.

·     Bédoyèew, Gui de la, The Real Lives of Roman Britain, New Haven/London: Yale University Press 2015.

·     Beer, Jeanette. In Their Own Words: Practices of Quotation in Early Medieval History-Writing, Toronto: University of Toronto Press 2014.

·     Berndt, Guido and Roland Steinacher (eds.), Arianism: Roman Heresy and Barbarian Creed, Farnham: Ashgate 2014.

·     Berto, L. A., In Search of the First Venetians. Prosopography of Early Medieval Venice, Turnhout: Brepols 2014.

·            Bestermöller, Gerhard (ed.), Friedensethik im frühen Mittelalter. Theologie zwischen Kritik und Legitimation von Gewalt, Münster: Aschendorff 2014.

·     Blanton, V., V. O’Mara and P. Stoop (eds.), Nuns’ Literacies in Medieval Europe. The Hull Dialogue, Turnhout: Brepols 2013.

·     Blanton, V., V. O’Mara and P. Stoop (eds.), Nuns’ Literacies in Medieval Europe. The Kansas City Dialogue, Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·     Bley, Matthias, Nikolas Jaspert, and Stefan Köck (eds.), Discourses of Purity in Transcultural Perspective (300-1600), Leiden: Brill 2015.

·     Bolgia, Claudia, Rosamond McKitterick, and John Osborne (eds.), Rome Across Time and Space, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2014

·     Brandt, O., S. Cresci, J. Lopez Quiroga, and C. Pappalardo, Atti del XV Congresso Internazionale di Archeologia Cristiana, “Episcopus, civitas, territorium” (Toledo, 8-12 settembre 2008), Città del Vaticano 2013.

·     Brill’s Companion to Medieval and Early Modern Platonism, Leiden: Brill 2015.

·     Brown, Peter, The Ransom of the Soul. Afterlife and Wealth in Early Western Christianity, Harvard: Harvard University Press 2015.

·     Brown, Peter, Through the Eye of a Needle, Princeton: Princeton University Press 2013.

·     Brubaker, Leslie, Nventing Byzantine Iconoclasm, Bloomsburg 2012.

·     Bührer-Thierry, Geneviève (ed.), Aux marges du monde germanique: l’évêque, le prince, les paiens (VIIIe-XIe siècles), Turnhout: Brepols 2014.

·     Burgess, R. W. and Michael Kulikowski (eds.), Mosaics of Time. The Latin Chronicle Traditions from the First Century BD to the Sixth Century AD. Vol. 1, Turnhout: Brepols 2013.

·     Burton, J. and K. Stöber (eds.), Women in the Medieval Monastic World, Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·     Busine, Aude (ed.), Religious Practices and Christianization of the Late Antique City (4th-7th Century), Leiden: Brill 2015.

·     Cameron, Averil, Byzantine Matters, Princeton: Princeton University Press 2014.

·     Champion, M. and A. Lynch (eds.), Understanding Emotions in Early Europe, Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·     Christie, Neil, From Constantine to Charlemagne. An Archaeology of Italy AD 300-800, Farnham: Ashgate 2006.

·     Christies, Ann, Vikings in the South: Voyages to Iberia and the Mediterranean, Bloomsbury 2015.

·     Clark, Anna, Desire. A History of European Sexuality, New York: Routledge 2015.

·     Conticello, Carmelo-Guiseppe (ed.), La théologie byzantine et sa tradition, vol. 1: (VIe-VIIe s.) , Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·     Cooper, Tracey-Anne, Monk-Bishops and the English Benedictine Reform Movement, Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·     Copenhaver, Brian P. Magic in Western Culture. From Antiquity to the Enlightenment, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2015.

·     Danielson, S. and E. A. Gatti (eds.), Envisioning the Bishop. Images and the Episcopacy in the Middle Ages, Turnhout: Brepols 2014.

·     Darby, Peter and Faith Wallis (eds.), Bede and the Future, Farnham: Ashgate 2014.

·         David, M., Eternal Ravenna. From the Etruscans to the Venetiams, Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·     Davis, Jennifer, Charlemagne’s Practice of Empire, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2015.

·     De Nie, Giselle, ed. and transl., Gregory of Tours. Lives Miracles, Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library, Harvard: Harvard University Press 2015.

·     Delouis, Olivier and Maria Mossakowska-Gaubert (eds.), La vie quotidienne des moines en Orient et en Occident (IVe-Xe siècle). Vol I. L’état des sources, Institut français d’archéologie orientaile / Ecole Française de Athènes, Le Caire 2015.

·     Depreux, Philippe, François Bougard, and Régine Le Jan (eds.), Compétition et sacré au haut Moyen Âge: entre mediation et exclusion, Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·     Dey Hendrik, The Afterlife of the Roman City. Architecture and Ceremony in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2015.

·     Diefenbach, Steffen and Gernot Michael Müller (eds.), Gallien in Spätantike und Frühmittelalter, Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2013.

·     Diesenberger, Max, Yitzhak Hen and Marianne Pohlheimer (eds.), Sermo doctorum. Compilers, Preachers, and their Audiences in the Early Medieval West, Turnhout: Brepols 2014.

·     Dietl, Cora and Titus Knäpper (eds.), Rules and Violence/Regeln und Gewalt. On the Cultural History of Collective Violence from Late Antiquity to the Confessional Age, Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2014.

·     Dijkstra, Roald (ed.), East and West in the Roman Empire of the Fourth Century, Leiden: Brill 2015.

·     Dunn, Geoffrey (ed.), The Bishop of Rome in Late Antiquity, Burlington VT: Ashgate 2015.

·         Dupont, M.A., M. Gaumer,  and M. Lamberigts, The Uniquely African Controversy. Studies on Donatist Christianity  (Late Antique History and Religion 9), Leuven 2015.

·     Faulkner, Thomas, Law and Authority in the Early Middle Ages. The Frankish leges in the Carolingian Period, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2015.

·     Foot, Sarah, Aethelstan. The First King of England, New Haven/London: Yale University Press 2012.

·     Fowden, Garth, Before and After Nuhammad. The First Millennium Refocused,Princeton: Princeton University Press.

·     Fox, Yaniv, Power and Religion in Merovingian Gaul. Columbanian Monasticism and the Frankish Elites, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2014.

·     Frankfurter, David (ed.), Pilgrimage and Holy Space in Late Antique Egypt, Leiden: Brill 2015.

·     Freeman, Philip, The World of Saint Patrick, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2014.

·     Gaillard Michèle, L’empreinte chrétienne en Gaule du VIe au IXe siècle, Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·     Gantner, Clemens, Rosamond McKitterick and Sven Meeder (eds.), The Resources of the Past in Early Medieval Europe, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2015.

.    Gantner, Clemens, Freunde Roms und Völker der Finsternis. Die päpstliche Konstruktion von Anderen im 8. und 9. Jahrhundert, Wien/Köln/Weimar: Böhlau 2014

·     Garipzanov, I., Conversion and Identity in the Viking Age, Turnhout: Brepols 2014.

·         Garver, Valerie (ed.), Rome and Religion in the Medieval World. Studies in Honor of Thomas F. X. Noble, Burlington VT: Ashgate 2014.

·     Ghosh, Shami, Writing the Barbarian Past: Studies in Early Medieval Historical Narrative, Leiden: Brill 2015.

·     Greatrex, Geoffrey and Hugh Elton (eds.), Shifting Genres in Late Antiquity, Farnham: Ashgate 2015.

·         Gregory the Great, Moral Reflections on the Book of Job, vol. 1 (Introduction and Books 1-5), transl. by Brian Kerns, Kalamazoo: Cistercian Publications 2014.

·         Gregory the Great, On the Song of Songs, transl. by Mark DelCogliano, Kalamazoo: Cistercian Publications 2014.

·     Hansen, Maria Fabricius, The Spolia Churches of Rome. Recycling Antiquity in the Middle Ages, Aarhus: Aarhus University Press 2015.

·     Harich-Schwarzbauer, Henriette and Karla Pollmann (eds.), Der Fall Roms und seine Wiederauferstehungen in Antike und Mittelalter, Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2013.

·     Heinze, Anna, Sebastian Möckel, Werner Röcke (eds.), Grenzen der Antike. Die Produktivität von Grenzen in Transformationsprozessen, Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2014.

·     Higham N. J., and M. J. Ryan, The Anglo Saxon World, New Haven/London: Yale University Press 2015.

·     Hoyland, Robert G., In God’s Path. The Arab Conquests and the Creation of an Islamic Empire, Oxford, Oxford University Press 2015.

·     Iogna-Prat, D. , M. Lauwers, F. Mazel, and I. Rosé (eds.), Cluny, le monachisme et la société au premier âge féodal (880-1050), Actes du 1er Colloque International (Romainmôtier, 24-26 juin 2010), Rennes 2013

·     Isaia, Mare-Céline and Thomas Granier (eds.), Normes et hagiographie dans l’Occident latin (Ve-XVIe siécles), Turnhout: Brepols 2014.

·     Jamroziak E. and Karen Stöber (eds.), Monasteries on the Borders of Medieval Europe, Turnhout: Brepols 2014.

·     Jégou, Laurent, Sylvie Joye, Thomas Lienhard and Jens Schneider (eds.), Splendor Reginae: Passions, genre et famille. Mélanges en l’honeur de Régine Le Jan, Turnhout: Brepols 2015

.    Jégou, Laurent, Sylvie Joye, Thomas Lienhard, and Jens Schneider (eds.), Faire lien. Aristocratie, réseaux et échanges compétitifs. Mélanges en l'honneur de Régine Le Jan, Paris, Publications de la Sorbonne, 2015.

·     Jezierski, Wojtek, Lars Hermanson, Hans Jacob Orning, and Thomas Smaberg (eds.), Rituals, Performantives, and Political Order in Northern Europe, c. 650-1350, Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·     Johnston, Elva, Literacy and Identity in Early Medieval Ireland, Studies in Celtic History 33, Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2013.

·     Johnston, David (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Roman Law, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2015.

·     Jonas of Bobbio, Life of Columbanus, Life of John of Réomé, and Life of Vedast, translated with commentary by Alexander O’Hara and Ian Wood, Translated Texts for Historians, Liverpool: Liverpool University Press 2015.

·     Jorgensen, Alice, Frances McCormack and Jonathan Wilcox (eds.), Anglo-Saxon Emotions, Farnham: Ashgate 2015.

·     Kaldellis, Anthony, Byzantine Readings of Ancient Historians: Texts in Tanslation, New York: Routledge 2015.

·     Kangas, Sini, Mia Korpiola, Tuija Ainonen (eds.), Authorities in the Middle Ages, Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2013.

·     Kehnel, Annette and Diamantis Panagiotopoulos (eds.), Schriftträger-Textträger. Zur materiellen Präsenz des Geschriebenen in frühen Gesellschaften, Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2014.

·     Keskiaho, Jesse, Dreams and Visions in the Early Middle Ages. The Reception and Use of Patristic Ideas, 400-900, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2015.

·     Kontouma, Vassa, John of Damascus. New Studies on his Life and Works, Farnham: Ashgate 2015.

·     Kössinger, Norbert, Elke Krotz, and Stephan Müller (eds.), Ekkehart IV. von St. Gallen, Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2015.

·     Kreiner, Jamie, The Social Life of Hagiography in the Merovingian Kingdom, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2014.

·     Lauwers, Michel, Monastères et espace social. Genèse et transformation d’un système de liex dans l’Occidental médiéval, Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·     Liebenschutz, Wolf, East and West in Late Antiquity, Leiden: Brill 2015.

·     Llewellyn Ihssen, Brenda, John Moschos’ Spiritual Maedow, Farnham: Ashgate 2014.

·     Lubinsky, C. L., Removing Masculine Layers to Reveal a Holy Womanhood. The Female Transvestite Monks of Late Antique Eastern Christianity, Turnhout: Brepols 2013.

·     Maas, Michael (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Attila, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2014.

·     Malone, C. M. and C. Maines (eds.), Consuetudines et Regulae. Sources for Monastic Life in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period, Turnhout: Brepols 2014.

·     Marazzi, Federico, Le città dei monaci. Storia degli spazi che avvicinano a Dio, Milan, 2014.

·         Mariano Malone, Carolyn and Clark Maines (eds.), Consuetudines et Regulae. Sources for Monastic Life in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period, Turnhout: Brepols 2014 (Disciplina Monastica).

·     Mattos, Dominic (eds.), Prayer and Thought in Monastic Tradition. Essays in Honour of Benedicta Ward SLG, Bloomsbury 2014.

·     McNamara, M., The Bible and the Apocrypha in the Early Irish Church (A.D. 600-1200) , Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·     Meens, Rob, Penance in Medieval Europe, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2014.

·     Moorhead, John, Popes and the Church of Rome in Late Antiquity, New York: Routledge 2014.

·     Moran, Pádraic and Immo Warntjes (eds.), Early Medieval Ireland and Europe. Chronology, Contacts, Scholarship. Festschrift for Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·     Morenzni, F. (ed.), Preaching and Political Society. From Late Antiquity to the End of the Middle Ages, Turnhout: Brepols 2013.

·     Naismith, Rory, Martin Allen and Elina Screen (eds.), Early Medieval Monetary History, Farnham: Ashgate 2014.

·     Narasawa, Yumi, Les autels chrétiens du Sud de la Gaule (Ve-XIIe siècles), Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·     Nelson, Jannet L. and Damian Kempf (eds.), Reading the Bible in the Middle Ages, Bloomsbury 2015.

·     O’Brian, B. R., Textus Roffensis. Law, Language, and Libraries in Early Medieval England, Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·             Otten, Willemien and M. I Allen (eds.), Johannes Scottus Eriugena. Eriugena and Creation, Turnhout: Brepols 2014.

·     Oxenham, Helen, Royal Alliances in the Carolingian Empire, Bloomsbury 2016.

·     Palladius of Aspuna, The Lausiac History, ed. and transl. by John Wortley, Kalamazoo: Cistercian Publications 2015

·     Palmer, James, The Apocalypse in the Early Middle Ages, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2014.

·     Papaconstantinou, Arietta and Neil McLynn (eds.), Conversion in Late Antiquity. Christianity, Islam, and Beyond, Farnham: Ashgate 2015.

·     Paxton F. and Isabelle Cochelin, THe Death Ritual at Cluny in the Central Middle Ages, Turnhout: Brepols 2014.

·     Pilsworth, C., Healthcare in Early Medieval Northern Italy. More to Life than Leeches, Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·     Pocock, J. G. A., Barbarism and Religion, vol. 5-6, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2015.

·     Poilpré, Anne-Orange and Marianne Besseyre (eds.), L’écrit et le liver peint en Lorraine, de Saint-Mihiel à Verdun (IXe-XVIe siècles. Actes du colloque de Saint-Mihiel, Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·     Rapp, Claudia, The City in the Classical and Post-Classical World. Changing Contexts of Power and Identity, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2014.

·     Reimitz, Helmut, History, Frankish Identity and the Framing of Western Ethnicity, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2015.

·     Robinson, I. S. (ed. and trans.), The Annals of Lampert of Hersfeld, Manchester: Manchester UP 2015.

·     Rollason, David, Early Medieval Europe: The Birth of Western Society, New York: Routledge 2012.

·             Romano, John F., Liturgy and Society in Early Medieval Rome, Burlington VT: Ashgate 2014.

·     Shaw, Philip A., Pagan Goddesses in the Early Germaic Word: Eostre, Hreda and the Cult of Matrons, Bloomsbury 2011.

·     Shumahara, Sumi, Haymon d’Auxerre, exegete carolingien, Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·         Smaragdus of Saint-Mihiel, The Crown of Monks, translated by David Barry, Kalamazoo: Cistercian Publications 2014.

·     Steinhoff, Ludwig and Oliver Auge (eds.), Monastische Kultur als Trans-konfessionelles Phänomen, Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2015.

·     Stoclet, Alaid J., Fils du Martel. La naissance, l’éducation et la jeunesse de Pépin, dit “le Bref” (v. 714-v. 741) , Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·     Stone, Rachel and Charles West (eds.), Hincmar of Rheims, Manchester: Manchester UP 2015.

·     Talbert, Richard J. A., Rome’s World. The Peutinger Map Reconsidered, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2014.

·     Talbot, Alice-Mary, D. Sullivan and S. McGrath, The Life of Saint Basil the Younger: Critical Edition and Translation of the Moscow Version, Wshington, DC, Dumbarton Oaks, 2014.

·     The Acts of the Lateran Synod of 649, transl. by Catherine Cubitt, Phil Booth, and Richard Price. Translated Texts for Historians, Liverpool: Liverpool University Press 2015.

·     Theodoret of Cyrrus, De Graecorum affectionum coratione, transl. Clemens Scholten, Leiden: Brill 2015.

·     Thuno, Erik, The Apse Mosaic in Early Medieval Rome, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2015.

·     Tinti, F. (ed.), England and Rome in the Early Middle Ages. Pilgrimage, Art, Politics, Turnhout: Brepols 2014.

·     Toan, J. V., N. de Lange, L. Foschia and C. Nnemo-Pekelman (eds.), Jews in Early Christian Law. Byzantium and the Latin West, 6th-11th Centuries, Turnhout: Brepols 2014.

·     Tolan, John V. (ed.), Expulsion and Diaspora Formation. Religious and Ethnic Identities in Flux from Antiquity to the Seventeenth Century, Turnhout: Brepols 2015.

·     Toswell, M. J., The Anglo-Saxon Psalter, Turnhout: Brepols 2014.

·     Vuolanto Ville, Childen and Asceticism in Late Antiquity, Farnham: Ashgate 2015.

·     Winroth, Anders, The Conversion of Scandinavia, New Haven/London: Yale University Press 2014.

·         Wortley, John, The Book of Elders. Sayings of the Desert Fathers, Kalamazoo: Cistercian Publications 2014.

·     Zachhuber, Johannes (ed.), Individuality in Late Antiquity, Burlington VT: Ashgate 2014.

·     Zimmerl-Panagl, Victoria  Lukas J. Dorfbauer and Clemens Weidmann (eds.), Edition und Erforschung lateinischer patristischer Texte. 150 Jahre CSEL. Festschrift für Kurt Smolak zum 70. Geburtstag, Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2014.

·     Zimmerl-Panagl, Victoria, Donati Regula, Pseudo-Columbani Regula monialium, CSEL 98, Monastica 1, Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2015.

·        Zucker, Arnaud (ed.), Encyclopédire. Formes de l’ambition encyclopédique dans l’Antiquité et au Moyen Âge, Turnhout: Brepols 2015.