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  • [2006-09-14] Medieval Stained Glass: Text and Context 

    Raguin, Virginia Chieffo
    The development of a method for creating stained glass windows was one of the outstanding technical innovations of the Middle Ages. In his great craftsman's treatise The Various Arts, the twelfth-century monk Theophilus ...
  • [2006-09-14] The Modern Devout and `Private' Religion 

    Van Engen, John H.
    The influential and innovative religious movement known as the Devotio Moderna or "Modern Devotion" first emerged in the Netherlands during the second half of the fourteenth century. It revitalized religious life in much ...
  • [2006-09-14] Tradition, Innovation, and the Illuminated Manuscript in the Middle Ages 

    Brown, Michelle P.
    "Innovation" was a quality often viewed with suspicion during the Middle Ages-it could even lead to excommunication-yet medieval craftsmen could be remarkably innovative in their work, creating fresh forms and transforming ...
  • [2006-09-14] The Twelfth-Century Origins of the University 

    Jaeger, C. Stephen
    No institution called a "university" existed in Western education before the late twelfth century. What then were the forces that encouraged the foundation of the earliest universities and their organization into a system ...