Known for their stunning displays of artistry and technique, Italian illuminated manuscripts have long been coveted żeby collection around the world. This illustrated volume presents many examples...
This is the most innovative, comprehensive and scholarly bilingual dictionary of Russian idioms available today. It includes close to 14,000 idioms, set expressions and sayings found in...
This fully revised volume brings together the historic counties of Cumberland and Westmorland with the old Furness division of Lancashire, in a comprehensive architectural guide to one of...
In this engaging introduction to the New Testament, Professor Dale Martin presents an historical study of the origins of Christianity aby analyzing the literature of the earliest Christian...
One of the most popular Latin texts on the market, Learn to Read Latin focuses on helping school and university students to acquire the skills to read and appreciate the great works of Latin...
In this passionate and searching book, Anthony Kronman offers a third way-beyond atheism and religion-to the God of the modern world
Proceedings of the Fifth Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, November 9-11, 2013, Palermo, Sicily.
Prophet or messiah, the figure of Jesus serves as both the bridge and the barrier between Christianity and Islam. In this accessible and thoughtful book, Muslim scholar and popular commentator Mona...
From the Charge of the Light Brigade to Scott of the Antarctic and beyond, it seems as if glorious disaster and valiant defeat have been essential aspects of the British national character for the...
An epic historical consideration of the Mongol conquest of Western Asia and the spread of Islam during the years of non-Muslim rule
A beautiful book that argues artists were fascinated żeby still life painting considerably earlier than previously thought
A classic reference book on user interface design and graphic design for web sites, updated to reflect a rapidly changing market
The first book to infuse the story of Britain during the Roman Occupation with a beating heart, describing in detail who its inhabitants were and their place in our history.
In this classic work a noted psychoanalyst assesses the persistent tension between traditional religion and the underlying philosophy of psychoanalysis, which many believe regards the satisfaction...
In anticipation of solar eclipses visible in 2017 and 2024, an exploration of the scientific and cultural significance of this mesmerizing cosmic display
"This publication was conceived aby the Research and Academic Program at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. A related conference, titled "Art History and Emergency," was...
This book examines the small library of 24 separate books common to all Jewish and Christian Bibles - books that preserve the efforts of diverse individuals over the span of many centuries to make...
An urgently needed "risk map" of the many dangers that could derail Asia's growth and stability
A bold and original study of German missionaries in China, who catalyzed a revolution in thinking among European Christians about the nature of Christianity itself
A. D. Nuttall's study of Shakespeare's intellectual preoccupations is a literary tour de force and comes to crown the distinguished career of a Shakespeare scholar. Certain questions...