MAA News – Speculum (April 2016) is Available Online

speculumapril16The latest issue of Speculum is now available on the new University of Chicago Press Journals website.

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Speculum, Volume 91, Issue 2 (April 2016)


Torture and Confession in the Templar Interrogations at Caen, 28-29 October 1307
Sean L. Field

The Earls of Leicester, Sygerius Lucanus, and the Death of Seneca: Some Neglected Evidence for the Cultural Agency of the Norman Aristocracy
Paul Antony Hayward

The Sabatati: The Significance of Early Waldensian Shoes, c. 1184 -c. 1300
Adam L. Hoose

Reflecting (on) the Other: Jewish-Christian Relations in Cligès and MS Michael 569(*)
Naomi Howell

The Politics of Grief in the Outbreak of Civil War in France, 1407-1413
Emily J. Hutchison 

Book Reviews
This issue of Speculum features more than 70 book reviews, including:

Anthony Kaldellis, The Byzantine Republic
Reviewed by Leonora Neville

Erik Kwakkel, ed., Manuscripts of the Latin Classics
Reviewed by Erika Kihlman

Alastair Minnis, The Cambridge Introduction to Chaucer
Reviewed by Peter Brown

Christian Raffensperger, Reimagining Europe: Kievan Rus’ in the Medieval World
Reviewed by David Goldfrank

Claire Sponsler, The Queen’s Dumbshows
Reviewed by Anthony Bale

Chris Wickham, Medieval Rome: Stability and Crisis of a City
Reviewed by Thomas F. X. Noble

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