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Speculum, Volume 97, Number 4 (October 2022)


Personification and Gender Fluidity in the Psychomachia and Its Early Reception
Katharine Breen

“It Will Help Him Wonderfully”: Placebo and Meaning Responses in Early Medieval English Medicine
Rebecca Brackmann

Roman Women: Female Religious, the Papacy, and a Growing Dominican Order
Mary Harvey Doyno

Comparative Economy and Martial Corporatism: Toward an Understanding of Florentine City Leagues, 1332–92
William Caferro

Word as Bond in an Age of Division: John Eugenikos as Orator, Partisan, and Poet
Nathanael Aschenbrenner and Krystina Kubina

Book Reviews

This issue of Speculum features more than 75 book reviews, including:

Thomas N. Bisson, ed. and trans., The Chronography of Robert of Torigni. Vol. 1, The Chronicle, A.D. 1100–1186. Vol. 2, Related Historical Texts
Reviewed by Sean McGlynn

David Crook, Robin Hood: Legend and Reality
Reviewed by Peter Coss

Matthew Gabriele and David M. Perry, The Bright Ages: A New History of Medieval Europe
Reviewed by Esther Liberman Cuenca

Peter Haidu, The “Philomena” of Chrétien the Jew: The Semiotics of Evil, ed. Matilda Tomaryn Bruckner
Reviewed by Irit Ruth Kleiman

M. Lindsay Kaplan, Figuring Racism in Medieval Christianity
Reviewed by Magda Teter

Verena Krebs, Medieval Ethiopian Kingship, Craft, and Diplomacy with Latin Europe
Reviewed by Andrew Kurt

Liz Herbert McAvoy, The Enclosed Garden and the Medieval Religious Imaginary
Reviewed by Barbara Newman

Alessandro Palazzo and Anna Rodolfi, eds., Prophecy and Prophets in the Middle Ages
Reviewed by Brian FitzGerald

Andrew Rabin, Crime and Punishment in Anglo-Saxon England
Reviewed by Benjamin A. Saltzman

Achim Timmermann, Memory and Redemption: Public Monuments and the Making of Late Medieval Landscape
Reviewed by Jana Gajdošová

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