MAA News – April Issue of Speculum is Now Available Online

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

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Speculum, Volume 95, Number 2 (April 2020)

The Scribes of the Silos Apocalypse (London, British Library, Add. MS 11695) and the Scriptorium of Silos in the Late Eleventh Century
Ainoa Castro Correa

From Purification to Protection: Plague Response in Late Medieval Valencia
Abigail Agresta

Performative Images and Cosmic Sound in the Exultet Liturgy of Southern Italy
Bissera V. Pentcheva

The Ages of the World and the Ages of Man: Irish and European Learning in the Twelfth Century
Michael Clarke and Máire Ní Mhaonaigh

Book Reviews
This issue of Speculum features more than 80 book reviews, including:

Lola Badia, Joan Santanach, and Albert Soler, Ramon Llull as a Vernacular Writer: Communicating a New Kind of Knowledge; Raymond Lulle and Patrick Gifreu, Proverbes de Raymond; Josep E. Rubio, Raymond Lulle: le langage et la raison; Une introduction à la genèse de l'”Ars
Reviewed by Mark D. Johnston

François-Xavier Fauvelle, The Golden Rhinoceros: Histories of the African Middle Ages
Reviewed by Esra Akın-Kıvanç

Geraldine Heng, The Invention of Race in the European Middle Ages
Reviewed by Joseph Ziegler

Bryan C. Keene and Alexandra Kaczenski, Sacred Landscapes: Nature in Renaissance Manuscripts; Nicole R. Myers, Michel Pastoureau, Elisabeth Taburet-Delahaye, and Michel Zink, eds., Art and Nature in the Middle Ages
Reviewed by Jacqueline Jung

Robin Chapman Stacey, Law and the Imagination in Medieval Wales
Reviewed by Thomas Charles-Edwards

Jan M. Ziolkowski, The Juggler of Notre Dame and the Medievalizing of Modernity
Reviewed by James H. S. McGregor

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