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Cursor Mundi

Viator Studies of the Medieval and Early Modern World

Cursor Mundi from UCLA CMRS published by BrepolsConceived as a companion to the journal Viator: Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Cursor Mundi is a publication series of inter- and multi-disciplinary studies of the medieval and early modern world, viewed broadly as the period between late antiquity and the Enlightenment. Like Viator, Cursor Mundi brings together outstanding work by medieval and early modern scholars from a wide range of disciplines, emphasizing studies which focus on processes such as cultural exchange or the course of an idea through the centuries, and including investigations beyond the traditional boundaries of Europe and the Mediterranean. Individual entries will generally be substantial single-authored books of at least 90,000 words in length, or multi-authored collections such as Festschriften or groups of articles on a common subject. The series will also include shorter studies, ca. 40,000 words in length, by distinguished scholars on topics of broad interest. Cursor Mundi is published by Brepols Publishers under the auspices of the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

Executive Editor: Blair Sullivan (CMRS, UCLA)
Editorial Board: Michael D. Bailey (History, Iowa State University), Christopher Baswell (English, Columbia University and Barnard College), Florin Curta (History, University of Florida), Elizabeth Freeman (History and Classics, University of Tasmania), Yitzhak Hen (General History, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev), Lauren Kassell (History and Philosophy of Science, Pembroke College, Cambridge), David Lines (Italian, University of Warwick), Cary Nederman (Political Science, Texas A&M), Teofilo Ruiz (History, UCLA).

Please direct inquiries to Blair Sullivan, sullivan@humnet.ucla.edu.

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CM 1
Chris Jones, Eclipse of Empire? Perceptions of the Western Empire and Its Rulers in Late-Medieval France (2007). ISBN 978-2-503-52478-8

CM 2
Simha Goldin, The Ways of Jewish Martyrdom (2008). ISBN 978-2-503-52523-5

Rethinking Virtue, Reforming Society: New Directions in Renaissance Ethics, c. 1350 – c. 1650, ed. David A. Lines and Sabrina Ebbersmeyer (2013). ISBN 978-2-503-52524-2

CM 4
Vehicles of Transmission, Translation, and Transformation in Medieval Textual Culture, ed. Robert Wisnovsky, Faith Wallis, Jamie C. Fumo, and Carlos Fraenkel (2011). ISBN 978-2-503-53452-7

CM 5
Franks, Northmen, and Slavs: Identities and State Formation in Early Medieval Europe, ed. by Ildar H. Garipzanov, Patrick Geary, Przemyslaw Urbanczyk (2008). ISBN 978-2-503-52615-7

William Walker, ‘Paradise Lost’ and Republican Tradition from Aristotle to Machiavelli (2009). ISBN 978-2-503-52877-9

Carmela Vircillo Franklin, Material Restoration: A Fragment from Eleventh-Century Echternach in a Nineteenth-Century Parisian Codex (2009). ISBN 978-2-503-52909-7

CM 8
Claudio Moreschini, Hermes Christianus: The Intermingling of Hermetic Piety and Christian Thought. (2011). ISBN 978-2-503-52960-8

Saints and Their Lives on the Periphery: Veneration of Saints in Scandinavia and Eastern Europe (c. 1000–1200) , ed. Haki Th. Antonsson and Ildar H. Garipzanov (2010). ISBN 978-2-503-53033-8

The Faces of the Other: Religious Rivalry and Ethnic Encounters in the Later Roman World, ed. Maijastina Kahlos (2011). ISBN 978-2-503-53999-7

CM 11
Approaching the Holy Mountain: Art and Liturgy at St. Catherine’s Monastery in the Sinai, ed. Sharon E. J. Gerstel and Robert S. Nelson (2010). ISBN 978-2-503-53127-4

CM 12
Luigi Andrea Berto, The Political and Social Vocabulary of John the Deacon’s ‘Istoria Veneticorum’ (2013). ISBN 978-2-503-53159-5

CM 13
‘This Earthly Stage’: World and Stage in Late Medieval and Early Modern England, ed. Brett D. Hirsch and Christopher Wortham (2010). ISBN 978-2-503-53226-4

CM 14
Alan John Fletcher, The Presence of Medieval English Literature: Studies at the Interface of History, Author, and Text in a Selection of Middle English Literary Landmarks (2012). ISBN 978-2-503-53680-4

CM 15
Barbara Furlotti, A Renaissance Baron and His Possessions: Paolo Giordano I Orsini, Duke of Bracciano (1541–1585) (2012). ISBN 978-2-503-53474-9

CM 16
Wendy J. Turner, Care and Custody of the Mentally Ill, Incompetent, and Disabled in Medieval England (2013). ISBN 978-2-503-54039-9

CM 17
Writing Down the Myths, ed. Joseph Falaky Nagy (2013). ISBN 978-2-503-54218-8

CM 18
Tanya S. Lenz, Dreams, Medicine, and Literary Practice: Exploring the Western Literary Tradition Through Chaucer (2014). ISBN 978-2-503-53481-7

CM 19
Charles Russell Stone, From Tyrant to Philosopher-King: A Literary History of Alexander the Great in Medieval and Early Modern England (2013). ISBN 978-2-503-54539-4

CM 20
Viking Archaeology in Iceland: Mosfell Archaeological Project, ed. Davide Zori and Jesse Byock (2014). ISBN 978-2-503-54400-7


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