Medieval Italy, medieval and early modern women

Essays in honour of Christine Meek

Conor Kostick editor

Hardback €49.50
Catalogue Price: €55.00
ISBN: 978-1-84682-222-3
June 2010. 300pp.

This book pays tribute to Professor Christine Meek with sixteen essays that present the latest research in the evolution of Italian society towards the Renaissance and also provide fascinating and original studies of the actions of medieval women – in battle, as political leaders and as leaders of religious communities.

Contributors: Brenda Bolton (U London) , M.E. Bratchel (U Witwatersrand, Johannesburg), William Caferro (Vanderbuilt U), Edward Coleman (UCD), George Dameron (Saint Michael’s College, Vermont), William R. Day (Cambridge), Stephen Hanaphy (King’s Inns, Dublin), Gillian Kenny (UCD), Conor Kostick (TCD), Catherine Lawless (U Limerick), Andreas Meyer (U Marburg), M. Grazia Nico Ottavianni (U Perugia), Duane Osheim (U Virginia), Jennifer Petrie (UCD), Ignazio Del Punta (U Pisa), I.S. Robinson (TCD), Helga Robinson-Hammerstein (TCD), Katharine Simms (TCD).

Conor Kostick is an award-winning author of works of both history and fiction; he teaches at Trinity College, Dublin.