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Works: 845 works in 1,356 publications in 6 languages and 36,227 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Sources  Polyphonic chansons  History  Manuscripts  Sermons  Music‡vTexts  Church history  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry 
Classifications: PR4189, 821.8
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The Tudor church music of the Lumley books by Judith Blezzard( score )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 539 libraries worldwide
Contains 29 pieces from mid 16th century, edited from part books in British Library, Royal Appendix 74-76
Selected chansons from British Library, ms. Additional 35087 by British Library( score )
2 editions published in 1985 in French and held by 522 libraries worldwide
The life of Christina of Markyate, a twelfth century recluse by C. H Talbot( Book )
3 editions published between 1959 and 1987 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Determined to devote her life to God and to remain a virgin, Christina repulses the sexual advances of the bishop of Durham. In revenge he arranges her betrothal to a young nobleman but Christina steadfastly refuses to consummate the marriage and defies her parents' cruel coercion. Sustained by visions, she finds refuge with the hermit Roger, and lives concealed at Markyate for four years, enduring terrible physical and emotional torment
Facsimile of British Museum MS. Harley 2253 by N.R Ker( Book )
5 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
The Harley lyrics : the Middle English lyrics of Ms. Harley 2253 by British Museum( Book )
6 editions published between 1955 and 1968 in English and English, Middle [1100-1500] and held by 384 libraries worldwide
Chominciamento di gioia : virtuoso dance-music from the time of Boccaccio's Decamerone by Ensemble Unicorn( file )
3 editions published in 1994 in No Linguistic Content and held by 342 libraries worldwide
The life of Fisher transcribed from ms. Harleian 6382 by Richard Hall( Book )
14 editions published between 1921 and 2001 in English and English, Middle [1100-1500] and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Time's distractions : a play from the time of Charles I ( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
A dance in the garden of mirth : medieval instrumental music by Dufay Collective( file )
2 editions published in 1994 in No Linguistic Content and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Chaucer's translation of Boethius's "De consolatione philosophiæ" : edited from the Additional MS. 10,340 in the British Museum : collated with Cambridge Univ. Libr. MS. Ii. 3. 21. by Boethius( Book )
5 editions published between 1868 and 1969 in English and English, Middle [1100-1500] and held by 303 libraries worldwide
On architecture by Vitruvius Pollio( Book )
in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
In On Architecture Vitruvius adds to the tradition of Greek theory and practice the results of his own experience. The contents of this treatise in ten books are as follows. Book l: Requirements for an architect; town planning; design, cities, aspects; temples. 2: Materials and their treatment. Greek systems. 3: Styles. Corinthian, Ionic, Doric, Tuscan; altars. 5: Other public buildings (fora, basilicae, theatres, colonnades, baths, harbours). 6: Sites and planning, especially of houses. 7: Construction of pavements, roads, mosaic floors, vaults. Decoration (stucco, wall painting, colours). 8: Hydraulic engineering; water supply; aqueducts. 9: Astronomy. Greek and Roman discoveries; signs of the zodiac, planets, moon phases, constellations, astrology, gnomon, sundials. 10: Machines for war and other purposes. -- Jacket
John Mirk's Festial : edited from British Library MS Cotton Claudius A. II by John Mirk( Book )
in English, Middle [1100-1500] and English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
The Ashkenazi Haggadah : a Hebrew manuscript of the mid-15th century from the collections of the British Library by Joel ben Simeon( Book )
13 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and Hebrew and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Sonnets from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning( Book )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Sonnets from the Portuguese, written ca. 1845-1846 and first published in 1850, is a collection of forty-four love sonnets written by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. The poems largely chronicle the period leading up to her 1846 marriage to Robert Browning. The collection was acclaimed and popular even in the poet's lifetime and it remains so today.-- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Life of Saint Augustine by John Capgrave( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English, Middle [1100-1500] and held by 212 libraries worldwide
The Oxford poems of Hugh Primas. And the Arundel lyrics by Hugo Primas( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Der Text des koptischen Psalters aus al-Mudil : ein Beitrag zur Textgeschichte der Septuaginta und zur Textkritik koptischer Bibelhandschriften, mit der kritischen Neuausgabe des Papyrus 37 der British Library London (U) und des Papyrus 39 der Leipziger Universitätsbibliothek (2013) by Gregor Emmenegger( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 115 libraries worldwide
The Mudil Codex from the late 4th century contains the Biblical Psalms in Coptic. However, the text differs significantly from familiar versions of the Psalms, giving rise to the question of whether we are dealing with an original form of the text. The comprehensive analysis presented here demonstrates the tradition in which this fascinating text is located, how it arose, and what significance it has for research into the Psalms generally and the Coptic Bible manuscripts in particular
The letterbooks of John Evelyn by John Evelyn( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
The Letterbooks of John Evelyn, a collection of more than eight hundred letters selected by Evelyn himself, constitutes an essential new resource for scholars of seventeenth-century England
Papyrus British Museum 10808 and its cultural and religious setting by Val Hinckley Sederholm( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Papyrus British Museum EA 10808 features a unique spell for a victim of divine wrath composed in the liturgical language of ancient Egypt but in Greek script with a few Demotic signs."
 
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