History

Locked down with the popes: the Codex epistolaris Carolinus

My constant companions during the isolation necessitated by the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 were a group of long-dead popes. Gregory III, Zacharias, Stephen II and his brother Paul I, their luckless successor Pope Constantine II,[1] Constantine’s ruthless deposer Stephen III, and the ostensibly more urbane Hadrian I[2] ruled the see of Rome in the second … Continue reading

History

The Middle Dutch Brut, by Sjoerd Levelt

Published in the Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies series of Liverpool University Press is my edition and English translation of the chronicle which I have called the Middle Dutch Brut. The Prose Brut was the principal historiographical tradition of late medieval England, and exists in various versions in Anglo-Norman French, Middle English and Latin. The … Continue reading

History, News, Poetry

Liverpool University Press publishes first audiobook

Liverpool University Press is pleased to announce the publication of its first audiobook: The Poems of the Pearl Manuscript in Modern English Prose Translation. The audiobook is based on Malcolm Andrew and Ronald Waldron’s fifth edition of the work, and will be available as a whole and also as the four individual poems in the … Continue reading

History, News

LUP announces new Medieval and Early Modern History series

Liverpool University Press is pleased to announce a new series in medieval and early modern history, led by series editors Marios Costambeys and Martin Heale (University of Liverpool). Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Belief and Culture will publish monographs on topics relating to belief and culture, across a wide period from late antiquity to … Continue reading

History

Smells, grid-planning, and urinary medicine… all in one season for LUP’s medieval list!

As part of focusing on Medieval Studies in August in celebration of #LUP120 we take a sneak preview of three medieval titles appearing in Spring 2020. Sense and Feeling in Daily Living in the Anglo-Saxon World edited by Maren Clegg Hyer and Gale Owen-Crocker and the fourth volume in The Material Culture of Daily Living … Continue reading