Resources Consulted


Bloxam, Jim. "The Beast, the Book and the Belt: an Introduction to the Study of Girdle or Belt Books from the Medieval Period," In Breaking and Shaping Beastly Bodies: Animals as Material Culture in the Middle Ages, edited by Aleksander Pluskowski, 80-97. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2007. 

Horowitz, Jeannine. “Popular Preaching in the Thirteenth Century: Rhetoric in the Fight Against Heresy.” Medieval Sermon Studies 60, no. 1 (January 1, 2016): 62–76.

Kiser, Lisa J. “Silencing the Lambs: Economics, Ethics, and Animal Life in Medieval Franciscan Hagiography.” Modern Philology 108, no. 3 (February 2011): 323–342.

"Late Medieval Preaching". In Oxford Bibliographies Online, in Medieval Studies,

"Latin Vulgate Medieval Illuminated Manuscript." Text Manuscripts, Les Eluminres.

Light, Laura. “‘What Was a Bible for? Liturgical Texts in Thirteenth-Century Franciscan and Dominican Bibles.’” Lusitania Sacra 34, no. Julho-Dezembro (2016): 165–82.

Marsden, Richard, and E. Ann Matter. “The Thirteenth Century and the Paris Bible.” In The New Cambridge History of the Bible, 380–391. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Reed, Ronald. The Nature and Making of Parchment. Leeds: The Elmete Press, 1975.

Seetah, Krish."The Middle Ages on the Block: Animals, Guilds, and Meat in the Medieval Period," In Breaking and Shaping Beastly Bodies: Animals as Material Culture in the Middle Ages, edited by Aleksander Pluskowski, 18-31. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2007.

Book of Dead

“Bindings", Glossary for the British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts. The British Library, August 25, 2005.

Clement, Richard W., "Medieval and Renaissance book production" (1997). Library Faculty & Staff Publications. Paper 10,

Denoël, Charlotte. “Medieval England and France, 700–1200.” The British Library, 2012.

“Office of the Dead (Use of St. Kunibert, Cologne); Prayers before Celebrating Mass; Funeral Service; Necrologium.” Kunibert Dead Medieval Manuscript. Les Enluminures.


Bernard, Saint, and John Leinenweber. Sermons for Lent and the Easter Season. No. 52. Liturgical Press, 2013.

Muessig, Carolyn A. Preacher, sermon and audience in the Middle Ages. Brill, 2018.

Parkes, Malcom Beckiwth. “The Influence of the Concepts of Ordinatio and Compilatio on the Development of the Book.” In Scribes, Scripts and Readers: Studies in the Communication, Presentation and Dissemination of Medieval Texts, 35 – 70. London: The Hambledon Press, 1991.

Szirmai, János Alexander. The archaeology of medieval bookbinding. Routledge, 2017.

VERCELLENSIS, ANTONIUS, and Quadragesimale de Aeternis Fructibus. "Spiritus Sancti [Sermons 41 to 61][Quadrgesimal Sermons, ie Sermons for Lent] In Latin with a few notes in Italian, decorated manuscript on parchment and paper Northern Italy, Milan (?), c. 1460-1475."

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