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Books We've Reviewed from Cornell University Press

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For a civilization that ended nearly one thousand years ago, there seems to be a great deal new to know about the Vikings since we last checked. That the Viking world extended... Read More

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Eros on the Nile

He who could hold that body tight / would know at last / perfection of delight— / Best of the bullyboys, / first among lovers. Caveat lector! Fittingly, this book, like Eros,... Read More

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Chaste Passions

These saints’ stories are anything but saintly. The tales Winstead translates in Chaste Passions are instead gory, horrific accounts of hell’s fury, religious devotion and... Read More