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Anthony Bale (born 1975) is an English medievalist.[1]

BiographyEdit

He is Professor of Medieval Studies at Birkbeck, University of London and Executive Dean of the School of Arts, and has written two important books on medieval Christian-Jewish relations. He was awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize 2011, a prize "awarded to outstanding scholars under the age of 36 who have made a substantial contribution to their field of study, are recognised at an international level, and whose future contributions are held to be of correspondingly high promise." He has published Feeling Persecuted: Christians, Jews and Images of Violence in the Middle Ages,[2] as well as new editions of The Book of Marvels and Travels by Sir John Mandeville and The Book of Margery Kempe.[3] Most recently, he co-edited (with Sebastian Sobecki) Medieval English Travel: A Critical Anthology.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Anthony Bale — Department of English and Humanities, Birkbeck, University of London". Bbk.ac.uk. 2011-11-09. Retrieved 2012-01-29.
  2. ^ "Feeling Persecuted: Christians, Jews and Images of Violence in the Middle Ages | Reviews in History". History.ac.uk. 2011-12-20. Retrieved 2012-01-29.
  3. ^ "In Our Time: Margery Kempe and English Mysticism",". BBC Radio. 2016-06-02. Retrieved 2016-08-01.