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Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies is a quarterly academic journal published by University of Chicago Press on behalf of the Medieval Academy of America. It was established in 1926 and today is widely regarded as the most prestigious journal in medieval studies. The journal's primary focus is on the time period from 500 to 1500 in Western Europe, but also on related subjects such as Byzantine, Hebrew, Arabic, Armenian and Slavic studies. As of 2016, the editor is Sarah Spence.

Speculum  
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DisciplineMedieval studies
LanguageEnglish
Edited bySarah Spence
Publication details
Publication history
1926-present
Publisher
FrequencyQuarterly
Standard abbreviations
Speculum
Indexing
ISSN0038-7134 (print)
2040-8072 (web)
LCCN27015446
JSTOR00387134
OCLC no.35801878
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The organization and its journal were first proposed in 1921 at a meeting of the Modern Language Association, and the journal's focus was interdisciplinary from its beginning,[1] with one reviewer noting a specific interest in Medieval Latin.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Greenlaw, Edwin (1926). "Reviewed Work(s): Speculum: A Journal of Mediaeval Studies. by The Mediaeval Academy of America". Modern Language Notes. 41 (4): 271–273. JSTOR 2913990.
  2. ^ McK., R. B. (1926). "Reviewed Work(s): Speculum". The Review of English Studies. 2 (7): 375. JSTOR 508377.

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