Kenneth Baxter Wolf Researcher Profile

Researcher ProfilesKenneth Baxter Wolf is the John Sutton Miner Professor of History and Professor of Classics at Pomona College. He is also the creator and coordinator of the Late Antique-Medieval Studies (LAMS) program. He specializes in the history of the medieval Mediterranean, with particular interest in two areas: Christian sanctity and early Christian views of Islam.

Kenneth WolfAmong his publications are: Christian Martyrs in Muslim Spain (Cambridge, 1988); Making History: The Normans and their Historians in Eleventh-century Italy (Pennsylvania, 1995); and The Poverty of Riches: St. Francis Reconsidered (Oxford, 2003). He has also produced three book-length translations (from Latin): Conquerors and Chroniclers of Early Medieval Spain (Liverpool University Press, 1990; rev. 1999); The Deeds of Count Roger of Calabria and Sicily and of His Brother Duke Robert Guiscard, (University of Michigan Press, 2005); The Life and Afterlife of St. Elizabeth of Hungary: Testimony from her Canonization Hearings (Oxford University Press, 2011). He is currently finishing a translation of the writings of Eulogius of Córdoba, contracted with Liverpool University Press.

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