Richard Firth Green is Humanities Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at The Ohio State University and acted as Director of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies from 2006 to 2013.
He is the author of Elf Queens and Holy Friars: Fairy Beliefs and the Medieval Church (2016), A Crisis of Truth: Literature and Law in Ricardian England (1998), and Poets and Princepleasers: Literature and the English Court in the Late Middle Ages (1980), as well as numerous articles in such journals as S peculum, Medium Aevum, Chaucer Review, and Studies in the Age of Chaucer. He is a former John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow (1989-90), a past President of the New Chaucer Society (2008-20010), and a past Counsellor for the Medieval Academy of America.
Elf Queens and Holy Friars: Fairy Beliefs and the Medieval Church. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.
Ancient Origins has been quoted by:
At Ancient Origins, we believe that one of the most important fields of knowledge we can pursue as human beings is our beginnings. And while some people may seem content with the story as it stands, our view is that there exist countless mysteries, scientific anomalies and surprising artifacts that have yet to be discovered and explained.
The goal of Ancient Origins is to highlight recent archaeological discoveries, peer-reviewed academic research and evidence, as well as offering alternative viewpoints and explanations of science, archaeology, mythology, religion and history around the globe.
We’re the only Pop Archaeology site combining scientific research with out-of-the-box perspectives.
By bringing together top experts and authors, this archaeology website explores lost civilizations, examines sacred writings, tours ancient places, investigates ancient discoveries and questions mysterious happenings. Our open community is dedicated to digging into the origins of our species on planet earth, and question wherever the discoveries might take us. We seek to retell the story of our beginnings.