Sándor Bökönyi was, until his death on December 25, 1994, Research Professor of the Archaeological Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest and was its Director from 1981 through 1993. He was the author of many books and articles on the history of domestic animals. His publications in English include History of Domestic Mammals in Central and Eastern Europe ( 1974), Animal Husbandry and Hunting in Tac-Gorsium ( 1984), and "Animals, Draft" and "Animals, Food" in the Dictionary of the Middle Ages ( 1982).
Herman Braet is Professor of French and Provençal Literature and Philology at the Universities of Antwerp and Louvain. He is the editor of the medieval text series Ktemata. His publications include Le Songe dans la chanson de geste ( 1975), Deux Lais Féeriques ( 1980), and a new annotated edition of Beroul Tristran et Iseut (in collaboration with Guy Raynaud de Lage, 1989-90).
Karl Brunner is Professor of Medieval History and Auxiliary Sciences at the Institut für österreichische Geschichtsforschung in Vienna and the author of several books and articles on early medieval civilization, including Oppostionelle Gruppen im Karolingerreich ( 1979) and Landherr, Bauer, Ackerknecht ( 1985).
Michael Camille is Professor of Art History at the University of Chicago. He is the author of The Gothic Idol: Ideology and Image-Making in Medieval Art ( 1989) and Image on the Edge: The Margins of Medieval Art ( 1992).
Bruce M. S. Campbell is Reader in Economic and Social History at The Queen's University of Belfast. He has written extensively on the English medieval economy with particular reference to agriculture. In collaboration with Derek Keene he is currently researching the food supply of fourteenth-century London, and with John Power is preparing an agricultural and land-use atlas of England before the Black Death. He is the editor of Before the Black Death: Studies in the "Crisis" of the Early Fourteenth Century ( 1991), and co-editor, with Mark Overton , of Land, Labour and Livestock: Historical Studies in European Agricultural Productivity ( 1991).