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  • The Middle Agesby Miri Rubin

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    The Middle Ages is a term coined around 1450 to describe a thousand years of European History. In this Very Short Introduction, Miri Rubin provides an exploration of the variety, change, dynamism, and sheer complexity that the period covers. From the provinces of the Roman Empire, which became Barbarian kingdoms after c.450-650, to the northern and... more...

  • The Life and Passion of William of Norwichby Thomas of Monmouth; Miri Rubin

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available

    A fascinating surviving chronicle from 12th-century England which holds a unique and terrible place in the history of anti-Semitism The Life and Passion of William of Norwich gives a remarkable insight into life in a medieval cathedral city, brilliantly capturing the everyday concerns of ordinary people and focussing on the miraculous cures... more...

  • Religious Conversionby Ira Katznelson; Miri Rubin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This collection ranges far and wide - from early Christian pilgrims to fifteenth-century Ethiopia; from the Islamisation of the eastern Mediterranean to Reformation Germany - to investigate the multiple causes and characteristics of religious conversion. By probing continuities and fissures, particularly in the Jewish, Muslim and Christian experiences,... more...

  • Charity and Community in Medieval Cambridgeby Miri Rubin

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 50.00

    This study develops our understanding of medieval society through an examination of its charitable activities. more...

  • Mother of Godby Miri Rubin

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; Not Available

    Mary, the mother of Jesus, is one of the most powerful, influential and complex of all religious figures. The focus for women, the inspiration of faith, the subject of innumerable paintings, sculptures, pieces of music and churches, Mary is so entangled in our world that it is impossible to conceive of the history of Western culture and religion without... more...

  • The Hollow Crownby Miri Rubin

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; Not Available

    There is no more haunting, compelling period in Britain's history than the later middle ages. The extraordinary kings - Edward III and Henry V the great warriors, Richard II and Henry VI, tragic inadequates killed by their failure to use their power, and Richard III, the demon king. The extraordinary events - the Black Death that destroyed a third... more...

  • The Cambridge History of Christianity: Volume 4, Christianity in Western Europe, c.1100?c.1500by Miri Rubin; Walter Simons

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 32.00

    This History offers a wide-ranging overview of the rich and varied life of medieval European Christians and their institutions. more...

  • Love, Friendship and Faith in Europe, 1300-1800by Dr Laura Gowing; Professor Michael Hunter; Miri Rubin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00

    This ground-breaking volume explores the terrain of friendship against the historical backdrop of early modern Europe. In these thought-provoking essays the terms of friendship are explored - from the most intimate and erotically charged to the reciprocities of village life. This is a rich offering in social and cultural history that is attuned to... more...

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