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  • Medici Moneyby Tim Parks

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 11.98

    The Medici are famous as the rulers of Florence at the high point of the Renaissance. Their power derived from the family bank, and this book tells the fascinating, frequently bloody story of the family and the dramatic development and collapse of their bank (from Cosimo who took it over in 1419 to his grandson Lorenzo the Magnificent who presided... more...

  • The Palgrave Atlas of Byzantine Historyby John Haldon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 32.00

    The dominant Mediterranean power in the fifth and sixth centuries, by the time of its demise at the hands of the Ottomans in 1453 the Byzantine empire was a shadow of its former self restricted essentially to the city of Constantinople, modern Istanbul. Surrounded by foes who posed a constant threat to its very existence, it survived because of its... more...

  • Robert Bruceby Colm McNamee

    Birlinn 2012; US$ 6.75

    Commemorating the seven hundredth anniversary of the enthronement of Robert I of Scotland, this book is intended as an everyman's guide to Scotland's famous hero king. The life of Bruce is one of the greatest comeback stories in history. Heir and magnate, shrewd politician, briefly 'king of summer' and then a desperate fugitive who nevertheless returned... more...

  • King Robert the Bruceby A. F. Murison

    The Floating Press 2015; US$ 3.99

    This in-depth historical account focuses on the life, accomplishments and influence of Robert I, also known as Robert the Bruce, who was the king of Scots in the period 1306-1329. Offering a detailed and even-handed look at the king, Murison's remarkable feat of scholarship will reward those with an interest in the period. more...

  • Common Womenby Ruth Mazo Karras

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 50.00

    A study of the "common woman" in medieval England - characterized as such for being a prostitute and therefore belonging to all men. Karras explores their experiences, relations and treatment under the law and concludes that prostitution was central to the medieval understanding of femininity. more...

  • Clash of Crownsby Mary McAuliffe

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 25.99

    Conflict between England and France was a fact of life for centuries, but few realize that this conflict originated with the Vikings and their settlement of what would become Normandy. In this compelling and entertaining history, Mary McAuliffe takes the reader back to those dark and turbulent times when Viking descendant William the Conqueror became... more...

  • Theodori Scutariotae Chronicaby Raimondo Tocci

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 179.00

    This volume presents the first critical edition of the anonymous world chronicle titled Chronica which gives a condensed account of events from Adam up to the death of the Byzantine Emperor Alexios I Komnenos (ruled 1081?1118). The introduction includes a discussion of the relationship of the Chronica to the Synopsis chronike of Theodoros... more...

  • Los templariosby Run Futthark

    De Vecchi Ediciones 1753; US$ 4.99

    Hace más de siete siglos, nueve caballeros de Cristo se reunieron para constituir una nueva orden, la orden del Temple, encargada de proteger a los peregrinos en Tierra Santa. Se dice que al entrar en contacto con las civilizaciones de Oriente, los caballeros del Temple se convirtieron en depositarios de una tradición secreta en la que se entremezclan... more...

  • Middelalderbyenby Søren Bitsch Christensen; Lars Bisgaard; Peter Carelli

    Aarhus University Press 2004; US$ 42.16

    De første danske byer opstod i middelalderen. Her blev grunden lagt til et stabilt og levedygtigt byvæsen efter en hektisk anlæggelsesperiode. De fleste af vore dages større byer og store dele af vores bymæssige kultur er således rodfæstede i middelalderen. Bogens ni artikler handler om byernes fremvækst og udvikling med udgangspunkt i dansk og international... more...

  • Los templariosby Run Futthark

    De Vecchi Ediciones 1753; Not Available

    Hace más de siete siglos, nueve caballeros de Cristo se reunieron para constituir una nueva orden, la orden del Temple, encargada de proteger a los peregrinos en Tierra Santa. Se dice que al entrar en contacto con las civilizaciones de Oriente, los caballeros del Temple se convirtieron en depositarios de una tradición secreta en la que se entremezclan... more...