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  • Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriorsby Brian A. Catlos

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 16.99

    An in-depth portrait of the Crusades-era Mediterranean world, and a new understanding of the forces that shaped it In Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriors , the award-winning scholar Brian Catlos puts us on the ground in the Mediterranean world of 1050?1200. We experience the sights and sounds of the region just as enlightened Islamic empires and... more...

  • Religion, Politics and Society in Britain 1066-1272by Henry Mayr-Harting

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    The period from 1066 to 1272, from the Norman Conquest to the death of Henry III, was one of enormous political change in England and of innovation in the Church as a whole. Religion, Politics and Society 1066-1272 charts the many ways in which a constantly changing religious culture impacted on a social and political system which was itself dominated... more...

  • Fliehen-Kämpfen-Kapitulierenby Mareike Pohl; Manfred Rudersdorf; Hans-Henning Kortüm; Christoph Schäfer; Wolfram Pyta

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 33.11

    Das Mittelalter ist anders, fremd und für uns heute oft unverständlich & viele Forschungen der letzten Jahre befassten sich intensiv mit der Alterität, der Andersartigkeit des Mittelalters und seiner Akteure. Vielfach wird davon ausgegangen, dass im Mittelalter mehr die Symbolik als das rationale Handeln die Politik der Regierenden bestimmte. Handelte... more...

  • The Medieval Military Ordersby Nicholas Morton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    This new addition to the popular Seminar Studies series looks at the origins, development and organisation of the Military Orders during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, showing how they functioned as a form of religious life and concentrating on their role in the Crusades and in the government and defence of the Christian kingdoms in the Holy... more...

  • Märtyrerverehrung im frühen Christentumby Silke-Petra Bergjan; Beat Näf; Manfred Rudersdorf; Wolfram Pyta; Christoph Schäfer; Hans-Henning Kortüm

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 31.35

    Märtyrerverehrung kann als Form des Totenkultes verstanden werden. Ihre Wirkungskraft reicht freilich weit darüber hinaus: Sie ist ein Faktor mancher geschichtlicher Prozesse. Welche Strukturen und Charakteristika lassen sich für ihre Ausprägungen im frühen Christentum herausarbeiten? Was sagen die Quellen? Und wie lassen diese sich heute verstehen?... more...

  • The Medieval Villageby G. G. Coulton

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95

    Exceptionally well-documented vivid study of serfdom, manorial customs, abbeys, village discipline, peasant revolts, justice, religious education, tithing, much more. Illustrated. "...a remarkable book..."? Times (London) Literary Supplement . more...

  • The Medieval Sceneby G. G. Coulton

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 8.95

    Vivid, eminently readable account provides fascinating insights into the Church's role in village life, the development of towns, the growth of chivalry, monasticism, trade, more. "...admirable and entirely trustworthy." ? Saturday Review . more...

  • Medieval Peopleby Eileen Power

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95

    Classic study vividly recreates the lives of 6 ordinary people who lived between the 9th and 16th centuries ? from a peasant on a country estate to a cloth maker. more...

  • The Story of My Misfortunesby Peter Abélard; Henry Adams Bellows; Ralph Adams Cram

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 5.99

    In this classic of medieval literature, a brilliant and daring thinker relates the spellbinding story of his philosophical and spiritual enlightenment--and the tale of his tragic personal life as well. Peter Abélard paints an absorbing portrait of monastic and scholastic life in twelfth-century Paris, while also recounting the circumstances and consequences... more...

  • Philosophy and Civilization in the Middle Agesby Maurice DeWulf

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.99

    This classic study by a distinguished scholar surveys the major philosophical trends and thinkers of a vital period in Western civilization. Based on Maurice DeWulf's celebrated Princeton University lectures, it offers an accessible view of medieval history, covering scholastic, ecclesiastic, classicist, and secular thought in the twelfth and thirteenth... more...