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  • 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 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 Medieval Military Ordersby Nicholas Morton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 30.99

    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...

  • Medieval Literature in Translationby Charles W. Jones

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 29.95

    Comprehensive anthology contains exquisite cross-section of Western medieval literature, from Boethius and Augustine to Dante, Abelard, Marco Polo, and Villon, masterfully translated by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Charles Eliot Norton, C. K. Scott Moncrieff, Lord Tennyson, Sir Walter Scott, Thomas Carlyle, Matthew Arnold, Lord Byron, others. "No better... 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...

  • Meyrick's Medieval Knights and Armourby Samuel Rush Meyrick

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95

    Captivated by military antiquities, English scholar Samuel Rush Meyrick (1783?1848) pursued a lifelong passion for studying and collecting medieval armory. The results of his work are a continual source of learning and fascination for weapons buffs and anyone interested in the medieval period. Brimming with over seventy full-color illuminated engravings... more...

  • Medieval Tales and Storiesby Stanley Appelbaum

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Stories chosen from 10 medieval collections ( Disciplina clericalis, Dolopathos, Il Novellino, Gesta Romanorum, Il Pecorone, Les cent nouvelles nouvelles , etc.) offer a wonderful glimpse into many elements of medieval culture ? witchcraft, magic, Crusaders, astrology, alchemy, pacts with the Devil, chivalry, trial by torture, church councils, mercantile... more...

  • Medieval Peopleby Eileen Power

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95

    Classic study recreates the lives of 6 ordinary people who lived between the 9th and 16th centuries: a peasant on a country estate in Charlemagne's time, a Venetian traveler of the 13th century; a prioress and a Parisian housewife of the 14th century, and a merchant and a cloth maker from the days of Henry VII. 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...