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  • Communities of Violenceby David Nirenberg

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 37.50

    In the wake of modern genocide, we tend to think of violence against minorities as a sign of intolerance, or, even worse, a prelude to extermination. Violence in the Middle Ages, however, functioned differently, according to David Nirenberg. In this provocative book, he focuses on specific attacks against minorities in fourteenth-century France and... 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...

  • The Knight in Historyby Frances Gies

    HarperCollins 2010; Not Available

    "A carefully researched, concise, readable, and entertaining account of an institution that remains a part of the Western imagination."-- Los Angeles Times more...

  • Medieval Memoriesby Elizabeth Van-Houts

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 77.95

    Who, exactly, was responsible for the preservation of knowledge about the past? How did men and women preserve their recollections and pass them on to the next generation? Did they write them down or did they hand them on orally? For the first time, tombstones, medieval encyclopaedias and legal testimonies figure alongside perceptions of the medieval... more...

  • FROM THE BRINK OF THE APOCALYPSE -by John Aberth

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    This lively work describes how the lives of ordinary people in the Middle Ages were transformed by a series of crises, whilst also showing how cultural assumptions, including a belief in the apocalypse, gave people an ability to face up positively to these problems. This second edition is brought fully up to date with recent scholarship, drawing some... more...

  • John of Brienneby Guy Perry

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 72.00

    Explores John of Brienne's remarkable thirteenth-century career from mid-ranking knight to king of Jerusalem and Latin emperor of Constantinople. more...

  • The Riddle and the Knightby Giles Milton

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 17.99

    Part travelogue/part historical mystery about the most famous traveler--and chronicler-- in medieval Europe. Giles Milton's first book, The Riddle and the Knight , is a fascinating account of the legend of Sir John Mandeville, a long-forgotten knight who was once the most famous writer in medieval Europe. Mandeville wrote a book about his voyage... more...

  • Life and Work in Medieval Europeby P. Boissonnade

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This work provides a landmark in early twentieth century publishing summarizing the most up to date findings in all branches of the social sciences at a formative time and during a period of decisive historical discovery. more...

  • Love, Sex and Marriage in the Middle Agesby Conor McCarthy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Where Troubadours were Bishopsby Nicole M. Schulman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 143.00

    Using one man as a lens, a man known variously as Folquet, Folques, Folco, and Folc, it will examine some of the important changes and developments of the period from a new, more human, perspective. more...