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  • Pi - Upsilonby Stephanus von Byzanz; Margarethe Billerbeck

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 238.00

    This encyclopaedia, compiled around 530 AD,is more or less the Byzantine Encyclopaedia Britannica of the ancient world. It lists some 3,600 names of places, mountains, lakes, rivers, waters and peoples, explaining their origins and derivations. The founding legends and wealth of cultural historical information contained in it make it a source... 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...

  • The Riddle and the Knightby Giles Milton

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 19.99

    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...

  • Social England in the Fifteenth Century (Routledge Revivals)by Annie Abram

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Annie Abram was born in London in 1869 and died in Sussex in 1930. She contributed significantly to the twentieth-century historiography of late medieval England, researching the social, cultural and religious mores of the English laity and clergy. First published in 1909, this title explores the impact of economic changes on society during the fifteenth... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Trial of Jeanne d'Arc (Routledge Revivals)by W. P. Barrett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1931, this is the first unabridged English translation of the documents pertaining to the trial of Joan of Arc. The basis of the translation is drawn from an edition of the text published in 1841 by Jules Quicherat, but elements are also derived from a number of the manuscripts originally translated into Latin. As notes were taken... more...

  • Von Ratlosen und Löwenherzenby Rebecca Gablé

    Bastei Entertainment 2011; US$ 8.10

    Schluss mit dem Mythos über die düstere Zeit willkürlicher Kriege, blutrünstiger Hexenverfolgungen und hygienischer Katastrophen - her mit dem Mittelalter, wie es auch war. In ihrem ersten Sachbuch erzählt uns die Bestsellerautorin Rebecca Gablé die Geschichte des englischen Mittelalters neu: kompetent und informativ, herrlich farbenprächtig - und... more...

  • Where Troubadours were Bishopsby Nicole M. Schulman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Aden and the Indian Ocean Tradeby Roxani Eleni Margariti

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    Positioned at the crossroads of the maritime routes linking the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, the Yemeni port of Aden grew to be one of the medieval world's greatest commercial hubs. Approaching Aden's history between the eleventh and thirteenth centuries through the prism of overseas trade and commercial culture, Roxani Eleni Margariti examines... more...