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  • The Growth of Royal Government under Henry IIIby David Crook; Louise J. Wilkinson

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 99.00

    A survey of the complexity and sophistication of English royal government in the thirteenth century, a period of radical change. more...

  • The Laws of War in the Late Middle Agesby Maurice Keen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 45.00

    Many of the combatants in the European wars of the late middle ages fought for their own gain, but they observed a code of regulations, part chivalrous and part commercial which they called the ?law of arms?. This book, originally published in 1965, examines this soldiers? code, to understand its rules and how they were enforced. How did a soldier... more...

  • Pi - Ypsilonby 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... more...

  • The Danish Medieval Lawsby Ditlev Tamm; Helle Vogt

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The Danish medieval laws: the laws of Scania, Zealand and Jutland contains translations of the four most important medieval Danish laws written in the vernacular. The main texts are those of the Law of Scania, the two laws of Zealand ? Valdemar?s and Erik?s ? and the Law of Jutland, all of which date from the early thirteenth century. The Church... more...

  • The Ties that Bindby Katherine L. French; Douglas L. Biggs; Linda E. Mitchell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This collection of essays, whose title echoes that of her most well-known book, celebrates the career of Barbara A. Hanawalt, emerita George III Professor of British Studies at The Ohio State University. The volume's contents -- ranging from politics to family histories, from intimate portraits to extensive prosopographies -- are authored by both former... more...

  • Experiences of Charity, 1250-1650by Anne M. Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 134.95

    For a number of years scholars who are concerned with issues of poverty and the poor have turned away from the study of charity and poor relief, in order to search for a view of the life of the poor from the point of view of the poor themselves. Great studies have been conducted using a variety of records, resulting in seminal works that have enriched... more...

  • The Hypotyposis of the Monastery of the Theotokos Evergetis, Constantinople (11th?12th Centuries)by R. H. Jordan; Rosemary Morris

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book forms part of the Evergetis Project which aims to investigate all surviving texts associated with the Monastery of the Theotokos Evergetis founded in 1049 near Constantinople. A book-length introduction sets out the historical significance of the house for the development of Byzantine monasticism and discusses its administration, liturgy... more...

  • Vengeance in the Middle Agesby Paul R. Hyams; Susanna A. Throop

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This volume aims to balance the traditional literature available on medieval feuding with an exploration of other aspects of vengeance and culture in the Middle Ages. A diverse assortment of interdisciplinary essays from scholars in Europe and North America contest or enlarge traditional approaches to and interpretations of vengeance in the Middle... more...

  • The Hospitallers, the Mediterranean and Europeby Nikolas Jaspert; Karl Borchardt

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Modern study of the Hospitallers, of other military-religious orders, and of their activities both in the Mediterranean and in Europe has been deeply influenced by the work of Anthony Luttrell. To mark his 75th birthday in October 2007 twenty-three colleagues from ten different countries have contributed to this volume. The first section focuses... more...

  • Saving the Souls of Medieval Londonby Marie-Hélène Rousseau

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    St Paul's Cathedral stood at the centre of religious life in medieval London. It was the mother church of the diocese, a principal landowner in the capital and surrounding countryside, and a theatre for the enactment of events of national importance. The cathedral was also a powerhouse of commemoration and intercession, where prayers and requiem masses... more...