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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Cult of Saint Katherine of Alexandria in Late-Medieval Nurembergby Anne Simon

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Katherine of Alexandria was a major object of devotion within medieval Europe, ranking second only to the Virgin Mary in the canon of female saints. Yet despite her undoubted importance, relatively little is known about the significance and function of her cult within the German-speaking territories that stood at the heart of Europe. Anne Simon's... more...

  • The Chronicle of Prussia by Nicolaus von Jeroschinby Taylor and Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This is the first English translation of the 'Chronicle of Prussia', which was written by Nicolaus von Jeroschin, in middle German verse, during the period from 1330 to 1341. It is a history of the Teutonic Knights, encompassing the period between the foundation of the order, in 1190, and 1331. The translator's introduction sets the work in its historical... more...

  • The Chanson d'Antiocheby Carol Sweetenham

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The Old-French Chanson d'Antioche has long intrigued historians and literary scholars. Unusually among epic poems, it follows closely a well documented historical event - the First Crusade - and appears to include substantial and genuine historical content. At one time it was believed to be based on an account by an eye-witness, 'Richard the Pilgrim'.... more...

  • The Debate on the Trial of the Templars (1307?1314)by Helen Nicholson; Paul F. Crawford; Jochen Burgtorf

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Seven hundred years after the dissolution of the order, the trial of the Templars still arouses enormous controversy and speculation. In October 1307, all the brothers of the military-religious order of the Temple in France were arrested on the instructions of King Philip IV and charged with heresy and other crimes. In 1312, Pope Clement V, at the... more...

  • Shipping, Trade and Crusade in the Medieval Mediterraneanby Ruthy Gertwagen; Elizabeth Jeffreys

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 154.95

    The cutting-edge papers in this collection reflect the wide areas to which John Pryor has made significant contributions in the course of his scholarly career. They are written by some of the world's most distinguished practitioners in the fields of Crusading history and the maritime history of the medieval Mediterranean. His colleagues, students and... more...