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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...

  • 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...

  • Secrets of the Knights Templarby S.J. Hodge

    Quercus Publishing 2013; Not Available

    An investigation into the myths surrounding the Knights Templar. more...

  • Secrets of the Knights Templarby S.J. Hodge

    Quercus Publishing 2013; US$ 17.88

    An investigation into the myths surrounding the Knights Templar. more...

  • The Great Mortalityby John Kelly

    HarperCollins 2012; Not Available

    La moria grandissima began its terrible journey across the European and Asian continents in 1347, leaving unimaginable devastation in its wake. Five years later, twenty-five million people were dead, felled by the scourge that would come to be called the Black Death. The Great Mortality is the extraordinary epic account of the worst natural disaster... more...

  • The Life and Passion of William of Norwichby Thomas of Monmouth; Miri Rubin

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 18.68

    A fascinating surviving chronicle from 12th-century England which holds a unique and terrible place in the history of anti-Semitism The Life and Passion of William of Norwich gives a remarkable insight into life in a medieval cathedral city, brilliantly capturing the everyday concerns of ordinary people and focussing on the miraculous cures... more...

  • Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriorsby Brian A. Catlos

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 14.99

    An in-depth portrait of the Crusades-era Mediterranean world, and a new understanding of the forces that shaped it In Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriors , the award-winning scholar Brian Catlos puts us on the ground in the Mediterranean world of 1050?1200. We experience the sights and sounds of the region just as enlightened Islamic empires and... more...

  • Fliehen-Kämpfen-Kapitulierenby Mareike Pohl; Manfred Rudersdorf; Hans-Henning Kortüm; Christoph Schäfer; Wolfram Pyta

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 32.67

    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 Crusadesby Andrew Jotischky

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 14.99

    In 1095 Pope Urban II launched the First Crusade to recover Jerusalem from the Seljuq Turks. Tens of thousands of people joined his cause, making it the single largest event of the Middle Ages. The conflict would rage for over 200 years, poisoning Christian and Islamic relations forever. In this new introduction to the Crusades, Andrew Jotischky takes... more...

  • Atomism in Late Medieval Philosophy and Theologyby Christophe Grellard

    BRILL 2009; US$ 144.00

    This book is the result of a collective attempt to give a general survey of the development of atomism and its critics in the late Middle Ages. All the contributors focussed on the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries atomists and anti-atomists, with a thorough examination of some important figures, as Nicholas of Autrecourt or John Wyclif, and lesser... more...