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  • The Chronicle of Hugh of Flavignyby Patrick Healy

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book is a detailed study of Hugh of Flavigny and his chronicle, which is widely recognised as one of the most important narratives of a crucial period of European history, that is, the Investiture Contest. Hugh's Chronicon is significant in a number of ways: as a unique source-book for some of the most important primary documents (especially papal... 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...

  • Pilgrimage to Jerusalem and the Holy Land, 1187?1291by Denys Pringle

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book presents new translations of a selection of Latin and French pilgrimage texts - and two in Greek - relating to Jerusalem and the Holy Land between the fall of Jerusalem to Saladin in 1187 and the loss of Acre to the Mamluks in 1291. It therefore complements and extends existing studies, which deal with the period from Late Antiquity to Saladin's... more...

  • Pilgrims and Politicsby Antón M. Pazos

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The objective of this book is to analyse the historical relationships between the phenomenon of Christian pilgrimage and political power within Europe, from the Middle Ages up to the present day. It establishes a discussion in which the twelve contributors to the volume can compare very different situations, such as the medieval pilgrimages and politics... more...

  • Studies in Byzantine Sigillography. Volume 12by Jean-Claude Cheynet

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    Sigillography has provided Byzantine studies with large amounts of new material for analysis. The articles in Studies in Byzantine Sigillography deal with all aspects of Byzantine sigillography: presentation of new finds, discussion of new methods, questions of the political and ecclesiastical administration of Byzantium, prosopography, historical... more...

  • La Papauté et les croisades / The Papacy and the Crusadesby Michel Balard

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This volume brings together a selection of the papers on the theme of the Papacy and the Crusades, delivered at the 7th Congress of the Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East. After the introduction by Michel Balard, the first papers examine aspects of crusader terminology. The next section deals with events and perceptions in the... more...

  • Mozarabs in Medieval and Early Modern Spainby Richard Hitchcock

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The setting of this volume is the Iberian Peninsula during the Middle Ages, where Christianity and Islam co-existed side by side as the official religions of Muslim al-Andalus on the one hand, and the Christian kingdoms in the north of the peninsula on the other. Its purpose is to examine the meaning of the word 'Mozarab' and the history and nature... more...

  • Plenitude of Powerby Robert C. Figueira

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    'I study power' - so Robert Louis Benson described his work as a scholar of medieval history. This volume unites papers by a number of his students dealing with matters central to Benson's historical interests - ecclesiastical institutions and administration, emperorship and papacy, canon law, political ideology, and historiography. The justification... more...

  • Feud, Violence and Practiceby Tracey L. Billado; Belle S. Tuten

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This collection presents an innovative series of essays about the medieval culture of Feud and Violence. Featuring both prominent senior and younger scholars from the United States and Europe, the contributions offer various methods and points of view in their analyses. All, however, are indebted in some way to the work of Stephen D. White on legal... more...

  • Burgesses and Burgess Law in the Latin Kingdoms of Jerusalem and Cyprus (1099?1325)by Marwan Nader

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This is the first book devoted to the study of burgesses in the Latin Kingdoms of Jerusalem and Cyprus (1099-1325). It offers a comprehensive assessment of the contributions made by the non-feudal class to the development of legal and commercial institutions in the 12th, 13th and 14th centuries. Dispensing with the commonly held view that burgesses... more...