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  • 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...

  • Envisioning Experience in Late Antiquity and the Middle Agesby Giselle de Nie; Thomas F.X. Noble

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Our imagination reveals our experience of ourselves and our world. The late philosopher of science and poetry Gaston Bachelard introduced the notion that each image that comes to mind spontaneously is a visual representation of the cognitive and affective pattern that is moving us at the time - often unconsciously. When such a mental image inspires... more...

  • Marino Sanudo Torsello, The Book of the Secrets of the Faithful of the Crossby Peter Lock

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This is the first full translation of Marino Sanudo Torsello's Secreta fidelium Crucis to be made into English. The work itself is a piece of crusading propaganda following the fall of Acre in 1291, written between 1300 and 1321, but it includes much of historical relevance along with interesting observations on the early history of Jerusalem and... more...

  • The White Horse Kingby Benjamin R. Merkle

    Thomas Nelson 2009; US$ 11.99

    Down swept the Vikings from the frigid North. Across the English coastlands and countryside they raided, torched, murdered, and destroyed all in their path. Then came an unlikely hero. King Alfred rallied the battered and bedraggled kingdoms of Britain and after decades of plotting, praying, and persisting, finally triumphed over the invaders. more...

  • Ioannis Canani de Constantinopolitana obsidione relatioby Andrea Massimo Cuomo

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 87.04

    This volume presents a new critical edition of John Kananos? account of the unsuccessful siege of Constantinople by the Ottomans in 1422. An eye-witness to the siege, Kananos celebrates the defense of the City and its miraculous liberation at the hand of the Mother of God. This book offers a new critical text of Kananos' passionate narrative... more...

  • Koinotaton Doronby Albrecht Berger; Sergei Mariev; Günter Prinzing; Alexander Riehle

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 108.82

    This volume offers a series of essays on the political and economical history, historical topography, palaeography, literature (historiography, epistolography) and philosophy of the late Byzantine period between 1204 and 1461. more...

  • Manure Mattersby Richard Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In pre-industrial societies, in which the majority of the population lived directly off the land, few issues were more important than the maintenance of soil fertility. Without access to biodegradable wastes from production processes or to synthetic agrochemicals, early farmers continuously developed strategies aimed at adding nutritional value to... more...