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  • Caffaro, Genoa and the Twelfth-Century Crusadesby Martin Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume provides the first comprehensive English translation, with a substantial introduction and notes, of the writings of Caffaro of Genoa, as well as related texts and documents on Genoa and the crusades. The majority of early crusading historiography is from a northern European and clerical perspective. Here is a very different voice, one with... more...

  • Perspectives on Public Space in Rome, from Antiquity to the Present Dayby Jan Gadeyne; Gregory Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume provides readers interested in urban history with a collection of essays on the evolution of public space in that paradigmatic western city which is Rome. Scholars specialized in different historical periods contributed chapters, in order to find common themes which weave their way through one of the most complex urban histories of western... more...

  • Crusading and Chronicle Writing on the Medieval Baltic Frontierby Marek Tamm; Linda Kaljundi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The Chronicle of Henry of Livonia, written by a missionary priest in the early thirteenth century to record the history of the crusades to Livonia and Estonia around 1186-1227, offers one of the most vivid examples of the early thirteenth century crusading ideology in practice. Step by step, it has become one of the most widely read and acknowledged... 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$ 84.94

    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; GŁnter Prinzing; Alexander Riehle

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 106.19

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Deeds Done Beyond the Seaby Susan B. Edgington; Helen J. Nicholson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume celebrates Peter Edbury?s career by bringing together seventeen essays by colleagues, former students and friends which focus on three of his major research interests: the great historian of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, William of Tyre, and his Historia rerum in partibus transmarinis gestarum and its continuations; medieval Cyprus, in particular... more...