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- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 191.00
Drawing on the latest research, Icons of the Middle Ages: Rulers, Writers, Rebels, and Saints examines the lives of some of the most remarkable personalities of the Medieval Era?powerful, ruthless, compassionate, brilliant people who remain widely influential today. Each portrait in this extraordinary gallery sets its subject in the context of... more...
- Impress Books 2011; US$ 7.28
"Some say Almodis was a serpent, a scandal, a whore. They say wrong." After generations of fighting amongst the ruling families of eleventh-century Occitania, the marriage of Almodis de la Marche to Hugh of Lusignan is intended to bring peace and harmony. But at a time when a noblewoman's purpose is to produce heirs, Almodis resolves to found her own... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 17.99
For three centuries, as the Black Death rampaged through Europe and the Reformation tore the Church apart, tens of thousands were arrested as witches and subjected to torture and execution, including being burned alive. This graphic novel examines the background; the witch hunters' methods; who profited; the brave few who protested; and how the... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 14.99
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...
- Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2012; US$ 3.99
In 1066, Roger Corbeau is on a quest to redeem his soul, which, at his oder brother Hugh's death, he loses for coveting Hugh's inheritance of the Barony of the Pays de Caux. Despondent from grief and guilt, he is asked be Abbot Lanfranc to accompany him to Rome to petition the Pope for the designation "Dei Gratia Rex Anglorum" for... more...
- Edhasa 1753; US$ 9.94
Estrechamente relacionado con la novela "El caballero del templo", este ensayo pone en claro muchos de los mitos que se han ido transmitiendo a lo largo de los siglos acerca de la Orden del Temple. Esta obra nos descubre las interioridades de la mítica orden, explicándonos todo tipo de detalles curiosos: la jornada de un templario en tiempos de paz,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
This volume explores the political, cultural, and ecclesiastical forces that linked the metropolis of Byzantium to the margins of its far-flung empire. Focusing on the provincial region of Hellas and Peloponnesos in central and southern Greece, Judith Herrin shows how the prestige of Constantinople was reflected in the military, civilian, and ecclesiastical... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 26.24
On a day in August, one thousand years ago, a fleet of ninety viking ships sailed into the estuary of the Blackwater river, Essex. Fresh from the ravage of Ipswich, under the command of the King of Denmark, they were intent no doubt on the rich spoils to be had from the Royal Mint of Maldon. This is the history of the Battle of Maldon. more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
<div>The Normans were a relatively short-lived cultural and political phenomenon. They emerged early in the tenth century and had disappeared off the map by the mid-thirteenth century. Drawing on the archaeological and historical evidence, this title examines how the Normans were able to conquer and dominate signficant parts of Europe.</div> more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 24.78
The Wars of the Roses (1455-85) saw the end of Plantagenet rule in England and Wales, and the accession of the Tudor dynasty to the throne. It is sometimes seen as the end of the Middle Ages in England, and the start of the modern era, and it paved the way for the reigns of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. A surprising number of historic sites from this... more...