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Medieval

  • Einleitung, Edition, Übersetzungby

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 210.00

    The letters of Nikephoros Chumnos (ca.1260?1327) have not been duly recognized as sources documenting the social relations of the Byzantine elite and as literary works in their own right. This two-volume edition fills this void. It contributes substantially to our understanding of Byzantine literature and society during the early Palaiologan period... more...

  • Cheynet, Jean-Claude; Sode, Claudia: Studies in Byzantine Sigillography. Volume 10by

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 168.00

    For several years now, sigillography as an independent subarea in the field of Byzantine studies has received increasing attention from both Byzantine studies and related disciplines, as it is the only area still able to provide academia with large amounts of material not previously analysed. The articles of Studies in Byzantine Sigillography deal... more...

  • Millennium (2010) by

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2010; US$ 127.00

    Millennium pursues an interdisciplinary international approach transcending epochal boundaries to research the First Millennium AD. The editorial board and the advisory board represent a wide range of disciplines ? contributions from art and literary studies are published alongside historical, theological and philosophical contributions on the Latin,... more...

  • Byzantium, Pliska, and the Balkansby

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 182.00

    In this collection leading international authorities analyse the structures and economic functions of non-agrarian centres between ca. 500 and 1000 A.D. – their trade, their surrounding settlements, and the agricultural and cultural milieux. The thirty-one papers presented at an international conference held in Bad Homburg focus on recent archaeological... more...

  • The Heirs of the Roman Westby

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 182.00

    In this collection leading international authorities analyse the structures and economic functions of non-agrarian centres between ca. 500 and 1000 A.D. ? their trade, their surrounding settlements, and the agricultural and cultural milieux. The thirty-one papers presented at an international conference held in Bad Homburg focus on recent archaeological... more...

  • Seeing and Knowingby A. B. Mulder-Bakker

    Brepols Publishers 2004; US$ 84.00

    The studies within this volume apply insights gained from gender studies to re-consider the way knowledge and learning was transmitted in medieval Europe 1200?1550. more...

  • The Secret of Natural Readersby ADA ANBAR

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 55.00

    It has been recognized since the 1980s that literacy begins to develop a long time before formal schooling begins. In today's literate environment, children start learning to read much as they learn to speak, through playful print interactions with their parents, older siblings, or other adults, beginning in year one. A sharp debate about the best... more...

  • The Letters and Other Writingsby Abelard & Heloise; William Levitan; Stanley Lombardo; Barbara Thorburn

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2007; US$ 14.50

    The most comprehensive compilation of the works of Abelard and Heloise ever presented in a single volume in English, The Letters and Other Writings features an accurate and stylistically faithful new translation of both The Calamities of Peter Abelard and the remarkable letters it sparked between the ill-fated twelfth-century philosopher and his brilliant... more...

  • Alfred the Greatby Richard Abels

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.99

    This biography of Alfred the Great, king of the West Saxons (871-899), provides a dynamic new view of this important ruler. Alfred emerges from the pages of this biography as a great warlord, an effective and inventive ruler, and a passionate scholar whose piety and intellectual curiosity led him to sponsor a cultural and spiritual renaissance. Alfred's... more...

  • FROM THE BRINK OF THE APOCALYPSE -by John Aberth

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    This lively work describes how the lives of ordinary people in the Middle Ages were transformed by a series of crises, whilst also showing how cultural assumptions, including a belief in the apocalypse, gave people an ability to face up positively to these problems. This second edition is brought fully up to date with recent scholarship, drawing some... more...