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Medieval

  • Landscape Archaeology and the Medieval Countrysideby Effie F. Athanassopoulos

    American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2017; US$ 67.03

    This volume presents the results of the medieval component of the Nemea Valley Archaeological Project (NVAP) survey conducted from 1985-1990. The archaeological evidence points to a proliferation of sites dating to the 12th?13th centuries A.D. There are two large sites and a substantial number of small sites on the lower slopes of the hills surrounding... more...

  • Teikaby Paul S. Atkins

    University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 68.00

    Fujiwara no Teika (1162?1241) was born into an illustrious lineage of poets just as Japan?s ancien régime was ceding authority to a new political order dominated by military power. Overcoming personal and political setbacks, Teika and his allies championed a new style of poetry that managed to innovate conceptually and linguistically within the... more...

  • Animal Skins and the Reading Self in Medieval Latin and French Bestiariesby Sarah Kay

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 49.00

    Just like we do today, people in medieval times struggled with the concept of human exceptionalism and the significance of other creatures. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the medieval bestiary. Sarah Kay?s exploration of French and Latin bestiaries offers fresh insight into how this prominent genre challenged the boundary between its human... more...

  • Inventing the Individualby Larry Siedentop

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 28.19

    The new book from Larry Siedentop, acclaimed author of Democracy in Europe , Inventing the Individual is a highly original rethinking of how our moral beliefs were formed and their impact on western society today 'Magisterial, timeless, beautifully written ... Siedentop has achieved something quite extraordinary. He has explained us to ourselves'... more...

  • Les Épigrammes de Maxime Planudeby Ilias Taxidis

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 106.10

    Das Byzantinische Archiv ist die Begleitreihe der  Byzantinischen Zeitschrift und umfasst sowohl Monographien als auch Sammelbände. Es bietet ein Forum für Editionen, Kommentare sowie vertiefende Studien zu Einzelaspekten aus dem Bereich der Byzantinistik. Literatur, Geschichte und Kunstgeschichte einschließlich der damit verbundenen... more...

  • The Principality of Antioch and its Frontiers in the Twelfth Centuryby Andrew D. Buck

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; Not Available

    An investigation into how Antioch maintained itself as an independent principality during a period of considerable challenges. more...

  • Beds and Chambers in Late Medieval Englandby Hollie L.S. Morgan

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; Not Available

    First full-length interdisciplinary study of the effect of these everyday surroundings on literature, culture and the collective consciousness of the late middle ages. more...

  • Crusadesby Benjamin Z. Kedar; Jonathan Phillips; Jonathan Riley-Smith; Nikolaos G. Chrissis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 150.00

    Crusades covers seven hundred years from the First Crusade (1095-1102) to the fall of Malta (1798) and draws together scholars working on theatres of war, their home fronts and settlements from the Baltic to Africa and from Spain to the Near East and on theology, law, literature, art, numismatics and economic, social, political and military history. ... more...

  • Crusading and the Crusader Statesby Andrew Jotischky

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Crusading and the Crusader States explores how the idea of holy war emerged from the troubled society of the eleventh century, and why Jerusalem and the Holy Land were so important to Europeans. It follows the progress of the major crusading expeditions, offering insights into initial success and subsequent failure, charts the development of new... more...

  • Byzantium and the Emergence of Muslim-Turkish Anatolia, ca. 1040-1130by Alexander Daniel Beihammer

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The arrival of the Seljuk Turks in Anatolia forms an indispensable part of modern Turkish discourse on national identity, but Western scholars, by contrast, have rarely included the Anatolian Turks in their discussions about the formation of European nations or the transformation of the Near East. The Turkish penetration of Byzantine Asia Minor is... more...