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- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00
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...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 29.95
Originally published in 1957, this classic work has guided generations of scholars through the arcane mysteries of medieval political theology. Throughout history, the notion of two bodies has permitted the post mortem continuity of monarch and monarchy, as epitomized by the statement, "The king is dead. Long live the king." In The King's Two Bodies... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 40.00
In April 1644, two nuns fled Bologna?s convent for reformed prostitutes. A perfunctory archiepiscopal investigation went nowhere, and the nuns were quickly forgotten. By June of the next year, however, an overwhelming stench drew a woman to the wine cellar of her Bolognese townhouse, reopened after a two-year absence?where to her horror she discovered... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 97.99
The life and work of Jerome of Prague has been overlooked outside Czech historiography, but it represents an important chapter in the understanding of late medieval European history. Thomas A. Fudge makes a case for the central importance of Jerome by reconstructing his biography using the original Latin and Czech sources and drawing significantly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 165.00
This is the first detailed study of the role of the Church in the commercialization of milling in medieval England. Focusing on the period from the late eleventh to the mid sixteenth centuries, it examines the estate management practices of more than thirty English religious houses founded by the Benedictines, Cistercians, Augustinians and other minor... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 43.95
Helen L. Parish presents an innovative new study of Reformation attitudes to medieval Christianity, revealing the process by which the medieval past was rewritten by Reformation propagandists. This fascinating account sheds light on how the myths and legends of the middle ages were reconstructed, reinterpreted, and formed into a historical base for... more...
- Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99
When the Battle of Tours broke out on 25th October 732, the Umayyad troops were on their way to plunder the wealthy shrine of St. Martin of Tours. This legendary battle was won by the Franks, who managed to force their opponents to retreat, and signaled the definitive decline of the Muslim Empire that had once ruled the whole of the Mediterranean.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 154.95
Scholars and analysts seeking to illuminate the extraordinary creativity and innovation evident in European medieval cultures and their afterlives have thus far neglected the important role of religious heresy. The papers collected here - reflecting the disciplines of history, literature, theology, philosophy, economics and law - examine the intellectual... more...
- 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...