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- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 13.99
The gripping, tragic true story of a peaceful sect that was wiped out in Europe's first genocide Flourishing principally in the Languedoc and Italy, the Cathars taught that the world is evil and must be transcended through a simple life of prayer, work, fasting, and non-violence. They believed themselves to be the heirs of the true heritage of... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 18.94
Acclaimed historian Helen Castor brings us afresh a gripping life of Joan of Arc. Instead of the icon, she gives us a living, breathing young woman; a roaring girl fighting the English, and taking sides in a bloody civil war that was tearing fifteenth century France apart. Here is a portrait of a 19-year-old peasant who hears voices from God;... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 4.36
'Absolutely riveting ... Burke delivers a first-rate thriller, as a rookie detective investigates the dark side of internet dating while trying to survive the mean streets of New York .' Lisa Gardner Dating can be murder... Ellie Hatcher's father spent much of his life pursuing a notorious serial killer. So when, years later, a new... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
This collection ranges far and wide - from early Christian pilgrims to fifteenth-century Ethiopia; from the Islamisation of the eastern Mediterranean to Reformation Germany - to investigate the multiple causes and characteristics of religious conversion. By probing continuities and fissures, particularly in the Jewish, Muslim and Christian experiences,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95
All pre-industrial societies had to face certain challenges: earthquakes, plague, warfare, soil erosion and subsistence crises. However, while some settlements were stable over the long term, other settlements proved more vulnerable to crisis. This book has been stimulated by the hypotheses put forward by a recent disaster studies literature,... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
Recalling the Pfefferkorn-Reuchlin Controversy of 1507, this anthology examines the relationship between Dominicans and Jews from the beginnings of the religious order in the 13th century to the era of the Second World War. In addition to inquisitors and anti-Jewish sermonizers, the essays also present theologians and linguists from the Dominican order... more...
Verzeichnis der in den Supplikenregistern der Poenitentiarie Pius? III. und Julius? II. vorkommenden Personen, Kirchen und Orte des Deutschen Reiches (1503?1513)De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 182.00
?Repertorium Poenitentiariae Germanicum? is an edition of Latin Regesta from the supplication registers of the Penitentiary, the supreme Papal tribunal on penance and dispensations, during the late Middle Ages. Together with ?Repertorium Germanicum,? it represents a further major source for scholarly research on the medieval German Empireof the 15th... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available
A fascinating surviving chronicle from 12th-century England which holds a unique and terrible place in the history of anti-Semitism The Life and Passion of William of Norwich gives a remarkable insight into life in a medieval cathedral city, brilliantly capturing the everyday concerns of ordinary people and focussing on the miraculous cures... more...