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Medieval

  • Lion Rampant - Medieval Wargaming Rulesby Daniel Mersey; Mark Stacey

    Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Lion Rampant is a set of rules designed for fighting historical or Hollywood battles in the medieval period from the Norman Conquest to the Hundred Years' War. This period is well suited to large skirmish gaming as played with Lion Rampant as it was a time of anarchy, feuds, robbery, and raiding. Become Robin Hood, Richard the Lionheart, Gamelyn,... more...

  • The Prelate in England and Europe, 1300-1560by Martin Heale

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    An investigation into the role of the high-ranking churchman in this period - who they were, what they did, and how they perceived themselves. more...

  • The Medieval Military Ordersby Nicholas Morton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 92.95

    This new addition to the popular Seminar Studies series looks at the origins, development and organisation of the Military Orders during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, showing how they functioned as a form of religious life and concentrating on their role in the Crusades and in the government and defence of the Christian kingdoms in the Holy... more...

  • The Age of the Vikingsby Anders Winroth

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The Vikings maintain their grip on our imagination, but their image is too often distorted by medieval and modern myth. It is true that they pillaged, looted, and enslaved. But they also settled peacefully and developed a vast trading network. They traveled far from their homelands in swift and sturdy ships, not only to raid, but also to explore.... more...

  • Troilus and Criseyde in Modern Verseby Geoffrey Chaucer; Joseph Glaser; Christine Chism

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 11.50

    This fast-moving Modern English version of Chaucer's greatest tragic romance highlights the poem's rapid shifts in register and diction as well as its subtle and elusive characterizations, while preserving the enchanting rhyme-royal stanza of the Middle English original. Christine Chism's Introduction illuminates the work's historical context, poetic... more...

  • The Hollow Crownby Dan Jones

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 21.86

    The fifteenth century experienced the longest and bloodiest series of civil wars in British history. The crown of England changed hands violently seven times as the great families of England fought to the death for power, majesty and the right to rule. Dan Jones completes his epic history of medieval England with a new book about the the Wars... more...

  • Crusading and Warfare in the Middle Agesby Simon John; Nicholas Morton

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    The fifteen essays in this volume cover a range of topics from the Carolingian period through to the early fourteenth century. Some offer new insight upon long-contested issues, some open up new areas of debate connected to the history of crusading, while others use innovative methodologies to unlock the potential of various types of source material... more...

  • La ?descrizione dei tempi? all?alba dell?espansione islamicaby Maria Conterno

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    The 7-8th centuries are commonly believed tohave beena stagnant phase of Byzantine historiography. This book investigates the writing of history in Greek and Syriacduring this period through the study of four later chronicles which used lost 7-8th-century sources. The materials shared by these texts shed light on the sources themselves and on the practice... more...

  • The Middle Agesby Miri Rubin

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    The Middle Ages is a term coined around 1450 to describe a thousand years of European History. In this Very Short Introduction, Miri Rubin provides an exploration of the variety, change, dynamism, and sheer complexity that the period covers. From the provinces of the Roman Empire, which became Barbarian kingdoms after c.450-650, to the northern and... more...

  • Die Bistümer der Kirchenprovinz Mainz. Das Bistum Würzburg 8. Die Würzburger Bischöfe von 1684?1746by Winfried Romberg

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    The fifth volume of the Würzburg Bishopric Series covers the episcopates from the epoch of late-confessional Catholic provenance through the first glimmers of the Enlightenment. The five pontificates that are presented illustrate the acme of absolute power achieved in this era. Generally, the Würzburg system of governance adopted fixed forms that were... more...