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- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 14.38
Was medieval England full of knights on horseback rescuing fainting damsels in distress? Were the Middle Ages mired in superstition and ignorance? Why does nobody ever mention King Louis the First and Last? And, of course, those key questions: which monks were forbidden the delights of donning underpants... and did outlaws never wear trousers? ... more...
- Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2012; US$ 3.99
In 1066, Roger Corbeau is on a quest to redeem his soul, which, at his oder brother Hugh's death, he loses for coveting Hugh's inheritance of the Barony of the Pays de Caux. Despondent from grief and guilt, he is asked be Abbot Lanfranc to accompany him to Rome to petition the Pope for the designation "Dei Gratia Rex Anglorum" for... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 28.95
How a seven-year cycle of rain, cold, disease, and warfare created the worst famine in European history In May 1315, it started to rain. It didn?t stop anywhere in north Europe until August. Next came the four coldest winters in a millennium. Two separate animal epidemics killed nearly 80 percent of northern Europe?s livestock. Wars between Scotland... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 36.00
The author of the New York Times bestseller The Plantagenets chronicles the next chapter in British history?the historical backdrop for Game of Thrones The crown of England changed hands five times over the course of the fifteenth century, as two branches of the Plantagenet dynasty fought to the death for the right to rule. In this riveting... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 36.00
This book is aimed at students coming to the study of western European medieval history for the first time, and also graduate students on interdisciplinary medieval studies programmes. It examines the place of the Middle Ages in modern popular culture, exploring the roots of the stereotypes that appear in films, on television and in the press, and... more...
- Basic Books 2009; US$ 13.95
This book is an essential exploration into the history of a legendary group of Crusaders, which are prominently featured in Dan Brown?s recent best seller, The Da Vinci Code. The Knights Templar rose from humble beginnings to become the most powerful military religious order of the Middle Ages. Formed to protect pilgrims in the Holy Land, they participated... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 24.78
The Danish invasions in the second decade of the 11th century came after unprecedented Viking attacks stretching back 30 years. Earlier kings of Wessex had held and pushed back the tide of Danish encroachment, but faced by wave after wave of incursions from powerful Scandinanvian raiders, including fierce Thorkill 'the tall', wily Olaf Tryggvason... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95
This comprehensive volume provides easily-accessible factual material on all major areas of warfare in the medieval west. The whole geographical area of medieval Europe, including eastern Europe, is covered, including essential elements from outside Europe such as Byzantine warfare, nomadic horde invasions and the Crusades. Progressing chronologically,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 36.00
An introduction to Jewish philosophical thought during the Middle Ages. more...