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    The History Press 2016; US$ 5.99

    The world-famous Icelandic sagas related to the spectacular living landscapes of today. more...

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    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 90.00

    Wide-ranging and current research into the Anglo-Norman and Angevin worlds. more...

  • The Battle of Lechfeld and its Aftermath, August 955by Charles R. Bowlus

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In August 955 a battle took place that effectively ended the incursions of steppe nomads into Western Europe. The forces of Otto the Great annihilated a huge army of Hungarian mounted archers in an encounter that is generally known as the battle of Lechfeld, a broad plain near Augsburg in southern Germany. Since even after a defeat these elusive warriors... more...

  • Defining the Holyby Sarah Hamilton; Andrew Spicer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Holy sites, both public - churches, monasteries, shrines - and more private - domestic chapels, oratories - populated the landscape of medieval and early modern Europe, providing contemporaries with access to the divine. These sacred spaces thus defined religious experience, and were fundamental to both the geography and social history of Europe over... more...

  • Roma Felix – Formation and Reflections of Medieval Romeby Éamonn Ó Carragáin; Carol Neuman de Vegvar

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    After the Roman empire fell, medieval Europe continued to be fascinated by Rome itself, the 'chief of cities'. Once the hub of empire, in the early medieval period Rome became an important centre for western Christianity, first of all as the place where Peter, Paul and many other important early Christian saints were martyred: their deaths for the... more...

  • Crusaders and Crusading in the Twelfth Centuryby Giles Constable

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Crusading in the twelfth century was less a series of discrete events than a manifestation of an endemic phenomenon that touched almost every aspect of life at that time. The defense of Christendom and the recovery of the Holy Land were widely-shared objectives. Thousands of men, and not a few women, participated in the crusades, including not only... more...

  • Pope Celestine III (1191–1198)by John Doran; Damian J. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Hyacinth Bobone (c. 1105-1198) was one of the great figures of twelfth-century Europe. Active in the Roman Curia from the 1120s, a student in Paris, and associated with both Peter Abelard and Arnold of Brescia, he was made cardinal deacon of Santa Maria in Cosmedin in 1144 and served there during forty-seven years before being elected as pope in 1191.... more...

  • Garrisoning the Borderlands of Medieval Sienaby Anabel Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Through a close study of local demographies and topographies, this study considers patterns of piety, charity and patronage, and by extension, the development of art and architecture in Siena's southern contado during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. Garrisoning the Borderlands of Medieval Siena describes Sant'Angelo in Colle as a designated... more...

  • Logistics of Warfare in the Age of the Crusadesby John H. Pryor

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    How were the Crusades made possible? There have been studies of ancient, medieval and early modern warfare, as well as work on the finances and planning of Crusades, but this volume is the first specifically to address the logistics of Crusading. Building on previous work, it brings together experts from the fields of medieval Western, Byzantine... more...

  • The Long Morning of Medieval Europeby Jennifer R. Davis; Michael McCormick

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Recent advances in research show that the distinctive features of high medieval civilization began developing centuries earlier than previously thought. The era once dismissed as a "Dark Age" now turns out to have been the long morning of the medieval millennium: the centuries from AD 500 to 1000 witnessed the dawn of developments that were to shape... more...