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Medieval

  • Henry IIIby Darren Baker

    The History Press 2017; US$ 16.49

    This book explores an England in the aftermath of Magna Carta more...

  • Recht und Kultur im frühmittelalterlichen Alemannienby Sebastian Brather

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 126.99

    Dieser Band bietet eine aktuelle Bestandsaufnahme der Forschung zu den frühmittelalterlichen Lebenswelten in der Alamannia. Angesichts erheblicher Fortschritte und gewandelter Perspektiven in Rechtsgeschichte, Archäologie und Geschichtswissenschaft wird damit ein Desiderat erfüllt. Die Beiträge zeichnen anhand von Text- und Sprachzeugnissen... more...

  • Motherhood and Meaning in Medieval Sculptureby Marian Bleeke

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; US$ 99.00

    An examination of women as mothers in medieval French sculpture. more...

  • Priests and Their Books in Late Medieval Eichstättby Matthew Wranovix

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 90.00

    This study examines the acquisition and use of texts by the parish clergy in a late medieval German diocese. The author identifies a broad theological awareness and an emerging professional identity among the clergy, upending traditional views and contributing to our understanding of their role as communicators and cultural mediators. more...

  • Byzantine Womenby Lynda Garland

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This volume brings together a group of international scholars, who explore many unusual aspects of the world of Byzantine women in the period 800-1200. The specific aim of this collection is to investigate the participation of women - non-imperial women in particular - in supposedly 'masculine' fields of operation. This new research across a range... more...

  • Byzantine Christianityby Averil Cameron

    SPCK 2017; US$ 7.49

    ‘. . . I have sailed the seas and come To the holy city of Byzantium.’ W. B. Yeats From the foundation of Constantinople in 330 to its fall in 1453, this brief history explores the key components of Byzantine Christianity, including the development of monasticism, icons and iconoclasm, the role of the emperor in relation to church councils... more...

  • A Chronology of Early Medieval Western Europeby Timothy Venning

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    A Chronology of Early Medieval Western Europe uses a wide range of both primary and secondary sources to chart the history of Britain and Western Europe, with reference to the Celtic world, Scandinavia, the Mediterranean and North America. Extending from the middle of the fifth century to the Norman Conquest in 1066, the book is divided into five... more...

  • Der Verlust der Eindeutigkeitby Harald Müller

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 80.99

    Das Ringen der Gegenpäpste vervielfältigte von der Spitze aus die Strukturen der mittelalterlichen Kirche. Der Band rückt diese zeitweilige Uneindeutigkeit der päpstlichen Hierarchie in den Mittelpunkt und betrachtet die Mechanismen der Verdopplung, der Autoritätsbehauptung und Autoritätszuweisung in historischer, kirchenrechtlicher, ekklesiologischer,... more...

  • Kriegserfahrungen erzählenby Jörg Rogge

    transcript-Verlag 2017; US$ 0.00

    Wie wurde im Mittelalter und in der Frühen Neuzeit von Kriegserfahrungen erzählt? Die Beiträge des Bandes gehen dieser Frage auf innovative Art und Weise nach, indem sie geschichtswissenschaftliche und literaturwissenschaftliche Methoden miteinander verbinden. Mithilfe dieses interdisziplinären Ansatzes werden Erzählpraktiken und -strategien beleuchtet,... more...

  • A Distant Mirrorby Barbara Tuchman

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 18.32

    The fourteenth century was a time of fabled crusades and chivalry, glittering cathedrals and grand castles. It was also a time of ferocity and spiritual agony, a world of chaos and the plague. Here, Barbara Tuchman masterfully reveals the two contradictory images of the age, examining the great rhythms of history and the grain and texture of domestic... more...