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  1. Aethelred The Unready

    Aethelred The Unready [Hardback]

    Levi Roach (Author)

    Regular Price: £30.00

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    ISBN: 9780300196290
    Published by : Yale University Press
    The Anglo-Saxon king Aethelred "the Unready" (978-1016) has long been considered to be inscrutable, irrational, and poorly advised. Infamous for his domestic and international failures, Aethelred was unable to fend off successive Vi... .... Learn More
  2. The Power of Place: Rulers and Their Palaces Landscapes Cities and Holy Places

    The Power of Place: Rulers and Their Palaces Landscapes Cities and Holy Places [Hardback]

    D. W. Rollason (Author)

    £41.95

    ISBN: 9780691167626
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    The Power of Place explores the nature of power--the power of kings, emperors, and popes--through the places that these rulers created or developed, including palaces, cities, landscapes, holy places, inauguration sites, and burial places. Ra... .... Learn More
  3. Heresy and Dissent in the Carolingian Empire: The Case of Gottschalk of Orbais

    Heresy and Dissent in the Carolingian Empire: The Case of Gottschalk of Orbais [Hardback]

    Matthew Bryan Gillis (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198797586
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Heresy and Dissent in the Carolingian Empire recounts the history of an exceptional ninth-century religious outlaw, Gottschalk of Orbais. Frankish Christianity required obedience to ecclesiastical superiors, voluntary participation in reform,... .... Learn More
  4. Men in the Middle: Local Priests in Early Medieval Europe (Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde - Erganzungsbande)

    Men in the Middle: Local Priests in Early Medieval Europe (Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde - Erganzungsbande) [Hardback]

    Steffen Patzold (Editor); Caroline van Rhijn (Editor)

    £100.00

    ISBN: 9783110443417
    Published by : Walter de Gruyter
    This volume studies local priests as central players in small communities of early medieval Europe. As clerics living among the laity, priests played a double role within their communities: that of local representatives of the Church and reli... .... Learn More
  5. The Prague Sacramentary: Culture Religion and Politics in Late Eighth-Century Bavaria

    The Prague Sacramentary: Culture Religion and Politics in Late Eighth-Century Bavaria [Hardback]

    H.G.E. Rose (Editor); Rob Meens (Editor); Maximilian Diesenberger (Editor)

    £68.00

    ISBN: 9782503549200
    Published by : Brepols
    A multi-angled investigation of this enigmatic manuscript provides a unique window into the world of early medieval Bavaria at a time of cultural flowering and political upheaval.
     
    The Prague Sacramentary is a un... .... Learn More
  6. Hincmar of Rheims: On the Divorce of King Lothar and Queen Theutberga

    Hincmar of Rheims: On the Divorce of King Lothar and Queen Theutberga [Paperback]

    Rachel Stone (Editor); Charles West (Editor)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9780719082962
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    In the mid-ninth century, Francia was rocked by the first royal divorce scandal of the Middle Ages: the attempt by King Lothar II of Lotharingia to rid himself of his queen, Theutberga and remarry. Eve... .... Learn More
  7. Early Medieval Kent 800-1220

    Early Medieval Kent 800-1220 [Hardback]

    Sheila Sweetinburgh (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780851155838
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Duke William's march through Kent on his way to London after Hastings in 1066 is testimony to the importance of the county. So too are the royal fortifications at Canterbury, Dover and Rochester, and the mostly successful strategy of ruling K... .... Learn More
  8. Charlemagne

    Charlemagne [Hardback]

    Johannes Fried (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780674737396
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    When Charlemagne died in 814 CE, he left behind a dominion and a legacy unlike anything seen in Western Europe since the fall of Rome. Distinguished historian and author of The Middle Ages Johannes Fried presents a new biographical study of t... .... Learn More
  9. Religious Franks: Religion and Power in the Frankish Kingdoms

    Religious Franks: Religion and Power in the Frankish Kingdoms: Studies in Honour of Mayke de Jong [Hardback]

    Rob Meens (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780719097638
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    This volume in honour of Mayke de Jong offers twenty-five essays focused upon the importance of religion to Frankish politics, a discourse to which de Jong herself has contributed greatly in her academic career.The prominent and international... .... Learn More
  10. Law and Authority in the Early Middle Ages

    Law and Authority in the Early Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Thomas Faulkner (Author)

    £64.99

    ISBN: 9781107084919
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The barbarian law codes, compiled between the sixth and eighth centuries, were copied remarkably frequently in the Carolingian ninth century. They provide crucial evidence for early medieval society, including the settlement of disputes, the ... .... Learn More

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