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  1. Her Father's Daughter: Gender, Power, and Religion in the Early Spanish Kingdoms

    Her Father's Daughter: Gender, Power, and Religion in the Early Spanish Kingdoms [Hardback]

    Lucy K. Pick (Author)

    £51.95

    ISBN: 9781501714320
    Published by : Cornell University Press
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    In Her Father's Daughter, Lucy K. Pick considers a group of royal women in the early medieval kingdoms of the Asturias and of León-Castilla; their lives say a great deal about structures of power and the roles of gender and religion within the ear... .... Learn More
  2. Be a Perfect Man: Christian Masculinity and the Carolingian Aristocracy

    Be a Perfect Man: Christian Masculinity and the Carolingian Aristocracy [Hardback]

    Andrew J. Romig (Author)

    £56.00

    ISBN: 9780812249248
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
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    The life of an aristocratic Carolingian man involved an array of behaviors and duties associated with his gender and rank: an education in arms and letters; training in horsemanship, soldiery, and hunting; betrothal, marriage, and the virile ... .... Learn More
  3. Amalasuintha: The Transformation of Queenship in the Post-Roman World

    Amalasuintha: The Transformation of Queenship in the Post-Roman World [Hardback]

    Massimiliano Vitiello (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780812249477
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
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    In this book, Massimiliano Vitiello situates the life and career of the Ostrogothic queen Amalasuintha (c. 494/5-535), daughter of Theoderic the Great, in the context of the transitional time, after the fall of Rome, during which new dynastic regi... .... Learn More
  4. Aristocrats and Statehood in Western Iberia, 300-600 C.E.

    Aristocrats and Statehood in Western Iberia, 300-600 C.E. [Hardback]

    Damian Fernandez (Author)

    £56.00

    ISBN: 9780812249460
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: Empire and After
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    In a distant corner of the late antique world, along the Atlantic river valleys of western Iberia, local elite populations lived through the ebb and flow of empire and kingdoms as historical agents with their own social strategies. Contrary to ear... .... Learn More
  5. Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

    Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean [Hardback]

    Sarah Davis-Secord (Author)

    £53.50

    ISBN: 9781501704642
    Published by : Cornell University Press
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    Sicily is a lush and culturally rich island at the center of the Mediterranean Sea. Throughout its history, the island has been conquered and colonized by successive waves of peoples from across the Mediterranean region. In the early and central M... .... Learn More
  6. Language of Power: Feasting and Gift-Giving in Medieval Iceland and its Sagas

    Language of Power: Feasting and Gift-Giving in Medieval Iceland and its Sagas [Hardback]

    Vidar Palsson (Author)

    £51.95

    ISBN: 9780935995213
    Published by : Cornell University Press
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    In Language of Power, Viðar Pálsson addresses pre-modern European power relationships that provide the context for narratives of feasts and exchanges of gifts so conspicuous in the Icelandic sagas. Viðar's point of departure considers "compar... .... Learn More
  7. Noble Society: Five Lives from Twelfth-Century Germany

    Noble Society: Five Lives from Twelfth-Century Germany [Hardback]

    Jonathan R. Lyon (Editor)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9780719091025
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    Series: Manchester Medieval Sources
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    This book provides scholars and students alike with a set of texts that can deepen their understanding of the culture and society of the twelfth-century German kingdom. The sources translated here bring to life the activities of five noblemen and ... .... Learn More
  8. Noble Society: Five Lives from Twelfth-Century Germany

    Noble Society: Five Lives from Twelfth-Century Germany [Paperback]

    Jonathan R. Lyon (Editor)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9780719091032
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    Series: Manchester Medieval Sources
    This book provides scholars and students alike with a set of texts that can deepen their understanding of the culture and society of the twelfth-century German kingdom. The sources translated here bring to life the activities of five noblemen and ... .... Learn More
  9. Slavery After Rome, 500-1100

    Slavery After Rome, 500-1100 [Hardback]

    Alice Rio (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198704058
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Studies in Medieval European History
    Slavery After Rome, 500-1100 offers a substantially new interpretation of what happened to slavery in Western Europe in the centuries that followed the fall of the Roman Empire. The periods at either end of the early middle ages are associated wit... .... Learn More
  10. Ottonian Queenship

    Ottonian Queenship [Hardback]

    Simon MacLean (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198800101
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This is the first major study in English of the queens of the Ottonian dynasty (919-1024). The Ottonians were a family from Saxony who are often regarded as the founders of the medieval German kingdom. They were the most successful of all the dyna... .... Learn More

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