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  1. Territoriality and the Early Medieval Landscape

    Territoriality and the Early Medieval Landscape: The Countryside of the East Saxon Kingdom [Hardback]

    Stephen Rippon(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783276806
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Garden and Landscape History
    Volume: 12
    All communities have a strong sense of identity with the area in which they live, which for England in the early medieval period manifested itself in a series of territorial entities, ranging from large kingdoms down to small districts known as Learn More
  2. Bishop Æthelwold, His Followers, and Saints' Cults in Early Medieval England

    Bishop Æthelwold, His Followers, and Saints' Cults in Early Medieval England: Power, Belief, and Religious Reform [Hardback]

    Alison Hudson(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783276851
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Studies
    Volume: 43
    Bishop Æthelwold of Winchester and his associates were some of the most radical monastic reformers in tenth-century Europe. In two generations, they took over most of the powerful churches in the kingdom of England and implemented a number o... .... Learn More
  3. Cities as Palimpsests?

    Cities as Palimpsests?: Responses to Antiquity in Eastern Mediterranean Urbanism [Hardback]

    Elizabeth Key Fowden(Editor); Suna Çağaptay(Editor); Edward Zychowicz-Coghill(Editor); Louise Blanke(Editor)

    Regular Price: $80.00

    Special Price: $60.00

    ISBN: 9781789257687
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Impact of the Ancient City
    Volume: 1
    The metaphor of the palimpsest has been increasingly invoked to conceptualize cities with deep, living pasts. This volume seeks to think through, and beyond, the logic of the palimpsest, asking whether this fashionable trope slyly forces us to see... .... Learn More
  4. Creativity, Contradictions and Commemoration in the Reign of Richard II

    Creativity, Contradictions and Commemoration in the Reign of Richard II: Essays in Honour of Nigel Saul [Hardback]

    Jessica Lutkin(Editor); Jeffrey S. J.S. Hamilton(Editor); Caroline M. Barron(Contributor); Michael J Bennett(Contributor); George Stow(Contributor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783276172
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The reign of Richard II is well known for its political turmoil as well as its literary and artistic innovations, all areas explored by Professor Nigel Saul during his distinguished career. The present volume interrogates many familiar literary an... .... Learn More
  5. The Semantics of Word Division in Northwest Semitic Writing Systems

    The Semantics of Word Division in Northwest Semitic Writing Systems: Ugaritic, Phoenician, Hebrew, Moabite and Greek [Hardback]

    Robert S.D. Crellin(Author)

    Regular Price: $80.00

    Special Price: $60.00

    ISBN: 9781789256772
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS)
    Volume: 4
    Much focus in writing systems research has been on the correspondences on the level of the grapheme/phoneme. Seeking to complement these, this monograph considers the targets of graphic word-level units in natural language, focusing on ancient Nor... .... Learn More
  6. Textiles in Ancient Mediterranean Iconography

    Textiles in Ancient Mediterranean Iconography [Hardback]

    Susanna Harris(Editor); Cecilie Brøns(Editor); Marta Zuchowska(Editor)

    Regular Price: $75.00

    Special Price: $56.25

    ISBN: 9781789257212
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 38
    This volume provides an ambitious synopsis of the complex, colorful world of textiles in ancient Mediterranean iconography. A wealth of information on ancient textiles is available from depictions such as sculpture, vase painting, figurines, relie... .... Learn More
  7. Deception in Medieval Warfare

    Deception in Medieval Warfare: Trickery and Cunning in the Central Middle Ages [Hardback]

    James Titterton(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783276783
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Warfare in History
    Volume: 53
    Deception and trickery are a universal feature of warfare, from the Trojan horse to the inflatable tanks of the Second World War. The wars of the Central Middle Ages (c. 1000-1320) were no exception. This book looks at the various tricks reported ... .... Learn More
  8. The Legacy of Gildas

    The Legacy of Gildas: Constructions of Authority in the Early Medieval West [Hardback]

    Stephen J. Joyce(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783276721
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Celtic History
    Volume: 60
    Gildas (c.50­0-c.570) is an essential witness to the Christian culture of the British Isles in the opaque period after the decline and fall of the western Roman empire. His criticisms in De excidio et conquestu Britannia of the Britons ... .... Learn More
  9. Medieval Arms and Armour: a Sourcebook. Volume I

    Medieval Arms and Armour: a Sourcebook. Volume I: The Fourteenth Century [Hardback]

    Ralph Moffat(Editor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781783276769
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Armour and Weapons
    Volume: 10
    "A substantial and impressive piece of scholarship, one that will serve scholars and enthusiasts of medieval arms and armour very well indeed". Dr Robert W. Jones, Franklin and Marshall College

    Medieval arms and armour are intri... .... Learn More
  10. Geschiedenis van Pesse (set)

    Geschiedenis van Pesse (set): Deel 1: Landschap en archeologisch onderzoek. Deel 2: Marke, erven en bewoners [Hardback]

    Reinder Reinders(Author); Geert Mulder(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9789493194335
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Groningen Archaeological Studies
    Volume: 40
    In het eerste deel van Geschiedenis van Pesse komen landschap en archeologisch onderzoek aan bod. In het tweede deel worden de marke, erven en bewoners behandeld. .... Learn More

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