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  1. Before the Gregorian Reform: The Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium

    Before the Gregorian Reform: The Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium [Paperback]

    John Howe (Author)

    Regular Price: £23.99

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    ISBN: 9781501732683
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    Historians typically single out the hundred-year period from about 1050 to 1150 as the pivotal moment in the history of the Latin Church, for it was then that the Gregorian Reform movement established the ecclesiastical structure that would ensure... .... Learn More
  2. A History of Muslim Sicily

    A History of Muslim Sicily [Paperback]

    Leonard Chiarelli (Author)

    £31.00

    ISBN: 9789993276456
    Published by : Midsea Books
    The book, now in it’s second revised edition, covers the period of Muslim Arab rule on the island from A.D. 827 to the Norman conquest in A.D. 1070. It is the first detailed study in English covering the various aspects of this 243-year period. It... .... Learn More
  3. Late Antique Calendrical Thought and Its Reception in the Early Middle Ages: Proceedings from the Third International Conference on the Science of Computus in Ireland and Europe, Galway, 16-18 July, 2010

    Late Antique Calendrical Thought and Its Reception in the Early Middle Ages: Proceedings from the Third International Conference on the Science of Computus in Ireland and Europe, Galway, 16-18 July, 2010 [Paperback]

    Daibhi O Croinin (Editor)

    Regular Price: £75.00

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    ISBN: 9782503577098
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Studia Traditionis Theologiae
    Volume: 26
    Late antique and early medieval science is commonly defined by the quadrivium, the four subjects of the seven liberal arts relating to natural science: astronomy, geometry, arithmetic, and music. The seven-fold division of learning was designed in... .... Learn More
  4. The Irish Scholarly Presence at St. Gall: Networks of Knowledge in the Early Middle Ages

    The Irish Scholarly Presence at St. Gall: Networks of Knowledge in the Early Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Sven Meeder (Author)

    Regular Price: £85.00

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    ISBN: 9781350038677
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Series: Studies in Early Medieval History
    The Carolingian period represented a Golden Age for the abbey of St Gall, an Alpine monastery in modern-day Switzerland. Its bloom of intellectual activity resulted in an impressive number of scholarly texts being copied into often beautifully wri... .... Learn More
  5. Christianization and Commonwealth in Early Medieval Europe: A Ritual Interpretation

    Christianization and Commonwealth in Early Medieval Europe: A Ritual Interpretation [Hardback]

    Nathan Ristuccia (Author)

    Regular Price: £70.00

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    ISBN: 9780198810209
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Christianization and Commonwealth in Early Medieval Europe re-examines the alterations in Western European life that followed widespread conversion to Christianity-the phenomena traditionally termed "Christianization". It refocuses scholarly parad... .... Learn More
  6. Aethelred The Unready

    Aethelred The Unready [Hardback]

    Levi Roach (Author)

    £30.00

    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 Viking raids, lea... .... 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 Kent t... .... Learn More
  8. The Afterlife of the Roman City

    The Afterlife of the Roman City [Hardback]

    Hendrik W. Dey (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9781107069183
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book offers a new and surprising perspective on the evolution of cities across the Roman Empire in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages (third to ninth centuries AD). It suggests that the tenacious persistence of leading cities across mos... .... Learn More
  9. In Search of the First Venetians

    In Search of the First Venetians [Hardback]

    Luigi Andrea Berto (Author)

    £93.50

    ISBN: 9782503541013
    Published by : Brepols
    This prosopographical study provides information about each Venetian living in the early Middle Ages, from the invasion of the Lombards in 569 - an action that forced part of northeast Italy’s population to seek refuge on the islands of the Veneti... .... Learn More
  10. The Formation of Christian Europe

    The Formation of Christian Europe [Hardback]

    Owen M. Phelan (Author)

    £83.00

    ISBN: 9780198718031
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The Formation of Christian Europe analyses the Carolingians' efforts to form a Christian Empire with the organizing principle of the sacrament of baptism. Owen M. Phelan argues that baptism provided the foundation for this society, and offered a m... .... Learn More

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