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  1. Surveying the Domesday Book

    Surveying the Domesday Book [Paperback]

    Simon Keith (Author)

    £34.99

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    ISBN: 9781914427107
    Published by : Windgather Press
    The Domesday Book, commissioned in December 1085 by order of William The Conqueror, is generally thought to have been used to assess wealth and assets to collect taxes, and represents an incredible wealth of information on land-... .... Learn More
  2. The Banisher of Madness

    The Banisher of Madness: An Interpretation of Language as the Vessel of All Truths Sacred and Profane in the Teachings of Ibn al-Sarrāj of Baghdad [Hardback]

    Dunja Rašić (Author)

    £99.00

    ISBN: 9781463241629
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Islamic History and Thought
    Volume: 18
    Born in the late 9th century Baghdad, the ʿAbbāsid grammarian ‘Abū Bakr Muḥammad b. Saḥl Ibn al-Sarrāj came to be remembered as the Banisher of Madness and the virtuous scholar whose life has exemplified the culture of Arabs in its fullness. Laude... .... Learn More
  3. Sicily

    Sicily: Heritage of the World [Paperback]

    Dirk Booms (Editor); Peter John Higgs (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592227
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 222
    The island of Sicily is at the heart of the Mediterranean and from ancient times to the present day it has been a hub of migration and settlement. Following on from the British Museum’s critically acclaimed 2016 exhibition Sicily: culture and conq... .... Learn More
  4. Lombard Legacy

    Lombard Legacy: Cultural Strategies and the Visual Arts in Early Medieval Italy [Hardback]

    John Mitchell (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781904597346
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Using the great south-Italian monastery of San Vincenzo al Volturno, one of the best preserved monasteries of the earliest Middle Ages, as a case-study and heuristic paradigm, John Mitchell has engaged in a wide-ranging examination of the ways in ... .... Learn More
  5. Famous Battles and How They Shaped the Modern World: From Troy to Courtrai, 1200 BC-1302 AD

    Famous Battles and How They Shaped the Modern World: From Troy to Courtrai, 1200 BC-1302 AD [Hardback]

    Heuser G (Author); Leoussi S (Author)

    £25.00

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    ISBN: 9781473893733
    Published by : Pen & Sword
    Why are some battles remembered more than others? Surprisingly, it is not just size that matters, nor the number of dead, the 'decisiveness' of battles or their effects on communities and civilisations. It is their political afterlife-the multiple... .... Learn More
  6. Seals and Status

    Seals and Status: Power of Objects [Paperback]

    John Cherry (Editor); Jessica Berenbeim (Editor); Lloyd de Beer (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592135
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 213
    For 7,000 years seals have functioned as signs of authority. This publication deals specifically with aspects of status in the history of seals, exploring this theme across a diverse range of cultural contexts—from the 9th century up to the Early ... .... Learn More
  7. God`s Armies - Crusade and Jihad

    God`s Armies - Crusade and Jihad [Paperback]

    Malcolm Lambert (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781681775319
    Published by : Pegasus Books
    Malcolm Lambert investigates the histories of Christianity and Islam to trace the origins and development of crusade and jihad. In a narrative that brims with larger than life characters - among them, Richard Lionheart, Nur al-Din, Saladin, Baybar... .... Learn More
  8. The Knight, the Cross, and the Song: Crusade Propaganda and Chivalric Literature, 1100-1400

    The Knight, the Cross, and the Song: Crusade Propaganda and Chivalric Literature, 1100-1400 [Hardback]

    Stefan Vander Elst (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9780812248968
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
    The Knight, the Cross, and the Song offers a new perspective on the driving forces of crusading in the period 1100–1400. Although religious devotion has long been identified as the primary motivation of those who took the cross, Stefan Va... .... Learn More
  9. Medieval Money Matters

    Medieval Money Matters [Paperback]

    Diana Wood (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781842171462
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Volume: 9
    If there is a central theme of this volume, it is the supply of money in circulation, rather than the importance of money, per se . It was this circulation that determined the movement of prices, of trade, and of credit - in short, it was this th... .... Learn More
  10. Mercenaries to Conquerors: Norman Warfare in the Eleventh and Twelfth-Century Mediterranean

    Mercenaries to Conquerors: Norman Warfare in the Eleventh and Twelfth-Century Mediterranean [Hardback]

    Paul Brown (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781473828476
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    When a band of Norman adventurers arrived in southern Italy to fight in the Lombard insurrections against the Byzantine empire in the early 1000s, few would have predicted that within a generation these men would have seized control of Apulia, Cal... .... Learn More

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