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  1. Royal Marriage Alliances in the Carolingian Empire

    Royal Marriage Alliances in the Carolingian Empire [Paperback]

    Helen Oxenham (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781472586834
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Royal Marriage Alliances in the Carolingian Empire is a concise guide to marriage practices and alliances in the Frankish kingdoms during the period of Carolingian rule in Europe, AD 751-987. Taking into account previous scholarship on the subject... .... Learn More
  2. Epitaph for an Era: Politics and Rhetoric in the Carolingian World

    Epitaph for an Era: Politics and Rhetoric in the Carolingian World [Hardback]

    Mayke de Jong (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107014312
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Wala, abbot of Corbie, played a major role in the rebellions against Emperor Louis the Pious, especially in 830, for which he was exiled. Radbert defended his beloved abbot, known to his monks as Arsenius, against accusations of infidelity in an '... .... Learn More
  3. Priests and their Books in Late Anglo-Saxon England

    Priests and their Books in Late Anglo-Saxon England [Hardback]

    Gerald P. Dyson (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781783273669
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Studies
    Volume: Volume 34
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    Priests were ubiquitous figures in the Anglo-Saxon world: they acted as educators, agents of royal authority, scribes, and dealers in real estate. But what set priests apart from the society in which they lived was the authority to provide pastora... .... Learn More
  4. Kingship and Justice in the Ottonian Empire

    Kingship and Justice in the Ottonian Empire [Hardback]

    Laura Wangerin (Author)

    £61.95

    ISBN: 9780472131396
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
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    Laura E. Wangerin challenges traditional views of the Ottonian Empire's rulership. Drawing from a broad array of sources including royal and imperial diplomas, manuscript illuminations, and histories, Ottonian kingship and the administration of ju... .... Learn More
  5. The Merovingian Kingdoms and the Mediterranean World: Revisiting the Sources

    The Merovingian Kingdoms and the Mediterranean World: Revisiting the Sources [Hardback]

    Stefan Esders (Editor); Yitzhak Hen (Editor); Pia Lucas (Editor); Tamar Rotman (Editor)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781350048386
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Series: Studies in Early Medieval History
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    This book explores the Merovingian kingdoms in Gaul within a broader Mediterranean context. Their politics and culture have mostly been interpreted in the past through a narrow local perspective, but as the papers in this volume clearly demonstrat... .... Learn More
  6. East and West in the Early Middle Ages: The Merovingian Kingdoms in Mediterranean Perspective

    East and West in the Early Middle Ages: The Merovingian Kingdoms in Mediterranean Perspective [Hardback]

    Stefan Esders (Editor); Yaniv Fox (Editor); Yitzhak Hen (Editor); Laury Sarti (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781107187153
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    From their crystallisation in the late fifth century to their ultimate decline in the eighth, the Merovingian kingdoms were a product of a vibrant Mediterranean society with both a cultural past and a dynamic and ongoing dialogue between the membe... .... Learn More
  7. Old Age in Early Medieval England: A Cultural History

    Old Age in Early Medieval England: A Cultural History [Hardback]

    Thijs Porck (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781783273751
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Studies
    Volume: 33
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    How did Anglo-Saxons reflect on the experience of growing old? Was it really a golden age for the elderly, as has been suggested? This first full survey of the Anglo-Saxon cultural conceptualisation of old age, as manifested and reflected in the t... .... Learn More
  8. A Raven's Battle-cry: The Limits of Judgment in the Medieval Irish Legal Tract Anfuigell

    A Raven's Battle-cry: The Limits of Judgment in the Medieval Irish Legal Tract <i>Anfuigell</i> [Hardback]

    Charlene M. Eska (Editor)

    £100.00

    ISBN: 9789004342644
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Medieval Law and Its Practice
    Volume: 27
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    In A Raven's Battle-cry Charlene M. Eska presents a critical edition and translation of the previously unpublished medieval Irish legal tract Anfuigell. Although the Old Irish text itself is fragmentary, the copious accompanying commentaries provi... .... Learn More
  9. Saint Patrick Retold: The Legend and History of Ireland's Patron Saint

    Saint Patrick Retold: The Legend and History of Ireland's Patron Saint [Hardback]

    Roy Flechner (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9780691184647
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    A gripping biography that brings together the most recent research to shed provocative new light on the life of Saint Patrick Saint Patrick was, by his own admission, a controversial figure. Convicted in a trial by his elders in Britain and hound... .... Learn More
  10. Carolingian Catalonia: Politics, Culture and the Creation of an Imperial Province, 778-987

    Carolingian Catalonia: Politics, Culture and the Creation of an Imperial Province, 778-987 [Hardback]

    Cullen Chandler (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108474641
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series
    Drawing on a range of evidence related to royal authority, political events and literate culture, this study traces how kings and emperors involved themselves in the affairs of the Spanish March, and examines how actively people in Catalonia parti... .... Learn More

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