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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. The Making and Unmaking of a Saint

    The Making and Unmaking of a Saint [Hardback]

    Mathew Kuefler (Author)

    Regular Price: £66.00

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    ISBN: 9780812245523
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    A crusader, a hermit, a bishop, a plague victim, and even a repentant murderer by turns: the stories attached to Saint Gerald of Aurillac offer a strange and fragmented legacy. His two earliest biographies, written in the early tenth and early ele... .... Learn More
  7. Venice: A New History

    Venice: A New History [Hardback]

    Thomas F. Madden (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9780670025428
    Published by : Viking
    An accessible, yet authoritative look at the whole sweep of Venetian history, from its early medieval origins to the present day. It is the city's medieval heyday which occupies the centre of Maddern's work, as he focuses on the construction of th... .... Learn More
  8. Being an Islander

    Being an Islander: Production and Identity at Quoygrew, Orkney, AD 900-1600 [Hardback]

    James H. Barrett (Editor)

    £56.00

    ISBN: 9781902937618
    Published by : McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
    Series: McDonald Institute Monographs
    Quoygrew - a settlement of farmers and fishers on the island of Westray in Orkney - was continuously occupied from the tenth century until 1937. Focusing on the archaeology of its first 700 years, this volume explores how 'small worlds' both refle... .... Learn More
  9. The Eucharist in Pre-Norman Ireland

    The Eucharist in Pre-Norman Ireland [Paperback]

    Neil Xavier O'Donoghue (Author)

    Regular Price: £47.50

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    ISBN: 9780268037321
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    In addition to reassessing the available texts for the liturgy of the Eucharist in the pre-Norman Irish church this study considers the social dimension of the Eucharist, its treatment in art and architecture, and its treatment as reflected by ... .... Learn More
  10. Empty Bottles of Gentilism

    Empty Bottles of Gentilism [Hardback]

    Francis Oakley (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9780300155389
    Published by : Yale University Press
    This, the first of a trilogy which will examine the part played by the Middle Ages in the development of modern political thought, examines the Classical inheritance and early medieval theories of kingship and regal sacrality. Oakley argues tha... .... Learn More

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