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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. 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
  3. 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)

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    ISBN: 9781501732683
    Published by : Cornell University Press
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    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
  4. 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
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  5. The Avars: A Steppe Empire in Central Europe, 567-822

    The Avars: A Steppe Empire in Central Europe, 567-822 [Hardback]

    Walter Pohl (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780801442100
    Published by : Cornell University Press
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    The Avars arrived in Europe from the Central Asian steppes in the mid-sixth century CE and dominated much of Central and Eastern Europe for almost 250 years. Fierce warriors and canny power brokers, the Avars were more influential and durable than... .... Learn More
  6. Italy and Early Medieval Europe: Papers for Chris Wickham

    Italy and Early Medieval Europe: Papers for Chris Wickham [Hardback]

    Ross Balzaretti (Editor); Julia Barrow (Editor); Patricia Skinner (Editor)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9780198777601
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: The Past and Present Book Series
    A comprehensive survey of recent work in Medieval Italian history and archaeology by an international cast of contributors, arranged within a broader context of studies on other regions and major historical transitions in Europe, c.400 to c.1400CE... .... Learn More
  7. Conquerors of the Roman Empire: The Franks

    Conquerors of the Roman Empire: The Franks [Hardback]

    Simon MacDowall (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781473837423
    Published by : Pen & Sword
    Simon MacDowall examines how this relatively small group of Germans came to be overlords of all of the former Roman province of Gaul, giving their name to France in the process. From their earliest incursions into the Empire, down to the Battle of... .... Learn More
  8. The Construction of Ottonian Kingship: Narratives and Myth in Tenth-Century Germany

    The Construction of Ottonian Kingship: Narratives and Myth in Tenth-Century Germany [Hardback]

    Antoni Grabowski (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9789462987234
    Published by : Amsterdam University Press
    Series: Intellectual and Political History
    Volume: 3
    German historians long assumed that the German Kingdom was created with Henry the Fowler's coronation in 919. The reigns of both Henry the Fowler, and his son Otto the Great, were studied and researched mainly through Widukind of Corvey's chronicl... .... Learn More
  9. Founder, Fighter, Saxon Queen: Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians

    Founder, Fighter, Saxon Queen: Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians [Hardback]

    Margaret C. Jones (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781526733962
    Published by : Pen & Sword
    Alfred the Great's daughter defied all expectations of a well-bred Saxon princess. The first Saxon woman ever to rule a kingdom, Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians, led her army in battle against Viking invaders. She further broke with convention b... .... Learn More
  10. Religion, Politics and the Arts in Early Medieval Italy: Iconophilia

    Religion, Politics and the Arts in Early Medieval Italy: Iconophilia [Hardback]

    Francesca Dell'Acqua (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9780415793728
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies
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    Through case studies examined in a comparative East-West approach, this book analyses how Byzantine iconoclasm (ca. 720s-843) impacted on the West and how it shaped a papal reaction in Rome. The policy on the production and veneration of sacred im... .... Learn More

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