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  1. 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
  2. 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

    Special Price: £50.00

    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
  3. The Formation of Christian Europe

    The Formation of Christian Europe [Hardback]

    Owen M. Phelan (Author)

    Regular Price: £83.00

    Special Price: £30.00

    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
  4. Religious Women in Early Carolingian Francia

    Religious Women in Early Carolingian Francia: A Study of Manuscript Transmission and Monastic Culture [Hardback]

    Felice Lifshitz (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780823256877
    Published by : Fordham University Press
    In 1993, the doyenne of women's history, Gerda Lerner, described the creation of feminist consciousness in Europe as beginning at least as early as the seventh century. She insisted that "women's resistance to patriarchal ideas" and "feminist oppo... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  6. Being an Islander

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

    James H. Barrett (Editor)

    Regular Price: £56.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    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
  7. The Eucharist in Pre-Norman Ireland

    The Eucharist in Pre-Norman Ireland [Paperback]

    Neil Xavier O'Donoghue (Author)

    Regular Price: £47.50

    Special Price: £14.95

    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
  8. Empty Bottles of Gentilism

    Empty Bottles of Gentilism [Hardback]

    Francis Oakley (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    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
  9. Divorce of Lothar II

    Divorce of Lothar II [Hardback]

    K. Heidecker (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780801439292
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    The Divorce of Lothar II illuminates the origin and development of Western notions of marriage and divorce and the separation of church and state in the context of a notorious royal divorce in late Carolingian Europe. In 857, Lothar II, king of Lo... .... Learn More
  10. Rulers and Ruled in Frontier Catalonia, 880-1010

    Rulers and Ruled in Frontier Catalonia, 880-1010 [Hardback]

    Jonathan Jarrett (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780861933099
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    A frontier both between Christianity and Islam and between Francia and the Iberian Peninsula, the region that later became Catalonia was at the heart of the demographic and cultural expansion of the Carolingian empire between the ninth and twel... .... Learn More

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