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  1. Before the Military Revolution

    Before the Military Revolution: European Warfare and the Rise of the Early Modern State 1300-1490 [Hardback]

    Alexander Querengässer (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789256697
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Before the Military Revolution examines European Warfare in the Late Middle Ages from 1300 to 1490. It is not restricted only to well-covered conflicts, like the Anglo-Scottish Wars or the Hundred Years War, but gives due weight to all re... .... Learn More
  2. Be a Perfect Man: Christian Masculinity and the Carolingian Aristocracy

    Be a Perfect Man: Christian Masculinity and the Carolingian Aristocracy [Hardback]

    Andrew J. Romig (Author)

    Regular Price: £54.00

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    ISBN: 9780812249248
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
    The life of an aristocratic Carolingian man involved an array of behaviors and duties associated with his gender and rank: an education in arms and letters; training in horsemanship, soldiery, and hunting; betrothal, marriage, and the virile produ... .... Learn More
  3. The Making and Unmaking of a Saint

    The Making and Unmaking of a Saint [Hardback]

    Mathew Kuefler (Author)

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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
  4. Being an Islander

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

    James H. Barrett (Editor)

    Regular Price: £56.00

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    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
  5. The Eucharist in Pre-Norman Ireland

    The Eucharist in Pre-Norman Ireland [Paperback]

    Neil Xavier O'Donoghue (Author)

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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
  6. Empty Bottles of Gentilism

    Empty Bottles of Gentilism [Hardback]

    Francis Oakley (Author)

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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
  7. Landscape With Two Saints

    Landscape With Two Saints [Hardback]

    Lisa M. Bitel (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780195336528
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This intriguing book examines the multifaceted careers and cults of two fifth and sixth century saints, described by Bitel as "peripatetic, influential women responsible for building prestigious churches". Both saints had a pivotal role in the ... .... Learn More
  8. Anglo-Saxons and the North

    Anglo-Saxons and the North [Hardback]

    Matti Kilipio (Editor); Leena Kahlas-Tarkka (Editor)

    Regular Price: £39.00

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    ISBN: 9780866984126
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Anglo-Saxons and the North is a wide-ranging collection of essays by acknowledged experts in the field of Anglo-Saxon studies. In his reassessment of the Rök Stone, Harris reveals close links between Scandinavia and Western Europe, and Frisia in p... .... Learn More
  9. Venetian Butrint

    Venetian Butrint [Paperback]

    A. Crowson (Author)

    £12.00

    ISBN: 9780953555642
    Published by : Butrint Foundation
    In 1386 Butrint, together with the island of Corfu, was purchased by the Republic of Venice as part of the all-important trade routes through the Adriatic. This splendidly illustrated book investigates one of the most fascinating aspects of Eur... .... Learn More
  10. The Name of the Saint

    The Name of the Saint [Hardback]

    Felice Lifshitz (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780268033750
    Published by : Notre Dame University Press
    This book presents a detailed examination of the reception and recopying of the (apocryphal) Martyrology of Saint Jerome in the Early Middle Ages. The Martyrology comprises a calendrically organised list of names of saints, and offers a rahter dif... .... Learn More

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