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  1. The ʿAbbāsid and Carolingian Empires

    The ʿAbbāsid and Carolingian Empires [Hardback]

    D. G. Tor (Editor)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9789004349896
    Published by : Brill
    Circa AD 750, both the Islamic world and western Europe underwent political revolutions; these raised to power, respectively, the ʿAbbasid and Carolingian dynasties. The eras thus inaugurated were similar not only in their chronology, but also in ... .... Learn More
  2. A Chronology of Early Medieval Western Europe: 450-1066

    A Chronology of Early Medieval Western Europe: 450-1066 [Hardback]

    Timothy Venning (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781138189737
    Published by : Routledge
    A Chronology of Early Medieval Western Europe uses a wide range of both primary and secondary sources to chart the history of Britian and Western Europe, with reference to the Celtic world, Scandinavia, the Mediterranean and North America. Extendi... .... Learn More
  3. Eurasian Empires in Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages: Contact and Exchange between the Graeco-Roman World, Inner Asia and China

    Eurasian Empires in Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages: Contact and Exchange between the Graeco-Roman World, Inner Asia and China [Hardback]

    Hyun Jin Kim (Editor); Frederik Juliaan Vervaet (Editor); Selim Ferruh Adali (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107190412
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The great empires of the vast Eurasian continent have captured the imagination of many. Awe-inspiring names such as ancient Rome, Han and Tang China, Persia, Assyria, the Huns, the Kushans and the Franks have been the subject of countless scholarl... .... Learn More
  4. 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)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780812249248
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania 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
  5. Amalasuintha: The Transformation of Queenship in the Post-Roman World

    Amalasuintha: The Transformation of Queenship in the Post-Roman World [Hardback]

    Massimiliano Vitiello (Author)

    £53.00

    ISBN: 9780812249477
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    In this book, Massimiliano Vitiello situates the life and career of the Ostrogothic queen Amalasuintha (c. 494/5-535), daughter of Theoderic the Great, in the context of the transitional time, after the fall of Rome, during which new dynastic regi... .... Learn More
  6. Aristocrats and Statehood in Western Iberia, 300-600 C.E.

    Aristocrats and Statehood in Western Iberia, 300-600 C.E. [Hardback]

    Damian Fernandez (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780812249460
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: Empire and After
    In a distant corner of the late antique world, along the Atlantic river valleys of western Iberia, local elite populations lived through the ebb and flow of empire and kingdoms as historical agents with their own social strategies. Contrary to ear... .... Learn More
  7. Imperial Spheres and the Adriatic: Byzantium, the Carolingians and the Treaty of Aachen (812)

    Imperial Spheres and the Adriatic: Byzantium, the Carolingians and the Treaty of Aachen (812) [Hardback]

    Mladen Ancic (Editor); Jonathan Shepard (Editor); Trpimir Vedris (Editor)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781138225947
    Published by : Routledge
    Although often mentioned in textbooks about the Carolingian and Byzantine empires, the Treaty of Aachen has not received much close attention. This volume attempts not just to fill the gap, but to view the episode through both micro- and macro-len... .... Learn More
  8. AEthelred: The Unready

    AEthelred: The Unready [Paperback]

    Levi Roach (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9780300229721
    Published by : Yale University Press
    An imaginative reassessment of AEthelred "the Unready," one of medieval England's most maligned kings and a major Anglo-Saxon figure The Anglo-Saxon king AEthelred "the Unready" (978-1016) has long been considered to be inscrutable, irrational, an... .... Learn More
  9. The Narrative Worlds of Paul the Deacon: Between Empires and Identities in Lombard Italy

    The Narrative Worlds of Paul the Deacon: Between Empires and Identities in Lombard Italy [Hardback]

    Christopher Heath (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9789089648235
    Published by : Amsterdam University Press
    Written as the Lombard kingdom was on the cusp of downfall at the hands of the Carolingian empire, the works of Paul the Deacon (c. 720-799) are vital to understanding the history of Italy and Western Europe in the Middle Ages. But until now, scho... .... Learn More
  10. Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

    Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean [Hardback]

    Sarah Davis-Secord (Author)

    £46.00

    ISBN: 9781501704642
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    Sicily is a lush and culturally rich island at the center of the Mediterranean Sea. Throughout its history, the island has been conquered and colonized by successive waves of peoples from across the Mediterranean region. In the early and central M... .... Learn More

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