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  1. Language of Power: Feasting and Gift-Giving in Medieval Iceland and its Sagas

    Language of Power: Feasting and Gift-Giving in Medieval Iceland and its Sagas [Hardback]

    Vidar Palsson (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780935995213
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    In Language of Power, Viðar Pálsson addresses pre-modern European power relationships that provide the context for narratives of feasts and exchanges of gifts so conspicuous in the Icelandic sagas. Viðar's point of departure considers "compar... .... Learn More
  2. Charlemagne's Practice of Empire

    Charlemagne's Practice of Empire [Paperback]

    Jennifer R. Davis (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781107434134
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Revisiting one of the great puzzles of European political history, Jennifer R. Davis examines how the Frankish king Charlemagne and his men held together the vast new empire he created during the first decades of his reign. Davis explores how Char... .... Learn More
  3. Noble Society: Five Lives from Twelfth-Century Germany

    Noble Society: Five Lives from Twelfth-Century Germany [Paperback]

    Jonathan R. Lyon (Editor)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9780719091032
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    Series: Manchester Medieval Sources
    This book provides scholars and students alike with a set of texts that can deepen their understanding of the culture and society of the twelfth-century German kingdom. The sources translated here bring to life the activities of five noblemen and ... .... Learn More
  4. The Village World of Early Medieval Northern Spain

    The Village World of Early Medieval Northern Spain: Local Community and the Land Market [Hardback]

    Robert Portass (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780861933440
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    In the early eighth century, the Muslim general Tariq ibn Ziyad led his forces across the Straits of Gibraltar and conquered most of the Iberian Peninsula. Yet alongside the flourishing kingdom of al-Andalus, the small Christian realm of Asturias-... .... Learn More
  5. Slavery After Rome, 500-1100

    Slavery After Rome, 500-1100 [Hardback]

    Alice Rio (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

    Special Price: £55.00

    ISBN: 9780198704058
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Studies in Medieval European History
    Slavery After Rome, 500-1100 offers a substantially new interpretation of what happened to slavery in Western Europe in the centuries that followed the fall of the Roman Empire. The periods at either end of the early middle ages are associated wit... .... Learn More
  6. Ottonian Queenship

    Ottonian Queenship [Hardback]

    Simon MacLean (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198800101
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This is the first major study in English of the queens of the Ottonian dynasty (919-1024). The Ottonians were a family from Saxony who are often regarded as the founders of the medieval German kingdom. They were the most successful of all the dyna... .... Learn More
  7. History, Frankish Identity and the Framing of Western Ethnicity, 550-850

    History, Frankish Identity and the Framing of Western Ethnicity, 550-850 [Paperback]

    Helmut Reimitz (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781316648988
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series
    Volume: 101
    This pioneering study explores early medieval Frankish identity as a window into the formation of a distinct Western conception of ethnicity. Focusing on the turbulent and varied history of Frankish identity in Merovingian and Carolingian historio... .... Learn More
  8. Heresy and Dissent in the Carolingian Empire: The Case of Gottschalk of Orbais

    Heresy and Dissent in the Carolingian Empire: The Case of Gottschalk of Orbais [Hardback]

    Matthew Bryan Gillis (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198797586
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Heresy and Dissent in the Carolingian Empire recounts the history of an exceptional ninth-century religious outlaw, Gottschalk of Orbais. Frankish Christianity required obedience to ecclesiastical superiors, voluntary participation in reform, and ... .... Learn More
  9. Viking Friendship: The Social Bond in Iceland and Norway, c. 900-1300

    Viking Friendship: The Social Bond in Iceland and Norway, c. 900-1300 [Hardback]

    Vidar Jon Sigurdsson (Author)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781501705779
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    Friendship was the most important social bond in Iceland and Norway during the Viking Age and the early Middle Ages. Far more significantly than kinship ties, it defined relations between chieftains, and between chieftains and householders. In Vik... .... Learn More
  10. The Visigoths in Gaul and Iberia (Update): A Supplemental Bibliography, 2013-2015

    The Visigoths in Gaul and Iberia (Update): A Supplemental Bibliography, 2013-2015 [Hardback]

    Alberto Ferreiro (Author)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9789004341135
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World
    Volume: 63
    The bibliography includes material published from 2013 to 2015. Following on from the first bibliography (Brill, 1988) and its updates (Brill 2006, 2008, 2011, 2014) this volume covers recent literature on: Archaeology, Liturgy, Monasticism, Iberi... .... Learn More

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