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  1. Amalasuintha: The Transformation of Queenship in the Post-Roman World

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

    Massimiliano Vitiello (Author)

    £56.00

    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
  2. Aristocrats and Statehood in Western Iberia, 300-600 C.E.

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

    Damian Fernandez (Author)

    £52.00

    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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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)

    £80.19

    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
  6. 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)

    £48.00

    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
  7. 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)

    £52.00

    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
  8. 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
  9. Noble Society: Five Lives from Twelfth-Century Germany

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

    Jonathan R. Lyon (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780719091025
    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
  10. 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

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