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  1. Religious Franks: Religion and Power in the Frankish Kingdoms

    Religious Franks: Religion and Power in the Frankish Kingdoms: Studies in Honour of Mayke de Jong [Hardback]

    Rob Meens (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780719097638
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    This volume in honour of Mayke de Jong offers twenty-five essays focused upon the importance of religion to Frankish politics, a discourse to which de Jong herself has contributed greatly in her academic career.The prominent and internationally re... .... Learn More
  2. Law and Authority in the Early Middle Ages

    Law and Authority in the Early Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Thomas Faulkner (Author)

    £64.99

    ISBN: 9781107084919
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The barbarian law codes, compiled between the sixth and eighth centuries, were copied remarkably frequently in the Carolingian ninth century. They provide crucial evidence for early medieval society, including the settlement of disputes, the natur... .... Learn More
  3. Western Perspectives on the Mediterranean: Cultural Transfer in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages 400-800 AD

    Western Perspectives on the Mediterranean: Cultural Transfer in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages 400-800 AD [Paperback]

    Andreas Fischer (Editor); I. N. Wood (Editor)

    £28.99

    ISBN: 9781474269209
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Based on close analyses of contemporary texts, and backed by an examination of the origins of the elements transferred and of the process of transmission, the contributors to this volume focus on the perception and adaptation of knowledge and cult... .... Learn More
  4. The Sagas of Norwegian Kings (1130-1265): An Introduction

    The Sagas of Norwegian Kings (1130-1265): An Introduction [Hardback]

    Theodore M. Andersson (Author)

    £43.50

    ISBN: 9780935995206
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    In The Sagas of Norwegian Kings (1130–1265), Theodore M. Andersson offers an orientation to the category of Icelandic sagas known as “kings’ sagas,” a genre of Old Norse-Icelandic prose literature less known than the somewhat later sagas of early ... .... Learn More
  5. Hincmar of Rheims: On the Divorce of King Lothar and Queen Theutberga

    Hincmar of Rheims: On the Divorce of King Lothar and Queen Theutberga [Hardback]

    Rachel Stone (Editor); Charles West (Editor)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780719082955
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    In the mid-ninth century, Francia was rocked by the first royal divorce scandal of the Middle Ages: the attempt by King Lothar II of Lotharingia to rid himself of his queen, Theutberga and remarry. Even ‘women in their weaving sheds’ were allegedl... .... Learn More
  6. Rituals, Performatives and Political Order in Northern Europe, c. 650-1350

    Rituals, Performatives and Political Order in Northern Europe, c. 650-1350 [Hardback]

    Wojtek Jezierski (Editor); Lars Hermanson (Editor); Hans Jacob Orning (Editor); Thomas Smaberg (Editor)

    £76.50

    ISBN: 9782503554723
    Published by : Brepols
    This multidisciplinary volume draws together contributions from history, archaeology, and the history of religion to offer an in-depth examination of political ritual and its performative and transformative potential across Contin... .... Learn More
  7. Churches and Social Power in Early Medieval Europe: Integrating Archaeological and Historical Approaches (Studies in the Early Middle Ages)

    Churches and Social Power in Early Medieval Europe: Integrating Archaeological and Historical Approaches (Studies in the Early Middle Ages) [Hardback]

    Jose Sanchez-Pardo (Editor); Michael Shapland (Editor)

    £106.50

    ISBN: 9782503545554
    Published by : Brepols
    Local churches were an established part of many towns and villages across early medieval Western Europe, and their continued presence make them an invaluable marker for comparing different societies. Up to now, however, the dynamics of power behin... .... Learn More
  8. Charlemagne's Practice of Empire

    Charlemagne's Practice of Empire [Hardback]

    Jennifer Davis (Author)

    £103.00

    ISBN: 9781107076990
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Revisiting one of the great puzzles of European political history, Jennifer 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 exp... .... Learn More
  9. History, Frankish Identity and the Rise of Western Ethnicity, 550-850

    History, Frankish Identity and the Rise of Western Ethnicity, 550-850 [Hardback]

    Helmut Reimitz (Author)

    £93.00

    ISBN: 9781107032330
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This pioneering study explores Frankish identity in the early Middle Ages as a window into the formation of a post-Roman conception of ethnicity. It offers a new basis for comparing the Western history of collective and ethnic ide... .... Learn More
  10. Slavery in Arpad-era Hungary in a Comparative Context

    Slavery in Arpad-era Hungary in a Comparative Context [Hardback]

    Cameron Sutt (Author)

    £125.00

    ISBN: 9789004248335
    Published by : BRILL
    In Slavery in Árpád-era Hungary in a Comparative Context, Cameron Sutt examines servile labour in the first three centuries of the Hungarian kingdom and compares it with dependent labour in Carolingian Europe. Such comparative methodology provides... .... Learn More

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