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  1. Defining Boundaries in Al-Andalus: Muslims Christians and Jews in Islamic Iberia

    Defining Boundaries in Al-Andalus: Muslims Christians and Jews in Islamic Iberia [Paperback]

    Janina M. Safran (Author)

    £18.95

    ISBN: 9781501700743
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    Al-Andalus, the Arabic name for the medieval Islamic state in Iberia, endured for over 750 years following the Arab and Berber conquest of Hispania in 711. While the popular perception of al-Andalus is that of a land of religious tolerance and cul... .... Learn More
  2. Aurelian Wall and the Refashioning of Imperial Rome, AD 271-855

    Aurelian Wall and the Refashioning of Imperial Rome, AD 271-855

    Hendrik W. Dey (Author)

    £26.99

    ISBN: 9781107526532
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book explores the relationship between the city of Rome and the Aurelian Wall during the six centuries following its construction in the 270s AD, a period when the city changed and contracted almost beyond recognition, as it evolved from i... .... Learn More
  3. Hincmar of Rheims

    Hincmar of Rheims: Life and Work [Hardback]

    Rachel Stone (Editor); Charles West (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780719091407
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    Archbishop Hincmar of Rheims (d. 882) is a crucial figure for all those interested in early medieval European history in general, and Carolingian history in particular. For forty years he was an advisor to kings and religious cont... .... Learn More
  4. Queens, Consorts, Concubines

    Queens, Consorts, Concubines: Gregory of Tours and Women of the Merovingian Elite [Hardback]

    E.T. Dailey (Author)

    £96.00

    ISBN: 9789004290891
    Published by : Brill
    Gregory of Tours hoped to inspire the believers in sixth-century Gaul with examples of righteous and wicked deeds and their consequences. Critiquing his own society, Gregory contrasted vengeful queens, rebellious nuns, and connivi... .... Learn More
  5. Gregory of Tours: Lives and Miracles

    Gregory of Tours: Lives and Miracles [Hardback]

    Giselle De Nie (Editor)

    £24.95

    ISBN: 9780674088450
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Gregory of Tours served as bishop of Tours, then a city in the Frankish kingdom, from 563 to 594. Acclaimed by the French as “the father of our history” on account of his History of the Franks, he also wrote stories ab... .... Learn More
  6. Dreams and Visions in the Early Middle Ages

    Dreams and Visions in the Early Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Jesse Keskiaho (Author)

    £67.00

    ISBN: 9781107082137
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Dreams and visions played important roles in the Christian cultures of the early Middle Ages. But not only did tradition and authoritative texts teach that some dreams were divine, some also pointed out that this was not always t... .... Learn More
  7. The Resources of the Past in Early Medieval Europe

    The Resources of the Past in Early Medieval Europe [Hardback]

    Clemens Gantner (Editor); Rosamund McKitterick (Editor); Sven Meeder (Editor)

    £67.00

    ISBN: 9781107091719
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This volume analyses the importance of history, the textual resources of the past and the integration of Christian and imperial Rome into the cultural memory of early medieval Europe within the wider question of identity formation... .... Learn More
  8. The Clergy in the Medieval World

    The Clergy in the Medieval World [Hardback]

    Julia Barrow (Author)

    £67.00

    ISBN: 9781107086388
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Unlike monks and nuns, clergy have hitherto been sidelined in accounts of the Middle Ages, but they played an important role in medieval society. This first broad-ranging study in English of the secular clergy examines how ordinat... .... Learn More
  9. The Afterlife of the Roman City

    The Afterlife of the Roman City [Hardback]

    Hendrik W. Dey (Author)

    £67.00

    ISBN: 9781107069183
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book offers a new and surprising perspective on the evolution of cities across the Roman Empire in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages (third to ninth centuries AD). It suggests that the tenacious persistence of leading ... .... Learn More
  10. In Search of the First Venetians

    In Search of the First Venetians [Hardback]

    Luigi Andrea Berto (Author)

    £93.50

    ISBN: 9782503541013
    Published by : Brepols
    This prosopographical study provides information about each Venetian living in the early Middle Ages, from the invasion of the Lombards in 569 - an action that forced part of northeast Italy’s population to seek refuge on th... .... Learn More

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