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  1. The Cult of St. George in Medieval England

    The Cult of St. George in Medieval England [Paperback]

    Jonathan Good (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781783270637
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    St. George was not English, nor was his principal shrine there - the usual criteria for national patronage. Instead, it was Edward III's use of the saint in his wars against the French that really established him as a patron and protector of th... .... Learn More
  2. Archaeology and Celtic myth: an exploration

    Archaeology and Celtic myth: an exploration [Paperback]

    John Waddell (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781846825903
    Published by : Four Courts Press
    Many people are familiar with the Irish archaeological landscapes of Newgrange and the Boyne Valley, and the royal sites of Rathcroghan in Co. Roscommon, Navan in Co. Armagh and Tara in Co. Meath. In this book, John Waddell focuses on aspects of t... .... Learn More
  3. The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity

    The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity [Hardback]

    R. N. Swanson (Editor)

    £190.00

    ISBN: 9780415660143
    Published by : Routledge
    The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity explores the role of Christianity in European society from the middle of the eleventh-century until the dawning of the Reformation. Arranged in four thematic sections and comprising 23 originally comm... .... Learn More
  4. Pilgrimage

    Pilgrimage: A Very Short Introduction [Paperback]

    Ian Reader (Author)

    Regular Price: £7.99

    Special Price: £3.95

    ISBN: 9780198718222
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Pilgrimage is found in most religious cultures, with large numbers of sites - from globally renowned places to regional shrines - flourishing historically and in the modern day. Pilgrimage centres around the world, including Mecca in Saudi Arabia,... .... Learn More
  5. The Medieval Book and a Modern Collector

    The Medieval Book and a Modern Collector: Essays in Honour of Toshiyuki Takamiya [Paperback]

    Takami Matsuda (Editor); Richard Linenthal (Editor); John Scahill (Editor)

    Regular Price: £35.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9781843844051
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    New research into medieval English literature, with a particular focus on manuscripts and writing.
    Essays focus on the study of English medieval manuscripts and early printed books. Many concern items in Professor Takamiya's own collection, ... .... Learn More
  6. Medieval Nunneries

    Medieval Nunneries [Paperback]

    Mike Salter (Author)

    Regular Price: £9.95

    Special Price: £7.00

    ISBN: 9780993187902
    Published by : Folly Publications
    This book describes the history and remains of two hundred nunneries which once existed in Britain and Ireland. Only a third of these buildings are now represented by obvious standing remains but earthworks or minor relics survive of many others. ... .... Learn More
  7. Britain's Medieval Episcopal Thrones

    Britain's Medieval Episcopal Thrones [Hardback]

    Charles Tracy (Author); Andrew Budge (Other)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781782977827
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This book is the first major investigation of a subject of seminal importance in the study of church history and archaeology. The two stone thrones, at Wells and Durham, the three timber monuments, at Exeter, St Davids and Hereford, and the mid-14... .... Learn More
  8. Guta Lag and Guta Saga

    Guta Lag and Guta Saga [Hardback]

    Christine Peel (Editor)

    £125.00

    ISBN: 9781138804210
    Published by : Routledge
    Guta Lag, the law of the independent island of Gotland, is one of the earliest laws of Scandinavia. The historical appendix to the law, Guta Saga, was written in the thirteenth or fourteenth century. Together, Guta Lag and its accompanying Saga pr... .... Learn More
  9. Lybeaus Desconus

    Lybeaus Desconus [Paperback]

    Eve Salisbury (Editor); James Weldon (Editor)

    Regular Price: £15.50

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9781580441957
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Lybeaus Desconus (the Fair Unknown) is the mid-fourteenth-century Middle English version of the classic narrative of the handsome and mysterious young outsider who comes to the court of King Arthur to prove himself worthy of joining Arthur’s knigh... .... Learn More
  10. The End and Beyond

    The End and Beyond [Hardback]

    John Carey (Editor); Emma Nic Cárthaigh (Editor); Caitríona Ó Dochartaigh (Editor)

    £59.95

    ISBN: 9781891271205
    Published by : Celtic Studies Publications
    What awaits us beyond the grave is perhaps the fundamental human mystery. Visionary accounts of the afterlife are attested long before the Common Era, and loomed large in the imaginative universe of early Christianity. The medieval Irish inherited... .... Learn More

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