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  1. Knights

    Knights: Chivalry and Violence [Paperback]

    John Sadler and Rosie Serdiville

    £7.99

    ISBN: 9781612005171
    Published by : Casemate UK
    Series: Casemate Short History
    Originally warriors mounted on horseback, knights became associated with the concept of chivalry as it was popularised in medieval European literature. Knights were expected to fight bravely and honourably and be loyal to their lord until death if... .... Learn More
  2. Minding Animals in the Old and New Worlds: A Cognitive Historical Analysis

    Minding Animals in the Old and New Worlds: A Cognitive Historical Analysis [Hardback]

    Steven Wagschal (Author)

    £51.99

    ISBN: 9781487503321
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Series: Toronto Iberic
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    Minding Animals in the Old and New Worlds employs current research in cognitive science and the philosophy of animal cognition to explore how humans have understood non-human animals in the Iberian world, from the Middle Ages through the Early Mod... .... Learn More
  3. Visions of Kinship in Medieval Europe

    Visions of Kinship in Medieval Europe [Hardback]

    Hans Hummer (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198797609
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Studies in Medieval European History
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    What meaning did human kinship possess in a world regulated by Biblical time, committed to the primacy of spiritual relationships, and bound by the sinews of divine love? In the process of exploring this question, Hans Hummer offers a searching re... .... Learn More
  4. Slavery and the Slave Trade in the Eastern Mediterranean (C. 1000-1500 Ce)

    Slavery and the Slave Trade in the Eastern Mediterranean (C. 1000-1500 Ce) [Hardback]

    Reuven Amitai (Editor); Christoph Cluse (Editor)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9782503570198
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Mediterranean Nexus 1100-1700
    Volume: 5
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    Slavery was an important component of medieval life, certainly so in the Mediterranean basin and nearby lands.  Muslims, Christians and Jews all owned slaved, and slave traders hailed from a variety of locations across the region.  Slave... .... Learn More
  5. Marco Polo's Le Devisement du Monde: Narrative Voice, Language and Diversity

    Marco Polo's Le Devisement du Monde: Narrative Voice, Language and Diversity [Paperback]

    Simon Gaunt (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781843844969
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Gallica
    Volume: v. 31
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    Le Devisement du Monde (1298), better though inaccurately known in English as Marco Polo's Travels, is one of only a handful of medieval texts that remain iconic today for European cultural history, and Marco Polo is one of only a handful of medie... .... Learn More
  6. The Cambridge History of Medieval Music

    The Cambridge History of Medieval Music [Hardback]

    Mark Everist (Editor); Thomas Forrest Kelly (Editor)

    £160.00

    ISBN: 9780521513487
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: The Cambridge History of Music
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    Spanning a millennium of musical history, this monumental volume brings together nearly forty leading authorities to survey the music of Western Europe in the Middle Ages. All of the major aspects of medieval music are considered, making use of th... .... Learn More
  7. The Montpellier Codex

    The Montpellier Codex: The Final Fascicle [Hardback]

    Catherine A. Bradley (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781783272723
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
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    The Montpellier Codex (Bibliothèque interuniversitaire, Section Médecine, H.196) occupies a central place in scholarship on medieval music. This small book, packed with gorgeous gold leaf illuminations, historiated initials, and exquisite music ca... .... Learn More
  8. The Routledge History of Medieval Magic

    The Routledge History of Medieval Magic [Hardback]

    Sophie Page (Author); Catherine Rider (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781472447302
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Routledge Histories
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    In recent decades scholars have paid increasingly serious attention to the issue of magic in the medieval period. Moving beyond simplistic notions of witchcraft and supernatural folklore, this Research Companion provides an up-to-date assessment a... .... Learn More
  9. Medical Anthropology in the Late Middle Ages: Body, Soul, and the Virtues According to Peter of Abano

    Medical Anthropology in the Late Middle Ages: Body, Soul, and the Virtues According to Peter of Abano [Hardback]

    Matthew Klemm (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781409463924
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Medicine in the Medieval Mediterranean
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  10. To Live Like a Moor: Christian Perceptions of Muslim Identity in Medieval and Early Modern Spain

    To Live Like a Moor: Christian Perceptions of Muslim Identity in Medieval and Early Modern Spain [Hardback]

    Olivia Remie Constable (Author)

    £47.00

    ISBN: 9780812249484
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
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    What do clothing, bathing, or dining habits reveal about one's personal religious beliefs? Nothing, of course, unless such outward bodily concerns are perceived to hold some sort of spiritual significance. Such was the case in the multireligious w... .... Learn More

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