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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. 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  3. Arthur: God and Hero in Avalon

    Arthur: God and Hero in Avalon [Hardback]

    Christopher R. Fee (Author)

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9781780239996
    Published by : REAKTION BOOKS
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    For fifteen centuries, legends of King Arthur have inspired generations. In the misty past of a Britain under siege, half-remembered events became shrouded in ancient myth and folklore. The resulting tales were told and retold, until over time Art... .... Learn More
  4. Lying and Perjury in Medieval Practical Thought: A Study in the History of Casuistry

    Lying and Perjury in Medieval Practical Thought: A Study in the History of Casuistry [Hardback]

    Emily Corran (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780198828884
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Thought about lying and perjury became increasingly practical from the end of the twelfth century in Western Europe. At this time, a distinctive way of thinking about deception and false oaths appeared in the schools of Paris and Bologna, most not... .... Learn More
  5. Poison, Medicine, and Disease in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Poison, Medicine, and Disease in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe [Hardback]

    Frederick W. Gibbs (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781472420398
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Medicine in the Medieval Mediterranean
    This book explores how late medieval and early modern physicians (c. 1250-1600) teased out the complex relationships between poison, medicine, and disease. It argues how such discussions must revise the standard history of toxicology, which does n... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. After the Black Death: Plague and Commemoration Among Iberian Jews

    After the Black Death: Plague and Commemoration Among Iberian Jews [Hardback]

    Susan L. Einbinder (Author)

    £56.00

    ISBN: 9780812250312
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
    The Black Death of 1348-50 devastated Europe. With mortality estimates ranging from thirty to sixty percent of the population, it was arguably the most singular event of the fourteenth century. Nonetheless, its force varied across the continent, a... .... Learn More
  8. Pleasure and Politics at the Court of France

    Pleasure and Politics at the Court of France: The Artistic Patronage of Queen Marie de Brabant (1260-1321) [Hardback]

    T. Hamilton (Author)

    £94.00

    ISBN: 9781905375684
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Early Renaissance Art History
    Volume: 64
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    For her commissioning and performance of a French vernacular version of the Arabic Tale of the Thousand and One Nights - recorded in one of the most vivid and sumptuous late thirteenth-century manuscripts extant - as well as for her numerou... .... Learn More
  9. Emotion, Violence, Vengeance and Law in the Middle Ages

    Emotion, Violence, Vengeance and Law in the Middle Ages: Essays in Honour of William Ian Miller [Hardback]

    Kate Gilbert (Editor); Stephen D. White (Editor)

    £100.00

    ISBN: 9789004342729
    Published by : Brill
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    Contributions to this Festschrift for the renowned American legal and literary scholar William Ian Miller reflect the extraordinary intellectual range of the honorand, who is equally at home discussing legal history, Icelandic sagas, English liter... .... Learn More
  10. Trauma in Medieval Society

    Trauma in Medieval Society [Hardback]

    Wendy J. Turner (Editor); Christina Lee (Editor)

    £133.00

    ISBN: 9789004310124
    Published by : Brill
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    Trauma in Medieval Society is an edited collection of articles from a variety of scholars on the history of trauma and the traumatized in medieval Europe. Looking at trauma as a theoretical concept, as part of the literary and historical lives of ... .... Learn More

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