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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. 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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  4. 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
  5. The Wealth of England

    The Wealth of England: The medieval wool trade and its political importance 1100–1600 [Hardback]

    Susan Rose (Author)

    Regular Price: £40.00

    Special Price: £30.00

    ISBN: 9781785707360
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The wool trade was undoubtedly one of the most important elements of the British economy throughout the medieval period - even the seat occupied by the speaker of the House of lords rests on a woolsack. In The Wealth of England Susan Rose brings t... .... Learn More
  6. The Strange Case of Ermine de Reims: A Medieval Woman Between Demons and Saints

    The Strange Case of Ermine de Reims: A Medieval Woman Between Demons and Saints [Paperback]

    Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski (Author)

    £20.99

    ISBN: 9780812224009
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
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    In 1384, a poor and illiterate peasant woman named Ermine moved to the city of Reims with her elderly husband. Her era was troubled by war, plague, and schism within the Catholic Church, and Ermine could easily have slipped unobserved through the ... .... Learn More
  7. Mother and Sons, Inc.: Martha de Cabanis in Medieval Montpellier

    Mother and Sons, Inc.: Martha de Cabanis in Medieval Montpellier [Hardback]

    Professor Kathryn L. Reyerson (Author)

    £56.00

    ISBN: 9780812249613
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
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    In the late 1320s, Martha de Cabanis was widowed with three young sons, eleven, eight, and four years of age. Her challenges would be many: to raise and train her children to carry on their father's business; to preserve that business until t... .... Learn More
  8. 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)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781472420398
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Medicine in the Medieval Mediterranean
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    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
  9. Conduct Becoming: Good Wives and Husbands in the Later Middle Ages

    Conduct Becoming: Good Wives and Husbands in the Later Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Glenn D. Burger (Author)

    £56.00

    ISBN: 9780812249606
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
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    Conduct Becoming examines a new genre of late medieval writing that is focused on a wife's virtuous conduct and its ability to alter marital and social relations in the world. Considering a range of texts written for women—the journées chrétiennes... .... Learn More
  10. Viewing Disability in Medieval Spanish Texts: Disgraced or Graced

    Viewing Disability in Medieval Spanish Texts: Disgraced or Graced [Hardback]

    Connie L. Scarborough (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9789089648754
    Published by : Amsterdam University Press
    Series: Premodern Health, Disease, and Disability
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    This book is one of the first to examine medieval Spanish canonical works for their portrayals of disability in relationship to theological teachings, legal precepts, and medical knowledge. Connie L. Scarborough shows that physical impairments wer... .... Learn More

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