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  1. Viewing Disability in Medieval Spanish Texts: Disgraced or Graced

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

    Connie L. Scarborough (Author)

    Regular Price: £94.00

    Special Price: £65.00

    ISBN: 9789089648754
    Published by : Amsterdam University Press
    Series: Premodern Health, Disease, and Disability
    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
  2. The Medieval Calendar: Locating Time in the Middle Ages

    The Medieval Calendar: Locating Time in the Middle Ages [Paperback]

    Roger S. Wieck (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

    Special Price: £17.00

    ISBN: 9781785511073
    Published by : Scala Publishers
    The intricacies of the medieval calendar are examined in this sumptuously illustrated volume, featuring many of the finest examples from The Morgan Library's unparalleled collection. The lucid and concise text explains the complexities of Vigils, ... .... Learn More
  3. Arabian Drugs in Medieval Mediterranean Medicine

    Arabian Drugs in Medieval Mediterranean Medicine [Hardback]

    Zohar Amar (Author); Efraim Lev (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780748697816
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    For more than one thousand years Arab medicine held sway in the ancient world, from the shores of Spain in the West to China, India and Sri Lanka (Ceylon) in the East. This book explores the impact of Greek (as well as Indian and Persian) medical ... .... Learn More
  4. Transformation in Anglo-Saxon Culture

    Transformation in Anglo-Saxon Culture: Toller Lectures on Art, Archaeology and Text [Paperback]

    Charles Insley (Editor); Gale R. Owen-Crocker (Editor)

    Regular Price: £38.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9781785704970
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The five authoritive papers presented here are the product of long careers of research into Anglo-Saxon culture. In detail the subject areas and approaches are very different, yet all are cross-disciplinary and the same texts and artefacts weave t... .... Learn More
  5. Food Hawkers: Selling in the Streets from Antiquity to the Present

    Food Hawkers: Selling in the Streets from Antiquity to the Present [Hardback]

    Melissa Calaresu (Editor); Danielle van den Heuvel (Editor)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9781409450429
    Published by : Routledge
    Street vendors are ubiquitous across the world and throughout history. They are part of almost any distribution chain, and play an important role in the marketing of consumer goods particularly to poorer customers. Focusing on the food trades, thi... .... Learn More
  6. The People of the North (1546-1610)

    The People of the North (1546-1610) [Hardback]

    Paul Catania (Author)

    £18.50

    ISBN: 9789993275534
    Published by : Midsea Books
    Series: Maltese Social Studies Series
    Volume: 24
    The book breaks new ground in so far as it brings together the information from extensive archival research into a variety of primary sources. The author’s findings on an exhaustive data base on Naxxar and its satellite villages and hamlets coveri... .... Learn More
  7. Leprosy and Charity in Medieval Rouen

    Leprosy and Charity in Medieval Rouen [Hardback]

    Elma Brenner (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780861933396
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Between the twelfth and fifteenth centuries, Rouen was one of the greatest cities in western Europe. The effective capital of the "Angevin Empire" between 1154 and 1204 and thereafter a leading city in the realm of the Capetian kings of France, it... .... Learn More
  8. A Medieval Woman's Companion

    A Medieval Woman's Companion [Paperback]

    Susan Signe Morrison (Author)

    £16.95

    ISBN: 9781785700798
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    What have a deaf nun, the mother of the first baby born to Europeans in North America, and a condemned heretic to do with one another? They are among the virtuous virgins, marvellous maidens, and fierce feminists of the Middle Ages who trail-blaze... .... Learn More
  9. Conquerors, Brides, and Concubines

    Conquerors, Brides, and Concubines: Interfaith Relations and Social Power in Medieval Iberia [Hardback]

    Simon Barton (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780812246759
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Conquerors, Brides, and Concubines investigates the political and cultural significance of marriages and other sexual encounters between Christians and Muslims in the Iberian Peninsula, from the Islamic conquest in the early eighth century to the ... .... Learn More
  10. A Catalogue of the Late Antique Gold Glass in the British Museum

    A Catalogue of the Late Antique Gold Glass in the British Museum [Paperback]

    Daniel Howells (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861591985
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 198
    A key publication on the British Museum’s internationally renowned Late Antique gold glass collection, this is the first publication in 50 years to offer new ideas on Late Antique gold glass, one of the most important areas in the field of ancient... .... Learn More

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