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  1. Expelling the Plague

    Expelling the Plague [Paperback]

    Zlata Blazina Tomic (Author); Vesna Blazina (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9780773545403
    Published by : McGill-Queen's UP
    A vibrant city-state on the Adriatic sea, Dubrovnik, also known as Ragusa, was a hub for the international trade between Europe and the Ottoman Empire. As a result, the city suffered frequent outbreaks of plague. Through a comprehensive analysis o... .... Learn More
  2. Enemies in the Plaza: Urban Spectacle and the End of Spanish Frontier Culture 1460-1492 (The Middle Ages Series)

    Enemies in the Plaza: Urban Spectacle and the End of Spanish Frontier Culture 1460-1492 (The Middle Ages Series) [Hardback]

    Thomas Devaney (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780812247138
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Toward the end of the fifteenth century, Spanish Christians near the border of Castile and Muslim-ruled Granada held complex views about religious tolerance. People living in frontier cities bore much of the cost of war against Granada and faced t... .... Learn More
  3. Papacy, Monarchy and Marriage, 860-1600

    Papacy, Monarchy and Marriage, 860-1600 [Hardback]

    David D'Avray (Author)

    £69.99

    ISBN: 9781107062535
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This analysis of royal marriage cases across seven centuries explains how and how far popes controlled royal entry into and exits from their marriages. In the period between c.860 and 1600, the personal lives of kings became the business of the pa... .... Learn More
  4. Matter of Faith

    Matter of Faith [Paperback]

    James Robinson (Editor); Lloyd de Beer (Editor); Anna Harnden (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861591954
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 195
    A landmark publication of essays resulting from the Treasures from Heaven conference at the British Museum, exploring the relationship between sacred matter and precious materials in the Middle Ages. .... Learn More
  5. Dark Mirror

    Dark Mirror: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Jewish Iconography [Hardback]

    Sara Lipton (Author)

    Regular Price: £22.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780805079104
    Published by : Henry Holt
    The straggly beard, the hooked nose, the bag of coins, and gaudy apparel - the religious artists of medieval Christendom had no shortage of virulent symbols for identifying Jews. Yet, hateful as these depictions were, the story they tell is not as... .... Learn More
  6. Saturated Sensorium

    Saturated Sensorium: Principles of Perception & Mediation in the Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Hans Henrik Lohfert Jorgensen (Editor); Henning Laugerud (Editor); Laura Katrine Skinnebach (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9788771243130
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    The Middle Ages integrated the human senses and unified their media into a culture of saturated sensation. The saturated sensoriùm nurtured principles of perception and mediation permeated with paradox, intersensorial entanglement, and multimodal ... .... Learn More
  7. Coping with Crisis

    Coping with Crisis [Hardback]

    Daniel R. Curtis (Author)

    Regular Price: £120.00

    Special Price: £50.00

    ISBN: 9781472420046
    Published by : Ashgate
    Why in the pre-industrial period were some settlements resilient and stable over the long term while other settlements were vulnerable to crisis? Indeed, what made certain human habitations more prone to decline or even total collapse, than others... .... Learn More
  8. Bound Fast With Letters

    Bound Fast With Letters [Paperback]

    R. H. Rouse (Author); M. A. Rouse (Author)

    Regular Price: £91.50

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780268040338
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    Bound Fast with Letters brings together in one volume many of the significant contributions that Richard H. Rouse and Mary A. Rouse have made over the past forty years to the study of medieval manuscripts through the prism of textual transmission ... .... Learn More
  9. Religious Men and Masculine Identity in the Middle Ages

    Religious Men and Masculine Identity in the Middle Ages [Hardback]

    P. H. Cullum (Editor); Katherine J. Lewis (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9781843838630
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    The complex relationship between masculinity and religion, as experienced in both the secular and ecclesiastical worlds, forms the focus for this volume, whose range encompasses the rabbis of the Babylonian and Palestinian Talmud, and moves via Ca... .... Learn More
  10. The Coronation Chair and Stone of Scone

    The Coronation Chair and Stone of Scone: History, Archaeology and Conservation [Hardback]

    Warwick Rodwell (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781782971528
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Constructed in 1297−1300 for King Edward I, the Coronation Chair ranks amongst the most remarkable and precious treasures to have survived from the Middle Ages. It incorporated in its seat a block of sandstone, which the king seized at Scone, foll... .... Learn More

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