History: Medieval History 400-1500

  • Medieval Music-Drama: The Fleury Playbook in Context book cover

    Medieval Music-Drama

    The Fleury Playbook in Context

    By Wyndham Thomas

    2018 will mark the 800th anniversary of the consecration of the Abbey of St Benoît-sur-Loire - or Fleury Abbey - the previous home and namesake of the Fleury Playbook, a collection of 10 medieval music-dramas that has long held been a source of fascination, and not a little perplexity, for…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10 

  • Constantine XI Dragaš Palaeologus (1404–1453): The Last Emperor of Byzantium book cover

    Constantine XI Dragaš Palaeologus (1404–1453)

    The Last Emperor of Byzantium

    By Marios Philippides

    Constantine XI’s last moments in life, as he stood before the walls of Constantinople in 1453, have bestowed a heroic status on him. This book produces a more balanced portrait of an intriguing individual: the last emperor of Constantinople. To be sure, the last of the Greek Caesars was a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-07 

  • The Syriac World book cover

    The Syriac World

    Edited by Daniel King

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge Worlds

  • Learning Cities in Late Antiquity: The Local Dimension of Education book cover

    Learning Cities in Late Antiquity

    The Local Dimension of Education

    Edited by Jan R. Stenger

    Education in the Greco-Roman world was a hallmark of the polis. Yet, scholarship is largely unaware of the complex ways in which pedagogical theory and practice intersected with their local environments. The present volume suggests a new explanatory model that helps to understand better how…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 

  • Knowledge and Power: Science in World History book cover

    Knowledge and Power

    Science in World History, 2nd Edition

    By William Burns

    Knowledge and Power presents and explores science not as something specifically for scientists, but as an integral part of human civilization, and traces the development of science through different historical settings from the Middle Ages through to the Cold War. Five case studies are examined…

    Paperback – 2018-08-22 

  • Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art: The Transcultural Icon book cover

    Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art

    The Transcultural Icon

    By C.A. Tsakiridou

    Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art approaches tradition and transculturality in religious art from an Orthodox perspective that defines tradition as a dynamic field of exchanges and synergies between iconographic types and their variants. Relying on a new ontology of iconographic types,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20 
    Routledge Research in Art and Religion

  • Slavic Gods and Heroes book cover

    Slavic Gods and Heroes

    By Judith Kalik, Alexander Uchitel

    This book offers a radical reinterpretation of the Slavic pagan religion made on the basis of a thorough reexamination of all reliable sources. What did Slavic pagan religion have in common with the Afro-American cult of Voodoo? Why were no Slavic gods mentioned before the mid-tenth century,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14 

  • Honorius: The Fight for the Roman West AD 395-423 book cover


    The Fight for the Roman West AD 395-423

    By Chris Doyle

    Honorius explores the personal life and tumultuous times of one of the last emperors of the Roman West. From his accession to the throne aged ten, to his death at thirty-eight, Honorius’ reign was blighted by a myriad of crises: military rebellions, political conspiracies, barbarian invasions, and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Roman Imperial Biographies

  • The Vikings book cover

    The Vikings

    By Neil Price

    The Vikings provides a concise but comprehensive introduction to the complex world of the early medieval Scandinavians. In the space of less than 300 years from the late eighth to the late eleventh centuries CE, people from what are now Norway, Sweden and Denmark left their homelands in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Peoples of the Ancient World

  • The World of Formative Europe book cover

    The World of Formative Europe

    Edited by Martin Carver, Madeleine Hummler

    The World of Formative Europe provides an up-to-date account of historical, linguistic, art historical and archaeological research for this key period in European history. The book proposes that that this period was formative; it gave us the countries we have today. In diverse ways, these countries…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge Worlds

  • Capetian France 987-1328 book cover

    Capetian France 987-1328

    3rd Edition

    By Elizabeth Hallam

    Spanning France's development across four centuries, Capetian France is a definitive book. This third edition has been expanded to include more on culture and society and is now accompanied with online resources, including links to images and primary sources. In 987, when Hugh Capet took the throne…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 

25Series in Medieval History 400-1500

Product Search