History: Medieval History 400-1500

  • The Plow, the Pen and the Sword: Images and Self-Images of Medieval People in the Low Countries book cover

    The Plow, the Pen and the Sword

    Images and Self-Images of Medieval People in the Low Countries

    By Rudi Künzel

    This book compares the cultures of the different social groups living in the Low Countries in the early Middle Ages. Clergy, nobility, peasants and townsmen greatly varied in their attitudes to labor, property, violence, and the handling and showing of emotions. Künzel explores how these social…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • Law and Society in Later Medieval England and Ireland: Essays in Honour of Paul Brand book cover

    Law and Society in Later Medieval England and Ireland

    Essays in Honour of Paul Brand

    Edited by Travis R. Baker

    Law mattered in later medieval England and Ireland. A quick glance at the sources suggests as much. From the charter to the will to the court roll, the majority of the documents which have survived from later medieval England and Ireland, and medieval Europe in general, are legal in nature. Yet…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • The Countryside Of Hospitaller Rhodes 1306-1423: Original Texts And English Summaries book cover

    The Countryside Of Hospitaller Rhodes 1306-1423

    Original Texts And English Summaries

    By Anthony Luttrell, Greg O'Malley

    The Countryside of Hospitaller Rhodes 1306-1423 explores the main themes of settlement, population and defence of the island of Rhodes from 1306 through to 1423, approximately halfway through the period of Hospitaller rule. Based largely on the Hospital’s Rhodian archive, this book is the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
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    The Military Religious Orders

  • Routledge Revivals: Chaucer, Langland, and the Creative Imagination (1980) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Chaucer, Langland, and the Creative Imagination (1980)

    By David Aers

    First published in 1980, this study of two renowned later fourteenth century English poets, Chaucer and Langland, concentrates on some major and representative aspects of their work. Aers shows that, in contrast to the mass conventional writing of the period, which was happy to accept and propagate…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
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  • A History of Europe: From 1378 to 1494 book cover

    A History of Europe

    From 1378 to 1494

    By W.T. Waugh

    First published in 1932, this book looks at a period that has often been thought of as a time of general decline in the most characteristic features of medieval civilisation. While acknowledging decline in many areas during this period — the power of the Church, feudalism, guilds, the Hanseatic…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • History of the Middle Ages: 300-1500 book cover

    History of the Middle Ages

    300-1500

    By James Westfall Thompson

    First published in 1931, this book covers the broad period of time between the Christian Roman Empire instituted in the fourth century and the period of the Renaissance. The author traces the main events of medieval history — striking a balance between political, institutional, social and cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Fall of the Templars in the Crown of Aragon book cover

    The Fall of the Templars in the Crown of Aragon

    By Alan Forey

    This title was first published in 2001: The trial of the Templars and the dissolution of the Order of the Temple are popular subjects for historians, but the focus of most work has been on France. In this book Alan Forey adds greatly to our understanding of the drama, not just by examining events…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Making of Christian Malta: From the Early Middle Ages to 1530 book cover

    The Making of Christian Malta

    From the Early Middle Ages to 1530

    By Anthony Luttrell

    This title was first published in 2002: Dr Luttrell's work has helped change our understanding of the history of the small islands of Malta and Gozo, providing a more coherent story of the ways in which, during the Middle Ages, a small isolated Muslim community was converted into a more prosperous…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Piety, Power and History in Medieval England and Normandy book cover

    Piety, Power and History in Medieval England and Normandy

    By Marjorie Chibnall

    This title was first published in 2000:  The studies here are broadly concerned with ecclesiastical history as envisaged in the work of Orderic Vitalis: the history of society and culture, comprising the life and activities of lay men and women in war and peace no less than those of monks and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Porphyrogenita: Essays on the History and Literature of Byzantium and the Latin East in Honour of Julian Chrysostomides book cover

    Porphyrogenita

    Essays on the History and Literature of Byzantium and the Latin East in Honour of Julian Chrysostomides

    By Charalambos Dendrinos, Jonathan Harris, Judith Herrin

    Edited by Eirene Harvalia-Crook

    This book was first published in 2003.The collection of thirty-four essays in Porphyrogenita reflects the life-long teaching and research interests of Julian Chrysostomides, Director of the Hellenic Institute, Royal Holloway, University of London. They cover Byzantine history, historiography,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Soldier Saints and Holy Warriors: Warfare and Sanctity in the Literature of Early England book cover

    Soldier Saints and Holy Warriors

    Warfare and Sanctity in the Literature of Early England

    By John Edward Damon

    Title first published in 2003. Christian authors of the Late Antique period deliberately set themselves the ambitious goal of revolutionizing the world of Latin letters, particularly concerning the questions of warfare and sanctity. Focusing on the body of early English Christian literature from…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Westminster Abbey: The Cosmati Pavements book cover

    Westminster Abbey

    The Cosmati Pavements

    By Lindy Grant, Richard Mortimer

    This title was first published in 2002. Westminster Abbey: The Cosmati pavements is the first in-depth examination of Westminster Abbey’s two beautiful and mysterious inlaid pavements. Who made them, and when? Why did the King and Abbot have them brought from Rome? Mostly made up of recycled stones…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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