History: Medieval History 400-1500

  • The Body Broken: Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 1300-1525 book cover

    The Body Broken

    Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 1300-1525, 2nd Edition

    By Charles F. Briggs

    The Body Broken offers a thematic survey of Europe in the late Middle Ages, a period of huge crisis, conflict and religious change, including the Black Death, the Reformation, the Peasants Revolt and the Renaissance. This new edition includes a discussion on rural communities across Europe and the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Geopolitics in Late Antiquity: The Fate of Superpowers from China to Rome book cover

    Geopolitics in Late Antiquity

    The Fate of Superpowers from China to Rome

    By Hyun Jin Kim

    Geopolitics in Late Antiquity explores the geopolitical revolution which shook the foundations of the ancient world, the dawning of the millennium of Inner Asian dominance and virtual monopoly of world power (with interludes) that began with the rise of the Huns and then continued under the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Sharing Values in a Viking-Age Network: Connections, Hybridity and Innovation book cover

    Sharing Values in a Viking-Age Network

    Connections, Hybridity and Innovation

    By Nanouschka Burström

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Crusade and Masculinities book cover

    Crusade and Masculinities

    Edited by Natasha Hodgson, Katherine Lewis, Matthew Mesley

    The purpose of the volume is to further the work of existing studies which have established the importance of gender as a tool of analysis for understanding the Crusades. The book contains essays by established scholars and early career researchers and takes a variety of conceptual and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • The Northern Route to Kingship: Scandinavia in the First Millennium AD book cover

    The Northern Route to Kingship

    Scandinavia in the First Millennium AD

    By Dagfinn Skre

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    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 – 2018-09-30 
    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 – 2018-09-30 
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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 – 2018-09-30 
    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 – 2018-09-30 
    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 – 2018-09-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Shaping of Africa: Cosmographic Discourse and Cartographic Science in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe book cover

    The Shaping of Africa

    Cosmographic Discourse and Cartographic Science in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    By Francesc Relaño

    This title was first published in 2002. When did Africa emerge as a continent in the European mind? This book aims to trace the origins of the idea of Africa and its evolution in Renaissance thought. Particular attention is given to the relationship between the process of acquiring knowledge…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Monasticism in North-Western Europe, 800–1200 book cover

    Monasticism in North-Western Europe, 800–1200

    By Tore Nyberg

    This title was first published in 2000:  This is a full-scale integrated synthesis of the origins, spread and effects of monasticism in Scandinavia, and along the shores of the Baltic and the North Sea. Beginning with a review of the geography and communications by land and, especially, by sea…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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