History: Medieval History 400-1500

  • Early Medieval Europe 300-1050: A Guide for Studying and Teaching book cover

    Early Medieval Europe 300-1050

    A Guide for Studying and Teaching, 2nd Edition

    By David Rollason

    Early Medieval Europe 300-1050 provides students with the conceptual and methodological tools to investigate this complex period. David Rollason identifies the major research questions and historiographical debates and offers guidance on how to engage with and evaluate the major documentary sources…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
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  • Writing Southern Italy Before the Renaissance book cover

    Writing Southern Italy Before the Renaissance

    By Ronald G. Musto

    Why has the history of the Angevin kingdom of Naples, the richest and largest Italian political entity in the late Middle Ages, received so little attention in the Anglophone world? To help answer this question, this book analyzes the historiography of the south of Italy (the Mezzogiorno) in the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge

  • How Thor Lost His Thunder: The Changing Faces of an Old Norse God book cover

    How Thor Lost His Thunder

    The Changing Faces of an Old Norse God

    By Declan Taggart

    How Thor Lost his Thunder is the first major English-language study of early medieval evidence for the Old Norse god, Thor. In this book, the most common modern representations of Thor are examined, such as images of him wreathed in lightning, and battling against monsters and giants. The origins…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
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    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • Routledge Revivals: Community, Gender, and Individual Identity (1988): English Writing 1360-1430 book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Community, Gender, and Individual Identity (1988)

    English Writing 1360-1430

    By David Aers

    First published in 1988, David Aers explores the treatment of community, gender, and individual identity in English writing between 1360 and 1430, focusing on Margery Kempe, Langland, Chaucer, and the poet of Sir Gawain. He shows how these texts deal with questions about gender, the making of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
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  • 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 – 2017-11-26 
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  • Routledge Revivals: A History of the Art of War in the Middle Ages (1978): Volume One 378-1278 book cover

    Routledge Revivals: A History of the Art of War in the Middle Ages (1978)

    Volume One 378-1278

    By Charles Oman

    First published in 1898, this history of medieval warfare, written by one of the great medievalists of his time, Sir Charles Oman, remains for students and general readers one of the best accounts of military art in the Middle Ages. The book begins with the significant battle of Adrianople in 378…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
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  • Routledge Revivals: A History of the Art of War in the Middle Ages (1978): Volume 2 1278-1485 book cover

    Routledge Revivals: A History of the Art of War in the Middle Ages (1978)

    Volume 2 1278-1485

    By Charles Oman

    First published in 1898, and following on from Volume 1, this second volume charts the history of medieval warfare from 1278 to 1485. Written by Sir Charles Oman, one of the great medievalists of his time, this book remains for students and general readers one of the best accounts of military art…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
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  • Divina Moneta: Coins in Religion and Ritual book cover

    Divina Moneta

    Coins in Religion and Ritual

    Edited by Nanouschka Myrberg Burström, Gitte Tarnow Ingvardson

    This edited collection analyzes the phenomenon of coin use for religious and ritual purposes in different cultures and across different periods of time. It proposes an engagement with the theory and interpretation of the "material turn" with numismatic evidence, and an evidence-based series of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
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    Religion and Money in the Middle Ages

  • Godfrey of Bouillon: Duke of Lower Lotharingia, Ruler of Latin Jerusalem, c.1060-1100 book cover

    Godfrey of Bouillon

    Duke of Lower Lotharingia, Ruler of Latin Jerusalem, c.1060-1100

    By Simon John

    This book offers a new appraisal of the ancestry and career of Godfrey of Bouillon (c.1060-1100), a leading participant in the First Crusade (1096-99), and the first ruler of Latin Jerusalem (1099-1100), the polity established by the crusaders after they captured the Holy City. While previous…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
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    Rulers of the Latin East

  • Writing about Byzantium: The history of Niketas Choniates book cover

    Writing about Byzantium

    The history of Niketas Choniates

    By Theresa Urbainczyk

    Niketas Choniates was in Constantinople when it was burnt and looted by the soldiers of the Fourth Crusade and he wrote a history which has always been the mainstay for anyone wishing to learn about the Comnene dynasty and the Byzantine Empire of the twelfth century. Yet it is a very difficult and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
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    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • The Medieval World book cover

    The Medieval World

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Peter Linehan, Janet L. Nelson, Marios Costambeys

    Ranging from Connacht to Constantinople and from Tynemouth to Timbuktu, the forty-four contributors to The Medieval World seek to bring the Middle Ages to life, offering definitive appraisals of the distinctive features of the period. This second edition includes six additional chapters, covering…

    Paperback – 2017-11-06 
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    Routledge Worlds

  • The Cid and His Spain book cover

    The Cid and His Spain

    By Ramón Menéndez Pidal

    This study of El Cid, first published in English in 1934, is by the leading authority on the medieval history and literature of Spain. The Cid occupies a unique position among national heroes. Others such as King Arthur and Roland are but shadowy figures in the historical record, but El Cid is very…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Muslim Spain

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