History: Medieval History 400-1500

  • Constantine of Rhodes, On Constantinople and the Church of the Holy Apostles: With a new edition of the Greek text by Ioannis Vassis book cover

    Constantine of Rhodes, On Constantinople and the Church of the Holy Apostles

    With a new edition of the Greek text by Ioannis Vassis

    Edited by Liz James

    Constantine of Rhodes's tenth-century poem is an account of public monuments in Constantinople and of the Church of the Holy Apostles. In the opening section of the work, Constantine describes columns and sculptures within the city, seven of which he calls 'wonders'. In the second part of the poem,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • The Archaeology of Medieval Germany: An Introduction book cover

    The Archaeology of Medieval Germany

    An Introduction

    By Günter P. Fehring

    Medieval archaeology is a relatively young discipline. It relies heavily on and contributes to the neighbouring disciplines of history and geography as well as certain of the natural sciences. The kinds of sources investigated in the context of medieval archaeology also cast light on many aspects…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Power, Identity and Miracles on a Medieval Frontier book cover

    Power, Identity and Miracles on a Medieval Frontier

    Edited by Catherine A.M. Clarke

    A thriving port, a frontier base for the lords of Gower and a multi-cultural urban community, the south Wales town of Swansea was an important centre in the Middle Ages, at a nexus of multiple identities, cultural practices and configurations of power. As the principal town of the Marcher lordship…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge

  • Contact and Conflict in Frankish Greece and the Aegean, 1204-1453: Crusade, Religion and Trade between Latins, Greeks and Turks book cover

    Contact and Conflict in Frankish Greece and the Aegean, 1204-1453

    Crusade, Religion and Trade between Latins, Greeks and Turks

    Edited by Nikolaos G. Chrissis, Mike Carr

    The conquest of Constantinople by the Fourth Crusade shattered irreversibly the political and cultural unity of the Byzantine world in the Greek peninsula, the Aegean and western Asia Minor. Between the disintegration of the Byzantine Empire after 1204 and the consolidation of Ottoman power in the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • The Carole: A Study of a Medieval Dance book cover

    The Carole: A Study of a Medieval Dance

    By Robert Mullally

    The carole was the principal social dance in France and England from c. 1100 to c. 1400 and was frequently mentioned in French and English medieval literature. However, it has been widely misunderstood by contributors in recent citations in dictionaries and reference books, both linguistic and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Secular and Sacred in Medieval Art: Christian, Islamic, and Buddhist book cover

    Negotiating Secular and Sacred in Medieval Art

    Christian, Islamic, and Buddhist

    Edited by Alicia Walker, Amanda Luyster

    Offering original analysis of the convergence between 'sacred' and 'secular' in medieval works of art and architecture, this collection explores both the usefulness and limitations of these terms for describing medieval attitudes. The modern concepts of 'sacred' and 'secular' are shown to be…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • Rome and Religion in the Medieval World: Studies in Honor of Thomas F.X. Noble book cover

    Rome and Religion in the Medieval World

    Studies in Honor of Thomas F.X. Noble

    By Valerie L. Garver, Owen M. Phelan

    Rome and Religion in the Medieval World provides a panoramic and interdisciplinary exploration of Rome and religious culture. The studies build upon or engage Thomas F.X. Noble’s interest in Rome, especially his landmark contributions to the origins of the Papal States and early medieval image…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • Images of the Mother of God: Perceptions of the Theotokos in Byzantium book cover

    Images of the Mother of God

    Perceptions of the Theotokos in Byzantium

    Edited by Maria Vassilaki

    Fully illustrated in colour and black and white, Images of the Mother of God complements the successful exhibition catalogue of the 'Mother of God' exhibition at the Benaki Museum in Athens. It brings together the work of leading international authorities and younger scholars to provide a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • On the Margins of Crusading: The Military Orders, the Papacy and the Christian World book cover

    On the Margins of Crusading

    The Military Orders, the Papacy and the Christian World

    Edited by Helen Nicholson

    Founded to support Christian pilgrims to the Holy Land and most famous for their support for crusading, the Military Religious Orders' activities and interests stretched far beyond the frontiers of Christendom. Representing some of the most recent advances in research, in this volume eleven…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • Architecture and Hagiography in the Ottoman Empire: The Politics of Bektashi Shrines in the Classical Age book cover

    Architecture and Hagiography in the Ottoman Empire

    The Politics of Bektashi Shrines in the Classical Age

    By Zeynep Yürekli

    Based on a thorough examination of buildings, inscriptions, archival documents and hagiographies, this book uncovers the political significance of Bektashi shrines in the Ottoman imperial age. It thus provides a fresh and comprehensive account of the formative process of the Bektashi order, which…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Death in Medieval Europe: Death Scripted and Death Choreographed book cover

    Death in Medieval Europe

    Death Scripted and Death Choreographed

    Edited by Joelle Rollo-Koster

    Death in Medieval Europe: Death Scripted and Death Choreographed explores new cultural research into death and funeral practices in medieval Europe and demonstrates the important relationship between death and the world of the living in the Middle Ages. Across ten chapters, the articles in this…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10
    Routledge

  • Prayer and Worship in Eastern Christianities, 5th to 11th Centuries book cover

    Prayer and Worship in Eastern Christianities, 5th to 11th Centuries

    Edited by Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony, Derek Krueger

    Prayer and Worship in Eastern Christianities, 5th to 11th Centuries forges a new conversation about the diversity of Christianities in the medieval eastern Mediterranean, centered on the history of practice, looking at liturgy, performance, prayer, poetry, and the material culture of worship. It…

    Hardback – 2016-10-10
    Routledge

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