History: Medieval History 400-1500

  • The Latin Church in the Crusader States: The Secular Church book cover

    The Latin Church in the Crusader States

    The Secular Church

    By Bernard Hamilton

    This is the first major work on the history of the secular church in the Frankish states of Syria and the Holy Land - a subject which has not hitherto attracted the interest of ecclesiastical historians. The present book has been written to fill this important gap in crusader studies. It deals with…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Sounds and Sights of Performance in Early Music: Essays in Honour of Timothy J. McGee book cover

    The Sounds and Sights of Performance in Early Music

    Essays in Honour of Timothy J. McGee

    By Maureen Epp

    Edited by Brian E. Power

    The experience of music performance is always far more than the sum of its sounds, and evidence for playing and singing techniques is not only inscribed in music notation but can also be found in many other types of primary source materials. This volume of essays presents a cross-section of new…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • La Vie d'Etienne le Jeune par Étienne le Diacre: Introduction, édition et Traduction book cover

    La Vie d'Etienne le Jeune par Étienne le Diacre

    Introduction, édition et Traduction

    By Marie-France Auzépy

    The Life of Stephen the Younger is one of the rare sources for Byzantium in the ’Dark Ages’ and one of the key witnesses to the history of Iconoclasm. This book presents a new edition of the text, together with a French translation and commentary, and an important introduction. Stephen was a hermit…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • The Engineering of Medieval Cathedrals book cover

    The Engineering of Medieval Cathedrals

    The great cathedrals and churches of the medieval West continue to awe. How were they built, and why do they remain standing? What did their builders know about what they were doing? These questions have given rise to considerable controversy, which is fully reflected in the papers selected here.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of Civil Engineering

  • Theophylact of Ochrid: Reading the Letters of a Byzantine Archbishop book cover

    Theophylact of Ochrid

    Reading the Letters of a Byzantine Archbishop

    By Margaret Mullett

    Few works exist on Byzantine literature as literature and still fewer studies of individual texts. This reading of the letter-collection (c.1090-c.1110) of Theophylact of Ochrid employs a variety of approaches to characterise a work which is both a literary artefact in a long Greek tradition and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • La Papauté et les croisades / The Papacy and the Crusades: Actes du VIIe Congrès de la Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East/ Proceedings of the VIIth Conference of the Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East book cover

    La Papauté et les croisades / The Papacy and the Crusades

    Actes du VIIe Congrès de la Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East/ Proceedings of the VIIth Conference of the Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East

    Edited by Michel Balard

    This volume brings together a selection of the papers on the theme of the Papacy and the Crusades, delivered at the 7th Congress of the Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East. After the introduction by Michel Balard, the first papers examine aspects of crusader terminology. The…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • Beholding Violence in Medieval and Early Modern Europe book cover

    Beholding Violence in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Edited by Allie Terry-Fritsch, Erin Felicia Labbie

    Interested in the ways in which medieval and early modern communities have acted as participants, observers, and interpreters of events and how they ascribed meaning to them, the essays in this interdisciplinary collection explore the concept of beholding and the experiences of individual and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Ad Quadratum: The Practical Application of Geometry in Medieval Architecture book cover

    Ad Quadratum

    The Practical Application of Geometry in Medieval Architecture

    Edited by Nancy Y. Wu

    The purpose of the project is to provide the most up-to-date survey on issues dealing with practical geometry and how it might have been applied in the design of medieval architecture. Chronologically, the topics cover a wide span - from early Medieval through Late Gothic. Geographically, the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art

  • In Laudem Hierosolymitani: Studies in Crusades and Medieval Culture in Honour of Benjamin Z. Kedar book cover

    In Laudem Hierosolymitani

    Studies in Crusades and Medieval Culture in Honour of Benjamin Z. Kedar

    By Ronnie Ellenblum

    Edited by Iris Shagrir

    In the thirty-five years since B.Z. Kedar published the first of his many studies on the crusades, he has become a leading historian of this field, and of medieval and Middle Eastern history more broadly. His work has been groundbreaking, uncovering new evidence and developing new research tools…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • Deeds Done Beyond the Sea: Essays on William of Tyre, Cyprus and the Military Orders presented to Peter Edbury book cover

    Deeds Done Beyond the Sea

    Essays on William of Tyre, Cyprus and the Military Orders presented to Peter Edbury

    By Susan B. Edgington, Helen J. Nicholson

    This volume celebrates Peter Edbury’s career by bringing together seventeen essays by colleagues, former students and friends which focus on three of his major research interests: the great historian of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, William of Tyre, and his Historia rerum in partibus transmarinis…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • The Rum Seljuqs: Evolution of a Dynasty book cover

    The Rum Seljuqs

    Evolution of a Dynasty

    By Songul Mecit

    Charting the expansion of the Rum Seljuqs from rulers of a small principality to a fully- fledged sultanate ruling over almost the whole of Anatolia, this book demonstrates how ideology, rather than military success, was crucial in this development. The Rum Seljuqs examines four distinct phases of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

  • The Military Orders Volume VI (Part 1): Culture and Conflict in The Mediterranean World book cover

    The Military Orders Volume VI (Part 1)

    Culture and Conflict in The Mediterranean World

    Edited by Jochen Schenk, Mike Carr

    Forty papers link the study of the military orders’ cultural life and output with their involvement in political and social conflicts during the medieval and early modern period. Divided into two volumes, focusing on the Eastern Mediterranean and Europe respectively, the collection brings together…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03
    Routledge
    The Military Orders

21Series in Medieval History 400-1500

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