History: Medieval History 400-1500

  • Towns in Decline, AD100–1600 book cover

    Towns in Decline, AD100–1600

    Edited by Terry Slater

    Many European towns have experienced loss of population, degradation of physical structure and profound economic change at least once since the height of the Roman Empire. This volume is an examination of the various causes of these changes, the results which flowed from them and the reasons why…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
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  • Episcopal Acts and Cognate Documents Relating to Welsh Dioceses 1066–1272: Volume III: The acts of the Dioceses of St Asaph and Bangor, and indexes book cover

    Episcopal Acts and Cognate Documents Relating to Welsh Dioceses 1066–1272

    Volume III: The acts of the Dioceses of St Asaph and Bangor, and indexes

    By James Conway Davies

    Edited by G. Rex Smith

    In 1946 and 1948, James Conway Davies published volumes one and two of his Episcopal Acts and Cognate Documents Relating to Welsh Dioceses 1066-1272. These volumes included over 400 pages of introduction (on such topics as sources, the Norman conquest and its impact on the church in Wales, the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28
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  • Byzantine Athens, 10th - 12th Centuries book cover

    Byzantine Athens, 10th - 12th Centuries

    By Charalambos Bouras

    In this masterful synthesis, Charalambos Bouras draws together material and textual evidence for Athens in the Middle Byzantine period, from the mid-tenth century to 1204, when it was conquered by Crusaders. What emerges from his meticulous investigation is an urban fabric surprisingly makeshift in…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25
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  • Natural Materials of the Holy Land and the Visual Translation of Place, 500-1500 book cover

    Natural Materials of the Holy Land and the Visual Translation of Place, 500-1500

    Edited by Renana Bartal, Neta Bodner, Bianca Kuhnel

    Natural Materials of the Holy Land and the Visual Translation of Place, 500-1500, focuses on the unique ways that natural materials carry the spirit of place. Since early Christianity, wood, earth, water and stone were taken from loca sancta to signify them elsewhere. Academic discourse has…

    Hardback – 2017-04-21
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  • Selections from Subh al-A'sha by al-Qalqashandi, Clerk of the Mamluk Court: Egypt: “Seats of Government” and “Regulations of the Kingdom”, From Early Islam to the Mamluks book cover

    Selections from Subh al-A'sha by al-Qalqashandi, Clerk of the Mamluk Court

    Egypt: “Seats of Government” and “Regulations of the Kingdom”, From Early Islam to the Mamluks

    Edited by Tarek Galal Abdelhamid, Heba El-Toudy

    Ṣubḥ al-A‘shā by al-Qalqashandī is a manual for chancery clerks completed in 1412 and a vital source of information on Fatimid and Mamluk Egypt which, for the first time, has been translated into English. The text provides valuable insight into the Mamluk and earlier Muslim eras. The selections…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20
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    Routledge Medieval Translations

  • The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health book cover

    The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health

    Edited by Greg Eghigian

    The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health explores the history and historiography of madness from the ancient and medieval worlds to the present day. Global in scope, it includes case studies from Africa, Asia, and South America as well as Europe and North America, drawing together the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19
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    Routledge Histories

  • The Routledge Research Companion to John Gower book cover

    The Routledge Research Companion to John Gower

    Edited by Ana Saez-Hidalgo, Brian Gastle, R.F. Yeager

    The Routledge Research Companion to John Gower reviews the most current scholarship on the late medieval poet and opens doors purposefully to research areas of the future. It is divided into three parts. The first part, "Working theories: medieval and modern," is devoted to the main theoretical…

    Hardback – 2017-04-12
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  • De Re Metallica: The Uses of Metal in the Middle Ages book cover

    De Re Metallica

    The Uses of Metal in the Middle Ages

    Edited by Robert Bork

    De Re Metallica brings together a wide variety of perspectives on metal use in the Middle Ages, a topic that has received less systematic scholarly attention than it deserves, given its central importance for medieval culture. Because of its strength, beauty, and prestige, metal figured prominently…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
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    AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art

  • Greek–Latin Philosophical Interaction: Collected Essays of Sten Ebbesen Volume 1 book cover

    Greek–Latin Philosophical Interaction

    Collected Essays of Sten Ebbesen Volume 1

    By Sten Ebbesen

    Sten Ebbesen has contributed many works in the field of ancient and medieval philosophy over many decades of dedicated research. His style is crisp and lucid and his philosophical penetration and exposition of often difficult concepts and issues is both clear and intellectually impressive. Ashgate…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
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    Ashgate Studies in Medieval Philosophy

  • Topics in Latin Philosophy from the 12th–14th centuries: Collected Essays of Sten Ebbesen Volume 2 book cover

    Topics in Latin Philosophy from the 12th–14th centuries

    Collected Essays of Sten Ebbesen Volume 2

    By Sten Ebbesen

    Sten Ebbesen has contributed many works in the field of ancient and medieval philosophy over decades of dedicated research. His crisp and lucid style and his philosophical penetration of often difficult concepts and issues is both clear and intellectually impressive. Ashgate is proud to present…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
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    Ashgate Studies in Medieval Philosophy

  • Crusades and Memory: Rethinking Past and Present book cover

    Crusades and Memory

    Rethinking Past and Present

    Edited by Megan Cassidy-Welch, Anne E. Lester

    Crusading was a religious movement involving papal authorization, the incentive of remission of sins, pious motivation on behalf of the individual, and the justification of holy war. Much recent historiography in this area has focused on resolving the questions of what a crusade was, and why people…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
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  • The Routledge History of the Renaissance book cover

    The Routledge History of the Renaissance

    Edited by William Caferro

    Drawing together the latest research in the field, The Routledge History of the Renaissance treats the Renaissance not as a static concept, but as one of ongoing change within an international framework. It takes as its unifying theme the idea of exchange and interchange through the movement of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-30
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    Routledge Histories

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