History: Medieval History 400-1500

  • Warfare in Medieval Europe c.400-c.1453

    By Bernard S Bachrach, David Bachrach

    Warfare in Medieval Europe c. 400-c.1453 provides a thematic discussion of the nature and conduct of war, including its economic, technological, social, and religious contexts, from the late Roman Empire to the end of the Hundred Years’ War. The geographical scope of this volume encompasses Latin…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge

  • The Geometry of Creation

    Architectural Drawing and the Dynamics of Gothic Design

    By Robert Bork

    The flowering of Gothic architecture depended to a striking extent on the use of drawing as a tool of design. By drawing precise "blueprints" with simple tools such as the compass and straightedge, Gothic draftsmen were able to develop a linearized architecture of unprecedented complexity and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge

  • Visualizing Medieval Medicine and Natural History, 1200–1550

    Edited by Jean A. Givens, Karen M. Reed, Alain Touwaide

    Images in medieval and early modern treatises on medicine, pharmacy, and natural history often confound our expectations about the functions of medical and scientific illustrations. They do not look very much like the things they purport to portray; and their actual usefulness in everyday medical…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art

  • Clothing Culture, 1350-1650

    Edited by Catherine Richardson

    Addressing the subject of clothing in relation to such fundamental issues as national identity, social distinction, gender, the body, religion and politics, Clothing Culture, 1350-1650 provides a springboard into one of the most fascinating yet least understood aspects of social and cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    The History of Retailing and Consumption

  • Mediterranean Identities in the Premodern Era

    Entrepôts, Islands, Empires

    Edited by John Watkins, Kathryn L. Reyerson

    The first full length volume to approach the premodern Mediterranean from a fully interdisciplinary perspective, this collection defines the Mediterranean as a coherent region with distinct patterns of social, political, and cultural exchange. The essays explore the production, modification, and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Transculturalisms, 1400-1700

  • Joachim of Fiore and the Influence of Inspiration

    Essays in Memory of Marjorie E. Reeves (1905-2003)

    Edited by Julia Eva Wannenmacher

    Joachim of Fiore and the Influence of Inspiration. Essays in Memory of Marjorie E. Reeves (1905-2003) is a title that is deliberately reminiscent of the title of Marjorie Reeves’ opus magnum: her book ’The Influence of Prophecy in the Later Middle Ages’ has been fundamental in the field of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • Vandals, Romans and Berbers

    New Perspectives on Late Antique North Africa

    Edited by Andrew Merrills

    The birth, growth and decline of the Vandal and Berber Kingdoms in North Africa have often been forgotten in studies of the late Roman and post-Roman West. Although recent archaeological activity has alleviated this situation, the vast and disparate body of written evidence from the region remains…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Galen, De diebus decretoriis, from Greek into Arabic

    A Critical Edition, with Translation and Commentary, of Hunayn ibn Ishaq, Kitab ayyam al-buhran

    By Glen M. Cooper

    This volume presents the first edition of the Arabic translation, by Hunayn ibn Ishaq, of Galen's Critical Days (De diebus decretoriis), together with the first translation of the text into a modern language. The substantial introduction contextualizes the treatise within the Greek and Arabic…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Medicine in the Medieval Mediterranean

  • Reuse Value

    Spolia and Appropriation in Art and Architecture from Constantine to Sherrie Levine

    Edited by Richard Brilliant, Dale Kinney

    This book offers a range of views on spolia and appropriation in art and architecture from fourth-century Rome to the late twentieth century. Using case studies from different historical moments and cultures, contributors test the limits of spolia as a critical category and seek to define its…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Life of the Patriarch Tarasios by Ignatios Deacon (BHG1698)

    Introduction, Edition, Translation and Commentary

    By Stephanos Efthymiadis

    The patriarch Tarasios holds a key position in the ending of the first period of Iconoclasm in Byzantium, with the seventh Oecumenical Council at Nicaea in 787. His Life forms an equally key source for the history and culture of the Byzantine world in the eighth and ninth centuries. This book…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Episcopal Appointments in England, c. 1214–1344

    From Episcopal Election to Papal Provision

    By Katherine Harvey

    In 1214, King John issued a charter granting freedom of election to the English Church; henceforth, cathedral chapters were, theoretically, to be allowed to elect their own bishops, with minimal intervention by the crown. Innocent III confirmed this charter and, in the following year, the right to…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • Wounds in the Middle Ages

    By Anne Kirkham, Cordelia Warr

    Wounds were a potent signifier reaching across all aspects of life in Europe in the middle ages, and their representation, perception and treatment is the focus of this volume. Following a survey of the history of medical wound treatment in the middle ages, paired chapters explore key themes…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

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