History: Medieval History 400-1500

  • A History of Europe: From 1378 to 1494 book cover

    A History of Europe

    From 1378 to 1494

    By W.T. Waugh

    First published in 1932, this book looks at a period that has often been thought of as a time of general decline in the most characteristic features of medieval civilisation. While acknowledging decline in many areas during this period — the power of the Church, feudalism, guilds, the Hanseatic…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30
    Routledge

  • History of the Middle Ages: 300-1500 book cover

    History of the Middle Ages

    300-1500

    By James Westfall Thompson

    First published in 1931, this book covers the broad period of time between the Christian Roman Empire instituted in the fourth century and the period of the Renaissance. The author traces the main events of medieval history — striking a balance between political, institutional, social and cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30
    Routledge

  • The Making of Christian Malta: From the Early Middle Ages to 1530 book cover

    The Making of Christian Malta

    From the Early Middle Ages to 1530

    By Anthony Luttrell

    This title was first published in 2002: Dr Luttrell's work has helped change our understanding of the history of the small islands of Malta and Gozo, providing a more coherent story of the ways in which, during the Middle Ages, a small isolated Muslim community was converted into a more prosperous…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Revival of Planetary Astronomy in Carolingian and Post-Carolingian Europe book cover

    The Revival of Planetary Astronomy in Carolingian and Post-Carolingian Europe

    By Bruce S. Eastwood

    This title was first published in 2002: Before the introduction of Greco-Arabic mathematical astronomy in the 12th century, what astronomy was there in the medieval West? While we know of developments in computus, which calculated with solar and lunar cycles to create Christian calendars, and in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26
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  • Family, Work, and Household in Late Medieval Iberia: A Social History of Manresa at the Time of the Black Death book cover

    Family, Work, and Household in Late Medieval Iberia

    A Social History of Manresa at the Time of the Black Death

    By Jeff Fynn-Paul

    Family, Work, and Household presents the social and occupational life of a late medieval Iberian town in rich, unprecedented detail. The book combines a diachronic study of two regionally prominent families—one knightly and one mercantile—with a detailed cross-sectional urban study of household and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25
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    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • The Plow, the Pen and the Sword: Images and Self-Images of Medieval People in the Low Countries book cover

    The Plow, the Pen and the Sword

    Images and Self-Images of Medieval People in the Low Countries

    By Rudi Künzel

    This book compares the cultures of the different social groups living in the Low Countries in the early Middle Ages. Clergy, nobility, peasants and townsmen greatly varied in their attitudes to labor, property, violence, and the handling and showing of emotions. Künzel explores how these social…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • Imperial Spheres and the Adriatic: Byzantium, the Carolingians and the Treaty of Aachen (812) book cover

    Imperial Spheres and the Adriatic

    Byzantium, the Carolingians and the Treaty of Aachen (812)

    Edited by Mladen Ančić, Jonathan Shepard, Trpimir Vedriš

    Although often mentioned in textbooks about the Carolingian and Byzantine empires, the Treaty of Aachen has not received much close attention. This volume attempts not just to fill the gap, but to view the episode through both micro- and macro-lenses. Introductory chapters review the state of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • Deeds of the Bishops of Cambrai, Translation and Commentary book cover

    Deeds of the Bishops of Cambrai, Translation and Commentary

    By Bernard S. Bachrach, David S. Bachrach, Michael Leese

    First commissioned by Bishop Gerard I of Cambrai (1012-1051) in 1023 or 1024, the Gesta episcoporum Cameracensium was the work of two authors, the second of whom completed the text shortly after the death of Bishop Gerard. The three books of the Gesta shed considerable light on the policies and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
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  • The Islamic Villa in Early Medieval Iberia: Architecture and Court Culture in Umayyad Córdoba book cover

    The Islamic Villa in Early Medieval Iberia

    Architecture and Court Culture in Umayyad Córdoba

    By Glaire D. Anderson

    Exploring the aristocratic villas and court culture of Córdoba, during its 'golden age' under the reign of the Umayyad dynasty (r. 756-1031 AD), this study illuminates a key facet of the secular architecture of the court and its relationship to the well-known Umayyad luxury arts. Based on textual…

    Paperback – 2017-09-16
    Routledge

  • Arabs and Iranians in the Islamic Conquest Narrative: Memory and Identity Construction in Islamic Historiography, 750–1050 book cover

    Arabs and Iranians in the Islamic Conquest Narrative

    Memory and Identity Construction in Islamic Historiography, 750–1050

    By Scott Savran

    Arabs and Iranians in the Islamic Conquest Narrative analyzes how early Muslim historians merged the pre-Islamic histories of the Arab and Iranian peoples into a didactic narrative culminating with the Arab conquest of Iran.  This book provides an in-depth examination of Islamic historical…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Interspecies Interactions: Animals and Humans between the Middle Ages and Modernity book cover

    Interspecies Interactions

    Animals and Humans between the Middle Ages and Modernity

    Edited by Sarah Cockram, Andrew Wells

    Interspecies Interactions surveys the rapidly developing field of human-animal relations from the late medieval and early modern eras through to the mid-Victorian period. By viewing animals as authentic and autonomous historical agents who had a real impact on the world around them, this book…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
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  • Reading the Reverse Façade of Reims Cathedral: Royalty and Ritual in Thirteenth-Century France book cover

    Reading the Reverse Façade of Reims Cathedral

    Royalty and Ritual in Thirteenth-Century France

    By Donna L. Sadler

    Though long recognized as one of the most beautiful works from the second half of the thirteenth century, the magnificent sculptural program of the reverse façade at Reims Cathedral has received little in the way of scholarly attention. Interpreting the iconography in the light of Latin texts…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge

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