History: Medieval History 400-1500

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Medieval Philosophy

  • Alchemy and Medicine from Antiquity to the Enlightenment

    Edited by Jennifer Rampling, Peter M. Jones

    Building upon sustained scholarly and popular interest in both alchemy and pre-modern medicine, this volume reveals how physicians practiced alchemy and alchemists produced medicaments. It shows how, besides sharing knowledge, physicians and alchemists engaged in fierce polemics, adapted one…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Adam Easton: Monk, Scholar, Theologian, Diplomat, and Cardinal

    By Deirdre Jackson

    The subject of this volume is Adam Easton (c.1330-1397), Benedictine monk, scholar, theologian and cardinal. Despite his long and varied career, which took him from Norwich Cathedral priory to the papal curia, no scholarly monograph on his life and work has ever been published, and he remains one…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28
    Routledge
    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • Postcolonising the Medieval Image book cover

    Postcolonising the Medieval Image

    Edited by Eva Frojmovic, Catherine E. Karkov

    Postcolonial theories have transformed literary, historical and cultural studies over the past three decades. Yet the study of medieval art and visualities has, in general, remained Eurocentric in its canon and conservative in its approaches. 'Postcolonising', as the eleven essays in this volume…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

  • Crusading and the Crusader States book cover

    Crusading and the Crusader States

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew Jotischky, Andrew Jotischky

    Crusading and the Crusader States explores how the idea of holy war emerged from the troubled society of the eleventh century, and why Jerusalem and the Holy Land were so important to Europeans. It follows the progress of the major crusading expeditions, offering insights into initial success…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    Recovering the Past

  • Early Gothic Column-Figure Sculpture in France: Appearance, Materials, and Significance book cover

    Early Gothic Column-Figure Sculpture in France

    Appearance, Materials, and Significance

    By Janet E. Snyder

    Richly illustrated, Early Gothic Column-Figure Sculpture in France is a comprehensive investigation of church portal sculpture installed between the 1130s and the 1170s. At more than twenty great churches, beginning at the Royal Abbey of Saint-Denis and extending around Paris from Provins in the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Imagining the Human Condition in Medieval Rome: The Cistercian fresco cycle at Abbazia delle Tre Fontane book cover

    Imagining the Human Condition in Medieval Rome

    The Cistercian fresco cycle at Abbazia delle Tre Fontane

    By Kristin B. Aavitsland

    The first monograph on the Vita Humana cycle at Tre Fontane, this book includes an overview of the medieval history of the Roman Cistercian abbey and its architecture, as well as a consideration of the political and cultural standing of the abbey both within Papal Rome and within the Cistercian…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Studies in the Platonism of Marsilio Ficino and Giovanni Pico book cover

    Studies in the Platonism of Marsilio Ficino and Giovanni Pico

    By Michael J. B. Allen

    Fifteen of these essays by one of the leading authorities on Renaissance Platonism explore the complex philosophical, hermeneutical, and mythological issues addressed by the Florentine, Marsilio Ficino (1433-99). Ficino was the pre-eminent Platonist of his time and a distinguished philosopher,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Saints, Sinners, and Sisters: Gender and Northern Art in Medieval and Early Modern Europe book cover

    Saints, Sinners, and Sisters

    Gender and Northern Art in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Edited by Jane L. Carroll, Alison G. Stewart

    A collection of original essays, Saints, Sinners, and Sisters showcases the diverse questions currently being asked by gender scholars dealing with French, Netherlandish and German art from the medieval and early modern periods. Moving beyond the reclamation of personalities and oeuvres of 'lost'…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Alfred the Great: Papers from the Eleventh-Centenary Conferences book cover

    Alfred the Great

    Papers from the Eleventh-Centenary Conferences

    Edited by Timothy Reuter

    1999 marked the eleven-hundredth anniversary of the death of Alfred the Great, and to mark this event, two international conferences were held to re-evaluate and contextualise Alfred's achievements and the developments of his reign. This volume includes papers given at both events and provides…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland

  • Early Medieval Studies in Memory of Patrick Wormald book cover

    Early Medieval Studies in Memory of Patrick Wormald

    By Catherine Karkov, David Pelteret

    Edited by Stephen Baxter

    Patrick Wormald was a brilliant interpreter of the Early Middle Ages, whose teaching, writings and generous friendship inspired a generation of historians and students of politics, law, language, literature and religion to focus their attention upon the world of the Anglo-Saxons and the Franks.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland

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