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  • Francis I and Sixteenth-Century France

    1st Edition

    By Robert J. Knecht

    The reputation of Francis I, king of France (1515-47 ) has fluctuated over the centuries. Acclaimed as ’noble’ and ’great’ in the sixteenth century, he came to be unfairly denigrated under the Bourbon kings and the republic. But, in the twentieth century, research based on archival material has…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
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  • Warfare, Crusade and Conquest in the Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By John France

    This volume brings together a series of articles by John France, published over a span of more than forty years, covering a number of aspects of the military and crusading history of the Middle Ages, both in Europe and the Near East. An interest in understanding how war worked and why informs a…

    Hardback – 2015-01-02
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  • Jewish Culture and Society in Medieval France and Germany

    1st Edition

    By Ivan G. Marcus

    These studies explore the history of the Jewish minority of Ashkenaz (northern France and the German Empire) during the High Middle Ages. Although the Jews in medieval Europe are usually thought to have been isolated from the Christian majority, they actually were part of a 'Jewish-Christian…

    Hardback – 2014-10-01
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Late Byzantine and Early Ottoman Studies

    1st Edition

    By Stephen W. Reinert

    This volume brings together ten studies on the political, religious and socioeconomic interaction between the rising Ottoman empire and declining Byzantine state in the last decades of the fourteenth century. They focus on key but under-explored episodes of that encounter, particularly in…

    Hardback – 2014-08-13
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Papacy, Frederick II and Communal Devotion in Medieval Italy

    1st Edition

    By James M. Powell, edited by Edward Peters

    Of the twenty-five essays in this volume, most were published between 1961 and 2013, but four are printed here for the first time. They represent the work of a great and original scholar in Mediterranean history whose unflagging interest in Frederick II and his world consistently led him out into…

    Hardback – 2014-08-01
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Changing Perspectives on England and the Continent in the Early Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By Anton Scharer

    This volume brings together a set of articles by Professor Anton Scharer dealing with the themes of conversion, court culture and royal representation in Anglo-Saxon England and Carolingian Europe. It includes two previously unpublished papers, and another four specially translated into English for…

    Hardback – 2014-06-16
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Heresy and Hussites in Late Medieval Europe

    1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Fudge

    The followers of the martyred Bohemian priest Jan Hus (1371-1415) formed one of the greatest challenges to the medieval Latin Church. Branded as heretics, outlawed, then forced to fight for their faith as well as their lives, the Hussites occupy one of the most colorful and challenging chapters of…

    Hardback – 2014-05-13
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  • Conciliarism and Church Law in the Fifteenth Century

    Studies on Franciscus Zabarella and the Council of Constance, 1st Edition

    By Thomas E. Morrissey

    Crises are never the best of times and the era of the Great Western Schism (1378-1417) easily qualifies as one of the worst of times. As a professor of canon law at the University of Padua and later cardinal, and as a major theorist in the conciliarist movement, Franciscus Zabarella (1360-1417)…

    Hardback – 2014-04-11
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Witchcraft, Madness, Society, and Religion in Early Modern Germany

    A Ship of Fools, 1st Edition

    By H.C. Erik Midelfort

    H.C. Erik Midelfort has carved out a reputation for innovative work on early modern German history, with a particular focus on the social history of ideas and religion. This collection pulls together some of his best work on the related subjects of witchcraft, the history of madness and psychology,…

    Hardback – 2013-08-16
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  • The Practices of Crusading

    Image and Action from the Eleventh to the Sixteenth Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Tyerman

    The crusades influenced western European society in the middle ages far beyond the military campaigns themselves. Reactions and involvement did not always follow the assumptions of ideology or supporters, medieval or modern. In this wide ranging collection of articles spanning thirty years,…

    Hardback – 2013-05-28
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Frankish History

    Studies in the Construction of Power, 1st Edition

    By Paul Fouracre

    The volume consists of sixteen papers on the history of Francia between the seventh and eleventh centuries. Originally published between 1979 and 2009, the papers are arranged around three interlinking themes: the relationship between History and Hagiography, the history of Francia under the…

    Hardback – 2013-03-12
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Middle Ages without Feudalism

    Essays in Criticism and Comparison on the Medieval West, 1st Edition

    By Susan Reynolds

    This volume brings together articles (including two hitherto unpublished pieces) that Susan Reynolds has written since the publication of her Fiefs and Vassals (1994). There she argued that the concepts of the fief and of vassalage, as generally understood by historians of medieval Europe, were…

    Hardback – 2012-12-18
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    Variorum Collected Studies

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