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  • Origins of the Hussite Uprising

    The Chronicle of Laurence of Brezova (1414 - 1421), 1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Fudge

    The ‘Hussite Chronicle’ is the most important single source for the events of the early Hussite movement. The author is Laurence of Březová (c.1370-c.1437), a member of the Czech lower nobility and a supporter of the Hussite creed. The movement arose as an initiative for religious and social reform…

    Hardback – 2020-04-09 
    Routledge Medieval Translations

  • Consuming the Past

    The Medieval Revival in fin-de-siècle France, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Emery, Laura Morowitz

    First published in 2003 Consuming the Past covers pilgrimages to popular festivals, from modern spectacles to advertising, from the work of avant-garde painters to the novels of Emile Zola, and explores the complexity of the fin-de-siècle French fascination with the Middle Ages. The authors map the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Romanesque Saints, Shrines and Pilgrimage

    1st Edition

    Edited by John McNeill, RICHARD PLANT

    The twenty-three chapters in this volume explore the material culture of sanctity in Latin Europe and the Mediterranean between c. 1000 and c. 1220, with a focus on the ways in which saints and relics were enshrined, celebrated and displayed. Reliquary cults were particularly important during the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06 
    The British Archaeological Association Romanesque Transactions

  • Warfare and the Making of Early Medieval Italy (568–652)

    1st Edition

    By Eduardo Fabbro

    Devastated by two decades of war and ravaged by the spread of the plague, large parts of Italy fell quickly into the hands of a group known to history as the Lombards. By the early 570s the Lombards were firmly established in Italy, which they ruled without ever fully unifying it. The events of the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-03 
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • Ancestor Worship and the Elite in Late Iron Age Scandinavia

    A Grave Matter, 1st Edition

    By Triin Laidoner

    Ancestor worship is often assumed by contemporary European audiences to be an outdated and primitive tradition with little relevance to our societies, past and present. This book questions that assumption and seeks to determine whether ancestor ideology was an integral part of religion in Viking…

    Hardback – 2020-02-18 
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • Woman in Italy

    From the Introduction of the Chivalrous Service of Love to the Appearance of the Professional Actress, 1st Edition

    By William Boulting

    First published in 1910, this study in social evolution from the 13th to the 16th century functioned as a successor to Jacob Burckhardt’s The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy (1860). The author developed Burckhardt’s idea of studying continuous trends over time whilst challenging his idea…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge Revivals

  • England in the Later Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By K.H. Vickers

    First published in 1950 in its 7th edition, this volume became a standard work. Covering 213 years, it begins with Edward I and proceeds through events including the Black Death and the Hundred Years War to Edward IV. In doing so, the author balanced political, constitutional, social and economic…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Recalcitrant Crusaders?

    The Relationship Between Southern Italy and Sicily, Crusading and the Crusader States, c. 1060–1198, 1st Edition

    By Paula Z. Hailstone

    This book explores the contribution of southern Italy and Sicily to the crusades and crusader states. By adopting the theme of identity as a tool of analysis, it argues that a far more nuanced picture emerges about the relationship than the dismissive portrayal by William of Tyre in his Chronicon,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Advances in Crusades Research

  • Christian Spain and Portugal in the Early Middle Ages

    Texts and Societies, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Davies

    A collection of papers in English by one of the foremost historians of the social and economic structure of ​medieval rural communities, who here examines local societies in rural northern Spain and Portugal in the early middle ages. Principal themes are scribal practice and the analysis of charter…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Dance of Death in Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe

    Environmental Stress, Mortality and Social Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Kiss, Kathleen Pribyl

    This volume investigates environmental and political crises that occurred in Europe during the late Middle Ages and the early Modern Period, and considers their effects on people’s lives. At this time, the fragile human existence was imagined as a ‘Dance of Death’, where anyone, regardless of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Christians and Muslims in Early Medieval Italy

    Perceptions, Encounters, and Clashes, 1st Edition

    By Luigi Andrea Berto

    In the early Middle Ages Italy became the target of Muslim expansionist campaigns. The Muslims conquered Sicily, ruling there for more than two centuries, and conducted many raids against the Italian Peninsula. During this period, however, Christians and Muslims were not always at war – trade…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • The Renaissance of Letters

    Knowledge and Community in Italy, 1300-1650, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paula Findlen, Suzanne Sutherland

    The Renaissance of Letters traces the multiplication of letter-writing practices between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries in the Italian peninsula and beyond to explore the importance of letters as a crucial document for understanding the Italian Renaissance. This edited collection contains…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 

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