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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

  • The Religious Figural Imagery of Byzantine Lead Seals I

    Studies on the Image of Christ, the Virgin and Narrative Scenes, 1st Edition

    By John A. Cotsonis

    The articles republished in this volume are ground-breaking studies that employ a large body of religious figural imagery of Byzantine lead seals ranging from the 6th to the 15th century. A number of the studies present tables, charts and graphs in their analysis of iconographic trends and changing…

    Hardback – 2020-03-04 
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • 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    Ancestor worship is often assumed by contemporary European audiences to be an outdated and primitive tradition with little relevance to our societies, past and present.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

  • Supernatural Encounters

    Demons and the Restless Dead in Medieval England, c.1050–1450, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Gordon

    The belief in the reality of demons and the restless dead formed a central facet of the medieval worldview. Whether a pestilent-spreading corpse mobilised by the devil, a purgatorial spirit returning to earth to ask for suffrage, or a shape-shifting demon intent on crushing its victims as they…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • Margaret's Monsters

    Women, Identity, and the Life of St. Margaret in Medieval England, 1st Edition

    By Michael E. Heyes

    St. Margaret of Antioch was one of the most popular saints in medieval England and, throughout the Middle Ages, the various Lives of St. Margaret functioned as a blueprint for a virginal life and supernatural assistance to pregnant women during the dangerous process of labor. In her narrative,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • 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

  • 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 Authorship of the Pseudo-Dionysian Corpus

    A Deliberate Forgery or Clever Literary Ploy?, 1st Edition

    By Vladimir Kharlamov, Phd

    This monograph revisits one of the most debated aspects of Dionysian scholarship: the enigma of its authorship. To establish the identity of the author remains impossible. However, the legitimacy of the attribution of the corpus to Dionysius the Areopagite should not be seen as an intended forgery…

    Hardback – 2019-11-22 

  • Travel, Pilgrimage and Social Interaction from Antiquity to the Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jenni Kuuliala, Jussi Rantala

    Mobility and travel have always been key characteristics of human societies, having various cultural, social and religious aims and purposes. Travels shaped religions and societies and were a way for people to understand themselves, this world and the transcendent. This book analyses travelling in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-29 
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • Jerusalem Afflicted

    Quaresmius, Spain, and the Idea of a 17th-century Crusade, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Tully, Chad Leahy

    On Good Friday, 1626, Franciscus Quaresmius delivered a sermon in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem calling on King Philip IV of Spain to undertake a crusade to ‘liberate’ the Holy Land. Jerusalem Afflicted: Quaresmius, Spain, and the Idea of a 17th-century Crusade introduces readers to…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26

  • The Witchcraft Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Darren Oldridge

    The Witchcraft Reader offers a wide range of historical perspectives on the subject of witchcraft in a single, accessible volume, exploring the enduring hold that it has on human imagination. The witch trials of the late Middle Ages and the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries have inspired a huge…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge Readers in History

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