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Medieval Bosa

by Fernanda Poli

The book provides an updated reading on the fortification of the city of Bosa, and the castle church, the Palatine chapel of the judges of Arborea, from an architectural and artistic perspective. Particular...


Saccargia

by Fernanda Poli

The book provides a detailed description of the architectural structure and the different phases of construction of the monastic complex. Particular attention is devoted to the pictorial cycle, to the architectural...


376 Decorative Allover Patterns from Historic Tilework and Textiles

by Charles Cahier & Arthur Martin

Magnificent, rare collection based on faithful reproductions of patterns dating from Middle Ages, Renaissance, late European and Islamic cultures. Florals, animals, birds, geometrics.


Religious Art in France of the Thirteenth Century

by Emile Mâle

Classic by noted art historian focuses on French cathedrals of the 13th century as apotheosis of medieval style. Iconography, bestiaries, illustrated calendars, gospels, secular history, many other aspects....


Visions of Camelot: Great Illustrations of King Arthur and His Court

by Jeff A. Menges

This collection of 148 color and black-and-white illustrations presents unique interpretations of the enduringly popular Arthurian legends by a variety of artists, including Wyeth, Beardsley, Flint, and Pyle....


Doré's Knights and Medieval Adventure

by Gustave Doré & Jeff A. Menges

This original collection assembles 86 of Doré's best depictions of knights and their adventures from Idylls of the King, Don Quixote, Orlando Furioso, Michaud's History of the Crusades, Rabelais, and other...


William Blake's Divine Comedy Illustrations: 102 Full-Color Plates

by William Blake

Commissioned in 1824 — just three years before his death — Blake's sublime watercolors are peerless interpretations of Dante's vision of Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven and range from finished pieces to rough...


Church Woodwork in the British Isles, 1100-1535: An Annotated Bibliography

by Robert A. Faleer

Church Woodwork in the British Isles, 1100-1535: An Annotated Bibliography presents a thoroughly researched bibliographic guide to monographic, serial, archival, and graphical resources that deal with all aspects...


The Lithic Garden

by Mailan S. Doquang

The Lithic Garden offers innovative perspectives on the role of ornament in medieval church design. Focusing on the foliate friezes articulating iconic French monuments such as Amiens Cathedral, it demonstrates...


The German-Roman Empire

by Hans Prutz

THE mighty movement of the nations, which led the Germanic peoples from their northern home into the interior of the Roman empire, and finally made them masters of the West, lasted about five hundred years,...


Italy in the Dark Ages

by Janet Penrose Trevelyan

WHEN the Emperor Diocletian, towards the end of the third century A. D., set himself to reorganize the government of the known world, his stout heart may well have quailed before the magnitude of the task before...


Richard the Third (Serapis Classics)

by Jacob Abbott

THE mother of King Richard the Third was a beautiful, and, in many respects, a noble-minded woman, though she lived in very rude, turbulent, and trying times. She was born, so to speak, into one of the most...


Richard I (Serapis Classics)

by Jacob Abbott

King Richard the First, the Crusader, was a boisterous, reckless, and desperate man, and he made a great deal of noise in the world in his day. He began his career very early in life by quarreling with his father....


The Waning of the Middle Ages

by Johan Huizinga

This classic study of art, life, and thought in France and the Netherlands during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries ranks as one of the most perceptive analyses of the medieval period. A brilliantly creative...


Nonhuman voices in Anglo-Saxon literature and material culture

by James Paz

Nonhuman voices in Anglo-Saxon literature and material culture uncovers the voice and agency possessed by nonhuman things across Anglo-Saxon literature and material culture. It makes a new contribution to 'thing...


History of the Inquisition from Its Establishement Till the Present Time

by William Sime

Among the numerous and varied methods which the Popish Church has adopted, to maintain its usurped sway over the minds and bodies of men, none has been more effectual than the erection of the Inquisition. Established...


The Mythical Medieval Beasts Ancient History of Europe | Children's Medieval Books

by Baby Professor

The mythical medieval beasts are part of Europe’s ancient history. They have been deeply embedded in their cultures and traditions that you can still hear stories about them. Scientifically, these beasts never...


The Feudal System Uncovered- Children's Medieval History Books

by Baby Professor

It’s interesting to note that during the middle ages, Europe used a feudal system of government and society. What is the feudal system? What are its features, strengths and limitations? Find the answers in...


Manors in Medieval Times-Children's Medieval History Books

by Baby Professor

In the Medieval times, the world looked different. There were no gadgets and homes didn't have electricity. Isn't it interesting to step into a time machine just to see how life was like in those dark days?...


Myths of Venice

by David Rosand

Over the course of several centuries, Venice fashioned and refined a portrait of itself that responded to and exploited historical circumstance. Never conquered and taking its enduring independence as a sign...