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The Dark Ages

by Charles Oman

In 476 A.D. the Western Roman Empire fell. 

Romans would never again rule vast swathes of the western Mediterranean, instead these lands would fall to Vandals, Visigoths, Franks and various other tribes that...


Black Skin in the Middle Ages / La Peau noire au Moyen Âge

by Agostino Paravicini Bagliani, Benjamin Braude, Anne Grondeux & Philippe Mudry et al.

A. Paravicini Bagliani, Preface - B. Braude, Black Skin/White Skin in Ancient Greece and the Near East - A. Grondeux, Cutis ou pellis: les dénominations médiolatines de la peau humaine - P. Mudry, La peau...


Medievalia et Humanistica, No. 36: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

by PAUL MAURICE CLOGAN, Z T. Kosztolnyik, John Bugbee & Annemarie Weyl Carr et al.

Since its founding in 1943, Medievalia et Humanistica has won worldwide recognition as the first scholarly publication in America to devote itself entirely to medieval and Renaissance studies. Since 1970, a...


Learning to Die in London, 1380-1540

by Amy Appleford

Learning to Die in London, 1380-1540 argues that the educated awareness of death and mortality was a vital aspect of the city's civic culture, critical not only to the shaping of single lives and the management...


The Master of Game

by Edward of Norwich, F. N. Baillie-Grohman, William A. Baillie-Grohman & Theodore Roosevelt

This first paperback edition ever of the oldest English book on hunting includes a hearty introduction by Theodore Roosevelt.


Medievalia et Humanistica, No. 35: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

by PAUL MAURICE CLOGAN

Since its founding in 1943, Medievalia et Humanistica has won worldwide recognition as the first scholarly publication in America to devote itself entirely to medieval and Renaissance studies. Since 1970, a...


Mastering the Art of Arms, Volume 2: The Medieval Longsword

by Guy Windsor

Renowned swordsman and author Guy Windsor will take you through the principles and practice of medieval knightly combat with the longsword. The tactics and techniques come from Il Fior di Battaglia, written...


Political Order and Forms of Communication in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

by Autori Vari & Yoshihisa Hattori

?Communication? has become one of the most vibrant areas of current research on medieval and early modern Europe, almost paralleling the heightened popularity of conflict study since the 1980s. However, the...


Medieval English Gardens

by Teresa McLean

Illustrated survey of gardening lore from the Norman Conquest to the Renaissance reveals wealth of ancient secrets drawn from obscure sources, chronicling cultivation of pleasure gardens as well as herbariums,...


Jean de Saintre: A Late Medieval Education in Love and Chivalry

by Antoine de la Sale, Roberta L. Krueger & Jane H. M. Taylor

Jean de Saintré is the intriguing story of a young knight's training, his first love, and his disillusionment. It teems with details of armor, jousting and tournaments, heraldry and crusading—and also with...


Echoes of Aquinas in Cusanus's Vision of Man

by Markus Führer

This book examines the influence of Saint Thomas Aquinas upon Nicholas of Cusa’s (Cusanus) doctrine of human nature. It explores this influence against the background of other authors associated with Cusanus’...


Thomas Aquinas's "Summa theologiae": A Biography

by Bernard McGinn

This concise book tells the story of the most important theological work of the Middle Ages, the vast Summa theologiae of Thomas Aquinas, which holds a unique place in Western religion and philosophy. Written...


Beatific Enjoyment in Medieval Scholastic Debates: The Complex Legacy of Saint Augustine and Peter Lombard

by Severin Valentinov Kitanov

Beatific Enjoyment in Medieval Scholastic Debates traces the reception of Saint Augustine’s concept of beatific enjoyment (fruitio beatifica) in Peter Lombard’s Sentences. It identifies the main themes and...


The Last Crusade in the West: Castile and the Conquest of Granada

by Joseph F. O'Callaghan

The Last Crusade in the West traces Castilian efforts to conquer Granada from the middle of the fourteenth century until the end of the fifteenth. Although the Castilian kings neglected the reconquest for many...


Illuminated Manuscripts

by Tamara Woronowa & Andrej Sterligow

Those who have had the chance to hold a medieval manuscript in their hands cannot fail to have been impressed by the feeling of being in touch with a long-passed epoch. Back when a book was a true handicraft...


Life and Work in Medieval Europe

by P. Boissonade

Erudite yet readable work traces the economic evolution of Europe from 5th to 15th century. Focusing on working people, it covers breakup of feudal estates, development of small craft and large capitalist industries,...


Medieval Literature in Translation

by Charles W. Jones

Comprehensive anthology contains exquisite cross-section of Western medieval literature, from Boethius and Augustine to Dante, Abelard, Marco Polo, and Villon, in masterful translations. "No better anthology...


Medieval Tales and Stories: 108 Prose Narratives of the Middle Ages

by Stanley Appelbaum

Wide-ranging stories offer glimpse into witchcraft, magic, Crusaders, astrology, alchemy, pacts with the Devil, chivalry, trial by torture, church councils, mercantile life, other elements of Middle Ages.


The Medieval Village

by G. G. Coulton

Exceptionally well-documented vivid study of serfdom, manorial customs, abbeys, village discipline, peasant revolts, justice, religious education, tithing, much more. Illustrated. "...a remarkable book..."—...


The Medieval Scene: An Informal Introduction to the Middle Ages

by G. G. Coulton

Vivid, eminently readable account provides fascinating insights into the Church's role in village life, the development of towns, the growth of chivalry, monasticism, trade, more. "...admirable and entirely...