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  • The Penguin Book of Hell

    The Penguin Book of Hell

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143131625

    Journey into the underworld through three thousand years of visions of hell, from the ancient Near East to modern America From the Hebrew Bible's shadowy realm of Sheol to twenty-first-century visions of Hell on earth, The Penguin Book of Hell takes…

  • The Horde

    The Horde
    av Marie Favereau

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674244214

    “Outstanding, original, and revolutionary. Favereau subjects the Mongols to a much-needed re-evaluation, showing how they were able not only to conquer but to control a vast empire. A remarkable book.” —Peter Frankopan, author of T…

  • Europe

    Europe
    av Peter Rietbergen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138326149

    Fully revised, updated and extended to include the momentous developments of 2020, this fourth edition of Peter Rietbergen's highly acclaimed Europe: A Cultural History is a major and original contribution to the study of Europe. The book examines t…

  • Europe

    Europe
    av Peter Rietbergen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138326118

    Fully revised, updated and extended to include the momentous developments of 2020, this fourth edition of Peter Rietbergen's highly acclaimed Europe: A Cultural History is a major and original contribution to the study of Europe. The book examines t…

  • The Book of Merlin

    The Book of Merlin
    av John Matthews

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781445699202

    Merlin remains the most famous and familiar image of the magician we possess. Best known as the advisor of the young King Arthur, he was also a famous seer, whose books of prophecies have been reprinted countless times since the Middle Ages and are…

  • The Sösdala Horsemen and the Equestrian Elite in Fifth Century Europe

    The Sösdala Horsemen and the Equestrian Elite in Fifth Century Europe

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788793423152

    Sosdala is a famous name in European archaeology of the Migration Period. But the fame of the name has thrown the find itself in deep shade. This is surprising since it contains mounts from an exquisitely decorated parade bridle, the closest paralle…

  • A Knight and His Weapons

    A Knight and His Weapons
    av Ewart Oakeshott

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802312990

    Take an engaging journey back in time, when battles were fought with swords, lances, maces, and an array of well-crafted devices that could be elegant and ornate, brutal and efficient, or both. This accessible, lively, and informative book explores…

  • The Golden Rhinoceros

    The Golden Rhinoceros
    av Francois-Xavier Fauvelle

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691217147

    An unforgettable journey into the forgotten history of medieval Africa From the birth of Islam in the seventh century to the voyages of European exploration in the fifteenth, Africa was at the center of a vibrant exchange of goods and ideas. It was…

  • Nordic Elites in Transformation, c. 1050-1250, Volume I

    Nordic Elites in Transformation, c. 1050-1250, Volume I

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367203054

    This book, first in a series of three, examines the social elites in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Iceland, and which social, political, and cultural resources went into their creation. The elite controlled enormous economic resources and exercised p…

  • Nordic Elites in Transformation, c. 1050-1250, Volume I

    Nordic Elites in Transformation, c. 1050-1250, Volume I

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781032093383

    This book, first in a series of three, examines the social elites in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Iceland, and which social, political, and cultural resources went into their creation. The elite controlled enormous economic resources and exercised p…

  • Pageant

    Pageant
    av Joan FitzPatrick Dean

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350144521

    Focusing on examples from medieval theatre, women’s suffrage campaigns, and the 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony, this is the first book to offer a critical overview of pageant as a dramatic form. By enacting highly selective historical episodes…

  • Pageant

    Pageant
    av Joan FitzPatrick Dean

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350144514

    Focusing on examples from medieval theatre, women’s suffrage campaigns, and the 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony, this is the first book to offer a critical overview of pageant as a dramatic form. By enacting highly selective historical episodes…

  • The Rise of Alchemy in Fourteenth-Century England

    The Rise of Alchemy in Fourteenth-Century England
    av Jonathan Hughes

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441181831

    This is the first book to explore the importance of alchemy and its links to the occult in the period between 1320 and 1400. Alchemists did more than try to transmute base metals into gold: they studied planetary influences on metals and people, ref…

  • The Rise of Alchemy in Fourteenth-Century England

    The Rise of Alchemy in Fourteenth-Century England
    av Jonathan Hughes

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441178046

    The first book to explore the importance of alchemy and its links to the occult in the period between 1320 and 1400.

  • The Medieval World

    The Medieval World

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138848696

    Ranging from Connacht to Constantinople and from Tynemouth to Timbuktu, the forty-four contributors to The Medieval World seek to bring the Middle Ages to life, offering definitive appraisals of the distinctive features of the period. This second e…

  • The Medieval World

    The Medieval World

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138848689

    Ranging from Connacht to Constantinople and from Tynemouth to Timbuktu, the forty-four contributors to The Medieval World seek to bring the Middle Ages to life, offering definitive appraisals of the distinctive features of the period. This second e…

  • Introducing the Medieval Dragon

    Introducing the Medieval Dragon
    av Thomas Honegger

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786834683

    The aim of this book is to explore the characteristics of the medieval dragon and discuss the sometimes differing views found in the relevant medieval text types. Based on an intimate knowledge of the primary texts, the study presents new interpreta…

  • Politics and the Urban Sector in Fifteenth-Century England, 1413-1471

    Politics and the Urban Sector in Fifteenth-Century England, 1413-1471
    av Eliza Hartrich

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198844426

    Since the mid-twentieth century, political histories of late medieval England have focused almost exclusively on the relationship between the Crown and aristocratic landholders. Such studies, however, neglect to consider that England after the Black…

  • Books Before Print

    Books Before Print
    av Erik Kwakkel

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942401629

    This beautifully illustrated book provides an accessible introduction to the medieval manuscript and what it can tell us about the world in which it was made and used. Captured in the materiality of manuscripts are the data enabling us to make sense…

  • Books Before Print

    Books Before Print
    av Erik Kwakkel

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942401612

    This beautifully illustrated book provides an accessible introduction to the medieval manuscript and what it can tell us about the world in which it was made and used. Captured in the materiality of manuscripts are the data enabling us to make sense…

  • Powers and Thrones

    Powers and Thrones
    av Dan Jones

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789543537

    The instant Sunday Times bestseller 'Simply the best popular history of the Middle Ages there is' Sunday Times'An audacious, entertaining page-turner. Dan Jones covers a thousand years of history with elegance and panache' Dan Carlin, Hardcore Histo…

  • Valkyrie

    Valkyrie
    av Johanna Katrin Fridriksdottir

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788314770

    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZE Valkyries: the female supernatural beings that choose who dies and who lives on the battlefield. They protect some, but guide spears, arrows and sword blades into the bodies of others. Viking myths about…

  • Valkyrie

    Valkyrie
    av Johanna Katrin Fridriksdottir

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350230309

    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZE Valkyries: the female supernatural beings that choose who dies and who lives on the battlefield. They protect some, but guide spears, arrows and sword blades into the bodies of others. Viking myths about…

  • The Eternal Decline and Fall of Rome

    The Eternal Decline and Fall of Rome
    av Edward J. Watts

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190076719

    As this book intriguingly explores, for those who would make Rome great again and their victims, ideas of Roman decline and renewal have had a long and violent history. The decline of Rome has been a constant source of discussion for more than 2200…

  • Burgundian Poleaxe

    Burgundian Poleaxe
    av Jason Smith

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781937439064

    The poleaxe is a fearsome weapon: the armour-breaching weapon par excellence of the late Middle Ages, wielded on foot in friendly tournaments, lethal duels, and on the battlefield. Instruction on its use is found throughout surviving medieval martia…

  • The Medieval Priory and Hospital of St Mary Spital and the Bishopsgate Suburb

    The Medieval Priory and Hospital of St Mary Spital and the Bishopsgate Suburb
    av Chiz Harward

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907586484

    London’s Spitalfields Market was the location of one of the city’s largest archaeological excavations, carried out by MOLA between 1991 and 2007. This book presents the archaeological and documentary evidence for medieval activity here,…

  • Warfare in Medieval Europe c.400-c.1453

    Warfare in Medieval Europe c.400-c.1453
    av Bernard S. Bachrach

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367470197

    Warfare in Medieval Europe, now in its second edition, offers considerably more attention to the transition from the later Roman Empire to the early Middle Ages, the composition of the armies of the opponents of the West, and the experience of comma…

  • Warfare in Medieval Europe c.400-c.1453

    Warfare in Medieval Europe c.400-c.1453
    av Bernard S. Bachrach

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367470180

    Warfare in Medieval Europe, now in its second edition, offers considerably more attention to the transition from the later Roman Empire to the early Middle Ages, the composition of the armies of the opponents of the West, and the experience of comma…

  • Medieval Bodies

    Medieval Bodies
    av Jack Hartnell

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781256800

    A SUNDAY TIMES HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR 'A triumph' Guardian 'Glorious ... makes the past at once familiar, exotic and thrilling.' Dominic Sandbrook 'A brilliant book' Mail on Sunday Just like us, medieval men and women worried about growing old, go…

  • The Corrupter of Boys

    The Corrupter of Boys
    av Dyan Elliott

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812252521

    In the fourth century, clerics began to distinguish themselves from members of the laity by virtue of their augmented claims to holiness. Because clerical celibacy was key to this distinction, religious authorities of all stripes—patristic aut…

  • Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine

    Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine
    av Matthew Lewis

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781445671567

    Henry II became King of England in 1154 after twenty years of civil war. He was the first Plantagenet king, the founder of England’s most successful and longest-ruling dynasty. But Henry did not come to the throne alone. He had married Eleanor…

  • The Sea Kings

    The Sea Kings
    av R. Andrew McDonald

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910900376

    The archipelagic kingdoms of Man and the Isles that flourished from the last quarter of the eleventh century down to the middle of the thirteenth century represent two forgotten kingdoms of the medieval British Isles. They were ruled by powerful ind…

  • Medieval Europe

    Medieval Europe
    av Chris Wickham

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300228823

    A spirited and thought-provoking history of the vast changes that transformed Europe during the 1,000-year span of the Middle Ages The millennium between the breakup of the western Roman Empire and the Reformation was a long and hugely transformativ…

  • Picatrix

    Picatrix

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271082127

    A manual for constructing talismans, mixing magical compounds, summoning planetary spirits, and determining astrological conditions, Picatrix is a cornerstone of Western esotericism. It offers important insights not only into occult practices and be…

  • Never Greater Slaughter

    Never Greater Slaughter
    av Dr Michael Livingston

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472849373

    ‘No one has done more than Michael Livingston to revive memories of the battle, and you could not hope for a better guide.’ BERNARD CORNWELL Bestselling author of The Last Kingdom series Late in AD 937, four armies met in a place called…

  • The Son Also Rises

    The Son Also Rises
    av Gregory Clark

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168371

    How much of our fate is tied to the status of our parents and grandparents? How much does it influence our children? More than we wish to believe. While it has been argued that rigid class structures have eroded in favor of greater social equality,…

  • Medieval Life

    Medieval Life
    av Roberta Gilchrist

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783273065

    The aim of this book is to explore how medieval life was actually lived - how people were born and grew old, how they dressed, how they inhabited their homes, the rituals that gave meaning to their lives and how they prepared for death and the after…

  • Medieval Life

    Medieval Life
    av Roberta Gilchrist

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843837220

    An important and timely volume... an elegant summary of complex theory, and synthesis of an impressive body of material. It will be eagerly read by current and future generations of archaeologists, and will demonstrate the significance of historical…

  • Agincourt

    Agincourt
    av Anne Curry

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199681020

    From Shakespeare to The Beatles, the battle of Agincourt has dominated the cultural landscape as one of the most famous battles in British history. Anne Curry seeks to find out how and why the legacy of Agincourt has captured the popular imagination…

  • Coins in Churches

    Coins in Churches

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367557065

    This book focuses on the formative period of Church reform in the Middle Ages in Northern Europe, when the Church paved the way for the development of money economy on its own doorstep. Church archaeology provides evidence for patterns of monetary u…

  • Social Change in Town and Country in Eleventh-Century Byzantium

    Social Change in Town and Country in Eleventh-Century Byzantium

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198841616

    The history of Byzantium pivots around the eleventh century, during which it reached its apogee in terms of power, prestige, and territorial extension, only then to plunge into steep political decline following serious military defeats and extensive…

  • The Varangian Guard 988-1453

    The Varangian Guard 988-1453
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849081795

    The Varangian Guards were Viking mercenaries who operated far beyond their native shores as an elite force within the Byzantine Armies. Descendants from a legendary line of warriors, the Varangian Guard was formed after a group of Viking mercenaries…

  • Revolting Remedies from the Middle Ages

    Revolting Remedies from the Middle Ages

    Övrigt - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851244768

    For a zitty face. Take urine eight days old and heat it over the fire; wash your face with it morning and night. In late medieval England, ordinary people, apothecaries and physicians gathered up practical medical tips for everyday use. While some w…

  • The History of the Medieval World

    The History of the Medieval World
    av Susan Wise Bauer

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393059755

    In her earlier work, The History of the Ancient World, Susan Wise Bauer wrote of the rise of kingship based on might. But in the years between the fourth and twelfth centuries, rulers had to find new justification for their power, and they turned to…

  • Knightology

    Knightology
    av Dugald Steer

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783708185

    The newest edition in the Ology series takes the reader back to a time of myth and legend. The book tells of tough tournaments, castle construction and defence, weapon mastery, going on Crusades amongst other knightly pursuits. Explore exceptional k…

  • Experiencing Medieval Art

    Experiencing Medieval Art
    av Herbert L. Kessler

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442600713

    Across the nine thematic chapters of Experiencing Medieval Art, renowned art historian Herbert L. Kessler considers functional objects as well as paintings and sculptures; the circumstances, processes, and materials of production; the conflictual re…

  • Ruotgers Leben des Erzbischofs Bruno von Köln

    Ruotgers Leben des Erzbischofs Bruno von Köln
    av Julius Von Jasmund

    Pocket - 2012 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783863828172

  • Ruotgers Leben des Erzbischofs Bruno von Köln

    Ruotgers Leben des Erzbischofs Bruno von Köln
    av Julius Von Jasmund

    Inbunden - 2015 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783734006821

  • Magic in the Middle Ages

    Magic in the Middle Ages

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108796897

    How was magic practiced in medieval times? How did it relate to the diverse beliefs and practices that characterized this fascinating period? This much revised and expanded new edition of Magic in the Middle Ages surveys the growth and development o…

  • Magic in the Middle Ages

    Magic in the Middle Ages

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108494717

    How was magic practiced in medieval times? How did it relate to the diverse beliefs and practices that characterized this fascinating period? This much revised and expanded new edition of Magic in the Middle Ages surveys the growth and development o…

  • A Knight and His Armor

    A Knight and His Armor
    av Ewart Oakeshott

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802313294

    This is another in the famous Knight series by the renowned medieval historian Ewart Oakeshott. Explore another fascinating dimension of medieval warfare in this engaging account of knights and their various kinds of armor. Oakeshott focuses on the…

  • Danmarks Byer I Middelalderen / Denmark's Cities During The Middle Ages

    Danmarks Byer I Middelalderen / Denmark's Cities During The Middle Ages
    av Hans Krongaard Kristensen

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788771249064

    Text in Danish. In our days living in a city, most Danes and many cares, of course, for their settlement. This book is for those who are dealing with the roots of today's cities. The medieval town, which stands in focus, is of crucial importance for…

  • Forgery and Memory at the End of the First Millennium

    Forgery and Memory at the End of the First Millennium
    av Levi Roach

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181660

    An in-depth exploration of documentary forgery at the turn of the first millennium Forgery and Memory at the End of the First Millennium takes a fresh look at documentary forgery and historical memory in the Middle Ages. In the tenth and eleventh c…

  • Medieval Rome

    Medieval Rome
    av Chris Wickham

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198811220

    Medieval Rome analyses the history of the city of Rome between 900 and 1150, a period of major change in the city. This volume doesn't merely seek to tell the story of the city from the traditional Church standpoint; instead, it engages in studies o…

  • Medieval Rome

    Medieval Rome
    av Chris Wickham

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199684960

    Medieval Rome analyses the history of the city of Rome between 900 and 1150, a period of major change in the city. This volume doesn't merely seek to tell the story of the city from the traditional Church standpoint; instead, it engages in studies o…

  • Die Lebensbeschreibungen Des Hl. Willibrord, Gregors Von Utrecht, Liudgers Und Willehads Von Bremen

    Die Lebensbeschreibungen Des Hl. Willibrord, Gregors Von Utrecht, Liudgers Und Willehads Von Bremen
    av Wilhelm Wattenbach

    Pocket - 2012 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783863827526

  • Die Lebensbeschreibungen des hl. Willibrord, Gregors von Utrecht, Liudgers und Willehads von Bremen

    Die Lebensbeschreibungen des hl. Willibrord, Gregors von Utrecht, Liudgers und Willehads von Bremen
    av W Grandaur G Laurent, M Wattenbach

    Inbunden - 2015 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783734006425

  • Political Communication in Chinese and European History, 800-1600

    Political Communication in Chinese and European History, 800-1600

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789463720038

    Based on a collaboration between historians of Chinese and European politics, Political Communication in Chinese and European History, 800-1600 offers a first comprehensive overview of current research on political communication in middle-period Eur…

  • Poverty, Heresy, and the Apocalypse

    Poverty, Heresy, and the Apocalypse
    av Professor Jerry B Pierce

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472528919

    This is the first study to examine the rise and fall of a medieval religious group, the Order of Apostles, that began with orthodox support but ended in the fires of heresy. Originating in 1260 in Parma the group was founded by Gerard Segarelli who…

  • Poverty, Heresy, and the Apocalypse

    Poverty, Heresy, and the Apocalypse
    av Jerry B. Pierce

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441156419

    This is the first study to examine the rise and fall of a medieval religious group, the Order of Apostles, that began with orthodox support but ended in the fires of heresy. Originating in 1260 in Parma the group was founded by Gerard Segarelli who…

  • Magic in Medieval Manuscripts

    Magic in Medieval Manuscripts
    av Sophie Page

    Inbunden - 2017 - ISBN: 9780712352055

    From simple charms to complex and subversive rituals to summon demons, diverse forms of magic were practiced in the Middle Ages. With numerous fascinating illustrations from the British Library's rich medieval collection, Magic in Medieval Manuscrip…

  • Vlad the Impaler

    Vlad the Impaler
    av Hourly History

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781537586670

  • The Last Viking

    The Last Viking
    av Don Hollway

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472846525

    ‘The Last Viking is a masterful and pulse-pounding narrative that transports the reader into the middle of the action.’ Carl Gnam, Military Heritage Harald Sigurdsson burst into history as a teenaged youth in a Viking battle from which h…

  • Agrarian History of Sweden

    Agrarian History of Sweden

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789185509560

    This is the first comprehensive account in English of the agrarian history of Sweden from Neolithic times up to the present. It focuses on the men and women who cultivated the land, the technologies they developed and the way they farmed. What was p…