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  • Medieval Art

    Medieval Art
    av Veronica Sekules

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192842411

    This refreshing new look at Medieval art conveys a very real sense of the impact of art on everyday life in Europe from 1000 to 1500. It examines the importance of art in the expression and spread of knowledge and ideas, including notions of the her…

  • Painting and Experience in Fifteenth-Century Italy

    Painting and Experience in Fifteenth-Century Italy
    av Michael Baxandall

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192821447

    This book is both an introduction to fifteenth-century Italian painting, and a primer in how to read social history out of the style of pictures. It examines the commercial practice of the early Renaissance picture, trade in contracts, letters, and…

  • Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness

    Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness
    av Ibn Fadlan

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455076

    In 922 AD, an Arab envoy from Baghdad named Ibn Fadlan encountered a party of Viking traders on the upper reaches of the Volga River. In his subsequent report on his mission he gave a meticulous and astonishingly objective description of Viking cust…

  • Children of Ash and Elm

    Children of Ash and Elm
    av Neil Price

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465096985

    The definitive history of the Vikings -- from arts and culture to politics and cosmology -- by a distinguished archaeologist with decades of expertise The Viking Age -- from 750 to 1050 -- saw an unprecedented expansion of the Scandinavian peoples i…

  • The Viking World

    The Viking World

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415692625

    Filling a gap in the literature for an academically oriented volume on the Viking period, this unique book is a one-stop authoritative introduction to all the latest research in the field.Bringing together today's leading scholars, both established…

  • The Viking World

    The Viking World

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415333153

    Filling a gap in the literature for an academically oriented volume on the Viking period, this unique book is a one-stop authoritative introduction to all the latest research in the field.Bringing together today's leading scholars, both established…

  • 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…

  • Europe in the High Middle Ages

    Europe in the High Middle Ages
    av William Chester Jordan

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140166644

    'The most accessible, up-to-date introduction to its subject ... does full justice to the multifarious forces at work in high gothic Europe' Daily TelegraphThe years from AD 1000 to the beginning of the fourteenth century were the most formative per…

  • Valkyrie

    Valkyrie
    av Johanna Katrin Fridriksdottir

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788314770

    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZEValkyries: 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…

  • Emotional Communities in the Early Middle Ages

    Emotional Communities in the Early Middle Ages
    av Barbara H. Rosenwein

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474163

    Proposing that people lived (and live) in "emotional communities"-each having its own particular norms of emotional valuation and expression-Barbara H. Rosenwein here discusses some instances from the Early Middle Ages. Drawing on extensive microhis…

  • Genghis Khan

    Genghis Khan
    av Jack Weatherford

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780609809648

    The Mongol army led by Genghis Khan subjugated more lands and people in twenty-five years than the Romans did in four hundred. In nearly every country the Mongols conquered, they brought an unprecedented rise in cultural communication, expanded tra…

  • The Inheritance of Rome

    The Inheritance of Rome
    av Chris Wickham

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140290141

    'The Penguin History of Europe series ... is one of contemporary publishing's great projects' New StatesmanThe world known as the 'Dark Ages', often seen as a time of barbarism, was in fact the crucible in which modern Europe would be created.Chris…

  • Millennium

    Millennium
    av Tom Holland

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780349119724

    * Tom Holland, author of RUBICON and PERSIAN FIRE, gives a thrilling panoramic account of the birth of the new Western Europe in the year 1000

  • The Age of the Vikings

    The Age of the Vikings
    av Anders Winroth

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169293

    The Vikings maintain their grip on our imagination, but their image is too often distorted by myth. It is true that they pillaged, looted, and enslaved. But they also settled peacefully and traveled far from their homelands in swift and sturdy ships…

  • The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century

    The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century
    av Ian Mortimer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439112908

    Now in paperback, a literary time machine that takes readers into the sights, smells, and tastes of the fourteenth century--a book that is revolutionary in its concept and startling in its portrayal of humanity. The past is a foreign country. This i…

  • A Short History of the Middle Ages, Fifth Edition

    A Short History of the Middle Ages, Fifth Edition
    av Barbara H. Rosenwein

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442636224

    In this newest edition of her bestselling book, Barbara H. Rosenwein integrates the history of European, Byzantine, and Islamic medieval cultures-as well as their Eurasian connections-in a dynamic narrative. The text has been significantly updated t…

  • Viking Language 2

    Viking Language 2
    av Jesse L. Byock

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781481175265

    Viking Language 2: The Old Norse Reader (the 2nd book in the Viking Language Series) immerses the learner in Old Norse and Icelandic. Readings include a wealth of Old Norse myths, legends, complete Icelandic sagas, poems of the Scandinavian gods, ru…

  • Lion Rampant

    Lion Rampant
    av Daniel Mersey

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782006350

    Take Robin Hood, Richard the Lionheart, Gamelyn, William Wallace and other legends from the colourful, dangerous medieval period to the tabletop with Lion Rampant - a new set of rules designed for fighting medieval skirmish games. Ideal for players…

  • Medieval Garments Reconstructed

    Medieval Garments Reconstructed
    av Else Ostergard

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788779342989

    Short introduction to the amazing finds of garments from the Norse settlement of Herjolfnes in Greenland by Else Ostergard. Chapters on technique: production of the tread, dyeing, weaving techniques, cutting and sewing by Anna Norgaard. Measurements…

  • A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Renaissance

    A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Renaissance

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472554642

    The Renaissance was a time of immense change in the social, political, economic, intellectual, and artistic arenas of the Western world. The cultural construction of the human body occupied a pivotal role in those transformations. The social and cul…

  • What is Medieval History?

    What is Medieval History?
    av John H. Arnold

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745639338

    What is Medieval History? provides an accessible, far-ranging and passionate guide to the study of medieval history. The book discusses the creation of the academic field, the nature of the sources, the intellectual tools used by medievalists, and k…

  • What is Medieval History?

    What is Medieval History?
    av John H. Arnold

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745639321

    What is it that medieval historians do? And how - and why - do they do it? What is Medieval History? provides an accessible, far-ranging and passionate guide to the study of medieval history. The book discusses the creation of the academic field, th…

  • Ancestral Journeys

    Ancestral Journeys
    av Jean Manco

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500292075

    Who are the Europeans? Where did they come from? In recent years scientific advances have yielded a mass of new data, turning cherished ideas upside down. The idea of migration in prehistory, so long out of favour, is back on the agenda. Visions of…

  • A Brief History of the Samurai

    A Brief History of the Samurai
    av Jonathan Clements

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845299477

    From a leading expert in Japanese history, this is one of the first full histories of the art and culture of the Samurai warrior. The Samurai emerged as a warrior caste in Medieval Japan and would have a powerful influence on the history and culture…

  • Emperor

    Emperor
    av Geoffrey Parker

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300196528

    Drawing on vital new evidence, a top historian dramatically reinterprets the ruler of the world's first transatlantic empire The life of Emperor Charles V (1500-1558), ruler of Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, and much of Italy and Central and South…

  • The Hammer of Witches

    The Hammer of Witches
    av Heinrich Kramer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788026892243

  • Martin Luther

    Martin Luther
    av Volker Leppin

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801098215

    This brief, insightful biography of Martin Luther strips away the myths surrounding the Reformer to offer a more nuanced account of his life and ministry. Coinciding with the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, this accessible yet robustly histori…

  • Ragnar Lothbrok: A Legendary Viking Warrior, His Family, and His Legacy

    Ragnar Lothbrok: A Legendary Viking Warrior, His Family, and His Legacy
    av Dustin Yarc

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781545020357

  • Medieval Heresy: Popular Movements from the Gregorian Reform to the Reformation

    Medieval Heresy: Popular Movements from the Gregorian Reform to the Reformation
    av Malcolm Lambert

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631222767

    This history of the great heretical movements of the middle ages provides an account of the dissent and protests made against the Medieval churches of Rome and Byzantium. It examines the origins and nature of these heresies, and how medieval churchm…

  • Muhammad and the Believers

    Muhammad and the Believers
    av Fred M. Donner

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674064140

    The origins of Islam have been the subject of increasing controversy in recent years. The traditional view, which presents Islam as a self-consciously distinct religion tied to the life and revelations of the prophet Muhammad in western Arabia, has…

  • The Voynich Manuscript

    The Voynich Manuscript

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300217230

    "For people who like a good historical mystery, this first authorized publication of the fifteenth- or sixteenth-century Voynich Manuscript will fascinate."-Rebecca Onion, Slate "The Voynich MS has inspired generations of enthusiasts dedicated to de…

  • Byzantine Art

    Byzantine Art
    av Mr Robin Cormack

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198778790

    The opulence of Byzantine art, with its extravagant use of gold and silver, is well known. Highly skilled artists created powerful representations reflecting and promoting this society and its values in icons, illuminated manuscripts, and mosaics an…

  • Before European Hegemony

    Before European Hegemony
    av Janet L. Abu-Lughod

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195067743

    In this important study, Janet Abu-Lughod presents a groundbreaking reinterpretation of global economic evolution and provides a new paradigm for understanding the evolution of world systems by tracing the rise of a system that, at its peak in the o…

  • Medieval Architecture

    Medieval Architecture
    av Nicola Coldstream

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192842763

    Medieval architecture comprises more than the traditional image of Gothic cathedrals and the castles of chivalry. A great variety of buildings - synagogues, halls, and barns - testifies to the diverse communities and interests in western Europe in t…

  • The Penguin History of Britain

    The Penguin History of Britain
    av Susan Brigden

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140148268

    No period in British history today retains more resonance and mystery than the sixteenth century. The leading figures of the time have become almost mythical, and the terrors and grandeurs of Tudor Britain have resonance with even the least historic…

  • The Cambridge World History: Volume 5, Expanding Webs of Exchange and Conflict, 500CE-1500CE

    The Cambridge World History: Volume 5, Expanding Webs of Exchange and Conflict, 500CE-1500CE

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108407724

    Volume 5 of the Cambridge World History series uncovers the cross-cultural exchange and conquest, and the accompanying growth of regional and trans-regional states, religions, and economic systems, during the period 500 to 1500 CE. The volume begins…

  • The Malleus Maleficarum

    The Malleus Maleficarum

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719064432

    The Malleus Maleficarum is one of the best-known treatises dealing with the problem of what to do with witches. It was written in 1487 by a Dominican inquisitor, Heinrich Institoris, following his failure to prosecute a number of women for witchcraf…

  • The Muslim Discovery of Europe

    The Muslim Discovery of Europe
    av Bernard Lewis

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393321654

    The eleventh-century Muslim world was a great civilization while Europe lay slumbering in the Dark Ages. Slowly, inevitably, Europe and Islam came together, through trade and war, crusade and diplomacy. The ebb and flow between these two worlds for…

  • The Making of Europe

    The Making of Europe
    av Robert Bartlett

    Storpocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140154092

    A wave of internal conquest, settlement and economic growth took place in Europe during the High Middle Ages, which transformed it from a world of small separate communities into a network of powerful kingdoms with distinctive cultures. In this vivi…

  • Permanent Revolution

    Permanent Revolution
    av James Simpson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674987135

    How did the Reformation, which initially promoted decidedly illiberal positions, end up laying the groundwork for Western liberalism?The English Reformation began as an evangelical movement driven by an unyielding belief in predestination, intoleran…

  • Medieval Britain: A Very Short Introduction

    Medieval Britain: A Very Short Introduction
    av John Gillingham

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192854025

    First published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, John Gillingham and Ralph A. Griffiths' Very Short Introduction to Medieval Britain covers the establishment of the Anglo-Norman monarchy in the early Middle Ages…

  • The Perfect Heresy

    The Perfect Heresy
    av Stephen O'Shea

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781861973504

    Eight hundred years ago, the Cathars, a group of heretical Christians from all walks of society, high and low, flourished in what is now the Languedoc in Southern France. Their subversive beliefs brought down on them the wrath of Popes and monarchs…

  • A Knight's Own Book of Chivalry

    A Knight's Own Book of Chivalry
    av Geoffroi de Charny

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812219098

    On the great influence of a valiant lord: "The companions, who see that good warriors are honored by the great lords for their prowess, become more determined to attain this level of prowess."On the lady who sees her knight honored: "All of this mak…

  • Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction

    Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction
    av John Morrill

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192854001

    First published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, John Morrill's Very Short Introduction to Stuart Britain sets the Revolution into its political, religious, social, economic, intellectual, and cultural contexts.…

  • Medieval Intrigue

    Medieval Intrigue
    av Ian Mortimer

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441102690

    In this important new work Ian Mortimer examines some of the most controversial questions in medieval history, including whether Edward II was murdered, his possible later life in Italy, the weakness of the Lancastrian claim to the throne in 1399 an…

  • The Anglo-Saxon Age: A Very Short Introduction

    The Anglo-Saxon Age: A Very Short Introduction
    av John Blair

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192854032

    First published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, John Blair's Very Short Introduction to the Anglo-Saxon Age covers the emergence of the earliest English settlements to the Norman victory in 1066. This book is a…

  • Sacred Trust

    Sacred Trust
    av Robert B., Jr Ekelund

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195103373

    The Church dominated society in the Middle Ages and functioned as a quasi-government, providing public and private goods. This book is the first to examine specific institutions in the Church in the Middle Ages in economic terms. Other books have ar…

  • Writing Medieval History

    Writing Medieval History

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780340808467

    In recent times postmodernism has influenced all areas of the humanistic disciplines, challenging our most fundamental assumptions about the meaning of historical evidence and our ability to read and interpret it. Medievalists have been notably pres…

  • A History of the Swedish People

    A History of the Swedish People
    av Vilhelm Moberg

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816646562

    Beginning in prehistoric times and culminating with the Dacke rebellion of 1542, renowned novelist Vilhelm Moberg's two-volume popular history of the Swedish people approaches its subject from the viewpoint of the common people, documenting peasants…

  • Sea Monsters on Medieval

    Sea Monsters on Medieval
    av Chet van Duzer

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780712357715

    The sea monsters on medieval and Renaissance maps, whether swimming vigorously, gambolling amid the waves, attacking ships, or simply displaying themselves for our appreciation, are one of the most visually engaging elements on these maps, and yet t…

  • Genghis Khan and the Quest for God: How the World's Greatest Conqueror

    Genghis Khan and the Quest for God: How the World's Greatest Conqueror
    av Jack Weatherford

    Häftad - 2017 - Svenska - ISBN: 9780735221178

    Throughout history the world's greatest conquerors have made their mark not just on the battlefield, but in the societies they have transformed. Genghis Khan conquered by arms and bravery, but he ruled by commerce and religion. He created the world'…

  • In the Wake of the Plague: The Black Death and the World It Made

    In the Wake of the Plague: The Black Death and the World It Made
    av Norman F. Cantor

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476797748

    A New York Times bestseller, In the Wake of the Plague is a fascinating study of the cultural and religious consequences of one of the deadliest tragedies to befall humanity: the black plague. Though rigorously scientific in his approach, Norman F.…