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  1. Medieval Religion

    New Approaches

    Edited by Constance Hoffman Berman

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Constance Hoffman Berman presents an indispensable collection of the most influential and revisionist work to be done on religion in the Middle Ages in the last two decades. Bringing together an authoritative list of scholars from around the world, this book is a comprehensive ...

    Published January 12th 2005 by Routledge

  2. The Road to Crecy

    The English Invasion of France, 1346

    By Marilyn Livingstone, Morgen Witzel

    The Road to Crécy tells the story of the English expedition to France in 1346 which climaxed with the battle of Crécy. On 26 August 1346 on a low ridge outside the village of Crécy-en-Ponthieu in northwestern France, an English army of perhaps 12,000 men under the command of King Edward III...

    Published November 19th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Knights Templar in Britain

    By Evelyn Lord

    The Knights Templar In Britain examines exactly who became knights, what rituals sustained them, where the power bases were, and how their tentacles spread through the political and economic worlds of Britain before their defeat at the hands of the Inquisition some two hundred years later.Founded...

    Published October 21st 2004 by Routledge

  4. Christina of Markyate

    Edited by Samuel Fanous, Henrietta Leyser

    Samuel Fanous and Henrietta Leyser present a vivid interdisciplinary study devoted to the life, work and extant vita of Christina of Markyate, which draws on research from a wide range of disciplines. This fascinating and comprehensive collection surveys the life of an extraordinary medieval woman...

    Published September 16th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Ruling England, 1042-1217

    By Richard Huscroft

    A new history of post-conquest England which makes the new kingdom accessible through a focus on its kings and how it was ruled, featuring the empire building dynasties. The central theme of the book is the rise and fall of English kingship during this period and at its heart is the central...

    Published August 12th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Growing Old in the Middle Ages

    'Winter Clothes Us in Shadow and Pain'

    By Shulamith Shahar

    The social realities of old age have undergone profound changes since the middle ages. This study shows, however, that the images, attitudes and expectations of old people have changed for less. Shulamith Shahar shows how the status and social participation of the elderly varied according to gender...

    Published June 3rd 2004 by Routledge

  7. Demonic Possession and Exorcism

    In Early Modern France

    By Sarah Ferber

    This is a highly original study of demon possession and the ritual of exorcism, both of which were rife in early modern times, and which reached epidemic proportions in France.Catholics at the time believed that the Devil was everywhere present, in the rise of the heretics, in the activities of...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  8. The Two Cities

    Medieval Europe 1050–1320, 2nd Edition

    By Malcolm Barber

    First published to wide critical acclaim in 1992, The Two Cities has become an essential text for students of medieval history. For the second edition, the author has thoroughly revised each chapter, bringing the material up to date and taking the historiography of the past decade into account. The...

    Published April 8th 2004 by Routledge

  9. The Crusader States and their Neighbours


    By P.M. Holt

    Series: The Medieval World

    The book will be welcome for tackling the Crusades from a fresh but important angle; the relations of the Crusader states with their neighbours, both Christian (the Byzantines) and, especially, Islamic – the rulers of Damascus, Aleppo, Baghdad, Cairo etc. It contributes to the very fashionable...

    Published February 19th 2004 by Routledge

  10. The Prophet and the Age of the Caliphates

    The Islamic Near East from the 6th to the 11th Century, 2nd Edition

    By Hugh Kennedy

    Series: A History of the Near East

    Based on original Arabic sources, the new edition of this well-established text has been comprehensively revised. The book covers the life of Muhammad and the birth of Islam, through the great days of the Ummayad and Abbasid Caliphates (8th-10th centuries), to the period of political fragmentation...

    Published January 22nd 2004 by Routledge