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  1. Introduction to Medieval Europe 300–1500

    2nd Edition

    By Wim Blockmans, Peter Hoppenbrouwers

    Introduction to Medieval Europe 300-1500 provides a comprehensive survey of this complex and varied formative period of European history. Covering themes as diverse as barbarian migrations, the impact of Christianization, the formation of nations and states, the emergence of an expansionist...

    Published January 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Amadas and Ydoine (Routledge Revivals)

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This translation, first published in 1993, presents a little-known medieval romance to readers who do not know Old French, or who are generally unfamiliar with the literature of the Middle Ages. Probably composed between 1190 and 1220, the major interest of Amadas and Ydoine to modern readers is...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Mary Magdalene in Medieval Culture

    Conflicted Roles

    Edited by Peter Loewen, Robin Waugh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

    This innovative and multidisciplinary collection visits representations and interpretations of Mary Magdalene in the medieval and early modern periods, questioning major scholarly assumptions behind the examination of female saints and their depictions in medieval artworks, literature, and music....

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Rum Seljuqs

    Evolution of a Dynasty

    By Songul Mecit

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

    Charting the expansion of the Rum Seljuqs from rulers of a small principality to a fully- fledged sultanate ruling over almost the whole of Anatolia, this book demonstrates how ideology, rather than military success, was crucial in this development. The Rum Seljuqs examines four distinct phases of...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Early Seljuq History

    A New Interpretation

    By A.C.S. Peacock

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

    This book investigates the early history of the Seljuq Turks, founders of one of the most important empires of the mediaeval Islamic world, from their origins in the Eurasian steppe to their conquest of Iran, Iraq and Anatolia. The first work available in a western language on this important...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Monemvasia

    A Byzantine City State

    By Haris A. Kalligas

    This lavishly illustrated book stands out in its field as the only book currently available on the best-preserved Byzantine city in the Peloponnese – Monemvasia. Haris A. Kalligas, a world authority on Monemvasia’s history and architecture, here explores the city’s foundation, its status as a...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Music in Films on the Middle Ages

    Authenticity vs. Fantasy

    By John Haines

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    This book explores the role of music in the some five hundred feature-length films on the Middle Ages produced between the late 1890s and the present day. Haines focuses on the tension in these films between the surviving evidence for medieval music and the idiomatic tradition of cinematic music....

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Second-Person Perspective in Aquinas’s Ethics

    Virtues and Gifts

    By Andrew Pinsent

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Thomas Aquinas devoted a substantial proportion of his greatest works to the virtues. Yet, despite the availability of these texts (and centuries of commentary), Aquinas’s virtue ethics remains mysterious, leaving readers with many unanswered questions. In this book, Pinsent argues that the key...

    Published November 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Crying in the Middle Ages

    Tears of History

    Edited by Elina Gertsman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

    Sacred and profane, public and private, emotive and ritualistic, internal and embodied, medieval weeping served as a culturally charged prism for a host of social, visual, cognitive, and linguistic performances. Crying in the Middle Ages addresses the place of tears in Jewish, Christian, and...

    Published November 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Cathars and the Albigensian Crusade

    A Sourcebook

    Edited by Catherine Léglu, Rebecca Rist, Claire Taylor

    The Cathars and the Albigensian Crusade brings together a rich and diverse range of medieval sources to examine key aspects of the growth of heresy and dissent in southern France in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries and the Church’s response to that threat through the subsequent authorisation of...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge