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  1. Consul of God (Routledge Revivals)

    The Life and Times of Gregory the Great

    By Jeffrey Richards

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Gregory the Great, whose reign spanned the years between 590 and 604 A.D., was one of the most remarkable figures of the early medieval Papacy. Aristocrat, administrator, teacher and scholar, he ascended the throne of St Peter at a time of acute crisis for the Roman Church. Consul of God, first...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Popes and the Papacy in the Early Middle Ages (Routledge Revivals)

    476-752

    By Jeffrey Richards

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    There has been a tendency to the view the history of the early medieval papacy predominantly in ideological terms, which has resulted in the over-exaggeration of the idea of the papal monarchy. In this study, first published in 1979, Jeffrey Richards questions this view, arguing that whilst the...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Alfred the Great

    War, Kingship and Culture in Anglo-Saxon England

    By Richard Abels

    Series: The Medieval World

    This biography of Alfred the Great, king of the West Saxons (871-899), combines a sensitive reading of the primary sources with a careful evaluation of the most recent scholarly research on the history and archaeology of ninth-century England. Alfred emerges from the pages of this biography as a...

    Published September 30th 1998 by Routledge

  4. The Emergence of Russia 750-1200

    By Simon Franklin, Jonathan Shepard

    Series: Longman History of Russia

    This eagerly awaited volume, the first of its kind by western scholars, describes the development amongst the diverse inhabitants of the immense landmass between the Carpathians and Urals of a political, economic and social nexus (underpinned by a common culture and, eventually, a common faith),...

    Published April 3rd 1996 by Routledge

  5. Early Medieval Ireland, 400-1200

    By Daibhi O Croinin

    This impressive survey covers the early history of Ireland from the coming of Christianity to the Norman settlement (400 - 1200 AD). Within a broad political framework it explores the nature of Irish society, the spiritual and secular roles of the Church and the extraordinary flowering of Irish...

    Published December 13th 1995 by Routledge

  6. Bastard Feudalism

    By M.A. Hicks

    Series: The Medieval World

    This major work is the most radical reinterpretation of the subject for fifty years. Hicks argues that Bastard Feudalism was far more complex - and positive in its effects - than previous accounts have suggested. A major contribution to historical debate which revolutionises our view of late...

    Published April 17th 1995 by Routledge

  7. Justinian

    By John Moorhead

    Series: The Medieval World

    The reign of Justinian (527--65) was a key phase in the transition from the Roman empire of classical times to the Byzantine empire of the Middle Ages. Justinian himself, born of peasant stock in a provincial backwater, was one of the greatest rulers yet, despite prodigious achievements, he...

    Published August 1st 1994 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Viking Diaspora
    By Judith Jesch
    To Be Published July 30th 2015

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