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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 21 new and published books in the subject of Medieval Europe — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Jaufre (Routledge Revivals)

    An Occitan Arthurian Romance

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This translation, first published in 1992, presents one of the most memorable medieval ballads, largely because it contains a number of surprises and falsified expectations. Jaufre, the hero, arrives at the court of King Arthur with a total and naïve faith in the King and his ability to effect a...

    Published April 3rd 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 April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Trial of Jeanne d'Arc (Routledge Revivals)

    By W. P. Barrett

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1931, this is the first unabridged English translation of the documents pertaining to the trial of Joan of Arc. The basis of the translation is drawn from an edition of the text published in 1841 by Jules Quicherat, but elements are also derived from a number of the...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Revivals Medieval History Bundle

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This bundle of 11 titles brings together a number of prominent medievalists who explore areas of medieval political ideology, societal convention and literary thought. The primary focus is primarily on late medieval Europe, with particular reference to fourteenth- and fifteenth-century politics,...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Muslim Conquest of Iberia

    Medieval Arabic Narratives

    By Nicola Clarke

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Medieval Islamic society set great store by the transmission of history: to edify, argue legal points, explain present conditions, offer political and religious legitimacy, and entertain. Modern scholars, too, have had much to say about the usefulness of early Islamic history-writing, although this...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Crusades 1095-1197

    By Jonathan Phillips

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The idea of the crusade remains a potent one.In this compelling account, Jonathan Philips moves away from modern constructs and possible misconceptions of the crusades, to explore the origins and development of the idea in its historical context.Through a mixture of narrative and thematic chapters,...

    Published July 4th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Charles I of Anjou

    Power, Kingship and State-Making in Thirteenth-Century Europe

    By Jean Dunbabin

    Series: The Medieval World

    Charles I of Anjou (1225-85), brother of St Louis, was one of the most controversial figures of thirteenth-century Europe. A royal adventurer, who carved out a huge Mediterranean power block, as ruler of Provence, Jerusalem and the kingdom of Naples as well as Anjou, he changed for good the...

    Published January 21st 1998 by Routledge

  10. Philip Augustus

    King of France 1180-1223

    By Jim Bradbury

    Series: The Medieval World

    This is the first major study in English of the reign of Philip Augustus who ruled France from 1180 - 1223. Outshone for posterity, by his flamboyant contemporaries, the Angevin family of Henry II and his feuding sons, Philip was in fact far more successful than any of them, astutely playing them...

    Published November 10th 1997 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity: 1050-1500
    Edited by Robert Swanson
    To Be Published December 30th 2014

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