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The Alchandreana are of considerable historical importance. They constitute not only the earliest Latin texts of the Middle Ages dealing systematically with astrology but also the earliest Latin scientific texts based on Arabic sources.
Edited by Andy King and David Simpkin
In England and Scotland at War, c.1296-c.1513, Andy King and David Simpkin bring together new perspectives on the Anglo-Scottish conflict from Dunbar to Flodden. The essays focus on the military history of the wars from both sides of the border.
Edited by Charles Barber and David Jenkins
The papers of this volume highlight the intellectual and literary contribution of Michael Psellos (1018-after 1081?) by offering readings of his original texts from a variety of scholarly perspectives.
By exploring the moral and legal context of medieval strategic thinking, this work explains how the use of surprise and deception could, in certain circumstances, be reconciled with the practise of chivalric warfare.
Edited by David Worthington
This book comprises the first full-length comparison of Scottish, Irish, English and Welsh migration within Europe in the early modern period. The contributions demonstrate the fruitfulness of pursuing a comparative approach to seventeenth-century British and Irish history.
Concentrating upon the lifestyle, attitudes and motivations of the slave-holders and slave-raiders, this book explores the activities and behavioural codes of Britain and Ireland’s warrior-centred societies c.800-1200 highlighting the significance of slavery for constructions of power, ethnic ...
Wybren Scheepsma. Translated by David F. Johnson
Within the field of Dutch literature the Limburg Sermons constitute a unique collection of sermons from the thirteenth century. In addition to material translated from German it contains a unique series of vernacular sermons on the ‘Song of Songs’, which reveal unsuspected connections with the ...
David A. Wacks
Drawing on current critical theory, Framing Iberia relocates the Castilian classics El Conde Lucanor and El Libro de buen amor within a medieval Iberian literary tradition that includes works in Arabic, Hebrew, Latin, and Romance. Winner of the 2009 La corónica International Book Award for ...
David Curtis Wright
This is a study of war between Sung China and Kitan Liao, the treaty at Shan-yüan in 1005 that ended it, and the forms and textures of peaceful diplomatic contact between the two states that prevailed for the rest of the eleventh century.
David L. Sheffler
Through a detailed reconstruction of schooling in late medieval Regensburg, this book provides fresh insights into the complex cultural, political, and institutional contexts in which the educational expansion of the late Middle Ages took place.
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