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The Wordhord: Daily Life in Old English By Hana Videen Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780691232744
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Published: Princeton University Press - May 10th, 2022

An entertaining and illuminating collection of weird, wonderful, and downright baffling words from the origins of English--and what they reveal about the lives of the earliest English speakers


The Alchemist's Handbook: A Practical Manual  (Weiser Classics Series) By Frater Albertus, Robert Allen Bartlett (Foreword by), Israel Regardie (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Frater Albertus, Robert Allen Bartlett (Foreword by), Israel Regardie (Foreword by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781578637652
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Published: Weiser Books - June 1st, 2022

“If you really want to learn the basic principles of practical alchemy, Frater Albertus’ Alchemist’s Handbook is literally is worth its weight in gold.”—from the foreword by Israel Regardie, author of The Golden Dawn: The Original Account of the Teachings, Rites, and Ceremonies of the Hermetic Order

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Ravenna: Capital of Empire, Crucible of Europe By Judith Herrin Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780691204222
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Published: Princeton University Press - April 12th, 2022

Openness in Medieval Europe By Manuele Gragnolati (Editor), Almut Suerbaum (Editor) Cover Image
By Manuele Gragnolati (Editor), Almut Suerbaum (Editor)
$18.00
ISBN: 9783965580329
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Published: ICI Berlin Press - April 19th, 2022

This volume challenges the persistent association of the Middle Ages with closure and fixity. Bringing together a range of disciplines and perspectives, it identifies and uncovers forms of openness which are often obscured by modern assumptions, and demonstrates how they coexist with, or even depend upon, enclosure and containment in paradoxical and unexpected ways.


The Normans: Power, Conquest and Culture in 11th Century Europe By Judith A. Green Cover Image
$38.00
ISBN: 9780300180336
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Published: Yale University Press - March 22nd, 2022

A bold new history of the rise and expansion of the Norman Dynasty across Europe from Byzantium to England

In the eleventh century the climate was improving, population was growing, and people were on the move. The Norman dynasty ranged across Europe, led by men who achieved lasting fame like William the Conqueror and Robert Guiscard.


Burgundians: A Vanished Empire By Bart Van Loo Cover Image
$47.95
ISBN: 9781789543438
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Published: Apollo - April 1st, 2022

"A sumptuous feast of a book." —The Times, 21 Best History Books of 2021

A publishing phenomenon in Europe, where it has sold 230,000 copies in hardback, Bart van Loo's epic history of the dukedom of Burgundy has the grip of a great historical novel and the fascination of a wonderful factual narrative.


The Anglo-Saxons : A History of the Beginnings of England: 400 – 1066 By Marc Morris Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781639362110
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Published: Pegasus Books - June 14th, 2022

A sweeping and original history of the Anglo-Saxons by national bestselling author Marc Morris.

Sixteen hundred years ago Britain left the Roman Empire and swiftly fell into ruin. Grand cities and luxurious villas were deserted and left to crumble, and civil society collapsed into chaos.


The Middle Ages and the Movies: Eight Key Films By Robert Bartlett Cover Image
$22.50
ISBN: 9781789145526
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Published: Reaktion Books - June 28th, 2022

From Ingmar Bergman’s The Seventh Seal to Monty Python, an investigation into how eight key films have shaped our understanding of the medieval world.
 
In The Middle Ages and the Movies, eminent historian Robert Bartlett takes a fresh, cogent look at how our view of medieval history has been shaped by eight significant films of the twentieth century.


Embodying the Soul: Medicine and Religion in Carolingian Europe (Middle Ages) By Meg Leja Cover Image
$89.95
ISBN: 9780812253894
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Published: University of Pennsylvania Press - April 26th, 2022

Embodying the Soul explores the possibilities and limitations of human intervention in the body's health across the ninth-century Carolingian Empire. Early medieval medicine has long been cast as a superstitious, degraded remnant of a vigorous, rational Greco-Roman tradition.


Philippa of Hainault: Mother of the English Nation By Kathryn Warner Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781398110892
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Published: Amberley Publishing - May 15th, 2022

New paperback edition—Philippa of Hainault: Mother of the English Nation. The first biography of a remarkable and influential English queen.

Philippa of Hainault: Mother of the English Nation is the first full-length biography of the queen at the center of the some of the most dramatic events in English history.


Scandinavia in the Age of Vikings By Jon Vidar Sigurdsson, Thea Kveiland (Translator) Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9781501760471
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Published: Cornell University Press - March 15th, 2022

In Scandinavia in the Age of Vikings, J n Vi ar Sigur sson returns to the Viking homeland, Scandinavia, highlighting such key aspects of Viking life as power and politics, social and kinship networks, gifts and feasting, religious beliefs, women's roles, social classes, and the Viking economy, which included farming, iron mining and metalworking, and trade.


Defenders of the West: The Christian Heroes Who Stood Against Islam By Raymond Ibrahim, Victor Davis Hanson (Foreword by) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781642938203
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Published: Bombardier Books - July 26th, 2022

A riveting account of the lives and epic battles of eight Western defenders against violent Islamic jihad that sheds much-needed light on the enduring conflict with radical Islam.

In Defenders of the West, the author of Sword and Scimitar follows up with vivid and dramatic profiles of eight extraordinary warriors—some saints, some sinners—who defended the Ch