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Crusaders: The Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands

Crusaders: The Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands

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Author: Dan Jones Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 464 A major new history of the Crusades with an unprecedented wide scope, told in a tableau of portraits of people on...
Soldiers: Great Stories of War and Peace

Soldiers: Great Stories of War and Peace

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Author: Max Hastings Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 496 'A gripping new collection from Max Hastings that puts you at the heart of the battle ... Compelling' Daily...
Francis I: The Maker of Modern France

Francis I: The Maker of Modern France

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Author: Leonie Frieda Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 384 The bestselling author of Catherine de Medici returns to sixteenth-century Europe in this evocative and entertaining biography that recreates a remarkable...
The Tale of the Tailor and the Three Dead Kings: A medieval ghost story

The Tale of the Tailor and the Three Dead Kings: A medieval ghost story

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Author: Dan Jones Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 96 A chilling medieval ghost story, first written by a 15th-century monk and now retold by historian Dan Jones. A chilling medieval...
Dante

Dante

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Author: Alessandro Barbero Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 An international bestseller. Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy has defined how people imagine and depict heaven and hell for over 700 years....
Medieval Ornament/Ornement Medieval/Mittelalterlich Ornamente

Medieval Ornament/Ornement Medieval/Mittelalterlich Ornamente

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Author: Florence Curt Format: Mixed media product Number of Pages: 123 Covering the 17th through the early 20th centuries, each title in this renowned series concentrates on a specific theme...
The Queen's Rival

The Queen's Rival

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Author: Anne O'Brien Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: The forgotten story of Cecily Neville, Duchess of York. A strong woman who claimed the throne for her family in...
Pilgrims

Pilgrims

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Author: Matthew Kneale Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 352 The year 1289. A rich farmer fears he'll go to hell for cheating his neighbours. His wife wants pilgrim badges to...
Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness: Arab Travellers in the Far North

Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness: Arab Travellers in the Far North

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Author: Ibn Fadlan Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 304 In 922 AD, an Arab envoy from Baghdad named Ibn Fadlan encountered a party of Viking traders on the...
Great Pilgrimage Sites of Europe

Great Pilgrimage Sites of Europe

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Author: Derry Brabbs Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 256 An unsurpassable, visual tour of the greatest pilgrimage sites of Europe, from North to South; East to West Pilgrimage in Europe...
Age of Transition: Byzantine Culture in the Islamic World

Age of Transition: Byzantine Culture in the Islamic World

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Author: Helen C. Evans Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 160 In 2012 the Metropolitan Museum of Art presented Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, a groundbreaking exhibition that...
The Name of the Rose

The Name of the Rose

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Author: Umberto Eco Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 592 The ground-breaking first novel from Umberto Eco - a murder mystery, an enthralling chronicle of the Middle Ages, a...
A Brief History of the Knights Templar

A Brief History of the Knights Templar

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Author: Professor in Medieval History Helen Nicholson Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 368 Much has been written about the Knights Templar in recent years. A leading specialist in the history...
Queens of the Conquest: The extraordinary women who changed the course of English history 1066 - 1167

Queens of the Conquest: The extraordinary women who changed the course of English history 1066 - 1167

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Author: Alison Weir Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 496 Full of passion and betrayal, murder and war, the first volume of an epic new series from bestselling historian...
Graphic Medieval History Castles

Graphic Medieval History Castles

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Author: Gary Jeffrey Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 48 A gripping, action-packed introduction to the medieval period in history through a graphic novel approach. A history of Medieval conflict during...
God's Wolf: The Life of the Most Notorious of all Crusaders, Scourge of Saladin

God's Wolf: The Life of the Most Notorious of all Crusaders, Scourge of Saladin

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Author: Jeffrey Lee Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 336 In a 2010 terrorist plot, Al-Qaeda hid a bomb in a FedEx shipment addressed to a man who had been dead...
The Field of Blood: The Battle for Aleppo and the Remaking of the Medieval Middle East

The Field of Blood: The Battle for Aleppo and the Remaking of the Medieval Middle East

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Author: Nicholas Morton Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 In 1119, the people of the Near East came together in an epic clash of horses, swords, sand, and blood that...
Islamic Empires: Fifteen Cities that Define a Civilization

Islamic Empires: Fifteen Cities that Define a Civilization

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Author: Justin Marozzi Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 464 An epic history of Islam and the Middle East through the cities which best epitomized it Islamic civilization was...
King and Emperor: A New Life of Charlemagne

King and Emperor: A New Life of Charlemagne

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Author: Janet L. Nelson Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 704 The acclaimed biography of one of the most extraordinary of all European rulers Charles, King of the Franks,...
A Brief History of Khubilai Khan

A Brief History of Khubilai Khan

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Author: Jonathan Clements Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 288 His grandfather was the bloodthirsty Mongol leader Genghis Khan, his mother a Christian princess. Groomed from childhood for a...
A History of the Crusades I: The First Crusade and the Foundation of the Kingdom of Jerusalem

A History of the Crusades I: The First Crusade and the Foundation of the Kingdom of Jerusalem

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Author: Steven Runciman Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 336 An enthralling work of grand historical narrative, Steven Runciman's A History of the Crusades overturned the traditional view of...
The Brothers York: An English Tragedy

The Brothers York: An English Tragedy

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Author: Thomas Penn Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 688 The gripping new history of a dynasty that seized the English throne - then tore itself apart It is...
Preaching, Building, and Burying: Friars in the Medieval City

Preaching, Building, and Burying: Friars in the Medieval City

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Author: Caroline Bruzelius Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 224 Friars transformed the relationship of the church to laymen by taking religion outside to public and domestic spaces. Mendicant commitment to...
The Odyssey

The Odyssey

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Author: Homer Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 560 Homer's best-loved and most accessible poem, recounting the great wandering of Odysseus during his ten-year voyage back home to Ithaca,...
The Merchant of Prato: Daily Life in a Medieval Italian City

The Merchant of Prato: Daily Life in a Medieval Italian City

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Author: Iris Origo Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 400 Iris Origo's most famous book, her classic study of the life and times of a medieval Italian merchant. In...
The Book in the Cathedral: The Last Relic of Thomas Becket

The Book in the Cathedral: The Last Relic of Thomas Becket

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Author: Christopher de Hamel Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 64 The best-selling historian of medieval manuscripts discovers the most intimate surviving relic of Thomas Becket The assassination of Thomas Becket...
Alfred the Great: Asser's Life of King Alfred and Other Contemporary Sources

Alfred the Great: Asser's Life of King Alfred and Other Contemporary Sources

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Author: Asser Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 368 Asser's Life of King Alfred, written in 893, is a revealing account of one of the greatest of medieval kings....
A Short History of London: The Creation of a World Capital

A Short History of London: The Creation of a World Capital

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Author: Simon Jenkins Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 432 Following his bestselling short histories of England and Europe comes the final in the trilogy- LONDON LONDON- a settlement...
Poetics

Poetics

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Author: Aristotle Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 144 Essential reading for all students of Greek theatre and literature, Aristotle's Poetics remains equally stimulating for anyone interested in literature....
The Light Ages: A Medieval Journey of Discovery

The Light Ages: A Medieval Journey of Discovery

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Author: Seb Falk Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 416 A spellbinding journey through the life of an English monk, an age of discovery and the mysteries of the...
To Kill Or Cure: The Thirteenth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew

To Kill Or Cure: The Thirteenth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew

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Author: Susanna Gregory Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 448 For the twentieth anniversary of the start of the Matthew Bartholomew series, Sphere is delighted to reissue all of...
How to Plan a Crusade: Reason and Religious War in the High Middle Ages

How to Plan a Crusade: Reason and Religious War in the High Middle Ages

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Author: Christopher Tyerman Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 432 A lively and compelling account of how the crusades really worked, and a revolutionary attempt to rethink the Middle...
Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli's Lifelong Quest for Freedom

Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli's Lifelong Quest for Freedom

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Author: Erica Benner Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 384 An enjoyably revisionist biography and a warning from the past about our world today Niccol Machiavelli lived in a...
The Sixteen Satires

The Sixteen Satires

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Author: Juvenal Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 Perhaps more than any other writer, Juvenal (c. AD 55-138) captures the splendour, the squalor and the sheer energy of...
PARADISE: Dante's Divine Trilogy Part Three. Englished in Prosaic Verse by Alasdair Gray

PARADISE: Dante's Divine Trilogy Part Three. Englished in Prosaic Verse by Alasdair Gray

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Author: Alasdair Gray Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 144 Dante, now guided by Beatrice, faces the final third of his epic journey through the wheels of divine justice. Yet as...
Richard III and the Princes in the Tower

Richard III and the Princes in the Tower

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Author: Alison Weir Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 Alison Weir investigates one of the most enduring murder mysteries in English history - the death of the lost...