Category: History - Europe - Medieval.


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By: Howarth, David Armine

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex ; Penguin, 1981, c1977.,

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Eleanor of Aquitaine

By: Weir, Alison

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2000.,

Renowned in her time for being the most beautiful woman in Europe, the wife of two kings and mother of three, Eleanor of Aquitaine was one of the great heroines of the Middle Ages. At a time when women were regarded as little more than chattel, Eleanor managed to defy convention as she exercised power in the political sphere and crucial influence over her husbands and sons. In this beautifully written biography, Alison Weir paints a vibrant portrait of this truly excepti... View more info

In the wake of the plague: the Black Death and the world it made

By: Cantor, Norman L.

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New York : Free Press, c2001.,

Much of what we know about the greatest medical disaster ever, the Black Plague of the fourteenth century, is wrong. The details of the Plague etched in the minds of terrified schoolchildren -- the hideous black welts, the high fever, and the final, awful end by respiratory failure -- are more or less accurate. But what the Plague really was, and how it made history, remain shrouded in a haze of myths.Norman Cantor, the premier historian of the Middle Ages, draws toge... View more info

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By: Goodrich, Norma Lorre

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, 1988.,

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The Archimedes Codex

By: Noel, William ; Reviel Netz

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Da Capo Pr, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2007,

At a Christie's auction in October 1998, a battered medieval manuscript sold for two million dollars to an anonymous bidder, who then turned it over to the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore for further study. The manuscript was a palimpsest-a book made from an earlier codex whose script had been scraped off and the pages used again. Behind the script of the thirteenth-century monk's prayer book, the palimpsest revealed the faint writing of a much older, tenth-century manus... View more info

The Dream and the Tomb: A History of the Crusade

By: Payne, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NEW YORK : DORSET PRESS, 1990, C1984,

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The Fruit of Her Hands

By: Cameron, Michelle H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Pocket,

Based on the life of the author's thirteenth-century ancestor, Meir ben Baruch of Rothenberg, a renowed Jewish scholar of medieval Europe, this is the richly dramatic fictional story of Rabbi Meir's wife, Shira, a devout but rebellious woman who preserves her religious traditions as she and her family witness the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe.Raised by her widowed rabbi father and a Christian nursemaid in Normandy, Shira is a free-spirited, inquisitive girl whose... View more info

The Medieval West, 400-1450;: A Preindustrial Civilization

By: Nicholas, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dorsey Pr, 1973,

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The Medieval World

By: Le Goff, Jacques

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Collins and Brown, 1990,

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The Real History behind the Templars

By: Newman, Sharan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, September 2007,

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The Wars of the Roses

By: Gillingham, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press [c1981],

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