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The Book of Historic Fashion


In the Book of Historic Fashion: A Newcomer's Guide to Medieval Clothing (1300 - 1450), authors Allen and Mele provide a visual snap shot of the courtly elegance and common wear of the Middle Ages. Filled with hundreds of sketches taken from original sources, mechanical drawings and detailed 'layer drawings' demonstrating how the clothing was worn, this entrée both introduces the period and helps newcomers find their way forward in the study of primary and secondary sources.





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9781937439156 | Published: 2014
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The Book of John Mandeville
A contemporary bestseller, providing readers with exotic information about locales from Constantinople to China and about the social and religious practices of peoples such as the Greeks, Muslims and Brahmins.


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9781580441131 | Published: 2007
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'Can These Bones Come to Life?', Vol 1


This volume examines the study and reconstruction of medieval and early modern fight-books and related subjects. The subjects covered range from manuscript studies to philology, from Aristotelian physics to martial musicality, from medieval textuality to women and warfare.





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9781937439132 | Published: 2014
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'Can These Bones Come to Life?', Vol 2


This volume examines the depth and breadth in which experimental archaeology and textual analysis can come together to reveal the past. From glass beads to iron smelting, the profession of arms to chivalric virtues, this collection provides a unique insight into both the daily and intellectual life of medieval man.





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9781937439149 | Published: 2014
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Captain of the Guild


In this first, printed edition of Falkner's work, a full translation and analysis, combined with a photographic reproduction of the original manuscript are included. The result is an attractive translation of a 500 year old picture-book that shows an adaptation of the Liechtenauer tradition, by a known master of its most prestigious school.





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9781937439095 | Published: 2011
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Hardback    £73.50
9780982591161 | Published: 2013
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Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Dom Edmond Obrecht Collection of Gethsemani Abbey
The Trappist abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani in Kentucky owns the eclectic Dom Edmond Obrecht Collection of manuscripts, which contains not only medieval manuscripts but materials of interest for the study of the French Revolution. Most items are of Cistercian origin, but other monastic traditions are represented as well.


Hardback    £39.50
9781580442220 | Published: 2016
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Charny's Men-at-Arms


Steven Muhlberger turns his pen to the final section of Charny's work to reveal what it tells us about how medieval 'men-at-arms' conceived of themselves as a class, at precisely the moment that their world was undergoing a series of sweeping changes that would forever change the profession of arms.





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9781937439057 | Published: 2014
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Church and Society in Late Byzantium

The essays in this collection seek to shed light on various aspects of the church's role in late Byzantine society, especially on the relationship between the church and the lay world and the response of individuals to the challenges faced by Orthodoxy.




Hardback    £27.50
9781580441421 | Published: 2009
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The Church of Christ the Saviour, Thessaloniki

The small Byzantine church of the Soter (Christ the Saviour) stands on modern Egnatia Street in Thessaloniki, to the west of the arch of Galerius.  This is a brief account of the findings of the archaeological excavation carried out after the 1978 earthquake. 150 illus. most col.  Emphasis is on the iconographic and stylistic analysis of the wall paintings.




Paperback    £28.00
9789607037893 | Published: 2008
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The Cistercian Monastery of Zaraka, Greece
During the Frankish Crusader period, Cistercian monks built and developed the monastery of Zaraka in Greece for approximately forty years and were followed first by squatters, then by a seventeenth-century cemetery. The goal of this study has been to identify where the monks came from, how they lived, and why they left so suddenly.


Hardback    £70.00
9781580442442 | Published: 2018
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