Category: Medieval


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Norman Knight: 950-1204 AD

By: Gravett, Christopher

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Osprey Military Books: 1993

Our Product Number: 608571

ISBN: 1855322870

Condition: Very Good

64 pages. Warrior Series, No. 1. Throughout the 11th and 12th centuries the Norman knight was possibly the most feared warrior in Western Europe. He was descended originally from the Vikings who had settled in Northern France under their leader Rollo in or around 911 at the behest of Charles the Simple and throughout the following centuries they remembered and built on their warlike reputation. This book shows how their military prowess was renowned throughout the known... View more info

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The Autumn of the Middle Ages

By: Huizinga, Johan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The University of Chicago Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608717

ISBN: 0226359921

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

467 pages. "Herfsttij der Middeluwen", or "The Autumn of the Middle Ages" - the original title - is a portrait of life thought, and art in 14th and 15th century France and the Netherlands. For Huizinga, this period marked not the birth of a dramatically new era in history, the Renaissance, but the fullest, ripest phase of medieval life and thought. Now, for the first time ever, the original version of this classic work has been translated into English. In... View more info

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Medici Money: Banking, Metaphysics, and Art in Fifteenth-Century Florence

By: Parks, Tim

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Atlas Books / W. W. Norton & Companyn: 2006

Our Product Number: 608924

ISBN: 0393328457

Condition: Fine

Genealogical table of the Medici family. 273 pages. Before they achieved renown as patrons of the arts and de facto rulers of Florence, the Medici family earned their fortune in banking. But even at the height of the Renaissance, charging interest of any kind meant running afoul of the Catholic Church’s ban on usury. Tim Parks reveals how the legendary Medicis?Cosimo and Lorenzo “the Magnificent” in particular?used the diplomatic, military, and even metaphysical to... View more info