Valuable new book tells the story of Muslim Sicily AD 902– 1091 through a plethora of Arab historians, geographers, jurists and philologists
Transoxania, Khurasan, and Tokharistan – which comprise large parts of today's Central Asia – have long been an important frontier zone. New book tells the story of it history in Late Antiquity and later
A new book tells the story of the Battle of Maldon AD 991and explores the famous poem, which framed the devastating event as a heroic and epic tale.
What is power? How do you wield its symbols? And how did the Carolingians master the noble art of ruling over vast tracts of Europe? New book by Stuart Airlie tells the story
Apart from charters, the homilies in Old English constitute the largest preserved corpus of texts preserved in the vernacular. A new introduction offers insights into this often overlooked source material
In the Middle Ages, craftsmen and jewellers in the Middle and Lower Danube Region were versatile and skilled in numerous techniques.
tudies of literacy and society has long since demolished the assumption that reading and writing were skills reserved for a small and distinct clerical elite. New book focus on the writing of charters
The Gokstad ship with the buried warrior and his grave gifts was discovered in 1880. Since 2011, archaeologists have reexamined the original find
In the unlikely event you only read one history book in 2020, the new book, Children of Ash and Elm, on The History of the Vikings should be it.
REVIEW: How do you recognise a king or a queen? Through splendid Magnificence, a new book reveals.
REVIEW: New book on “Ecclesiastical Landscapes” aims to explore the diversity and unity of how churches and monasteries set their mark on their surrounding landscape
REVIEW: In 2016, the City of Odense celebrated the 850th anniversary of the murder of Cnut IV in the church of St. Alban in Odense. A splendid report of the symposium has been generously published as open source.
Medieval historians hesitate to talk about medieval nation-states. Instead, they prefer to talk about kingdoms and their corresponding royal communities or assemblies. New book reviews the questions regarding terminology.
Conservation carried out of the Gent Altarpiece since 2012 have revealed major overpainting covering the the original work of Jan and Hubert van Eyck. New book tells the story
How did common people engage with law in Late Medieval England? New book explores the legal culture of its time and how it touched upon the lives of common men and women.
How was power exibited? And what role did rules, regulations and rituals play. Gert Althoff is known as one of the medieval historians, who has explored these questions in detail. New book provides translations into English of his more recent contributions.