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Alfonso the MagnanimousKing of Aragon, Naples, and Sicily 1396-1458

Alfonso the Magnanimous: King of Aragon, Naples, and Sicily 1396-1458

Alan Ryder

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219545
eISBN:
9780191678356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219545.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This is a biography of one of the most brilliant 15th century monarchs, Alfonso V of Aragon, who won from his contemporaries the title ‘the Magnanimous’. The book follows him from childhood in the ... More

Authority and Asceticism from Augustine to Gregory the Great

Authority and Asceticism from Augustine to Gregory the Great

Conrad Leyser

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208686
eISBN:
9780191678127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208686.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the formation of the Christian ascetic tradition in the western Roman Empire during the period of the barbarian invasions, c.400–600. In an aggressively competitive political ... More

Byzantium and the Crusader States 1096–1204

Byzantium and the Crusader States 1096–1204

Ralph-Johannes Lilie

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204077
eISBN:
9780191676116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204077.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book is a study of the relations between Byzantium and the Crusader States of Syria and Palestine. The author sets out to explore the policies and principles that shaped contacts between the ... More

The Carmelites and AntiquityMendicants and their Pasts in the Middle Ages

The Carmelites and Antiquity: Mendicants and their Pasts in the Middle Ages

Andrew Jotischky

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206347
eISBN:
9780191717055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206347.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The Carmelite Order began when a group of hermits settled in a regulated community on Mt Carmel in the kingdom of Jerusalem in the first decade of the 13th century. As the hermits began to found new ... More

Chivalry and Violence in Medieval Europe

Chivalry and Violence in Medieval Europe

Richard Kaeuper

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244584
eISBN:
9780191697388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244584.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Medieval Europe was a rapidly developing society with a problem of violent disorder. This study reveals that chivalry was just as much a part of this problem as it was its solution. Chivalry praised ... More

Church and Cosmos in Early Ottonian GermanyThe View from Cologne

Church and Cosmos in Early Ottonian Germany: The View from Cologne

Henry Mayr-Harting

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199210718
eISBN:
9780191705755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210718.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Integrating the brilliant biography of Bruno, Archbishop of Cologne (953-65) and brother of Emperor Otto I, written by the otherwise obscure monk Ruotger, with the intellectual culture of Cologne ... More

The Cloister and the WorldEssays in Medieval History in Honour of Barbara Harvey

The Cloister and the World: Essays in Medieval History in Honour of Barbara Harvey

John Blair and Brian Golding (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204404
eISBN:
9780191676246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204404.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book's chapters honour a distinguished scholar best known for her work on late medieval economy, demography, and estate management, and on the monastic community at Westminster. The uniting ... More

The Common Good in Late Medieval Political Thought

The Common Good in Late Medieval Political Thought

M. S. Kempshall

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207160
eISBN:
9780191677526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207160.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

This study offers a major reinterpretation of medieval political thought by examining one of its most fundamental ideas. If it was axiomatic that the goal of human society should be the common good, ... More

Community and Clientele in Twelfth-Century
                        TuscanyThe Origins of the Rural Commune in the Plain of Lucca

Community and Clientele in Twelfth-Century Tuscany: The Origins of the Rural Commune in the Plain of Lucca

Chris Wickham

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207047
eISBN:
9780191677458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207047.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book addresses a gap in Italian historiography by examining rural rather than city communes. In recent years, historians have increasingly focused on local and ... More

The Conciliarist TraditionConstitutionalism in the Catholic Church 1300-1870

The Conciliarist Tradition: Constitutionalism in the Catholic Church 1300-1870

Francis Oakley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541249
eISBN:
9780191708787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541249.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Medieval History

In the early 15th century, the general council assembled at Constance and, representing the universal Church, put an end to the scandalous schism which for almost forty years had divided the Latin ... More

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