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History and related entertainment for the medieval enthusiast.

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Empire of the Normans: Conquerors of Europe (2022)

A brilliant global history of the Normans, who—beyond the conquest of England—spread their empire to eventually dominate Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Midd...[Read More]

The Old Bulgaria Museum Collection / Стара България Музейна Сбирка (2022)

This bilingual (English and Bulgarian), richly illustrated book presents a selection of finds from the Stara Bulgaria Collection,.

“The Medieval Crossbow: A Weapon Fit to Kill a King” by Stuart Ellis-Gorman (2022)

The crossbow is an iconic weapon of the Middle Ages and, alongside the longbow, one of the most effective ranged weapons of the pre-gunpowder era.

Greek Fire, Poison Arrows, & Scorpion Bombs: Unconventional Warfare in the Ancient World (2022)

Ancient warfare was every bit as vicious and unscrupulous as warfare in the nuclear age. The wars of the Middle Ages were no exception.

Holbein: Masters of Art (2022)

This introduction to the work of the 16th-century master portraitist Hans Holbein reveals the impressive and surprising scope of his career.

Crécy: Battle of Five Kings (2022)

Crécy: Battle of Five Kings is a story of past and present. It is a new history of one of the most important battles of the Middle Ages: a compelling narrative ...[Read More]

John Hunyadi & the Late Crusade: A Transylvanian Warlord against the Crescent – From Retinue to Regiment (2022)

The book aims to present the life and military exploits of one of the biggest commanders in European medieval history.

The Healing Practices of the Knights Templar & Hospitaller: Plants, Charms, & Amulets of the Healers of the Crusades (2022)

During the Crusades, chivalric knightly orders, such as the Knights Templar and the Knights Hospitaller, brought along monastic mediciners to treat the sick and...[Read More]

The Wordhord: Daily Life in Old English (2022)

Entertaining and enlightening, The Wordhord reveals the magical roots of the language you’re reading right now: you’ll never look at―or speak―English in the sam...[Read More]

Burgundians: A Vanished Empire (2022)

This is the story of a thousand years, a compulsively readable narrative history of ambitious aristocrats, family dysfunction, treachery, savage battles, luxury...[Read More]

Medieval Military Medicine: From the Vikings to the High Middle Ages (2022)

Features many individual cases, extracting their stories of wounds, sickness and death from chronicles, miracle collections, surgeries, government records and o...[Read More]

The Wisdom of the Ages & the Secrets of the Sages: A Medieval Arabic Grimoire (2022)

This book, previously unavailable in English, is an exemplar of the medieval magic of Syria, showing influences of alchemy, natural magic, demonology and ceremo...[Read More]

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