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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 wounded. These mediciners not only employed the leading cures of medieval Europe but also learned new methods from the local folk-healers and Arabic healing traditions they encountered on their journeys.

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 same way again.

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 and madness.

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 ceremonial magic.

War in Japan: 1467–1615 (2022)

Updated and revised, with full-colour maps and all new images throughout, this concise history examines the most violent, turbulent, cruel and exciting chapter in Japanese history, the Age of Warring States, beginning with the Onin War in 1467 and ending with the Osaka War in 1615.

The Fadden More Psalter: The Discovery & Conservation of a Medieval Treasure (2022)

The remains of an illuminated manuscript from the early medieval period, along with its leather cover, were discovered by chance during turf-cutting operations. The find made international headlines and today represents one of the National Museum of Ireland’s top ten treasures.

Medieval Sovereignty (2022)

Through a focused and systematic examination of medieval theologians, philosophers, and jurists, Andrew Latham explores how ideas about supreme political authority―sovereignty―first emerged during the high medieval period.

The Dark Queens: The Bloody Rivalry That Forged the Medieval World (2022)

The remarkable, little-known story of two trailblazing women in the Early Middle Ages who wielded immense power, only to be vilified for daring to rule.

Deception in Medieval Warfare: Trickery & Cunning in the Central Middle Ages (2022)

This book looks at the various tricks reported in medieval chronicles, from the Normans feigning flight at the battle of Hastings (1066) to draw the English off Senlac Hill, to the Turks who infiltrated the Frankish camp at the Field of Blood (1119) disguised as bird sellers, to the Scottish camp followers descending on the field of Bannockburn (1314) waving laundry as banners to mimic a division of soldiers.

Hans Holbein: His Life & Works in 500 Images (2022)

With more than 500 reproductions, this beautifully illustrated book is essential reading for anyone who would like to learn about the life, work and influence of an extraordinary painter.

River Kings: A New History of the Vikings from Scandinavia to the Silk Roads (2022)

Follow an epic story of the Viking Age that traces the historical trail of an ancient piece of jewelry found in a Viking grave in England to its origins thousands of miles east in India.

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