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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

Anglo-Papal Relations in the Early Fourteenth CenturyA Study in Medieval Diplomacy

Anglo-Papal Relations in the Early Fourteenth Century: A Study in Medieval Diplomacy

Barbara Bombi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198729150
eISBN:
9780191795879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198729150.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

This book is concerned with the modes and procedures of Anglo-papal diplomacy in the period 1305–60, when diplomatic affairs between England and the papacy intensified following the transfer of the ... More

At the Edge of ReformationIberia before the Black Death

At the Edge of Reformation: Iberia before the Black Death

Peter Linehan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198834199
eISBN:
9780191872358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834199.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This book springs from its author’s continuing interest in the history of Spain and Portugal—on this occasion in the first half of the fourteenth century between the recovery of each kingdom from ... 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

Aymer de ValenceEarl of Pembroke 1307-1324. Baronial Politics in the Reign of Edward II

Aymer de Valence: Earl of Pembroke 1307-1324. Baronial Politics in the Reign of Edward II

J. R. S. Phillips

Published in print:
1972
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198223597
eISBN:
9780191861048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198223597.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the course and significance of English politics in the reign of Edward II through a study of the career of one important magnate, Aymer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke from 1307 to ... 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

The Chivalric TurnConduct and Hegemony in Europe before 1300

The Chivalric Turn: Conduct and Hegemony in Europe before 1300

David Crouch

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198782940
eISBN:
9780191826160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782940.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

This is a book about the medieval obsession with defining and practising superior conduct and the social consequences that followed from it. It is also a book about how historians since the ... 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

The Counter-Reformation in Central EuropeStyria 1580-1630

The Counter-Reformation in Central Europe: Styria 1580-1630

Regina Pörtner

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246151
eISBN:
9780191715228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246151.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This is an account of religious belief and conflict in the strategically important province of Inner Austria between 1580 and 1630. It shows how Protestantisation in the first half of the 16th ... More

Crusading and the Ottoman Threat, 1453-1505

Crusading and the Ottoman Threat, 1453-1505

Norman Housley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199227051
eISBN:
9780191746031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227051.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The fifty years that followed Mehmed II's capture of Constantinople in 1453 witnessed a substantial attempt to revive the crusade as the principal military mechanism for defending Christian Europe ... More

Death and the PrinceMemorial Preaching Before 1350

Death and the Prince: Memorial Preaching Before 1350

D. L. d'Avray

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203964
eISBN:
9780191676055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203964.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This book is a study of medieval de mortuis sermons in memory of kings and princes. It examines medieval kingship and attitudes to death, and identifies a period in which this-worldly and ... More

Defenders of the Holy LandRelations between the Latin East and the West, 1119-1187

Defenders of the Holy Land: Relations between the Latin East and the West, 1119-1187

Jonathan Phillips

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205401
eISBN:
9780191676611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205401.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The triumph of the First Crusade (1095–1099) led to the establishment of a Latin Christian community in the Levant. Remarkably, despite growing pressure from the neighbouring Muslim powers, and the ... More

An Empire of MemoryThe Legend of Charlemagne, the Franks, and Jerusalem before the First Crusade

An Empire of Memory: The Legend of Charlemagne, the Franks, and Jerusalem before the First Crusade

Matthew Gabriele

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591442
eISBN:
9780191725128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591442.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Beginning shortly after his death in 814, the inhabitants of Charlemagne's historical empire looked back upon his reign and saw in it an exemplar of Christian universality—Christendom. They mapped ... More

Empires of FaithThe Fall of Rome to the Rise of Islam, 500-700

Empires of Faith: The Fall of Rome to the Rise of Islam, 500-700

Peter Sarris

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199261260
eISBN:
9780191730962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261260.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Drawing upon the latest historical and archaeological research, this work provides a panoramic account of the history of Europe, the Mediterranean and the Near East from the Fall of Rome to the Rise ... More

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