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Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life
Eleanor of Aquitaine
A Life
Hardcover      ISBN: 0345405404
The wellregarded British historian takes on Eleanor of Aquitaine, the feisty queen who eventually married Henry of Anjou, a man destined to become king of England. Original.

The Great Pox: The French Disease in Renaissance Europe
The Great Pox
The French Disease in Renaissance Europe
Hardcover      ISBN: 0300069340
A weighty study exploring the impact of the French Disease (also known as The Great Pox or syphilis to later generations) in renaissance Europe. The medical history concentrates on the reactions of the doctors and others to the "new" disease, particularly in Italy but with comparisons to other part of Europe, identifies patients from the vast archives of charitable and sanitary institutions, and follows the development of confusion among the intellectual elite as the disease threw accepted medical theory out the window. Includes illustrations. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Machiavelli in Hell
Machiavelli in Hell
Paperback      ISBN: 0679743421
Offers a fresh look at the fifteenth century Florentine philosopher, recounts his life, and discusses his major work, "The Prince"
Mysteries of the Middle Ages: The Rise of Feminism, Science And Art from the Cults of Catholic Europe
Mysteries of the Middle Ages
The Rise of Feminism, Science And Art from the Cults of Catholic Europe
Hardcover      ISBN: 0385495552
A new volume in the author's acclaimed Hinges of History series examines the rebirth of scholarship, art, literature, philosophy, and science following the Dark Ages, vividly capturing the spirit of experimentation, pageantry, and pursuit of knowledge that transformed medieval Europe and set the stage for the modern world. 125,000 first printing.
History of the Later Roman Empire: From the Death of Theodosius I to the Death of Justinian
History of the Later Roman Empire
From the Death of Theodosius I to the Death of Justinian
Paperback      ISBN: 0486203999
Volume 2 of classic history. One of the world's foremost historians chronicles the major forces and events in the history of the Western and Byzantine Empires from the death of Theodosius (A.D. 395) to the death of Justinian (A.D. 565). "An important and valuable contribution to our knowledge." — Classical Review.
The Black Death: Natural and Human Disaster in Medieval Europe
The Black Death
Natural and Human Disaster in Medieval Europe
Paperback      ISBN: 0029123704
Depicts the spread of the epidemic of the black death throughout Europe, and examines the disease's impact on the society of the middle ages
The Templars
The Templars
Paperback      ISBN: 0306810719
First time in paperback: The best-selling novelist's sweeping popular history of the Knights Templar
Queer Iberia: Sexualities, Cultures, and Crossings from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance
Queer Iberia
Sexualities, Cultures, and Crossings from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance
Paperback      ISBN: 0822323494
A collection of essays exploring ideologies and discourses that center on sexual otherness in medieval Iberian cultures.
A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance Portrait of an Age
A World Lit Only by Fire
The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance Portrait of an Age
Paperback      ISBN: 0316545562
Chronicles the historical transition from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance and focuses on riveting figures such as Leonardo da Vinci, Lucrezia Borgia, Henry VIII, and others. By the author of Death of a President. Reprint. PW.
The Protestant Reformation
The Protestant Reformation
Paperback      ISBN: 0061148474
Newly revised, an overview of the Protestant Reformation includes a variety of source material that analyzes the origins of the Reformation, the teachings of the reformers, the movement's impact on the sixteenth century, and its influence on religious history. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.