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New Medieval Books: From Manuscripts to Sutton Hoo

Five new books about the Middle Ages, going from Anglo-Saxon England to Fatimid Egypt.

New Medieval Books: Frontiers and Meeting Places

Five books for you to add to your medieval reading list. And perhaps even to be read.

New Medieval Books: From Normandy to China

You can read about living in London, marrying in China, or ruling in Normandy.

New Medieval Books: Magnificent

From Adam and Eve to Suleiman and Roxelana – five new books for medievalists.

New Medieval Books: From England’s King (without a kingdom) to the Byzantine Astronomer

Five new books about the Middle Ages.

New Medieval Books: Byzantium and the Islamic World

Five recent books that looks at the first centuries of contact and conflict between the Byzantine Empire and the Islamic world.

New Medieval Books: From Glass to Illuminations

Five more medieval books to read and reflect on.

New Medieval Books: From Venice to Valhalla

Five new books about the Middle Ages that should be on your picnic table.

New Medieval Books: Exploring the medieval world

Five new books that take you around the medieval world.

New Medieval Books: To be an artist or a warrior

This week’s look at five books about the Middle Ages

New Medieval Books: From Battles to Beds

This week’s look at five new books on the Middle Ages

New Medieval Books: From Bastards to Conquerors

Five new books that look at the powerful and the despised in the Middle Ages.

New Medieval Books: Medievalism

Five recently published books that deal with medievalism.

New Medieval Books: From Anarchy to Archaeology

Five more books that go from early medieval Europe to the Renaissance…

New Medieval Books: From News to Games

Five more books for medievalists to take a look at.

New Medieval Books: From Paper to Prostitutes

This week’s five books takes you from the Mediterranean to the North Sea.

New Medieval Books: Boucicaut to Art Recipes

This week’s five new books goes into politics, making art and one of the greatest knights of the Middle Ages.

The Shadow of the Cross: Book Tour and Giveaway!

Graphic novel fans! Today, we’re hosting day 2 of Dmitry Yakhovsky‘s Book Tour and running an international contest to give away a copy of his latest graphic novel: The Shadow of the Cross Want a chance to win it? Subscribe to our free newsletter and send us an email by December 23 answering this question: What fresco would Dmitry like to paint? (a […]

30 Medieval Texts Translated in 2016

From biographies of the leading warriors to the grumbling of a government official, here are thirty medieval texts that have been translated in 2016.

BOOK REVIEW: The Norman Conquest: William the Conqueror’s Subjugation of England by Teresa Cole

October marked the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings. Author Teresa Cole’s latest book, The Norman Conquest: William the Conqueror’s Subjugation of England, looks at the events, key figures, and sources that brought Harold Godwinson (1022-1066) and William I (1028-1087) to this pivotal turning point in English history.

Cesare Borgia in a Nutshell: Book Tour and Giveaway!

This is an exciting week for book lovers at Medievalists.net. We’re hosting two book tours and giveaways! Today, we’re featuring author Samantha Morris’ Cesare Borgia in a Nutshell, and running an international contest to give away a copy of the book.

BOOK EXCERPT: King Cnut and the Viking Conquest of England 1016 by W.B. Bartlett

The Viking Conquest of England in 1016, saw two great warriors, the Danish prince Cnut, and his equally ruthless English opponent, King Edmund Ironside fight an epic campaign.

BOOK REVIEW: Pilgrim Routes of the British Isles by Emma J. Wells

What was pilgrimage like in the Middle Ages? Do modern day routes faithfully retrace the steps of long ago pilgrims? How has pilgrimage changed over the course of hundreds of years? Tourist? Pilgrim? Or both? What is the meaning of pilgrimage today?

Book Excerpt & Promotion! The Norman Conquest: William the Conqueror’s Subjugation of England by Teresa Cole

The Norman Conquest: William the Conqueror’s Subjugation of England look at the origins, course and outcomes of William the Conqueror’s conquest of England 1051-1087.

BOOK REVIEW: A Year in the Life of Medieval England by Toni Mount

Author Toni Mount is back again, but this time with an in-depth look at daily life in Medieval England. Her book, A Year in the Life of Medieval England, explores war, medicine, marriage, disputes, work, and cooking. A fascinating almanac of bits and bobs about Medieval England from the most most mundane, to the most important events in its history.

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