One of the big highlights of the International Congress on Medieval Studies is its Book Room, where dozens of publishers show off their latest books about the Middle Ages. Here are five the we picked up at the congress!
Five new books about the Middle Ages, which look at people and ideas that moved around the medieval world.
Five books that will take you from the borders of England and Scotland to the islands between Japan and China.
With the popularity of medieval fighting techniques growing at a rapid pace, we wanted to showcase some books that offer translations and insights into fighting manuals from the Middle Ages.
Once in a generation, a writer comes along and, in making fun of his generation and in creating fun using the Middle Ages brings together a new set of stories for people to tell. This is what Mark Twain did in 1889.
Inspired by real bloodstains and from detailed research comes a refreshingly different historical romance between a god-fearing woman and a known murderer.
What if the Norse religion of the Vikings had overcome Christianity? That is one of the questions Ian Stuart Sharpe explores in his debut novel, The All Father Paradox.
Taking you from from ninth century Ireland to 20th century Britain, with stops in China and Iceland.
I shall explore in this column is how each writer creates their particular Middle Ages and how that Middle Ages works at story feel.
Our list of 13 books on the Middle Ages, published in 1923, and now in the public domain.
The Golden Rhinoceros: Histories of the Africa, by Francois-Xavier Fauvelle, is our choice for the medieval book of the year for 2018.
From kings to witches, and from Vikings to poets, here are five new books about the Middle Ages.
Looking for the perfect medieval book? Here are five offerings for you to consider.
Four books and one special issue of a magazine for you to check out! From Cambridge to India, and books on crusades, Vikings and medieval inter-religious dialogue.
Five new books to add to your medieval bookshelf…
Four thick books, one thin, but all of them with offering a look into the Middle Ages.
Chances are good that unless you’re a scholar of Welsh literature, Arthurian legend, or early Scottish history, you’ve never heard of a Welsh poem called “Y Gododdin” (“The Gododdin,” in English).
Romance of the Three Kingdoms, the 14th-century historical epic, is one of the most widely read works in China. For people who cannot read the original Chinese text, several English translations are available. Here is a guide to your options.
One of my favourite events each year is Toronto’s Word on the Street – where thousands of book sellers, authors, magazine publishers and readers gather for a day of selling and talking about the written word.
Clothiers were the entrepreneurs at the heart of the cloth trade which became England’s leading industry in the late Middle Ages. No other industry created more employment or generated more wealth.
Medieval historians know M.R. James primarily as the compiler of many catalogues of Cambridge manuscripts and as the translator of New Testament apocrypha, but he was also the author of several collections of ghost stories
If you could alter history, change one subtle event, what would you pick? For a Viking fan, the answer might be as simple as it is iconic.
Five books about the medieval world for your consideration.