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Historia średniowiecza
By Wlodzimierz Sochacki
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 42,260. Language: Polish. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
History of Europe and Poland in the middle ages. Written in Polish.
Die mächtigsten Frauen des Mittelalters: Königinnen, Heilige und Wikingertöterinnen von Kaiserin Theodora bis Elizabeth Tudor
By Michael Rank
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,160. Language: German. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Dieses Buch wird sich mit dem Leben der zehn mächtigsten Frauen des Mittelalters beschäftigen. Es wird untersucht, wie sie es fertigbrachten auf den Thron zu steigen, was ihre Leistungen so bemerkenswert machte und die Auswirkungen, die sie nach ihrem Tod auf ihre jeweiligen Gesellschaften hatten.
The Most Powerful Women in the Middle Ages: Queens, Saints, and Viking Slayers, From Empress Theodora to Elizabeth of Tudor
By Michael Rank
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,010. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This book will look at the ten most powerful women in the Middle Ages. It will explore how they managed to ascend the throne, what made their accomplishments so notable, and the impact they had on their respective societies after their deaths. It will also describe the historical background of these women, their cultures, and what about it helped or hindered their rise.
The Lost Towers of Florence, A Vanished Medieval Skyline
By Chris Dobson
Price: Free! Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Historian Chris Dobson's new book on the now-vanished cityscape of medieval Florence, a city dominated by hundreds of massive towers built by warring factions engaged in deadly vendettas. This short eBook is perfect for anyone visiting Florence who wants to know more about the history of this fascinating city.
The Crusades and the Soldiers of the Cross: Knights, Emperors, and Warrior Lepers from Godfrey of Bouillon to Richard the Lionheart
By Michael Rank
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,260. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
'The Crusades and the Soldiers of the Cross' is an exciting new book by best-selling author and historian Michael Rank. It explores the lives and times of the 10 most important leaders of the most interesting military campaigns in history, lasting 1095-1212. Such figures include Richard the Lionheart, Godfrey of Bouillon, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and Peter the Hermit.
Two Besagews. A Comparison of Some Surviving 15th Century Shoulder Defences
By Chris Dobson
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This short ebook describes certain types of 'Gothic' German and Italian shoulder armour in use in the late 15th Century.
The Disobedient Queen: Katherine of Valois
By Mildred Allen Butler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,160. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Katherine of Valois, born a French princess, was the wife of King Henry V of England, the mother of Henry VI, and ultimately the grandmother of Henry VII, the first Tudor king. In view of the current widespread interest in the Tudors, young adult readers will be fascinated by the story of the widowed Queen who fell in love with—and secretly married—the commoner who gave that dynasty its name.
Broken Reed: The Lords of Gower and King John
By Ann Marie Thomas
Series: Stories of Medieval Gower. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
King John's brutal treatment of William de Breos led to rebellion by many of the great barons and was the final spark that lit the fire of Magna Carta.
Name Your Medieval Character: Medieval Christian Names (12th-13th Centuries)
By Joyce DiPastena
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Medieval author Joyce DiPastena is always on the lookout for authentic medieval names for her characters. This book is a compilation of her 30-plus years of research into medieval Christian names. Here you will find over 800 female names and over 1500 male names. This book will prove a treasure trove for historical fiction writers, fantasy writers, gamers, or anyone who just enjoys names!
Book IV. The Diversity of European Spiritual Histories
By Roland Maes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,250. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
"The Diversity of European Spiritual Histories" reviews the factors that have favoured or impeded the progress of Europe toward civilisation, analyses the contributions of the three main religions that have influenced this progress and verifies that the Franks rejected the monism advocated by Christianity, in favour of material benefits.
In the Shadow of Empires
By Sir Jens
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013 by First Break. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
In the Shadow of Empires is an easily accessible account of the historic Vlad Dracula, the events he shaped and the events that shaped him. The narrative follows Vlad Dracula from cradle to grave and specifically avoids discussing vampires, apart from where it is absolutely necessary to link the historic person to nineteenth century fiction writing.
Lisia: Vortigern's Island
By Charles Parkinson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,530. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This book is about the ancient and early medieval history of Guernsey and the other Channel Islands, set in the wider context of north-west Europe. The Channel Islands were of religious significance to the surrounding areas of north-west France (Armorica) in ancient times, and were also important links in the trade route for tin and other metals of British origin.
Secret Genealogy II, The Jewish Roots of Our Christian Ancestors
By Suellen Ocean
Series: Secret Genealogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,660. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Secret Genealogy II takes a look into the meanings of names in our family trees. This mesmerizing trail delves into the contradictions of American surnames. When it comes to genealogy, why do families have so many secrets? Why did the family hide their original surname? Why did they change it? Secret Genealogy II helps you answer those questions.
Outlaw, Warrior, Leader: The Early Life of Ralph Stafford
By Jack Richard Eddy
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2012 by James Eddy. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
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Ralph de Stafford, the first earl of Stafford, was one of the most powerful men in fourteenth century England. He was a veteran of the Hundred Years War, a respected military commander and an advisor to two Kings. What is less well known is that his early life had more than its fair share of troublemaking, including an audacious escape from the Tower of London that briefly made him into an outlaw.
Eleanor - a requiem
By Colin Stathers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,060. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
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Beverley, England: 1342. Fourteen years after her death, Lady Eleanor’s spirit still haunts a former Templar knight. Before the day is out, Geoffrey Jolif must lay that ghost to rest, or die in the process.
Dark Ages to the Vikings 410 to 1050
By John Ashtone
Price: $7.65 USD. Words: 51,260. Language: British English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
A straightforward general & social History from 410 and the collapse of the Romans leaving and the Anglo Saxon invasions via the Vikings to Edward the Confessor 1050 and the eve of the Norman invasion, based on authoritative sources of Dark Ages England and its emergence into a Nation amid the turmoil of the Viking raids, this book will delight. Written in an easy to read gripping style
The Trail of Gnosis: A Lucid Exploration of Gnostic Traditions
By Judith Mann
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Gnosticism
Revised 4th Edition. The Trail of Gnosis relates the profound impact of The Inquisition and The Albigensian Crusade on gnostic Catharism and unravels many of the mysteries surrounding sacred gnostic sites of Europe. The author shares significant insight into historic influences and spiritual threads connecting gnostic groups from the 4th to 15th centuries, from China to France.
The Page of Cups
By Tim Belcher & Katrina Joyner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,510. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Wine & Spirits
Want to make mead (honey wine), don't know how, find all other texts dry and boring? Spice a little humor into your cup and brew a tasty batch the sarcastic way. Illustrated, illuminated with humor, and informative.
Alina, The White Lady of Oystermouth
By Ann Marie Thomas
Series: Stories of Medieval Gower. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Alina de Breos' husband seizes the Lordship of Gower in an attempt to protect her inheritance. This rebellion which starts in 1320, gathers other barons in a country-wide uprising against a weak and distrusted king.
Наследие татар
By Galy Yenikeyev
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: Russian. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Целью данной книги является краткое описание подлинной истории татар (до XVIII века) в наиболее доступном изложении. Книга написана на основе содержания предыдущих работ независимого татарского историка Г. Еникея по истории татарского народа, и издана при всемерной поддержке его единомышленников и читателей. Авторы книги - Гали Еникеев и Шихаб Китабчы.