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The Dance Manias of The Middle Ages
By Osie Turner
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
Dance Mania was a craze that hit Europe primarily in the late fourteenth through sixteenth centuries. Gangs of people, usually young, would spontaneously gather in circles and begin a spasmodic, jerking, convulsive dance. They would twist and contort wildly, scream, and even foam at the mouth.
Gilead
By Alexis Langsner
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
What went through the mind of the man who ascended to heaven with the grail in hand? Is that what really happened to the son of Lord Geraint when he and their fellow questers reached their final destination? Follow Lord Gilead’s impressions and thoughts and his five companions including his father and the mysterious mage Myrddin through uncharted territory, unexpected surprises and even the land i
Rise of the Feudal University
By Darvin Babiuk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
A review of how the university system rose out of feudal times and developed the organizational pattern that made it the basis higher learning up to modern times.
The Battle of Wimbledon (568) - A Bretwalda Battle
By Oliver Hayes
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: British English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
In the chaos that engulfed Britain after the “Age of Arthur”, one battle stands out. This was a key battle fought in the heart of the Dark Ages for control of southern Britain that pitched the King of Kent against the leader of the Romano-Britons. The victory won here decided the fate of Britain for a generation.
Forgotten Heritage of Tatars
By Galy Yenikeyev
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,770. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
This small, but capacious book is a short brief of a real History of Tatars. It based on my previous historical works on the History of Tatars, my native nation. So I would like to inform you about my researching work on the very little known History of Tatars.
Country Ways
By Terence Kearey
Series: History Comes to Life, Book 1. Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 70,080. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
Country Ways is the first in a quartet of books by Terence Kearey dealing with aspects of life in Britain through the centuries from the perspective of his own family, stretching back to the Norman invasion to a narrowly-avoided German one. The others are History, Heroism and Home, A Changing World and A Distance Travelled.
2012 [THE MAYAN CALENDAR ]
By Radu Ramoiu, Sr
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
The 2012 Apocalypse is predicted by an intersection of Religions, Science, and Prophesies. Many Great Prophets, Religious Scriptures, and Scientific evidence point to a possible apocalyptic event happening in the year 2012.
Images of the Good Estate: Political Legitimacy in Fourteenth-Century Rome Under Cola Di Rienzo
By Roderic Derienzo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,190. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
It is 1347 and Rome is in turmoil. Aristocratic families battle in the streets and the common people suffer. Who can restore justice and order? Cola Di Rienzo, a common clerk with knowledge of what Rome once was and what she could once again become steps forward to rule Rome. Against all odds Cola Di Rienzo succeeds in bringing peace and prosperity to Rome but on the wings of heretical angels.
Trattato di cucina medievale
By Sergio Innocenti
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: Italian. Published: September 5, 2011 by Delirium Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
Un pasto vecchio otto secoli. Cosa e come mangiavano nel Medioevo? Viaggio alla scoperta di molti dei cliché del caso, fino a scoprire ricette e usanze inaspettate.
The Stone of Destiny: In Search of the Truth
By TempleofMysteries.com
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 88,370. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
"The Stone of Destiny" is the first book to explore the reasons behind the theft of the Stone of Scone in 1296 by King Edward I of England and to examine the validity of the myths and legends associated with its origins.
Famous Medieval Castles: The Ultimate Guide on Castles in England, German Castles, Scottish Castles, Castles in Ireland, Castles in Wales, and More Famous Middle Ages Castles
By Grant John Lamont
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
Famous Medieval Castles: The Ultimate Guide on Castles in England, German Castles, Scottish Castles, Castles in Ireland, Castles in Wales, and More Famous Middle Ages Castles This book features over 70 medievel European castles, listed from A-Z, with their history and behind the scenes stories behind them. Prepare to be fascinated by delving into medieval castle times.
The Knights Templar
By TempleofMysteries.com
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,140. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
Mystery surrounds virtually every aspect of the Templar story, from their origins in the aftermath of the First Crusade, through their rise to supreme wealth and power - dominating medieval Europe for nearly two centuries - to their abrupt and dramatic suppression.
Burgundians in the Mist
By Marc Comtois
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,370. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
A historical work focusing on the Burgundians--a Germanic people of the Late Antique/Early Medieval period--and the role they played in the transition of Western Europe in the wake of the Fall of the Rome.
The Duke's Book of Hours
By Jacqueline Grant
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
In the early 1400s the Duke, Jean de Berry commissioned a book. At this time books were written out by hand and lavishly illustrated by highly accomplished artists. The Duke's book is a most valuable example of the art of the illuminated manuscript that was perfected during the Middle Ages.
1066: Apocalyptic Visions
By Paul Bailey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,170. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
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1066: Apocalyptic Visions is an exciting and interesting work of historical fiction, which is vividly characterised and tensely constructed. 1066 was an eventful year in England’s history. It is remembered for the Battle of Hastings, but so much more happened and could have happened in those twelve months.
Siege of Faith
By David Black
Series: The chronicles of Sir Richard Starkey, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,300. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
A powerful story of heroism, love and betrayal, set against the backdrop of the epic and terrible five-month siege of Christian Malta in 1565, when 40,000 Muslim warriors invaded the island. The invaders battle plan was simple - annihilate the devout Order of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem; the last of the Crusaders, sworn to protect Malta to the last drop of their noble Christian blood.
How To Cook A Peacock: Le Viandier: Medieval Recipes From The French Court
By Jim Chevallier
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,160. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
In the fourteenth century, French kings prized such fare as peacock, storks and herons. Guillaume Tirel not only cooked these dishes, he left a book on how to do it. Le Viandier has survived in at least four different versions. Now Jim Chevallier has translated the so-called Fifteenth Century version, making it available to recreational medievalists, food historians and students of medieval life.
Crown of Stars
By Hank Harrison
Price: $4.35 USD. Words: 124,100. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
The mysterious book, known as the High History of the Holy Grail (Perlesvaux) first appeared in the12th century at Glastonbury Abbey. Crown of Stars reveals the books secrets and the identity of its author in vivid detail. A beacon for Dan Brown fans who want to go further than fiction. Frances Yates and John Michelle scholars will love it.