The NormansThe Normans
Lars Brownworth
"Lars Brownworth’s The Normans is like a gallop through the Middle Ages on a fast warhorse. It is rare to find an author who takes on a subject so broad and so complex, while delivering a book that is both fast-paced and readable." Bill Yenne, author of Julius Caesar: Lessons in Leadership from the Great Conqueror; Hap Arnold: The General Who Inv ...
Number of pages: 254 | Publication Date: 2014-07-02 | ISBN-13: 9781909979086

Lost to the WestLost to the West
Lars Brownworth
Filled with unforgettable stories of emperors, generals, and religious patriarchs, as well as fascinating glimpses into the life of the ordinary citizen, Lost to the West reveals how much we owe to the Byzantine Empire that was the equal of any in its achievements, appetites, and enduring legacy. For more than a millennium, Byzantium reigned as the ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2010-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9780307407962

The Sea WolvesThe Sea Wolves
Lars Brownworth
In AD 793 Norse warriors struck the English isle of Lindisfarne and laid waste to it. Wave after wave of Norse ‘sea-wolves’ followed in search of plunder, land, or a glorious death in battle. Much of the British Isles fell before their swords, and the continental capitals of Paris and Aachen were sacked in turn. Turning east, they swept down th ...
Number of pages: 300 | Publication Date: 2014-12-24 | ISBN-13: 9781909979123

In Distant LandsIn Distant Lands
Lars Brownworth
In the late fall of 1095 Pope Urban II gave a speech in Clermont, France and set all of Europe into motion. As many as a hundred and fifty thousand people eventually responded to the call, leaving everything they knew behind to undertake what appeared to be a fool’s mission: marching several thousand miles into enemy territory to reconquer Jerusa ...
Number of pages: 260 | Publication Date: 2017-04-10 | ISBN-13: 9781909979505

1177 B.C.1177 B.C.
Eric H. Cline
In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of the Bronze Age came to an abrupt and cataclysmic end. ...
Number of pages: 264 | Publication Date: 2015-09-22 | ISBN-13: 9780691168388

The Storm Before the StormThe Storm Before the Storm
Mike Duncan
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The creator of the award-winning podcast series The History of Rome and Revolutions brings to life the bloody battles, political machinations, and human drama that set the stage for the fall of the Roman Republic.The Roman Republic was one of the most remarkable achievements in the history of civilization. Beginning as a s ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2018-10-16 | ISBN-13: 9781541724037

The History of Normandy and of England Volume 1The History of Normandy and of England Volume 1
Francis Palgrave
This is Volume 1 of a comprehensive history of the Normans and Anglo-Saxons in France and England respectively, culminating with the Norman Conquest by William the Conqueror in the 11th century. That event, one of the most influential of the millennium, charted a new course for the history of England. From the preface: “The richness of our Anglo- ...
Number of pages: 468 | Publication Date: 2014-09-25 | ISBN-13: 9781502497765

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