Books by Publisher: WINDGATHER PRESS

    The Medieval Park: New Perspectives

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    The park - a feature of the landscape we always associate with the hunting of deer - played an important role in the psyche of Britain's medieval aristocracy. This well-illustrated book offers a reappraisal of the park by a new generation of landscape researchers, who use a diversity of approaches...

    Wall Paintings: Diagnostic Investigations and Research

    By Sharon Cather

    Paperback Save £11.54 = £23.46

    The wall paintings of Hardham Church, which date from c1100, are amongst the most important schemes of medieval painted decoration in England. Their iconography is also of international significance. Despite this significance, the wall paintings are in a fragile condition.

    Medieval Villages in an English Landscape: Beginnings and Ends

    By Richard Jones

    Hardback £21.66

    The village - one of the keystones of the English rural landscape - has a powerful hold on the imagination. The origin of nucleated and dispersed settlements - the countryside of villages and the countryside of hamlets - has since become a central concern of landscape historians. This book directly...

    Roman Military Equipment from the Punic Wars to the Fall of Rome, second edition

    By M. C. Bishop

    Paperback Save £1.93 = £18.02

    Rome's rise to empire is often said to have owed much to the efficiency and military skill of her armies and their technological superiority over barbarian enemies.

    Satyr Drama

    By George W. M. Harrison

    Hardback £55.16

    The esteem in which satyr drama was held in antiquity arouses curiosity and controversy. This title explores questions central to the genre, including how did satyr drama relate to comedy and tragedy; how closely was it tied to its tragic trilogy; and, how did the Athenians react to pro-satyric drama,...

    Seneca in Performance

    Hardback £38.46

    Seneca the Younger wrote plays in the time of Nero. This book explores, amongst other questions, the playwright's subtleties of characterisation, his relation to contemporary Roman spectacle and art - and the problems arising in translating him to modern text or stage.

    The Decorated Word

    By Anna Contadini

    Hardback £78.11

    This, the first of two volumes devoted to Qur'an manuscripts produced in the period after 1600, deals mainly with Ottoman, Iranian and Indian Qur'ans of the 17th and 18th centuries, but also includes material from China and North East Africa.

    The Arts of War: Arms and Armour of the 7th to 19th Centuries

    By David Alexander

    Hardback Save £27.24 = £107.76

    An examination of the antique weapons and armour in the Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic art, which range in date from the 7th century AD to the 19th century AD.

    The Master Scribes

    By David Lewis James

    Hardback £78.11

    The Nasser D Khalili Collection contains the largest range of Qur'anic material in private hands and includes examples from centres as far apart as Spain and India. The second of four volumes dedicated to the Qur'ans in the collection, this work covers the period from AD 1000 to AD 1400.

    The Mathnawi of Jalalu\'ddin Rumi, Vol 5, Persian Text

    By Jelaluddin Rumi

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £34.46

    The third of three volumes comprising an edition of the earliest manuscripts of Rumi's great poem of Islamic mysticism. Persian text.

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