Grave of Holy Roman Emperor Henry V
...of investiture conflict fame


Aachen City Hall


The Dominions of William The Conqueror


18-07-29 Weekly Links


Grave Of Angus Martin, Kilmuir, Isle Of Sky


History and the Historians of Medieval Spain - Peter Linehan

This mess of a book is badly in need of an editor. The name alone hints that the author couldn't decide what book he was writing.

His observations on history are mainly uninteresting. His observations on historians range from boring to catty.



Bernward Doors Lion Detail
Hildesheim Cathedral, 11th Century


História de Portugal : Estado, Pátria e Nação (1080-1415) - Joaquim Veríssimo Serrão

He does fairly good research, but his style is plodding and it's hard to overlook the major religious/nationalist bias he explicitly states from the beginning, especially when he extensively quotes Marcelo Caetano...



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