Friday, February 2, 2007

Turkey, Gezira and Levante: Byzantine, Arab and Turkish Placenames

This historic-geographical Map was published as a supplement to Felix, Wolfgang, Byzanz und die islamische Welt im früheren 11. Jahrhundert. 1:2'000'000. Modern Names appear in black, medieval names in red (mostly in Greek). This map should be very useful for campaign-design.

Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Ptolemy Cosmographia

A 15th century copy (National Library Naples) of Ptolemy's Cosmographia (2nd century) showing England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Klick on the image and it will turn out real big so you can identify the placenames.

Friday, November 24, 2006


- Das freie Söldnertum [Empire 10th - 12th century]. Sig. Mb 53.

Italy / Sicily

- Amalfi im frühen Mittelalter by Ulrich Schwarz [9-11 Jh.] 1978. Sig. MA 224.
- Early Medieval Italy. 400-1000. [good Maps] Sig. MA 261.
- Die Sizilianische Vesper. Geschichte der Mittelmeerwelt. [closing of the 13th century] by Steven Runciman. Sig. Mb 114.


- Kaiser Friedrich II. Leben und Persönlichkeit in Quellen des Mittelalters by Eikels and [can't read my own writing]. Sig. M 3115.
- Stupor Mundi? Kaiser Friedrich II und die mittelalterliche Geschichtsschreibung by Andrea Sommerlechner.


- Kingdoms of the Crusades. From Jerusalem to Cyprus by Peter Edbury. [No Antiochia, no Edessa.]
- The eastern mediterranean Lands in the period of the crusaders. 1977. Sig. Mb 328.
- Arabische Quellenbeiträge zur Geschichte der Kreuzzüge, Erster Band: Zur Geschichte von Salah-ad-din. Berlin 1879.
- The Alexiad by Anna Komnena. Mb 339.

Medieval Spain

- Muslim Spain and Portugal. A political history of al-Andalus by Hugh Kennedy. Sig. M 218a.
- Reconquista und heiliger Krieg by A. P. Bronisch. [Visigoth - 12th century].
- The Formation of Al Andalus Part 1+2 edited by Fierro and Samso. The Formation of the classical Islamic World #47. Sig. M 3096.