Masculinity in Medieval Europe, Paperback

Masculinity in Medieval Europe Paperback

Part of the Women & Men in History series


An original and highly accessible collection of essays which is based on a huge range of historical sources to reveal the realities of mens' lives in the Middle Ages.

It covers an impressive geographical range - including essays on Italy, France, Germany and Byzantium - and will span the entire medieval period, from the fourth to the fifteenth century.

The collection is divided into four main sections: attaining masculinity; lay men and churchmen: sources of tension; sexuality and the construction of masculinity; and written relationships and social reality.

The contributors are: Dawn Hadley, Jenny Moore, William M.

Aird, Jeremy Goldberg, Matthew Bennet, Janet Nelson, Conrad Leyser, Robert Swanson, Patricia Cullum, Ross Balzaretti, Shaun Tougher, Julian Haseldine, Marianne Ailes and Mark Chinca.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 296 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9780582316454



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