Table of Contents
List of maps; List of tables; List of plates; Preface; Introduction David Abulafia; Part I. Common Themes: 1. Social change in the thirteenth century: (a) Nobles and knights Robert Stacey; (b) Urban society Steven Epstein; (c) Rural society Gérard Sivéry; 2. Commerce and communications Kathryn Reyerson; 3. The vernacular Colin Smith; 4. Thirteenth-century art and architecture Paul Binski; Part II. The Church in the Thirteenth Century: 5. The papacy in the thirteenth century J. A. Watt; 6. The Albigensian Crusades and heresy Bernard Hamilton; 7. The Church and the laity André Vauchez; 10. The universities and scholasticism Jacques Verger; Part III. The Western Kingdoms: 11. The Capetians from Philip II to Philip IV William Chester Jordan; 12. The Plantagenet kings David Carpenter; 12 The kingdom of Burgundy, the lands of Savoy and adjacent territories Eugene Cox; 13 (a) Welfs, Hohenstaufen and Habsburgs in Germany, 1197-1308 Michael Toch; (b) Flanders in the thirteenth century Wim Blockmans; Part IV. Italy: 15 Northern Italy: (a) The maritime republics John Pryor; (b) Sardinia and Corsica from the mid-twelfth to the early fourteenth century Marco Tangheroni; (c) The rise of the signori Trevor Dean; (d) Florence Louis Green; 16. The kingdom of Sicily under Hohenstaufen and Angevin rule David Abulafia; Part V. The Mediterranean Frontiers: 17. Byzantium after the Fourth Crusade: (a) The Latin empire of Constantinople and the Frankish states in Greece David Jacoby; (b) The Greek rump states and the recovery of Byzantium Michael Angold; 18. The Crusades: (a) The thirteenth-century crusades in the Mediterranean Norman Housley; (b) The Crusader states and Cyprus Peter Edbury; 19. Islam and the Mediterranean: (a) The rise of the Mamluks Robert Irwin; (b) The Maghrib Michael Brett; (c) The Nasrid kingdom of Granada David Abulafia; 20 The rise of Aragon-Catalonia David Abulafia; 21. Castile, Portugal and Navarre Peter Linehan; Part VI. The Northern and Eastern Frontiers: 22. The Mongols and Europe Peter Jackson; 23. Scandinavia and the Baltic border: (a) The Scandinavian kingdoms Sverre Bagge; (b) The military orders in the Baltic Michael Burleigh; 24 Eastern Europe: (a) The central European kingdoms S. C. Rowell; (b) Albania, Serbia and Bulgaria Alain Ducellier; (c) Russia Simon Franklin; 25. The Celtic lands Robert Bartlett; Bibliography; Index.