Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages is an essential reference work covering all aspects of European history, society, and culture from 500 to 1500AD, as well as the Byzantine Empire, Islamic dynasties, and Asiatic peoples of the era. Thousands of comprehensive entries have been compiled by over 800 scholars, and are supplemented by hundreds of illustrations and maps. The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages provides access to over 5000 A-Z entries, with extensive cross-referencing, a general index, a thematic listing of entries and a bibliography for each entry.