Robert Bartlett



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The Making of Europe: Conqu...

3.97 avg rating — 468 ratings — published 1993 — 8 editions
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England Under the Norman an...

4.16 avg rating — 206 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
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The Hanged Man: A Story of ...

3.56 avg rating — 159 ratings — published 2004 — 7 editions
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The Medieval World Complete

4.17 avg rating — 95 ratings — published 2001 — 5 editions
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Why Can the Dead Do Such Gr...

4.36 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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The Natural and the Superna...

3.81 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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Trial by Fire and Water: Th...

4.06 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1986 — 4 editions
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Gerald of Wales: A Voice of...

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Force of Habit

3.67 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2012
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The End

2.91 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2012
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“bread were being baked, or gold or silver purified in a furnace.” Afterwards the Christians of Smyrna wish to collect his remains, desiring “to have a share in his holy flesh.” Before they are allowed to do so, they have to overcome the objections of pagans and”
Robert C. Bartlett, Why Can the Dead Do Such Great Things? Saints and Worshippers from the Martyrs to the Reformation

“His first criterion, 'descent' , is basic to modern forms of racism. The most notorious twentieth-century variants either, like colour racism in the USA seize on clear biological markers or, like Nazi anti-Semitism, insist on invisible biological differences in the absence of such markers. In the Middle Ages, racism of this kind was relatively insignificant.”
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“Bending an object in order to make it useless for its normal purpose and to show that it was votive was an ancient tradition—”
Robert C. Bartlett, Why Can the Dead Do Such Great Things? Saints and Worshippers from the Martyrs to the Reformation

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