Explore medieval worlds and cultures with AbeBooks' collections of books on medieval history. The Medieval Period, also called the Middle Ages, lasted from the 5th to the 15th centuries. On this page you will find lots of books on historical events from the medieval time period, such as the Crusades and the Black Plague. You will also learn about medieval culture and thinking with topics such as feudalism, religious intolerance and royalty. The medieval world will never look the same.