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Medieval worlds

barbarians, heretics, and artists in the Middle Ages

by Arno Borst

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Civilization, Medieval,
    • Europe -- History -- 476-1492

    • Edition Notes

      StatementArno Borst ; translated by Eric Hansen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCB351 .B5913 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 273 p. ;
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1555865M
      ISBN 100226066568
      LC Control Number91036241

      Book Description. Complete with introductions, full commentary, glossary, and a guide to further reading, Medieval Worlds is a comprehensive sourcebook for the study of Western Europe from the fifth to the fifteenth century. Drawing on a wide range of documents, from chronicles, legal, state, and church documents, to biographies, poems, and letters from all over Europe, the authors expertly.   The History of the Medieval World is a true world history, linking the great conflicts of Europe to the titanic struggles for power in India and Asia. In its pages, El Cid and Guanggaeto, Julian the Apostate and the Brilliant Emperor, Charles the Hammer and Krum the Bulgarian stand side by side/5(21).

      Deftly written and beautifully illustrated, The Worlds of Medieval Europe, Third Edition, presents a distinctive and nuanced portrayal of the Greater West during its medieval millennium. By integrating the histories of the Islamic and Byzantine worlds into the main narrative, author Clifford R. Backman offers an insightful, detailed, and often witty look at the continuum of interaction--social. The Medieval World and Beyond explores the legacy of civilizations from Europe, Africa, and the Middle East to Asia and the Americas. Unit 1: Europe During Medieval Times 1. .

      Immerse yourself in the fascinating worlds described in medieval history books. Read about the inventions, royalty, commerce, and beliefs that shaped this era. arrow_forward Search collections. Medieval History. Bellcourt Books. 15 items. Medieval History. Edinburgh Books. 93 items. Medieval . Animals tumble, soar, and race through the pages of the bestiary, a popular type of medieval book describing the beasts of the world. Abounding with vibrant and fascinating images, the bestiary brought real and fantastical creatures to life for readers. So cherished were these vividly imagined beasts, they often “escaped” from manuscripts to inhabit other art works made during the medieval.


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