Medieval Britain (Reference)

Medieval Britain Reference Spanning almost years from to the Middle Ages were times of extremes rich in art scholarship and adventure and burdened with poverty servitude and plague This was the age of the Cru

  • Title: Medieval Britain (Reference)
  • Author: Jennifer Laing Lloyd Robert Laing
  • ISBN: 9780713650723
  • Page: 448
  • Format: Paperback
  • Spanning almost 500 years, from 1066 to 1485, the Middle Ages were times of extremes rich in art, scholarship and adventure, and burdened with poverty, servitude and plague This was the age of the Crusades and the pilgrimage of King Arthur and Robin Hood of Gothic cathedrals and the illuminated manuscript of the chivalric code, the feudal system and the Black Death WSpanning almost 500 years, from 1066 to 1485, the Middle Ages were times of extremes rich in art, scholarship and adventure, and burdened with poverty, servitude and plague This was the age of the Crusades and the pilgrimage of King Arthur and Robin Hood of Gothic cathedrals and the illuminated manuscript of the chivalric code, the feudal system and the Black Death With meticulous research and an eye for a good story, the Laings have constructed an intricate tableau of life in the medieval world, using existing evidence of art and architecture to explore all spheres of life, from the dizzy heights of courtly love to the fields of the humble serf With major sections on urban, rural, Church and court society, and including absorbing detail on medieval pastimes, science and superstition, art, attitudes to women and the gruesome aspects of medical practice, this richly illustrated book brings to life the imagination, ambitions and everyday realities of the world which formed the foundations of modern western society.

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    1. Medieval Britain: The Age of Chivalry is laid out like a text book, and covers the time period from the Norman Conquest in the 1000's to the 1500's. Each chapter focuses on a different area of Medieval life, focusing on Britain, but also giving details about Europe at points. The chapter headings are Society; Castles; The Countryside; The Church; Towns; Trade and Communications; Science and Technology, Superstition and Medicine; Leisure and Fashion; and Intellectual and Artistic Endeavor. This g [...]

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