Middle Ages: Biographies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0787648574
  • ISBN-13: 9780787648572
  • DDC: 920
  • Shipping Weight: 3.65 lbs ( 1.66 kgs)
  • Print | Hardcover
  • © 2001 | Published

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Overview

Showing the diversity of ethnic and national groups, Middle Ages: Biographies presents 50 biographical entries in 2 vols. Featuring people from a variety of professions and social classes, chronologically arranged biographies highlight individuals who are noteworthy for their contribution to significant events in the Middle Ages, including:

  • Marco Polo
  • William the Conqueror
  • Charlemagne
  • Guido of Arezzo
  • Lady Godiva
  • St. Patrick
  • St. Nicholas
  • El Cid
  • Leif Erikson
  • King Alfred
  • Justinian
  • Heraclius
  • Irene of Athens
  • Great Prince Vladmir
  • Muhammad
  • Harun al-Rashid
  • Rabia al ’Adawyya
  • Omar Khayyam
  • Saladin
  • Ibn-Battuta
  • Mehmed the Conqueror
  • Osman
  • Maimonides
  • And many others

Also included are 100 photographs and illustrations, sidebars, timeline, glossary, and a subject index.