eBook Icons Of Middle Ages: Rulers, Writers, Rebels, And Saints, 1st Edition

  • Lister M. Matheson
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  • ISBN-10: 1573567809
  • ISBN-13: 9781573567800
  • DDC: 940.1
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 800 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released February 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

King Arthur and Robin Hood. St. Francis and Joan of Arc. Genghis Khan and Vlad the Impaler.They seem familiar thanks to our encounters with them in movies and television, art, and literature. But looking closer at these iconic figures from the Middle Ages—separating fact from fancy—provides a fresh way of understanding each one’s impact on their times—and ours.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Greenwood Icons.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Abelard (1079–1142) and Heloise (ca. 1090–1164).
2: King Arthur and Merlin.
3: Thomas Becket (1118/1120–1170).
4: Robert the Bruce (1274–1329) and William Wallace (ca. 1272–1305).
5: Charlemagne (ca. 742–814).
6: Geoffrey Chaucer (ca. 1340–1400).
7: Chinggis Khan (ca. 1167–1227).
8: Dante Alighieri (1265–1321).
9: Eleanor of Aquitaine (ca. 1122–1204).
10: Leif Eriksson (CA. 975–1020).
11: Francis of Assisi (1181/1182–1226).
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Hildegard of Bingen (1098–1179).
2: Robin Hood.
3: Joan of Arc (ca. 1412–1431).
4: Maimonides (1135–1204).
5: Thomas More (1478–1535).
6: Richard III (1452–1485).
7: Vlad III Dracula (1431–1476).
8: Castles: Medieval Icons of Power, Wealth, and Authority.
9: The Siege: An Iconic Form of Medieval Warfare.
Editor and Contributors.
Index.