By Ruth A. Johnston
All issues Medieval: An Encyclopedia of the Medieval World covers the widest definition of "medieval Europe" attainable, now not via protecting background within the conventional, textbook demeanour of directory wars, leaders, and critical historical occasions, yet by way of featuring specified alphabetical entries that describe the artifacts of medieval Europe. by means of studying the hidden fabric tradition and by way of offering information regarding subject matters that few books cover—pottery, locks and keys, sneakers, weaving looms, barrels, toys, pets, ink, kitchen utensils, and masses more—readers get helpful insights into the character of existence in the course of that point interval and area.
The heartland eu areas equivalent to England, France, Italy, and Germany are coated generally, and data concerning the items of areas reminiscent of Byzantium, Muslim Spain, and Scandinavia also are integrated. for every subject of fabric tradition, the access considers the entire scope of the medieval period—roughly 500–1450—to provide the reader a historic viewpoint of comparable traditions or innovations and describes the craftsmen and instruments that produced it.
Read Online or Download All Things Medieval: An Encyclopedia of the Medieval World (2 Volume Set) PDF
Similar encyclopaedias books
African American ladies writers released widely in the course of the Harlem Renaissance and feature been terribly prolific because the Seventies. This booklet surveys the realm of African American ladies writers. integrated are alphabetically prepared entries on greater than one hundred fifty novelists, poets, playwrights, brief fiction writers, autobiographers, essayists, and influential students.
This up to date and complete encyclopedia specializes in the inhabitants in all the 194 nations of the area. Emphasis is at the world's inhabitants on the finish of the 20 th century and on predictions for the following fifty years. this may be the authoritative resource of knowledge for college kids, students, librarians, govt officers, and reporters.
During this age of hustle and bustle, Texans can't find the money for to flounder approximately unawares of the place to show for info so much pressing and useful as their very own background. What you want--nay, what you need--is the encyclopedia herein. The patriot will locate tales of heroism and caution, the coed will observe annals of beneficial studying and the curious will become aware of goal renewed in historic beginning.
This actual and easy-to-understand reference ebook of full-color, reproducible charts and maps provides crucial information regarding the Bible in a concise, visible option to help the examine of God's notice. Bible charts, maps, and timelines increase our knowing of God's observe and help powerful Bible educating, yet transparent and trustworthy info is tough to discover.
Additional resources for All Things Medieval: An Encyclopedia of the Medieval World (2 Volume Set)
All Things Medieval: An Encyclopedia of the Medieval World (2 Volume Set) by Ruth A. Johnston