WorldCat Identities

Gravett, Christopher 1951-

Overview
Works: 129 works in 431 publications in 6 languages and 15,792 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Pictorial works  Military history 
Roles: Creator, Contributor
Classifications: CR4513, 940.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Christopher Gravett
Castle by Christopher Gravett ( Book )
24 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 3,952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discover the medieval world of castles- how they were built and what life was like inside them
Knight by Christopher Gravett ( Book )
27 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 2,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the age of knighthood, covering such aspects as arms, armor, training, ceremonies, tournaments and the code of chivalry, and the Crusades
The world of the Medieval knight by Christopher Gravett ( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Various aspects of knighthood -- from armor & jousting to castle life & the Crusades -- are presented in this richly illustrated book. Step inside the world of the medieval knight--into his castle as he prepares for a feast in the Great Hall, as he enters into battle and as he mounts his horse preparing for the joust. In The World of the Medieval Knight stunning cutaway views, brilliant panoramas and step-by-step sequences are all created by the illustrator Brett Breckon. His unique "exploded views" reveal in lavish detail the intricate way the knight's armor was built. In The World of the Medieval Knight stunning cutaway views, brilliant panoramas and step-by-step sequences are all created by the illustrator Brett Breckon. His unique "exploded views" reveal in lavish detail the intricate way the knight's armor was built. Discover how a page learned how to become a knight, how a knight's horse was armed, how a castle was attacked and defended, how heavy the knight's armor really was and what happened to the role of the knight
The history of castles : fortifications around the world by Christopher Gravett ( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The perfect tour guide to the world's most fascinating castles and strongholds that sit formidably in Europe, Russia and the Middle East. Photos
Going to war in Viking times by Christopher Gravett ( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the fighting forces of the Vikings, including discussions of weapons, strategies, military camps and battle gods
The knight's handbook : how to become a champion in shining armor by Christopher Gravett ( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to knighthood, including armor, jousting, castle life, heraldry, and other customs and manners. Includes instructions for a variety of related activities and projects
Real knights : over 20 true stories of battle and adventure by Christopher Gravett ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stories about medieval knights from around the world
Crusades : the struggle for the Holy Lands by Melanie Rice ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the Crusades, the series of wars fought by knights to defend Christianity in the Holy Land
Warfare and weapons by Christopher Gravett ( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the development of weapons and methods of warfare during the medieval period
Arms and armor by Christopher Gravett ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at the history of weapons from ancient Egyptian spears and Chinese crossbows to World War II firearms and modern police riot gear
Knight : noble warrior of England, 1200-1600 by Christopher Gravett ( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The knight in shining armour is a staple figure in popular culture, film, and fiction. But what was the knight truly like? Learn how the knight evolved over four centuries of English and European history, and the fascinating code and mythology of chivalry
Hastings 1066 : the fall of Saxon England by Christopher Gravett ( Book )
19 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bogen omhandler slaget ved Hastings 1066. Det er et af de mest berømte slag i Englands historie. Den er rigt illustreret
The Normans by Christopher Gravett ( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This illustrated book not only looks at the world of the Normans, but also at the life of a typical Norman knight and discusses in detail the inspirational castles that they built to protect their hard-won territory
Kastelen by Christopher Gravett ( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in Dutch and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Allerlei wetenswaardigheden over verschillende typen kastelen in korte teksten met veel kleurenfoto's. Vanaf ca. 12 jaar
Medieval siege warfare by Christopher Gravett ( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides detailed descriptions and illustrations of techniques, engines, and artillery used in siege warfare during the Middle Ages
Ridders by Christopher Gravett ( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in Dutch and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Allerlei wetenswaardigheden over het ridderleven. Met veel kleurenillustraties. Vanaf ca. 13 jaar
Knights at tournament by Christopher Gravett ( Book )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text and illustrations describe the history, organization, equipment, and armor of European knights at tournament from the twelfth through the sixteenth century
Knights & castles by Christopher Gravett ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to life in the Middle Ages--the period between the Classical Age of ancient Greece and Rome and the Renaissance. Describes the types of castles thoroughout the world and various kinds of armor and clothing worn
German medieval armies 1300-1500 by Christopher Gravett ( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tewkesbury, 1471 : the last Yorkist victory by Christopher Gravett ( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this book Christopher Gravett details the climactic events of 1471 and the battle that virtually extinguished the Lancastrian cause. After the crushing Yorkist victory at Towton in 1461, King Edward IV appeared to have triumphed in Englands bloody Wars of the Roses. The Lancastrian King Henry VI was even a prisoner in the Tower of London. By 1470, however, Edwards erstwhile ally the Earl of Warwick The Kingmaker had joined the Lancastrians and a final reckoning was inevitable. Warwick perished at Barnet in April 1471, and on 4 May Edward confronted his enemies, including Edward, Pri
 
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Gravett, Chris.
Gravett, Chris 1951-
Gravett, Christopher 1951-
グラヴェット, クリストファー
Languages
English (144)
Dutch (8)
Italian (2)
Portuguese (1)
Spanish (1)
Czech (1)
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