WorldCat Identities

Gravett, Christopher 1951-

Overview
Works: 95 works in 474 publications in 15 languages and 15,998 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Pictorial works  Military history 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: CR4513, 940.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Christopher Gravett
Castle by Christopher Gravett( Book )

50 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the medieval world of castles -- how they were built and what life was like inside them--Cover
Knight by Christopher Gravett( Book )

69 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the age of knighthood, covering such aspects as arms, armor, training, ceremonies, tournaments, the code of chivalry, and the Crusades
The world of the Medieval knight by Christopher Gravett( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 918 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 875 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 )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 581 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 )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and French and held by 560 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 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories about medieval knights from around the world
Crusades : the struggle for the Holy Lands by Melanie Rice( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 476 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 )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the development of weapons and methods of warfare during the medieval period
Knight : noble warrior of England, 1200-1600 by Christopher Gravett( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 346 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
Arms and armor by Christopher Gravett( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 334 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
Hastings 1066 : the fall of Saxon England by Christopher Gravett( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 288 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 )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 286 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
Medieval siege warfare by Christopher Gravett( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides detailed descriptions and illustrations of techniques, engines, and artillery used in siege warfare during the Middle Ages
Knights at tournament by Christopher Gravett( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 177 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
Norman knight 950-1204 AD by Christopher Gravett( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the age of knighthood, covering such aspects as arms, armor, training, ceremonies, tournaments, the code of chivalry, and the Crusades
German medieval armies 1300-1500 by Christopher Gravett( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tewkesbury, 1471 : the last Yorkist victory by Christopher Gravett( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Krigshistorie. Rosekrigene 1455-1485 er en række krige mellem de to engelske huse York og Lancaster, der begge gjorde krav på den engelske trone, fordi begge familier nedstammede fra Kong Edward 3.'s sønner
Norman stone castles. by Christopher Gravett( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descended from the Viking raiders who settled in Northern France under the leadership of Rollo in around 911, the Normans were amongst the most feared warriors of their time. Their territorial ambitions culminated in Duke William 1's conquest of England in 1066, but although victory at Hastings left the English crown in William's hands, Norman sovereignty remained far from established on the island. In order to consolidate his position, the new king built a series of fortifications across the country - this book covers all these developments from the early days of William I through to the for
 
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Castle
Alternative Names
Christopher Gravett britischer Historiker

Christopher Gravett British military historian

Christopher Gravett Brits militair historicus

Gravett, Chris.

Gravett, Chris 1951-

Gravett, Christopher

Gravett, Christopher 1951-

그래빗, 크리스토퍼 1951-

グラヴェット, クリストファー

グラヴェット, クリストファ- 1951-

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KnightThe world of the Medieval knightThe history of castles : fortifications around the worldGoing to war in Viking timesReal knights : over 20 true stories of battle and adventureCrusades : the struggle for the Holy LandsWarfare and weaponsKnight : noble warrior of England, 1200-1600