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Medieval Mysteries : a Guide to History, Lore, Places and Symbolism.

Author: Karen Ralls
Publisher: Newburyport : Nicolas-Hays, Inc, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Journey into twelve of the world's favorite medieval mysteries and cross the threshold into the world of the High Middle Ages. From Chaucer's Canterbury Tales to Umberto Eco's Name of the Rose to Dan Brown's bestselling The Da Vinci Code, the medieval period continues to intrigue, inspire, entertain, and fascinate many today. This is a book for the general reader and specialist alike, Medieval expert, former Rosslyn  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ralls, Karen.
Medieval Mysteries : A Guide to History, Lore, Places and Symbolism.
Newburyport : Nicolas-Hays, Inc, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Ralls
ISBN: 9780892545926 0892545925
OCLC Number: 882769990
Description: 1 online resource (306 pages)
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1. The Knights Templar; 2. On the Road to ... Mary Magdalene; 3. The Black Madonna; 4. The Grail; 5. The Cathars; 6. The Medieval Guilds; 7. Heretics and Heresies; 8. Troubadours; 9. Arthur and Merlin Glastonbury and Other Sacred Sites; 10. Rosslyn Chapel, Castle and Glen; Appendix One; Appendix Two; Endnotes; Bibliography and Recommended Reading List; Index; Backcover.

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Journey into twelve of the world's favorite medieval mysteries and cross the threshold into the world of the High Middle Ages. From Chaucer's Canterbury Tales to Umberto Eco's Name of the Rose to Dan Brown's bestselling The Da Vinci Code, the medieval period continues to intrigue, inspire, entertain, and fascinate many today. This is a book for the general reader and specialist alike, Medieval expert, former Rosslyn Chapel museum exhibition curator, and bestselling author Dr. Karen Ralls guides the reader through the key historical facts, legends and lore, affiliated places, and major symbolis.

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