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Icons of the Middle Ages : Rulers, Writers, Rebels, and Saints.

Author: Lister Matheson
Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2011.
Series: Greenwood icons.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"" Icons of the Middle Ages is a selective, if unconventional, reference focusing on 21 'larger-than-life medieval men and women.' Editor Matheson (Michigan State) heads an impressive list of contributors who focus on the 'iconic quality' (person as cultural phenomenon) of a variety of well-known medieval figures ... Easy-to-read entries provide abundant biographical context and consider individuals' 'lasting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Matheson, Lister.
Icons of the Middle Ages: Rulers, Writers, Rebels, and Saints [2 volumes].
Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lister Matheson
ISBN: 9781573567800 1573567809
OCLC Number: 1055419114
Description: 1 online resource (730 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; VOLUME 1; Series Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Abelard and Heloise; King Arthur and Merlin; Thomas Becket; Robert the Bruce and William Wallace; Charlemagne; Geoffrey Chaucer; Chinggis Khan; Dante Alighieri; Eleanor of Aquitaine; Leif Eriksson; Francis of Assisi; VOLUME 2; Hildegard of Bingen; Robin Hood; Joan of Arc; Maimonides; Thomas More; Richard III; Vlad III Dracula; Castles: Medieval Icons of Power, Wealth, and Authority; The Siege: An Iconic Form of Medieval Warfare; Editor and Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q. RS; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Series Title: Greenwood icons.

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"" Icons of the Middle Ages is a selective, if unconventional, reference focusing on 21 'larger-than-life medieval men and women.' Editor Matheson (Michigan State) heads an impressive list of contributors who focus on the 'iconic quality' (person as cultural phenomenon) of a variety of well-known medieval figures ... Easy-to-read entries provide abundant biographical context and consider individuals' 'lasting significance' all the way through to their influence on contemporary pop culture. Entries are all-encompassing and, as necessary, feature well-placed time lines, fact boxes, and.

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