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Knights : in history and in legend

Author: Constance Brittain Bouchard
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers both the historical reality of knighthood and the fabled knights of mythology. Illustrated with more than 400 full-color artworks, photographs, and illustrations.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Constance Brittain Bouchard
ISBN: 9781554074808 1554074800
OCLC Number: 948652364
Notes: Bound in leather.
Description: 304 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Introducing knights. The origins of knights ; Chivalric ideals ; The noble steed ; Knights in the arts --
The life of a knight. Becoming a knight ; Chivalry ; Everyday life ; Castles ; Armor ; Weapons ; Tournaments ; Knights and war ; Heraldry ; Crusading orders ; Asian knights --
The knight in history. The rise of knights ; The Norman era ; The Crusades ; The Reconquista ; The Albigensian crusade ; The Hundred Years' War ; Knighthood in decline --
The cultural legacy. Knights in literature ; Film and television ; War games ; Honorific orders --
Reference. Timeline ; Medieval monarchs.
Responsibility: Constance Brittain Bouchard.

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Covers both the historical reality of knighthood and the fabled knights of mythology. Illustrated with more than 400 full-color artworks, photographs, and illustrations.

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