By Ruth A. Johnston
All issues Medieval: An Encyclopedia of the Medieval World covers the widest definition of "medieval Europe" attainable, no longer via protecting background within the conventional, textbook demeanour of directory wars, leaders, and demanding historical occasions, yet by means of providing certain alphabetical entries that describe the artifacts of medieval Europe. through studying the hidden fabric tradition and by way of featuring information regarding themes that few books cover—pottery, locks and keys, sneakers, weaving looms, barrels, toys, pets, ink, kitchen utensils, and lots more and plenty more—readers get worthy insights into the character of existence in the course of that point interval and area.
The heartland eu areas equivalent to England, France, Italy, and Germany are lined greatly, and data in regards to the gadgets of areas reminiscent of Byzantium, Muslim Spain, and Scandinavia also are integrated. for every subject of fabric tradition, the access considers the whole scope of the medieval period—roughly 500–1450—to provide the reader a ancient standpoint of comparable traditions or innovations and describes the craftsmen and instruments that produced it.
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All Things Medieval: An Encyclopedia of the Medieval World (2 Volume Set) by Ruth A. Johnston