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The knight in history.

by Frances Gies

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Published by Harper & Row in New York, Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knights and knighthood -- Europe -- History -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPerennial library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCR4513
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxli,255p. :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16508009M
    ISBN 100060914130

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The Knight in Historyis an excellent summary of the evolution, maturity, and dissolution of the knight in Europe. Provides context, details, and scholarly rigor to an oft-neglected topic in Western by: The Knight in Historyis an excellent summary of the evolution, maturity, and dissolution of the knight in Europe.

Provides context, details, and scholarly rigor to an oft-neglected topic in Western history/5(13). From the Knights Templars and English knighthood to the crusades and chivalry, The Knight in History, by acclaimed medievalist Frances Gies, bestselling coauthor of Life in a Medieval Castle, paints a remarkable true picture of knighthood—exploring the knight’s earliest appearance as an agent of The knight in history.

book violence, his reemergence as a dynamic social entity, his eventual disappearance Brand: HarperCollins Publishers. The Knight in History follows the rise and ultimate fall of the Knight in society, and by the end of this book, the reader is sure to have observed the fascinating arc of this figure which has come to embody such a careful role in the zeitgeist/5(22).

From the Knights Templars and English knighthood to the crusades and chivalry, The Knight in History, by acclaimed medievalist Frances Gies, bestselling coauthor of Life in a Medieval Castle, paints a remarkable true picture of knighthood—exploring the knight’s earliest appearance as an agent of lawless violence, his reemergence as a dynamic social entity, his eventual disappearance from the European.

Knights: In History and Legend is an exceptional volume of information from its arresting cover to its comprehensive index. Created by an international team of seventeen scholars, Knight is impressive in scope and hard to put down/5(16).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: New York: Harper & Row, Description. The most comprehensive book on knights and knighthood available. The word "knight" conjures up images of gallant men in gleaming armor astride noble steeds, searching for foes to fight and fair maidens to rescue.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 21 cm: Contents: What is a knight. --The first knights --Knights of the first crusade --The troubadours and the literature of knighthood --William Marshal: knighthood at its zenith --The knights templars: soldiers, diplomats, bankers --Bertrand du Guesclin: a knight of the fourteenth century.

From the Knights Templars and English knighthood to the crusades and chivalry, The Knight in History, by acclaimed medievalist Frances Gies, bestselling coauthor of Life in a Medieval Castle, paints a remarkable true picture of knighthood--exploring the knight's earliest appearance as an agent of lawless violence, his reemergence as a dynamic social entity, his eventual disappearance from the European.

The Knight is a fantasy novel written by American author Gene Wolfe depicting the journey of an American boy transported to a magical realm and aged to adulthood who soon thereafter becomes a knight. The first of a two-part tale known collectively as The Wizard Knight is told in an epistolary style, and contains elements from Norse, Arthurian, and Christian : Gene Wolfe.

The knight in history. [Frances Gies] -- "Describes the rise, the long noonday, and the decline of knighthood, and the influence of the medieval knight throughout history. Frances Gies brings her gifts for research and historical analysis.

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I found this book to be a fascinating history about where the concept of chivalry came from, and how it changed overtime. To discover how jousting tournaments and later on, duels were influenced by chivalry, made the section on tournaments more engaging/5.

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It is notable for being the subject of popular or pseudohistorical speculation on Pre-Columbian trans-oceanic contact. The 13th. century German knight Hartmann von Aue, from the Codex Manesse A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a head of state (including the pope) or representative for service to the monarch, the church or the country, especially in a military capacity.

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I grimaced and cringed at some of the scenes/5. : The Knight in History: "The Knight in History describes the rise, the long noonday, and the decline of knighthood, and the influence of the medieval knight throughout history." Ships same or next business day.

Previous owner's stamp on front free endpaper. Book has minimal edge wear, tiny bumps on bottom corners and spine head, tiny dent on tail edge of front /5().