The book of the medieval knight

by Stephen Turnbull

Publisher: Arms and Amour Press in London

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Knights and knighthood -- Europe -- History.,
  • Civilization, Medieval.,
  • Military history, Medieval.
  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephen Turnbull.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22121854M
    ISBN 100853687153

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They weren't knights. They had different names/5. In The World of the Medieval Knight stunning cutaway views, brilliant panoramas and step-by-step sequences are all created by the illustrator Brett Breckon.

His unique “exploded views” reveal in lavish detail the intricate way the knight’s armor was built.5/5(6). FROM SCOTTISH CASTLES TO SAMURAI STRONGHOLDS From Europe to Japan, from modern California to the biblical Holy Land, this book explores castles, keeps, fortifications, strongholds, towers, and citadels from the ancient world up to the 20th : Amber Books.

It is also the source of the famous "Ten Commandments of Chivalry", compiled by Gautier as a synthesis of the ideals that motivated a true knight.

This book presents knighthood as an ideal, not as a Romantic notion; a way of virtue rather than a 5/5(6). The book of the medieval knight by S. Turnbull,Arms and Armour edition, in EnglishCited by: 1. In "The World of the Medieval Knight" stunning cutaway views, brilliant panoramas and step-by-step sequences are all created by the illustrator Brett Breckon.

His unique exploded views reveal Step inside the world of the medieval knight into his castle as he prepares for a feast in the Great Hall, as he enters into battle and as he mounts his hors3e preparing for the joust.4/5.

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A wonderful companion piece to any work on the Black Prince, the Book of Chivalry was written by one of Edward’s leading opponents, the French knight Geoffroi de Charny, who met his end at the.

The book shows aerial and cut-away illustrations of a castle. It also shows detailed illustrations and information on how the knights armor was put together and put on with assistance.

The World of the Medieval Knight also explained the process in which a noble man's son would become a knight.5/5(7). This is a wonderful little book, providing an engaging introduction to the world of the late medieval knight.

The author, Michael Prestwich, is a distinguished historian of medieval warfare, but in this case he wears his learning lightly. This is one of a series of books by this publisher, all of which are written in the same informal style/5.

The Book of Chivalry (French: Livre de chevalerie) was written by the knight Geoffroi de Charny (c) sometime around the early s.

The treatise is intended to explain the appropriate qualities for a knight, reform the behavior of the fighting classes, and defend the chivalric ethos against its critics, mainly in clerical circles.

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The book of the medieval knight. [Stephen R Turnbull] -- Chronicles the development, tactics, weaponry, armor, and campaigns of medieval warfare and examines the influence of religion and chivalry and the military action of knights."The high Middle Ages.

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Turnbull at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpAuthor: Stephen R. Turnbull. The book is an adaptation of the legendary life of Saint Eustace, who before his conversion was a Roman general named Placidus (Plácidas in Spanish).

The knight Zifar is a medieval Placidus-cum-Eustace, and his story shares in part the didactic function of Eustacian hagiography, but in other respects is epic and chivalric. After being. Before the invention of mechanical printing, books were handmade objects, treasured as works of art and as symbols of enduring knowledge.

Indeed, in the Middle Ages, the book becomes an attribute of God. Every stage in the creation of a medieval book required intensive labor, sometimes involving the collaboration of entire workshops.

First off, this book is of the medieval knight and therefore spends most of its time covering English and French History. So, I'm not sure where these comments come from wanting middle eastern knights.

They weren't knights. They had different names. The scope of this book covers the Hundred Years War to /5.

Buy a cheap copy of The Book of the Medieval Knight by Stephen Turnbull. Fearless in battle, gracious in victory, knights lived their lives on a heroic scale, during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.

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The book of the medieval knight. [Stephen R Turnbull] -- Draws from historical events to tell the story of the military development of the knights of western Europe during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, discussing how they had to change in order.

The knight's stories range from the shockingly bawdy to the deeply pious. In a French knight compiled a book of stories to teach his three daughters how to be good wives and good Christians. Here these tales are retold and interspersed with commentary about life in the late Middle Ages--what people wore, how they prayed, what they hoped /5.

Book of the medieval knight. London: Arms and Armour, (OCoLC) Online version: Turnbull, Stephen R. Book of the medieval knight. London: Arms and Armour, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Stephen R Turnbull.

The World of the Medieval Knight also explained the process in which a noble man's son would become a knight. This information alone makes this book a useful book while learning about the Middle Ages, but it also covers customs and feasts and town life. This book exceeded my expectations.5/5(5).

But to what degree is this Hollywood image a fair and accurate portrait of a knight's working life? Over the years much fantasy has prevailed in place of accuracy. This book returns to original medieval documents and respected contemporary historians in pursuit of the true story of the working life of the medieval knight.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm: Contents: A new Arthur --King of England --King of France --The practice of war --A king's ransom --The lion and the eagle --Onward Christian soldiers --The sorcerer's apprentice --The Picardy affair --The long, losing war --The war of the old men --The .Get this from a library!

The book of the medieval knight. [S R Turnbull] -- Throughout the book, historical events are used to illustrate a particular military topic, which is analysed in the context of the time and circumstances.

The story begins with the young Edward III's.