The Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages
ISBN10: 0670100110 ISBN13: 9780670100118 Publisher: Penguin USA Published: May 1 1999 Pages: 464 Weight: 3.25lbs. Height: 10.75" Width: 8.50" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
From the world's most distinguished medievalist comes a lively and vivid account of the lords and ladies, saints and scholars, kings and peasants who shaped the history and culture of one of the richest and most misunderstood periods in history. In this full-color, landmark reference, Cantor and a team of scholars and experts explore the entire medieval world -- from the British Isles to the Far East, and the great figures -- Dante, Chaucer, Aquinas, who defined the period.