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Norman Knight: 950-1204 AD

By: Gravett, Christopher

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Osprey Military Books:

Our Product Number: 608571


64 pages. Warrior Series, No. 1. Throughout the 11th and 12th centuries the Norman knight was possibly the most feared warrior in Western Europe. He was descended originally from the Vikings who had settled in Northern France under their leader Rollo in or around 911 at the behest of Charles the Simple and throughout the following centuries they remembered and built on their warlike reputation. This book shows how their military prowess was renowned throughout the known... View more info

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The Autumn of the Middle Ages

By: Huizinga, Johan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The University of Chicago Press:

Our Product Number: 608717


467 pages. "Herfsttij der Middeluwen", or "The Autumn of the Middle Ages" - the original title - is a portrait of life thought, and art in 14th and 15th century France and the Netherlands. For Huizinga, this period marked not the birth of a dramatically new era in history, the Renaissance, but the fullest, ripest phase of medieval life and thought. Now, for the first time ever, the original version of this classic work has been translated into English. In... View more info