The Timeline of Medieval Warfare

The Timeline of Medieval Warfare

The Ultimate Guide to Battle in the Middle Ages

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Perseus Publishing
Crown nabbing. Territorial grabbing. Blood-soaked battles. Saints and sinners. The Middle Ages had it all! Discover one of the most exciting periods in human history in The Timeline of Medieval Warfare. This comprehensive book provides a unique at-a-glance historical overview of the Middle Ages from 774 AD to 1492. From the Vikings and the Crusades, to the Turks and the European Kings, you’ll discover how warfare changed throughout the centuries. Get a unique view of major medieval events in context with what was happening around the world at the time through a fact-packed running timeline on each page, detailing all of the most important events, discoveries, people, and conflicts. Experience some of the world’s greatest battles?the Crusades, the Hundred Years’ War, the Wars of the Roses, and the battle of Hastings?through historical anecdotes and artwork. Learn all about crossbows, armed horsemen, handcannons, gunpowder, warships, and naval fleets, and the effect warfare ultimately had on how history unfolded. Richly illustrated throughout with medieval artwork, tapestries, illustrations, diagrams of military camps, weaponry, and modern photographs of key locations.


Advantage Pub Group
Crown nabbing. Territorial grabbing. Blood-soaked battles. Saints and sinners. The Middle Ages had it all! Discover one of the most exciting periods in human history in The Timeline of Medieval Warfare. This comprehensive book provides a unique at-a-glance historical overview of the Middle Ages from 774 AD to 1492. * From the Vikings and the Crusades, to the Turks and the European Kings, you'll discover how warfare changed over the centuries. * Get a unique view of major medieval events in context with what was happening around the world at the time through a fact-packed running timeline on each page, detailing all of the most important events, discoveries, people, and conflicts.* Meet some of the Middle Ages' most notorious figures such as El Cid, Joan of Arc, William the Conqueror, and Charlemagne, and learn what forces shaped their personalities. * Experience some of the world's greatest battles--the Crusades, the Hundred Years War, the Wars of the Roses, and the Battle of Hastings--through historical anecdotes and artwork. * Learn all about crossbows, armed horsemen, hand-cannons, gunpowder, warships and naval fleets, and the effect warfare ultimately had on how history unfolded. * Richly illustrated throughout with Medieval artwork, tapestries, illustrations, diagrams of military camps, weaponry, and modern photographs of key locations. * Bonus feature! The book also includes a full-color, double-sided pull-out timeline poster perfect for hanging on a study wall.

Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Thunder Bay Press, c2008
Description: 224 p : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 x 30 cm
ISBN: 9781592238590
1592238599
Branch Call Number: 355.0094 Jes

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