The Knight in History (Medieval Life)

The Knight in History (Medieval Life)

Frances Gies


A magisterial heritage of the origins, fact, and legend of the knight

Born out of the chaos of the early center a long time, the armored and hugely cellular knight revolutionized conflict and quick grew to become a mythic determine in heritage. From the Knights Templars and English knighthood to the crusades and chivalry, The Knight in History, by means of acclaimed medievalist Frances Gies, bestselling coauthor of Life in a Medieval Castle, paints a amazing real photo of knighthood—exploring the knight’s earliest visual appeal as an agent of lawless violence, his reemergence as a dynamic social entity, his eventual disappearance from the eu level, and his transformation into Western culture’s so much iconic hero.

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