An engaging journey through the Middle Ages, The Medieval World
explores a time of war, invention, exploration and extraordinary endeavour.
From the impact of religion on wars such as the Crusades, to the development of the printing press, it delves into the events of this rich and intriguing era. Handsomely illustrated, it explores the creation of dynasties and empires, the daily life of serfs, politics, employment, medical advancements, art and literature. It also reveals the stories of key figures in the period, from Joan of Arc, Marco Polo and Saladin to the Knights Templar. The Medieval World
is enriched by the inclusion of painstakingly researched documents, such as Joan of Arc's final letter and extracts from the Domesday Book.
The Medieval World
Introduction * Dynasties and Empires * Daily Life in the Middle Ages * Religion * Medieval Culture * War and Conquest * The Dawn of a New Age.