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Medieval People By Eileen Edna Power
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Every schoolboy knows that the Middle Ages arose on the ruins of the Roman Empire. The decline of Rome preceded and in some ways prepared the rise of the kingdoms and cultures which composed the... More > medieval system. Yet in spite of the self-evident truth of this historical preposition we know little about life and thought in the watershed years when Europe was ceasing to be Roman but was not yet< Less
Medieval Meals By Iron Shepherds Living History
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What’s for dinner? Frumenty? Pulmentum? Tardpolene? Or is it beans again? These are just four meals and treats from the middle ages. This book, by Iron Shepherds Living History, is about... More > everyday eating: where food came from, how it changed from the 12th century onwards, how to cook, how to serve, when to eat and the all-important medieval table manners. With 10 recipes adapted for 21st century cooks, you’ll be eating like a 12th century peasant in no time! This eBook contains the same written content as our printed version but has a reduced number of images, due to the eBook format. All profits from the sale of this book go to Iron Shepherds, a non-profit living history group from Cumbria, UK.< Less
Medieval Careers in Medieval Times Volume 2 By Sarah Peterson
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Volume 2 consists of seven “Careers” in the “Medieval Careers in Medieval Times Series:” Alchemist; Architect and Engineer (Castles and Cathedrals, Engines of War);... More > Embroiderer and Census Taker (Bayeux Tapestry, Domesday Book and William the Conqueror); Monks, Nuns, and Almoners; Scribes and Illuminators (Magna Carta); Pilgrims (Geoffrey Chaucer and the Canterbury Tales); Explorers (The Age of Discovery). Each plan includes reading passages as well as engaging activities and games to reinforce the lesson. Worksheets and Teacher's Key are included as well as Book and movie suggestions< Less
Suicide in Medieval Britain By Fazila Derya Agis
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This study analyses the wealth, occupations, age, and gender of the people who attempted to commit suicide in Medieval Britain. Moreover, these suicide acts were investigated legally, and written... More > records were kept. These records shed light on the personal and societal reasons for suicide and present some methods of committing suicide in Medieval Britain. These personal reasons include madness, leprosy, et cetera, and those societal reasons include poverty, moral restrictions and the consequent moral deviations from these moral values, such as nuns or priests who had lost their chastity, et cetera.< Less
Medieval Catholic Women By Fazila Derya Agis
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In this paper, I discuss how many types of religious Catholic professional options were available for medieval women, and whether these religious women’s lives, experiences, and works reflect... More > any feminist ideas. Some of these women decided to become nuns for feminist reasons. I also mention a scandal related to medieval nuns for debating their choices.< Less
Crowskin- a medieval travesty By Albin Wallace
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Poor Marc De Jolay. He is chronically depressed and stuck in the Middle Ages. And to make matters worse, he is dead. Part satire and part allegory, Crowskin: a Medieval Travesty is a paean to... More > melancholia, self-loathing and bad luck. Illustrated with drawings by Hieronymus Bosch, Marc's descent into his own personal hell is narrated with the wisdom of someone who has outlived his own death. He takes a jaundiced pilgrimage through the Grail legend, the Holy Land and, inexplicably, the Tarot deck. He eventually becomes Grand Master of a Military Order almost, but not quite totally unlike the Knights Templar and meets an anachronistic demise at the hands of some nice gentlemen from the Spanish Inquisition.< Less
The Family Guide to Medieval Life By Pippa Britton
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Medieval men and women wanted the same things in life that we do today - they wanted to be warm and dry and well fed. They needed education and jobs and in their spare time liked to be entertained.... More > In fact it sounds like all these things could apply to any one of us today! This book shows how very alike people are regardless of what century they were born in and is illustrated with examples of everyday things. The Family Guide to Medieval Life gives the casual reader and older child a broad view of what it was like to live in the Middle Ages. It is a chance to find out how people lived, from the very rich to the very poor and how their lives were not only influenced by the Church and society but how they were enriched by travel, education and entertainment< Less
The Family Guide to Medieval Life By Pippa Britton
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Medieval men and women wanted the same things in life that we do today - they wanted to be warm and dry and well fed. They needed education and jobs and in their spare time liked to be entertained.... More > In fact it sounds like all these things could apply to any one of us today! This book shows how very alike people are regardless of what century they were born in and is illustrated with examples of everyday things. The Family Guide to Medieval Life gives the casual reader and older child a broad view of what it was like to live in the Middle Ages. It is a chance to find out how people lived, from the very rich to the very poor and how their lives were not only influenced by the Church and society but how they were enriched by travel, education and entertainment< Less
The Medieval Mind, Vol. 1 By Henry O. Taylor
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THE Middle Ages! They seem so far away; intellectually so preposterous, spiritually so strange. Bits of them may touch our sympathy, please our taste; certain of their stories, their romances, as if... More > those straitened ages really were the time of romance, which they were not, God knows, in the sense commonly taken. Now if the pageant of those centuries charm our eyes with forms that seem so full of meaning, why should we stand indifferent to the harnessed processes of mediaeval thinking and the passion surging through the thought? Thought marshaled the great mediaeval procession, which moved to measures of pulsating and glorifying emotion. Let the reader be mindful of his purpose, to follow through the Middle Ages the development of intellectual energy and the growth of emotion. Holding this end in view, we, students all, shall not stray from our quest after those human qualities which impelled the strivings of mediaeval men and women, informed their imaginations, and moved them to love and tears and pity.< Less
The Medieval Women’s Dictionary By Cheryl Yale-Bruedigam
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A reconstruction of the female in medieval British society based on words from the Old and Middle English languages. If you are fascinated with life in the Middle Ages, women’s studies, or the... More > history of the English language, you will find this an interesting look at life in that day and time. If you are researching women or words from this period, this work will undoubtedly assist in time and effort to provide a quick reference to common words and concepts relating to women, to the feminine, to the female and their lives.< Less

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