Legends of the Middle Ages - Narrated with Special Reference to Literature and Art

Legends of the Middle Ages - Narrated with Special Reference to Literature and Art

by H. A. Guerber

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PREFACE: The object of this work is to familiarize young students with the legends which form the staple of mediaeval literature. While they may owe more than is apparent at first sight to the classical writings of the palmy days of Greece and Rome, these legends are very characteristic of the people who told them, and they are the best exponents of the customs, manners, and beliefs of the time to which they belong.... It is extensively illustrated throughout and will appeal greatly to all historians. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781444635348
Publisher: Read Books
Publication date: 05/13/2009
Pages: 404
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

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