Name Your Medieval Character: Medieval Christian Names (12th-13th Centuries)

Name Your Medieval Character: Medieval Christian Names (12th-13th Centuries)

by Joyce DiPastena
Name Your Medieval Character: Medieval Christian Names (12th-13th Centuries)

Name Your Medieval Character: Medieval Christian Names (12th-13th Centuries)

by Joyce DiPastena

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Overview

Medieval author Joyce DiPastena is always on the lookout for authentic medieval names for her characters. Internet searches are helpful, but occasionally they can lead a writer astray. Accurate lists can be found on the internet, but it can take a deal of searching and double-checking of sources. In "Name Your Medieval Character: Medieval Christian Names (12th-13th Centuries)", Joyce has done much of this work for you. "Name Your Medieval Character" is a compilation of her 30-plus years of research into medieval Christian names. Every name and name variation in this book was borne by a living, breathing medieval man or woman.

"Name Your Medieval Characters" includes over 800 female names (including variations) and over 1500 male names (including variations). This book will prove a treasure trove for historical fiction writers, fantasy writers, gamers, or anyone who just enjoys names!

"Spend any time with Joyce at all and you will be astonished at the meticulous, detailed [medieval] world she is well familiar with." ~ Bella Online: The Voice of Women


Product Details

BN ID: 2940045192590
Publisher: Joyce DiPastena
Publication date: 08/06/2013
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: eBook
File size: 1 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Joyce DiPastena dreamed of green medieval forests while growing up in the dusty copper mining town of Kearny, Arizona. She filled her medieval hunger by reading the books of Thomas B. Costain (where she fell in love with King Henry II of England), and later by attending the University of Arizona where she graduated with a degree in history, specializing in the Middle Ages. The university was also where she completed her first full-length novel…set, of course, in medieval England. Later, her fascination with Henry II led her to expand her research horizons to the far reaches of his “Angevin Empire” in France, which became the setting of her first published novel, "Loyalty’s Web" (a 2007 Whitney Award Finalist). When she’s not writing, Joyce loves to read, play the piano, and spend time with her sister and friends. A highlight of her year is attending the annual Arizona Renaissance Festival . Joyce is a multi-published, multi-award winning author who specializes in sweet medieval romances heavily spiced with mystery and adventure. She lives with her two cats, Clio and Glinka Rimsky-Korsokov, in Mesa, Arizona.

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