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The Historical Atlas of Knights and Castles
     

The Historical Atlas of Knights and Castles

by Ian Barnes
 

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The knight in shining armor is an enduring image in Western culture and this is the fascinating story of the evolution of the knight, his code of chivalry, and his home, the castle.

It features over 140 high-quality maps, plans, and illustrations to reveal all aspects of knights and castles, including the role of knights in battle and the designs of their

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The knight in shining armor is an enduring image in Western culture and this is the fascinating story of the evolution of the knight, his code of chivalry, and his home, the castle.

It features over 140 high-quality maps, plans, and illustrations to reveal all aspects of knights and castles, including the role of knights in battle and the designs of their fortifications.

It explores the unique military and romantic legacy bequeathed to us by the knight, as well as analyzing how knighthood has been portrayed in art and literature over the centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845732394
Publisher:
Gardners Books
Publication date:
04/01/2007

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