Life In The Middle Ages
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📒Life In The Middle Ages ✍ Mikael Eskelner
✏Life in the Middle Ages Book Summary : In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or medieval period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century. It began with the fall of the Western Roman Empire and merged into the Renaissance and the Age of Discovery. The Middle Ages is the middle period of the three traditional divisions of Western history: classical antiquity, the medieval period, and the modern period. In this long period of a thousand years there were all kinds of events and processes that were very different from each other, temporally and geographically differentiated, responding both to mutual influences with other civilizations and spaces and to internal dynamics. Many of them had a great projection towards the future, among others those that laid the foundations of the development of the subsequent European expansion, and the development of social agents who developed a predominantly rural-based society but witnessed the birth of an incipient urban life and a bourgeoisie that will eventually develop capitalism.
📒Daily Life In The Middle Ages ✍ Paul B. Newman
✏Daily Life in the Middle Ages Book Summary : Although life in the Middle Ages was not as comfortable and safe as it is for most people in industrialized countries today, the term “Dark Ages” is highly misleading. The era was not so primitive and crude as depictions in film and literature would suggest. Even during the worst years of the centuries immediately following the fall of Rome, the legacy of that civilization survived. This book covers diet, cooking, housing, building, clothing, hygiene, games and other pastimes, fighting and healing in medieval times. The reader will find numerous misperceptions corrected. The book also includes a comprehensive bibliography and a listing of collections of medieval art and artifacts and related sites across the United States and Canada so that readers in North America can see for themselves some of the matters discussed in the book. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.
📒Family Life In The Middle Ages ✍ Linda Elizabeth Mitchell
✏Family Life in the Middle Ages Book Summary : Presents a history of the family during the Middle Ages, covering the transition from Roman times, the impact of religion, the physical environment, and the family in the West, in the Byzantine Empire, in the Islamic World, and in the Jewish culture of the times.
📒Life In The Middle Ages ✍ Jay Williams
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📒Daily Life In Portugal In The Late Middle Ages ✍ Antonio Henrique R. de Oliveira Marques
✏Daily Life in Portugal in the Late Middle Ages Book Summary : Past studies of medieval Portugal have focused on such specific themes as political or administrative history and voyages of discovery. Oliveira Marques, however, has captured the vast spectrum of Portuguese daily life from the twelfth through the fifteenth centuries The whole of medieval society is depicted, both on a national scale and, more important, society as it affected the individual in his everyday activities. Oliveira Marques gives us an engaging and original social history which examines customary meals, dress, homes, work, spiritual life, even ideas about courtship and love. Medieval Portuguese culture and education, amusements and funeral customs are all a part of this portrait.
📒Arab Social Life In The Middle Ages ✍ Shirley Guthrie
✏Arab Social Life in the Middle Ages Book Summary : This vivid portrait of everyday life in the medieval Arab world draws on thirteenth century miniatures from collections as far afield as St Petersburg and Istanbul. The wide range of topi covers every aspect of society in the 'Abbasid period, from life at court to the pomp and ceremony of the military, from the dispensing of justice to the bustle of the suq and slave market. The routine of village life is contrasted with the pleasures of urban society, and we are also introduced to the world of musicians and professional mourners. Women are shown not only as virtuous wives, and in childbirth, but as spirited and articulate individuals. The traditions of Arab hospitality are described, with scenes of drinking, feasting and etiquette. The author has illustrated her study with contemporary miniatures, principally those of al-Wasiti which accompany the celebrated Maqamat of al-Hariri. In his text, al-Hariri made no attempt to conceal his admiration for his unprincipled and thoroughly disreputable protagonist, Abu Zayd - who represents the voice of the common man and possibly provides a prototype for the popular picaresque heroes of later European literature. Al-Hariri frequently used the tales as a subtle and indirect way of satirizing the prevailing social order, yet he was insistent that his work had an underlying moral purpose. 'Guthrie's work is scholarly and her book is a mine of information on both basic and recondite features of Islamic society.' Robert Irwin, Times Literary Supplement 'Very lively and informative on a wide range of topi in medieval Islamic history. The book ... is eminently accessible to students and non-specialists, and is certainly one that merits close attention.' Medical History 'An essential read for Arabs and non-Arabs alike.' al-Hayat
📒Life In The Middle Ages ✍ Mark Ormrod
✏Life in the Middle Ages Book Summary : Describes the culture and lifestyles of peasants, nobles, and clergy in the Middle Ages. Discusses the role of the church, developments in trade and technology, the impact of plague, and other changes that took place in this period. Suggested level: secondary.
📒Jewish Life In The Middle Ages ✍ Israel Abrahams
✏Jewish Life in the Middle Ages Book Summary : This classic work of scholarship illustrates the richness, complexity, and fullness of medieval Jewish life. Readers will discover how much was hidden from the inquisitive and often hostile gaze of Christian Europe. Israel Abrahams vividly details the customs, manners, and mores, and delves into the social culture of Jewish life at this time.
📒Life In The Middle Ages ✍ Antoine Sabbagh
✏Life in the Middle Ages Book Summary : Looks at daily life in the Middle Ages, covering town life, religion, meals, occupations, the position of women, and personal hygiene, with games, activities, and quizzes.
📒Daily Life In The Late Middle Ages ✍ R. H. Britnell
✏Daily Life in the Late Middle Ages Book Summary : What was life like in the towns and villages of medieval England? The full range of medieval life is covered, from the town life of medieval York and London to the life of peasants in the Durham and Warwickshire countryside. Drawing on newly discovered firsthand accounts, the book tells of leisure pursuits, religious practices, fashions, life at home and in the workshop or field, with sections on women in late medieval households, the peasant economy, the role of money in rent payments, and changing features of parish religion before the Reformation.