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Richard the Lionheart King and Knight

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ISBN-10: 0275993973

ISBN-13: 9780275993979

Edition: 2007

Authors: Jean Flori, Jean Birrell

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Richard I, the Lionheart, remains forever (and perhaps wrongly) the mythical king of England who preferred to wage war than to rule over his empire. The familiar epithet conveys all the principal features of his indomitable character: courage, valor, prowess, the pursuit of glory, the thirst for fame, generosity in war and peace, a sense of honor combined with a sort of haughty dignity made up of both arrogance and pride. In this book, Jean Flori examines both Richard's role as prince and king in history, and also analyses the different and sometimes controversial elements which, for the chroniclers of his day, helped to make Richard a true model of chivalry. Among the questions addressed…    
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 3/30/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 464
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Jean Flori, internationally recognised historian of the Middle Ages, is director of research at CNRS (Centre drsquo;�tudes sup�rieures de civilization m�di�vale de Poitiers). He is the author of more than fifteen books on the crusades and chivalry, among them the critically acclaimed Richard the Lionheart.