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Knight The Warrior and World of Chivalry

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ISBN-10: 1849083126

ISBN-13: 9781849083126

Edition: 2011

Authors: Robert Jones

List price: $34.00
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From a life-long student of the medieval long sword and medieval history comes a comprehensive overview of the Age of the Knights. Jones shows that behind the popular image of the knight in shining armor lies a world that is both more complex and more fascinating. Were knights glory-seeking, bloodthirsty thugs that lay ravage to the Holy Land or simple Christians serving their king? Jones explores the myths and controversies behind their battle-effectiveness and chivalric code. He also examines knighthood as a "career path" and investigates the role of the knight in law and justice. Lavishly illustrated and drawing on rare first-hand accounts, this book reveals the world of the knight in…    
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 10/18/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 7.85" wide x 9.83" long x 1.07" tall
Weight: 2.244