Medieval Life

DK Eyewitness Medieval Life is a unique and compelling introduction to the people and culture of the Middle Ages.

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Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9781405367202

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

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DK Eyewitness Medieval Life is a unique and compelling introduction to the people and culture of the Middle Ages. Superb colour photographs of artefacts, costumes, furniture, and buildings, bring daily life in Medieval Europe vividly to life. Help your child discover the magnificent tournaments of the royal court, the bustling streets of a developing town, how the feudal system worked and much more. Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about Medieval Life. Find out more and download amazing clipart images at www.dk.com/clipart.

DK Eyewitness Books Medieval Life

The Middle Ages ran from the end of the Dark Ages to the Renaissance in the 15th century.

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Author: Andrew Langley

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780756688240

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

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The Middle Ages ran from the end of the Dark Ages to the Renaissance in the 15th century. Eyewitness Medieval Life gives the reader an in-depth look at life during that era, in both the town and the country, and for the peasants as well as the aristocracy. Discover the hardships of life on the land, and the magnificent tournaments of the royal court. Learn how food was prepared and served at a great banquet. See the illuminated chronicles kept by scholarly monks and how master craftworkers used their skills to decorate the great cathedrals. Featuring artifacts, costumes, furniture, and historical illustrations, Medieval Life is a unique and compelling introduction to the people and culture of the Middle Ages

Medieval Life

This title allows readers to discover what life was like in medieval Europe, from life on a country manor to the crowded streets of a developing town. On each spread a colour photograph shows objects in close-up detail.

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Author: Andrew Langley

Publisher:

ISBN: 0751360643

Category: Civilization, Medieval

Page: 63

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This title allows readers to discover what life was like in medieval Europe, from life on a country manor to the crowded streets of a developing town. On each spread a colour photograph shows objects in close-up detail.

Eyewitness Workbook Medieval Life

First published in 2007-2009, this series has been fully revised and updated for 2020.

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Publisher: DK Children

ISBN: 074403454X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 216

Popular history, science, and geography topics brought out of the classroom and into the home with fast facts, activities and quizzes. Some subjects are too interesting to be left at school! Carry on your love of history at home with Medieval Life - an activity-packed exploration of life in the Middle Ages. Divided into sections, the book starts with fast facts on topics including castles and knights, running a manor, feudalism, monastic life, and the church; and the book ends with charts of famous medieval people and rulers. Using this information, you can complete the puzzles in the main part of the book, plus there are hands-on activities such as designing your own shield using heraldry, making a "stained glass" window, and playing the medieval game of Fox and Geese. Finally, test your new-found knowledge with the quick quizzes (with answers supplied, but no peeking!). You can keep track of your achievements throughout with a star-chart to fill in every time you finish a page. Note to parents: The Eyewitness Project Book series is devised and written with the expert advice of educational and reading consultants and is designed to appeal to children aged 8 years and up. First published in 2007-2009, this series has been fully revised and updated for 2020.

DK EW Bks Da Vinci His Times

Celebrate the renewed popularity of history's original Renaissance man with a re-launched edition of this classic Eyewitness book, featuring eight exciting new pages of material.

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Author: Andrew Langley

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780756667689

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

View: 776

Celebrate the renewed popularity of history's original Renaissance man with a re-launched edition of this classic Eyewitness book, featuring eight exciting new pages of material. Detailed photographers and illustrations. Extensive information on the Renaissance puts Da Vinci in context. Most trusted nonfiction series among teachers, librarians and parents.

Castle

Looks behind fortress walls to explore how they were built to house hundreds of people and animals, the important rooms, the people who lived in them, and what castle life was like.

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Author: Christopher Gravett

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 0756637694

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

View: 295

Looks behind fortress walls to explore how they were built to house hundreds of people and animals, the important rooms, the people who lived in them, and what castle life was like.

DK Eyewitness Books Knight

Take an inside look at the life of a knight — from battles and banquets to sieges and chivalry — in this updated edition ofEyewitness: Knight.

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Author: Christopher Gravett

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 1465435727

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

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Take an inside look at the life of a knight — from battles and banquets to sieges and chivalry — in this updated edition ofEyewitness: Knight. Illustrations, maps, charts, and timelines look at the history of medieval knights and their armor, jousting, heraldry, hawking, and crusades. With content appropriate for 8 – 12 year olds, the book covers everything from the very first knights to the decline of chivalry. Each book retains the stunning artworks and photography from the groundbreaking original series, but the text has been reduced and reworked to speak more clearly to younger readers. Still on every colorful page: Vibrant annotated photographs and the integrated text-and-pictures approach that makes Eyewitness a perennial favorite of parents, teachers, and school-age kids.

DK Eyewitness Books Knight

Be an eyewitness to the adventurous - and dangerous -life of a knight with DK Eyewitness Books: Knight.

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Author: Christopher Gravett

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780756667627

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

View: 184

Be an eyewitness to the adventurous - and dangerous -life of a knight with DK Eyewitness Books: Knight. Did you know caltrops - nasty spiked objects - were scattered over the ground before battle to injure animals or men who trod on them? Take a look at a knight's life, from young squires learning the trade to weaponry, armour and battle with Eyewitness: Knight.

Medieval Life

An illustrated look at various aspects of life in medieval Europe, covering everyday life, religion, royalty, and more.

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Author: Andrew Langley

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 0756607043

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

View: 580

An illustrated look at various aspects of life in medieval Europe, covering everyday life, religion, royalty, and more.

Viking

A history of the Vikings explains how these great explorers earned a reputation as fierce invaders, their ship construction techniques, and how Leif Erikson arrived in America centuries before Columbus.

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Author: Susan M. Margeson

Publisher: DK Children

ISBN: 0756658292

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

View: 985

A history of the Vikings explains how these great explorers earned a reputation as fierce invaders, their ship construction techniques, and how Leif Erikson arrived in America centuries before Columbus.

DK Eyewitness Italy

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Author: DK Eyewitness

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241535547

Category: Travel

Page: 560

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Discover the Italian knack for la dolce vita. Whether you want to explore the evocative ruins of an ancient empire, traverse Tuscany's vineyard-cloaked hills, or simply sip espresso and watch the world go by, your DK Eyewitness travel e-guide makes sure you experience all that Italy has to offer. From erupting volcanoes to magnificent coastal scenery, this breathtaking country is rich in natural beauty. And with more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than anywhere else on Earth, there is no better place to experience the glories of European art and architecture. Of course, Italy is not only a sumptuous feast for the eyes; famous for some of the world's finest food and wine, the country's vibrant gastronomic traditions differ from one town to the next. Our newly updated e-guide brings Italy to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights, trusted travel advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the country's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. We've also worked hard to make sure our information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak. You'll discover: our pick of Italy's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy easy-to-follow itineraries expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe colour-coded chapters to every part of Italy, from Venice to Rome, Sicily to Sardinia Only visiting Rome? Try our DK Eyewitness Rome.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Germany

Discover the best of Germany with this indispensable travel guide.

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Author: DK Travel

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241353738

Category: Travel

Page: 584

View: 509

The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring this spellbinding country. Admire art and architecture in Berlin, walk the medieval streets of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, visit the fairy-tale Schloss Neuschwanstein, sample delicious Riesling wines in the Moseltal or stop off for a beer at the Hofbräuhaus - Munich's most famous beer hall: everything you need to know is clearly laid out within colour-coded chapters. Discover the best of Germany with this indispensable travel guide. Inside DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Germany: - Over 60 colour maps help you navigate with ease - Simple layout makes it easy to find the information you need - Comprehensive tours and itineraries of Germany, designed for every interest and budget - Illustrations and floorplans show the inside of icons such as the elegant Schloss Charlottenburg in Berlin, engrossing Deutsches Museum in Munich, majestic Heidelberg Castle and more - Colour photographs of Germany's historic cities including artsy Berlin and cosmopolitan Munich, historic sights, postcard-perfect towns, fairy-tale castles, breathtaking scenery and more - Historical and cultural context: learn about the country's history and culture, flora and fauna, literature, music and art, scientists and inventors, world-famous beers, medieval castles, traditional festivals, classic cuisine and more - Detailed chapters, with area maps, cover Berlin; Brandenburg; Saxony-Anhalt; Saxony; Thuringia; Munich; Bavaria; Baden-Württemberg; Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland; Hesse; North Rhine-Westphalia; Lower Saxony, Hamburg and Bremen; Schleswig-Holstein; Mecklenburg-Lower Pomerania and more - Essential travel tips: our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful phrases, and visa and health information.

DK Eyewitness Books City

Eyewitness City examines urban life in many of the world's most fascinating, fast-paced cities.

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Author: Philip Steele

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780756673772

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

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Eyewitness City examines urban life in many of the world's most fascinating, fast-paced cities. It takes readers from the suburbs and shanty towns to the high-rise business districts, showing how cities grow and function. Also included is historical information, looking at the evolution of cities through the centuries.

DK Eyewitness Croatia

Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Dubrovnik and the Dalmatian Coast

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Author: DK Eyewitness

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241549841

Category: Travel

Page: 272

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Discover Croatia - home to crumbling castles, medieval cities, thundering waterfalls and enchanting islands. Whether you want to walk the marble streets of Dubrovnik, dip your toe in the azure waters of the Adriatic Sea, tuck into a hearty plate of Dalmatian brodetto in Split or marvel at tumbling waterfalls in Plitvice Lakes National Park, your DK Eyewitness travel guide to Croatia makes sure you experience all that the country has to offer. Evidence of Croatia's ancient past is easy to find. Ancient mythology permeates the country, nowhere more so than across the constellation of islands that pepper the Dalmatian coastline. The country is also home to vibrant cosmopolitan cities like Zagreb, which features an array of unique museums and modern art galleries. All the while, sparkling waves lap sultry, sun-drenched beaches where turquoise waters beckon. Our updated guide brings Croatia to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights, trusted travel advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the country's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. We've also worked hard to make sure our information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak. You'll discover: -our pick of Croatia's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems -the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay -detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy -easy-to-follow itineraries -expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe -colour-coded chapters to every part of Croatia, from Istria to Eastern Croatia, Zagreb to Dubrovnik and Southern Dalmatia -our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you go Only visiting Dubrovnik? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Dubrovnik and the Dalmatian Coast

The Middle Ages

Medieval Life. Eyewitness Books. New York: DK Eyewitness Books, 2011. Matten, Joanne. Medieval Times: England in the Middle Ages.

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Author: Enzo George

Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9781502618047

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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The time period from the Fall of Rome to the middle of the fifteenth century is explained in the artwork created and the words spoken by people in various cultures. Read about the roles played by the Vikings, the Ottomans, the Chinese, Islam, Christianity, and even the Black Death in this tumultuous period.

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Costa Blanca

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Author: DK Eyewitness

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241353684

Category: Travel

Page: 144

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An unbeatable, pocket-sized guide to Costa Blanca, packed with insider tips and ideas, colour maps, top 10 lists - all designed to help you see the very best of Costa Blanca. Explore unspoiled coastline at Calblanque, enjoy spectacular views from Castillo de Santa Bárbara, admire intricately patterned tiles at Palau Ducal or take a boat trip out to atmospheric Isla Tabarca. From Top 10 medieval towns and villages to the Top 10 things to do for free, discover the best of Costa Blanca with this easy-to-use travel guide. Inside Top 10 Costa Blanca: - Six easy-to-follow itineraries perfect for a day, a weekend or a week - Top 10 lists showcase Costa Blanca's best attractions, covering Castillo de Santa Bárbara, Guadalest, Penyal d'Ifac, Sierra de Espuña and more - Free laminated pull-out map of Costa Blanca, plus four neighbourhood maps - In-depth neighbourhood guides explore Costa Blanca's most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, going out and sightseeing - Colour-coded chapters divided by area make it easy to find information quickly and plan your day - Essential travel tips including our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful transport, visa and health information - Colour maps help you navigate with ease - Covers Northern and Southern Costa Blanca, Costa Cálida, Inland Murcia and more Staying for longer as part of a bigger trip? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Spain.

DK Eyewitness Prague Mini Map and Guide

Try our DK Eyewitness Top Ten Prague. About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK's Mini Map and Guides take the work out of planning a short trip, with expert advice and easy-to-read maps to inform and enrich any short break.

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Author: DK Eyewitness

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241453902

Category: Travel

Page: 112

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A travel guide, including expert advice and ideas for the best things to see and do in Prague - perfect for a day trip or a short break. Whether you want to wander through medieval lanes, cross bewitching Charles Bridge at dawn, or sample superlative beer in one of the city's many characterful pubs - this great-value, concise travel guide will ensure you don't miss a thing. Inside Mini Map and Guide Prague: - Colour-coded area guide makes it easy to find information quickly and plan your day - Illustrations show the inside of some of Prague's most iconic buildings - Colour photographs of Prague's museums, architecture, shops, cathedrals and more - Essential travel tips including our expert choices of where to eat, drink and shop, plus useful transport, currency and health information and a phrase book - Chapters covering Staré Mesto; Josefov and Northern Staré Mesto; Prague Castle and Hradcany; Malá Strana; Nové Mesto; Beyond the Centre Mini Map and Guide Prague is abridged from DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Prague Staying for longer and looking for a more comprehensive guide? Try our DK Eyewitness Top Ten Prague. About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK's Mini Map and Guides take the work out of planning a short trip, with expert advice and easy-to-read maps to inform and enrich any short break. DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.

DK Eyewitness Spain

Discover Spain - a compelling country filled with must see sights Whether you want to explore Granada's spectacular Alhambra palace, watch swirling flamenco dancers in Seville or walk through lush countryside on the epic Camino de Santiago, ...

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Author: DK Eyewitness

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241441992

Category: Travel

Page: 608

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Discover Spain - a compelling country filled with must see sights Whether you want to explore Granada's spectacular Alhambra palace, watch swirling flamenco dancers in Seville or walk through lush countryside on the epic Camino de Santiago, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Spain has to offer. From the golden beaches on the Mediterranean coast to the wild peaks of the Pyrenees, Spain's varied landscape is a treasure trove for outdoor enthusiasts. But its cities are just as enticing. Discover architectural wonders, Roman ruins, captivating museums and, to top it all off, a tantalizing cuisine complemented by world-class wine. Our recently updated guide brings Spain to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the country's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. You'll discover: - our pick of Spain's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems - the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay - detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy - easy-to-follow itineraries - expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe - colour-coded chapters to every part of Spain, from Barcelona to Madrid, Northern Spain to Southern Spain - our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you go. Planning a city break? Look out for our DK Eyewitness Barcelona and Catalonia or our DK Eyewitness Madrid.

DK Eyewitness Prague

Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Prague for top 10 lists to all things Prague.

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Author: DK Eyewitness

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241424117

Category: Travel

Page: 224

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Planning your trip to Prague? Look no further. Whether you want to bask in the medieval splendour of the Old Town Square, discover a wealth of artistic treasures, or simply taste the world-class beer, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Prague has to offer. One of Europe's most engaging cities, Prague is bursting with culture. Rich classical music spills out onto medieval streets, where bewitching spires tower over characterful old pubs and teeming market squares. Our recently updated guide brings Prague to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the city's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. You'll discover: -our pick of Prague's must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems -the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay -detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy -easy-to-follow itineraries -expert advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe -colour-coded chapters to every part of Prague, from Prague castle to Malá Strana, Staré Mesto to Nové Mesto -our new lightweight format, so you can take your guide with you wherever you go Want the best of Prague in your pocket? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Prague for top 10 lists to all things Prague.

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Provence and the C te d Azur

Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel guide ensures you'll find your way around Provence and the Côte D'Azur with absolute ease.

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Author: DK Eyewitness

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241394595

Category: Travel

Page: 160

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Immortalized on canvas by the likes of Cézanne and Van Gogh, Provence and the Côte D'Azur is a region resplendent with Roman ruins, stunning beaches, glamourous towns and beautiful countryside. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel guide ensures you'll find your way around Provence and the Côte D'Azur with absolute ease. Our recently updated Top 10 travel guide breaks down the best of Provence and the Côte D'Azur into helpful lists of ten - from our own selected highlights to the best museums and galleries, places to eat, wine bars, vineyards and beaches. You'll discover: - Ten easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day-trip, a weekend, or a week - Detailed Top 10 lists of Provence and the Côte D'Azur must-sees, including detailed descriptions of the Palais des Papes, Gorges du Verdon, Roman Arles, Aix-en-Provence, Vieux Nice, St-Tropez, the Camargue, Vaison-la-Romaine, Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque and Casino Monte Carlo - Provence and the Côte D'Azur's most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, going out, and sightseeing - Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip-including children's activities and things to do for free - A laminated pull-out map of Provence and the Côte D'Azur including city-maps of Marseilles and Nice, the Provence rail network, plus eight colour area maps - Streetsmart advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe - A lightweight format perfect for your pocket or bag when you're on the move DK Eyewitness Top 10s are the UK's favourite pocket guides and have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 2002. Looking for more on Provence's culture, history and attractions? Try our DK Eyewitness Provence and the Côte D'Azur or DK Eyewitness France.