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Title:
Eyewitness knight / written by Christopher Gravett; photographed by Geoff Dann.
Call Number:
j940.1 GRA 2015
Publication Date:
2015.
Edition:
[Third edition]
Publisher:
New York : DK Publishing, 2015.
Physical Description:
72 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Notes:
Previous editions: ©1993, ©2007.

Includes index.

"Discover the world of the medieval knight - from battles to banquets, sieges to chivalry"--Cover.
Contents:
The first knights -- The Normans -- Making a knight -- Armor -- Fashion in steel -- Inside the armor -- Arms and the man -- On horseback -- The castle -- The castle at war -- Siege warfare -- Arming to fight -- The enemy -- Into battle -- Castle life -- Manor lords -- Manor ladies -- The ideal of chivalry -- The tournament -- The joust -- Foot combat -- Heraldry -- Hunting -- Faith and pilgrimage -- The crusades -- Knights of Christ -- Japanese Knights -- The professionals -- Knights' end -- Did you know? -- Timeline -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary:
Here is an inside look at the history of medieval knights and their armor, jousting, heraldry, and crusades. The life of the kinight is considered from battles and banquets to sieges and chivalry.
Added Title:
Knight
Horizon Bib Number:
1583099
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