The Medieval World

The Medieval World

An Illustrated Atlas

Book - 2009
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Sumptuously illustrating the vivid parade of a thousand years of history, this comprehensive historical atlas concentrates on the Mediterranean world but also shows what happened across the globe between A.D. 400 and 1500 --from the fall of Rome to the age of discovery. Every page glistens with period works of art, fascinating maps, quotes from medieval figures, close-ups of intriguing artifacts, and rich landscape photographs of the places where battles were fought and monarchs were crowned. For every century, a signature city is spotlighted to represent that era's developments. Time lines connect the many dramatic events that took place in these dark and exciting times, which continue to shape our world today. Written by a team of veteran National Geographic writers, this richly illustrated reference includes full index, reading list, and glossary.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2009
ISBN: 9781426205330
9781426205347
Branch Call Number: 911.4 MED 2009
Characteristics: 383 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm

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