The Resource Knights : in history and legend, chief consultant, Constance Brittain Bouchard

Knights : in history and legend, chief consultant, Constance Brittain Bouchard

Label
Knights : in history and legend
Title
Knights
Title remainder
in history and legend
Statement of responsibility
chief consultant, Constance Brittain Bouchard
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The history of knights, from their everyday lives to their clothing, training, heraldry and orders, as well as their role in literature and film, and the decline of traditional knighthood
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
940.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
CR4509
LC item number
.K55 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bouchard, Constance Brittain
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Knights and knighthood
  • Knights and knighthood
  • Military art and science
Label
Knights : in history and legend, chief consultant, Constance Brittain Bouchard
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-293) and index
Contents
Introducing knights. The origins of knights ; Chivalric ideals ; The noble steed ; Knights in the arts -- The life of a knight. Becoming a knight ; Chivalry ; Everyday life ; Castles ; Armor ; Weapons ; Tournaments ; Knights and war ; Heraldry ; Crusading orders ; Asian knights -- The knight in history. The rise of knights ; The Norman era ; The Crusades ; The Reconquista ; The Albigensian crusade ; The Hundred Years' War ; Knighthood in decline -- The cultural legacy. Knights in literature ; Film and television ; War games ; Honorific orders -- Reference. Timeline ; Medieval monarchs
Control code
ocn319497938
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9781554074808
Lccn
2010292451
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1156867
  • (OCoLC)319497938
Label
Knights : in history and legend, chief consultant, Constance Brittain Bouchard
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-293) and index
Contents
Introducing knights. The origins of knights ; Chivalric ideals ; The noble steed ; Knights in the arts -- The life of a knight. Becoming a knight ; Chivalry ; Everyday life ; Castles ; Armor ; Weapons ; Tournaments ; Knights and war ; Heraldry ; Crusading orders ; Asian knights -- The knight in history. The rise of knights ; The Norman era ; The Crusades ; The Reconquista ; The Albigensian crusade ; The Hundred Years' War ; Knighthood in decline -- The cultural legacy. Knights in literature ; Film and television ; War games ; Honorific orders -- Reference. Timeline ; Medieval monarchs
Control code
ocn319497938
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9781554074808
Lccn
2010292451
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1156867
  • (OCoLC)319497938

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