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Life In A Medieval Castle (Picture the Past)

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Heinemann
Juvenile Nonfiction, General, Children: Grades 2-3, Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction, Juvenile literature, History - Ancient, Europe - General, Castles, Civilization, Med
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8397960M
ISBN 101403464529
ISBN 139781403464521
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Medieval history comes alive in Joseph and Frances Gies's Life in a Medieval Castle, used as a research resource by George R.

Martin in creating the world of A Game of Thrones. Newly reissued for the first time in decades, Life in a Medieval Castle is the bestselling classic that has introduced countless readers to the wonders of the Middle by: 7. Life in a Medieval Castle and Life in a Medieval City, both by Joseph and Frances Gies.” (George R.R.

Martin, author of the A Song of Ice and Fire series) “The Gieses succeed in making a remote and unfamiliar world accessible.” (Kirkus Reviews)/5(92).

Life in a Medieval Castle contains a great deal of interesting and fairly detailed information, but the lack of any illustrations is a great disappointment. This book would not be at all suitable for a reader seeking to learn about this topic for the first time, since many of the descriptions are hard to picture if you are not at all familiar with this subject/5(96).

Life in a Medieval Castle is meticulously researched and incredibly detailed. Yet is easily understood by non historian.

Ihighly recommend it to anyone with an interest in the Middle Ages/5. Life in a Medieval Castle contains a great deal of interesting and fairly detailed information, but the lack of any illustrations is a great disappointment.

This book would not be at all suitable for a reader seeking to learn about this topic for the first time, since many of the descriptions are hard to picture if you are not at all familiar with this subject/5(97).

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Life in a Medieval Castle and Village Coloring Book (Dover History Coloring Book)/5(41). Life in a Medieval Village takes modern readers through every aspect of day-to-day life, describing the villagers’ diet (centered around a bland stew called pottage lacking in nutrients), how they harvested crops, and the central role of the church in maintaining social harmony.

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Above all, The Medieval Castle is a The influence of the castle, both on the course of history and on the lives of the people who lived in them, has never been fully explored-until now/5. Life in a medieval castle was filled with a constant hubbub of busied work in the kitchens, preparations for celebrations in the Great Hall, and religious worship in each castle’s own chapel.

And the layout of a typical Medieval castle tended to be influenced by domestic needs rather than defensive concerns. Life in a Medieval Castle book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the violent and lawless Middle Ages, a castle was often the o /5(17). It included little details about daily life in a castle that I never would have thought.

Like, anyone who wasn't a lord didn't have a regular place to sleep, and they had to bed down on the floor of the Great hall or wherever they could find a place/5. Life in a Medieval Castle and Life in a Medieval City, both by Joseph and Frances Gies." —George R.R.

Martin, author of the series A Song of Ice and Fire Medieval history comes alive in Joseph and Frances Gies's Life in a Medieval Castle, used as a research resource by George R.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : The History Press. Life in a Medieval Castle and Life in a Medieval City, both by Joseph and Frances Gies." —George R.R.

Martin, author of the series A Song of Ice and Fire Medieval history comes alive in Joseph and Frances Gies's Life in a Medieval Castle, used as a research resource by George R. Martin in creating the world of Game of Thrones.

Above all, The Medieval Castle is a book about the daily life-from clothes and food to recreation and customs-and the people who made their homes inside a military by: 3. Introduction to Life in a Medieval Castle Medieval life in a castle was harsh by modern standards, but much better than life for the majority of people at the time - in French the expression "La vie du chateau" denotes a life of luxury.

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Although far from being a mere stuffy reference manual about medieval history, Life in a Medieval Castle, along with sister books Life in a Medieval Village and Life in a Medieval City all offer an evocative, vivid and historical novel-like experience of what medieval. Life in a Medieval Castle (Medieval Life) (Book) Book Details.

ISBN. Title. Life in a Medieval Castle (Medieval Life) Author. Gies, Joseph & Gies, Frances. Publisher. Harper Perennial. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Focusing on Chepstow, an English castle that survived the turbulent Middle Ages with a relative lack of violence, the book offers an exquisite portrait of what day-to-day life was actually like during the era, and of the key role the castle played.

The Gieses take us through the full cycle of a medieval year, dictated by the rhythms of the harvest/5(13). Life in a Medieval Castle is absolutely masterful. Extremely well researched, each chapter is a goldmine of information. The work not only offers a wonderful summary of the history of the development of the castle but also gives the reader a real feel for castle life.

The text is engaging and very well written.5/5(5). Joseph and Frances Gies offer a book that helps set the record straight—and keeps the romance too.”—Time.

A widely respected academic work and a source for George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones, Joseph and Frances Gies’s bestselling Life in a Medieval Castle remains a timeless work of popular medieval scholarship. Life in a Medieval Castle book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An excellent overview of the Middle Ages/5. Joseph and Frances Gies offer a book that helps set the record straight—and keeps the romance too.”—Time.

A widely respected academic work and a source for George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones, Joseph and Frances Gies’s bestselling Life in a Medieval Castle remains a timeless work of popular medieval scholarship.4/5(6).

This fascinating book examines the evolution of the medieval castle, from the rigid social structure of its society to the types of weapons, training, and tactics employed during wartime. Above all, The Medieval Castle is a book about the daily life-from clothes and food to recreation and customs-and the people who made their homes inside a military fortress.

Life in a Medieval Castle and Village Coloring Book () by John Green Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any : Life in a Medieval Castle and Life in a Medieval City, both by Joseph and Frances Gies." —George R.R.

Martin, author of the series A Song of Ice and Fire Medieval history comes alive in Joseph and Frances Gies's Life in a Medieval Castle, used as a research resource by George R.

Martin in creating the world of Game of Thrones/5(). "The authors rightly approach the castle as the center of medieval life. Their story ranges well beyond the castle gate, but it centers on Chepstow, a well-preserved fortress on the Welsh border. The twelfth-century Lord of Chepstow, William Marshall, turns up with a companion knight on the tournament circuit in France."-back cover.4/5(4).

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Life in a Medieval Castle/5(7). A panorama of life in the Middle Ages in 42 realistically detailed drawings ranging from scenes of everyday life in castle, village, monastery, and countryside, to dramatic and colorful portrayals of tournaments, castle sieges, banquets, the building of a cathedral, battles, fairs, and more.

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Introduction. Detailed captions. Find books like Life in a Medieval Castle from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Life in a Medieval Castle also liked.A Welsh castle is used as a model in this exploration of the feudal system and description of everyday life.

Annotation. "The authors allow medieval man and woman to speak for themselves through selections from past journals, songs, even account books."--Time. Frances and Joseph Gies have been writing books about medieval history for thirty years.

Together and separately, they are the authors of more than twenty books, including Life in a Medieval City, Life in a Medieval Castle, Life in a Medieval Village, The Knight in History, and Cathedral, Forge, and Waterwheel.

They live near Ann Arbor, s and Joseph Gies have been writing books.