Age of Chivalry: Art and Society in Late Medieval England (A History Today Book)

By: Saul, Nigel (ed.)

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Some folds to top of cover (minor). The ethic of chivalry had its origins in the military revolution which made the mounted knight the spearhead of medieval armies, celebrating the brave deeds of brave men. It was not only a cohesive force among the European knightly class, but also a major influence inspiring some of the finest writing, art and architecture of the Middle Ages. In this collection of essays, based on the Royal Academy's "Age of Chivalry" exhibition in 1987, medieval historians appreciate the artefacts of the chivalric age and explore the nature of the society in which they were produced, the patrons who commissioned them and the ideals, both secular and religious, which inspired them

Title: Age of Chivalry: Art and Society in Late Medieval England (A History Today Book)

Author Name: Saul, Nigel (ed.)

Categories: Art & Photography,

Publisher: London, Collins & Brown Ltd.: 1992

ISBN Number: 1855851172

ISBN Number 13: 9781855851177

Binding: paperback

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No dust jacket

Type: Used

Seller ID: 026184