Chivalry

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Chivalry

Keen, Maurice

New Haven Yale University Press 2005

303 p. illus. 20 cm.

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Chivalry--with its pageants, heraldry, and knights in shining armour--was a social ideal that had profound influence on the history of early modern Europe. In this eloquent and richly detailed book, a leading medieval historian discusses the complex reality of chivalry: its secular foundations, the effects of the Crusades, the literature of knighthood, and its ethos of the social and moral obligations of nobility.

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ISBN:

9780300107678

Author:

Keen, Maurice

Title:

Chivalry

Publisher:

New Haven Yale University Press 2005

Physical:

303 p. illus. 20 cm.

Summary:

Chivalry--with its pageants, heraldry, and knights in shining armour--was a social ideal that had profound influence on the history of early modern Europe. In this eloquent and richly detailed book, a leading medieval historian discusses the complex reality of chivalry: its secular foundations, the effects of the Crusades, the literature of knighthood, and its ethos of the social and moral obligations of nobility.

Subject:

Chivalry

Subject:

Knights and knighthood--Europe

Subject:

Heraldry--Europe

Subject:

Civilization, Medieval

Subject:

Nobility--Europe--History

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