In this indispensable volume, one of America's ranking scholars combines a life's work of research and teaching with the art of lively narration. Both authoritative and beautifully told, The Middle Ages is the full story of the thousand years between the fall of Rome and the Renaissance - a time that saw the rise of kings and emperors, the flowering of knighthood, the development of Europe, the increasing power of the Catholic Church, and the advent of the middle class. With exceptional grace and wit, Morris Bishop vividly reconstructs this distinctive era of European history in a work that will inform and delight scholars and general readers alike.catch a small ring with his spear tip. This is said to be ... At a signal from the herald, they charged with leveled lances. Those who were ... Once a knight yielded, he gave his parole to his captor, and afterward surrendered his horse and armor or a suitable money ransom. Squires dragged ... As armor was smooth and rounded and as onea#39;s hands were not free to guide onea#39;s horse, this was no small feat.
|Title||:||The Middle Ages|
|Publisher||:||New Word City - 2015-09-25|