Terry Jones' Medieval Lives

By: Terry Jones

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Famous for lampooning the medieval world in "Monty Python and the Holy Grail, "Terry Jones has a real passion for and detailed knowledge of the Middle Ages. In "Terry Jones' Medieval Lives, " his mission is to rescue the Middle Ages from moth-eaten cliches and well-worn platitudes. Behind the stereotypes of "damsels in distress" and "knights in shining armor," there are wonderfully human stories that bring the period to life. Terry will start with the medieval archetypes--the Knight, Peasant, Damsel, Monk, Outlaw, King, Merchant, and Physician--and in the course of unravelling their role and function will introduce a host of colorful real-life characters, recreating their world by visiting key locations.

Title: Terry Jones' Medieval Lives

Author Name: Terry Jones

Categories: History HC,

Publisher: BBC Books: February 2004

ISBN Number: 0563487933

ISBN Number 13: 9780563487937

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used - Acceptable

Jacket Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 442905

Description: Moderate edgewear and rubbing to dust jacket, binding sound/tight and pages unmarked. Domestic orders shipped with USPS tracking numbers.