FAMOUS PEOPLE OF THE MIDDLE AGES
In addition to eye-catching visuals on every page (all fully captioned), the book features timelines, maps, and numerous fact boxes. Main subjects are divided into 14 two-page spreads with artwork and decorative borders attractively arranged around text passages. Subtitles add focus and glossary terms are printed in boldface. Artwork from illuminated manuscripts helps bring to life fascinating portraits of Ghengis Khan, Isabella I, Muhammad, Marco Polo, and Joan of Arc. Other topics include children who became kings, warriors, and religious leaders; artists and architects; inventors and their inventions; scholars and their ideas; explorers and their adventures; and criminals and the laws they broke.
8" x 11"