MANNERS AND CUSTOMS IN THE MIDDLE AGES

Medieval World

Paperback

$8.95

   Order Code: CRB592    ISBN : 9780778713890
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Vibrantly illustrated on durable semi-gloss paper, this handsome book comes loaded with reader appeal.

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. Topics include knights and chivalry; rules that noble youth had to follow when serving their lord and lady; books of manners; the tradition of monks and nuns eating in silence ; wedding customs, such as the wedding ring and the bridal veil; the belief that women should be humble and obedient; rituals for pregnancy, birth, and birthdays; harvest celebrations; the tradition of the 12 days of Christmas and the burning of the yule log; superstitions about health and hygiene; and burial rituals.

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Size

8" x 11"

Publisher

Crabtree

Pages

32

Grade

4–8

ISBN

9780778713890