The Resource Medieval mysteries: : a guide to history, lore, places and symbolism, Karen Ralls, (ebook)

Medieval mysteries: : a guide to history, lore, places and symbolism, Karen Ralls, (ebook)

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Medieval mysteries: : a guide to history, lore, places and symbolism
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Medieval mysteries:
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a guide to history, lore, places and symbolism
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Karen Ralls
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eng
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Journey into twelve of the world's favorite medieval mysteries and cross the threshold into the world of the High Middle Ages. From Chaucer's Canterbury Tales to Umberto Eco's Name of the Rose to Dan Brown's bestselling The Da Vinci Code, the medieval period continues to intrigue, inspire, entertain, and fascinate many today. This is a book for the general reader and specialist alike, Medieval expert, former Rosslyn Chapel museum exhibition curator, and bestselling author Dr. Karen Ralls guides the reader through the key historical facts, legends and lore, affiliated places, and major symbolism of 12 popular medieval enigmas, providing a lively introductory portal which includes some of the lesser-known, sidelined, or unacknowledged aspects of each of these enduring topics. The story of each subject comes alive as never before, providing a solid introduction for all readers as well as further suggested resources for teachers and researchers. Also included are photographs, a recommended reading section, maps, a list of the key major sites associated with each topic, and a full bibliography. Topics covered include: King Arthur, Merlin, and Glastonbury The Grail Quest Mary Magdalene The real meaning of Black Madonnas The Knights Templar, the Cathars, and Rosslyn Chapel Medieval Guides and Troubadours Heresy and Heretics
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Ralls, Karen
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809.93358
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non fiction
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  • Middle Ages in literature
  • Medievalism
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Medieval mysteries: : a guide to history, lore, places and symbolism, Karen Ralls, (ebook)
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9780892545926
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MWT11767900
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Medieval mysteries: : a guide to history, lore, places and symbolism, Karen Ralls, (ebook)
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Publication
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780892545926
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11767900
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11767900
System control number
MWT11767900
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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