Key Figures in Medieval Europe: An Encyclopedia
Richard K. Emmerson
Routledge, Oct 18, 2013 - History - 784 pages
From emperors and queens to artists and world travelers, from popes and scholars to saints and heretics, Key Figures in Medieval Europe brings together in one volume the most important people who lived in medieval Europe between 500 and 1500. Gathered from the biographical entries from the on-going series, the Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages, these A-Z biographical entries discuss the lives of over 575 individuals who have had a historical impact in such areas as politics, religion, or the arts. Individuals from places such as medieval England, France, Germany, Iberia, Italy, and Scandinavia are included as well as those from the Jewish and Islamic worlds. A thematic outline is included that lists people not only by categories, but also by regions.
For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages website.
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Emmerson, an authority on the medieval period, here brings together nearly 600 of the biographical entries found in eight previous regional and topical volumes from the "Routledge Encyclopedia of the ... Read full review