Heroes of the Middle Ages

by Eva March Tappan

Description:  Recounts the stories of the most important movements in the history of Europe during the Middle Ages and acquaints the reader with the most important figures in those scenes. The figures are grouped into seven periods: The Barbarian Invasion, The Forming of the Germanic Nations, The Teutonic Invasions, The Rise of Nationalities, The Crusades, The Time of Progress and Discovery, and The Struggles of the Nations. In the tapestry which the author weaves may be traced the history of the rise and fall of the various nationalities and the circumstances and mode of life of each.

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Ages:  11-14
Length:  239 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2006
ISBN:  978-1-59915-169-4
Genres:  European History, Biography

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Table of Contents

1. Alaric the Visigoth
2. Attila the Hun 
3. Genseric the Vandal 
4. The Teutons and Their Myths 
5. The Story of the Nibelungs 
6. Clovis 
7. Theodoric the Ostrogoth 
8. Charles Martel 
9. Charlemagne 
10. The Coming of the Teutons to England 
11. The Story of Beowulf 
12. Saint Patrick 
13. The Legend of King Arthur 
14. King Alfred the Great 
15. Rurik the Norseman 
16. Rollo the Viking 
17. William the Conqueror 
18. Leif Ericsson, the Discoverer 
19. Henry the Fowler 
20. Hugh Capet 

21. The Cid
22. Magna Charta 
23. The Life of the Knight 
24. Country Life in the Middle Ages 
25. Town Life in the Middle Ages 
26. Peter the Hermit Leads the First Crusade 
27. Richard the Lion-Hearted 
28. The Children's Crusade 
29. Roger Bacon 
30. Marco Polo 
31. Francesco Petrarch 
32. The Fall of Constantinople 
33. John Gutenberg 
34. Christopher Columbus 
35. Vasco da Gama 
36. Ferdinand Magellan 
37. Robert Bruce 
38. Stories of William Tell and Arnold Von Winkelried 
39. Edward the Black Prince 
40. Joan of Arc

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