The Resource Knight, written by Christopher Gravett ; photographed by Geoff Dann

Knight, written by Christopher Gravett ; photographed by Geoff Dann

Label
Knight
Title
Knight
Statement of responsibility
written by Christopher Gravett ; photographed by Geoff Dann
Title variation
Eyewitness knight
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Be an eyewitness to what life was really like for a knight in medieval times -- from battles to banquets and from jousting to hunting. See how a knight put on his armor. Find out why knights decorated their shields. Discover deadly weapons known as caltrops
Cataloging source
OCO
Dewey number
940.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CR4513
LC item number
.G717 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
DK eyewitness books
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Knight, written by Christopher Gravett ; photographed by Geoff Dann
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: Eyewitness
  • Includes index
  • "Discover the world of the medieval knight-- from battles to banquets, sieges to chivalry"--Cover
Contents
First knights -- Normans -- Making a knight -- Iron, iron, everywhere -- Fashion in steel -- Armor, the inside story -- Arms and the man -- On horseback -- Castle -- Castle at war -- Siege warfare -- Arming for the fight -- Enemy -- Into battle -- Castle at peace -- Lord of the manor -- Lady of the manor -- Ideal of chivalry -- Tournament -- Joust -- Foot combat -- Heraldry -- Hunting and hawking -- Faith and pilgrimage -- Crusades -- Knights of Christ -- Knights of the Rising Sun --Professionals -- Decline of chivalry -- Did you know? -- Timeline
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
72 p.
Isbn
9780756627645
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004541141
Other physical details
col. ill.
Stock number
1236059
System control number
ocm56139775

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