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Portraits of Medieval Eastern Europe, 800-1250 (Paperback) Loot Price: R690 Discovery Miles 6 900
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Portraits of Medieval Eastern Europe, 800-1250 (Paperback): Donald Ostrowski, Christian Raffensperger
Portraits of Medieval Eastern Europe, 800-1250 (Paperback): Donald Ostrowski, Christian Raffensperger

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Portraits of Medieval Eastern Europe, 800-1250 (Paperback)

Donald Ostrowski, Christian Raffensperger

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Portraits of Medieval Eastern Europe provides imagined biographies of twenty different figures from all walks of life living in Eastern Europe from 800 to 1250. Moving beyond the usual boundaries of speculative history, the book presents innovative and creative interpretations of the people, places and events of medieval Eastern Europe and provides an insight into medieval life from Scandinavia to Byzantium. Each chapter explores a different figure and together they present snapshots of life across a wide range of different social backgrounds. Among the figures are both imagined and historical characters, including the Byzantine Princess Anna Porphyrogenita, a Jewish traveller, a slave, the Mongol general Subodei, a woman from Novgorod, and a Rus' pilgrim. A range of different narrative styles are also used throughout the book, from omniscient third person narrators to diary entries, letters and travel accounts. By using primary sources to construct the lives of, and give a voice to, the types of people who existed within Medieval European history, Portraits of Medieval Eastern Europe provides a highly accessible introduction to the period. Accompanied by a new and interactive companion website, it is the perfect teaching aid to support and excite students of medieval Eastern Europe.

General

Imprint: Routledge
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: 8 September 2017
First published: 2017
Editors: Donald Ostrowski • Christian Raffensperger
Dimensions: 234 x 156mm (L x W)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
ISBN-13: 978-1-138-70120-5
Barcode: 9781138701205
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History > World history > 500 to 1500
Books > History > World history > 500 to 1500
Books > Humanities > History > European history
Books > History > European history
Books > History > European history > General
Books > Humanities > History > European history > General
LSN: 1-138-70120-3

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