Cover image for Eyewitness knight
Title:
Eyewitness knight
Author:
Gravett, Christopher, 1951- , author.
Edition:
[Third edition].
Publication Information:
New York : DK Publishing, 2015.

©2015
Physical Description:
72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm.
Summary:
Here is an inside look at the history of medieval knights and their armor, jousting, heraldry, and crusades. The life of the knight is considered from battles and banquets to sieges and chivalry.
General Note:
Previous editions: ©1993, ©2007.

Includes index.

"Discover the world of the medieval knight - from battles to banquets, sieges to chivalry"--Cover.
Language:
English
Contents:
The first knights -- The Normans -- Making a knight -- Armor -- Fashion in steel -- Inside the armor -- Arms and the man -- On horseback -- The castle -- The castle at war -- Siege warfare -- Arming to fight -- The enemy -- Into battle -- Castle life -- Manor lords -- Manor ladies -- The ideal of chivalry -- The tournament -- The joust -- Foot combat -- Heraldry -- Hunting -- Faith and pilgrimage -- The crusades -- Knights of Christ -- Japanese Knights -- The professionals -- Knights' end -- Did you know? -- Timeline -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9781465435743

9781465435729
Format :
Book