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eBook The Secret Middle Ages: Discovering the Real Medieval World ePub

by Malcolm Jones

  • ISBN: 0750926856
  • Category: Ancient Civilizations
  • Subcategory: History
  • Author: Malcolm Jones
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Sutton Publishing; 1st edition (2002)
  • Pages: 224
  • ePub book: 1393 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1166 kb
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Unlike most studies of the medieval world, it does not concern itself greatly with religious or aristocratic art but with the products of popular and folk art. Here we find beliefs and traditions rendered memorable by the vivid creative imagination and strong visual culture of the middle ages. Love, hatred, crime and punishment, proverbs, heaven on earth, husband-beating - all feature in the jewellery, tableware, illustrations, carvings and textiles of the period.

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The Secret Middle Ages : Discovering the Real Medieval World. Using the wealth of medieval art, much of it unseen or ignored by museums and art historians, Jones paints a compelling picture of life as imagined by the masses between 1200 and 1500.

The Secret Middle Ages. Discovering the Real Medieval World. One day in 1521 the Mayor of Frankfurt, Claus Stalburg, known as 'The Rich', sat down at a table in his elegant town house and drew up an inventory of all the biscuit-moulds he owned.

The Secret Middle Ages is a controversial and completely fresh view of the medieval world through its rare and amazing artefacts

The Secret Middle Ages : Discovering the Real Medieval World. By (author) Malcolm Jones. Unlike most studies of the medieval world, it does not concern itself greatly with religious or aristocratic art but with the products of popular and folk art.

Book DescriptionUsing the wealth of medieval art, much of it unseen or ignored by museums and art historians, Jones paints a compelling picture of life as imagined by the masses between 1200 and 1500. The civilization that emerges is both like and unlikeour own, one teeming with the richness of life and its contradictions. In contrast to most medieval studies, Jones does not focus exclusively on religious or aristocratic art, but looks instead to the products of popular and folk art, such as jewelry, tableware, illustrations, carvings, and textiles

The secret Middle Ages. This book contains too tight text to the gutter. Art, Medieval - England - Themes, motives, Civilization, Secular, in art. Publisher. inlibrary; printdisabled; trent university;. Sony Alpha-A6300 (Control). Published by Sutton Publishing (2002). Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper. ISBN 10: 0750926856 ISBN 13: 9780750926850. Black boards, gilt title to spine.

Using humble artifacts and everyday objects from the medieval period, Malcolm Jones paints a compelling picture of life as envisaged by the ordinary man or woman.