The Resource Eyewitness knight, written by Christopher Gravett; photographed by Geoff Dann

Eyewitness knight, written by Christopher Gravett; photographed by Geoff Dann

Label
Eyewitness knight
Title
Eyewitness knight
Statement of responsibility
written by Christopher Gravett; photographed by Geoff Dann
Title variation
Knight
Creator
Contributor
Author
Photographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Member of
Summary
Discusses the age of knighthood, covering such aspects as arms, armor, training, ceremonies, tournaments, the code of chivalry, and the Crusades
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
190568
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gravett, Christopher
Dewey number
940.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dann, Geoff
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
DK eyewitness books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Knights and knighthood
  • Civilization, Medieval
  • Knights and knighthood
  • Civilization, Medieval
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Eyewitness knight, written by Christopher Gravett; photographed by Geoff Dann
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Previous editions: ©1993, ©2007
  • Includes index
  • "Discover the world of the medieval knight - from battles to banquets, sieges to chivalry"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Control code
1089991
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9781465435743
Isbn Type
(lib. binding)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781465435743
  • (OCoLC)891617513
Label
Eyewitness knight, written by Christopher Gravett; photographed by Geoff Dann
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Previous editions: ©1993, ©2007
  • Includes index
  • "Discover the world of the medieval knight - from battles to banquets, sieges to chivalry"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Control code
1089991
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9781465435743
Isbn Type
(lib. binding)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781465435743
  • (OCoLC)891617513

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