In this fascinating anthology, the Middle Ages come alive through its own words. Complete with 138 texts drawn from medieval sources covering the period from the sixth to the fifteenth centuries, A Medieval Miscellany is devoted to an extraordinary range of topics from Birth to Death such as "A Warning Against Wine,""Dangerous Games," and "The Virgin's Complaint."Filled with 400 lavish color illustrations, all of which have been reproduced from medieval manuscripts, this is a gorgeous sampling of the art and life of the Middle Ages.
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This is a wonderful book in every way. The selections are wonderful and informative. There are a lot of subjects that are rarely touched upon in other books about the Middle Ages. The pages are of great quality and it is fully illustrated. There is a great selection of Medieval Art that is alone worth buying the book.