AN ENGAGING JOURNEY THROUGH THE MIDDLE AGES, THE MEDIEVAL WORLD EXPLORES A TIME OF WAR, INVENTION, AND EXPLORATION. From the impact of religion on wars such as the Crusades to the development of the printing press, it delves into the events of this rich and intriguing era. Handsomely illustrated, it explores the creation of dynasties and empires, the daily life of serfs, politics, employment, medical advancements, art, and literature. It also reveals the stories of key figures in the period, from Chaucher, Marco Polo, and Saladin to the Knights Templar. The Medieval World is enriched by the inclusion of painstakingly researched documents, such as Joan of Arc’s final letter and extracts from the Domesday Book.