Who's Who in the Middle Ages

Who's Who in the Middle Ages

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass


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From Abélard to Zubaydah, here is a biographical dictionary of notable men and women of the Middle Ages. Hundreds of entries span the fifth to the fifteenth centuries, covering a broad range of creative, vigorous, and influential people from Europe and the Middle East. Each entry includes both personal and historical details, alternate name spellings, and references for further reading.
A rich selection of appendices includes a chronology of events; a chronology of popes, emperors and monarchs; a list of colleges and universities of the Middle Ages; a list of major monasteries, abbeys, and convents and an alphabetical list of individuals by occupation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786475308
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 01/30/2013
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Mary Ellen Snodgrass is an award-winning author of English and Latin textbooks and reference works for 35 years. She taught at Hickory High School and Lenoir Rhyne University for 23 years. She focuses on women’s and world literature and history and general research topics, including epidemics, the history of money, clothing, food, and dance.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi

Preface 1

Sources of the Illustrations 3

A Brief Overview 5

Who’s Who 7

A Chronology of Events 251

Popes, Emperors, and Monarchs 257

Colleges and Universities, and Their Dates of Founding 261

Major Monasteries, Abbeys, and Convents and Their Founders and Dates 262

Individuals Listed by Occupation or Contribution 263

Bibliography 275

Index 293

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