Art and Culture of the Medieval World
The Rosen Publishing Group, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
Filled with colorful illustrations and dazzling photographs, this book draws readers in by taking a grand sweep of medieval history. Starting with the beginning of the Middle Ages, this book leads readers through the rise of the Catholic church and the Islamic empire, and imparts what daily life was like for those living during this exciting time in history.
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