Famous People of the Middle Ages
This work is for ages 8-14. Discover how the thoughts and actions of famous medieval men, women and children shaped history. Explore kings and queens, rebellious peasants, fierce warriors, and pious religious leaders of the Middle Ages. Artwork from illuminated manuscripts helps to bring to the life fascinating portraits of Ghengis Khan, Isabella I, Muhammad, Marco Polo and Joan of Arc.
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Allah's Aquitaine army artist Avicenna Baldwin Battle of Hastings became famous became king Becket Benedictine Books of Hours Born in Italy Brunelleschi Byzantium Canon of Medicine Canterbury Catherine Charlemagne Chretien de Troyes Christian Christine de Pizan Christopher Columbus Church city of Jerusalem claim to hear conquer land crusaders Dante Alighieri decorated books Eleanor emperor Empire Erik the Red Europe European explorers Ferdinand Florence fought France Genghis Khan Giotto greatest gunpowder Hafiz Hereward Hildegard holy Ibn Battuta Iceland Isabella Islam Jean Pucelle Joan Johannes Gutenberg Justinian Kao-Tsung killed King Arthur's knights known leader Leif Eriksson lived medieval world Middle Ages monastery Mongol monks Muslim warriors nobles Otto painted painter peasants poems poet Pope present-day queen rebels religion religious Robin Hood Roger Bacon route to Asia ruled ruler Saint Francis Saladin soldiers stories Sundjata teachings throne travelers tribes walls Wat Tyler water clock western William Tell write wrote Wu Zetian