French Chivalry: Chivalric Ideas and Practices in Mediaeval France

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Cornell University Press, 1957 - Architecture - 179 pages
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The author describes the various ideas that may be called chivalric, illustrates their nature and content from contemporary literature, and attempts to show what effect they had on the ethical principles and practices of the feudal nobility.
 

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I loved Painter's casual, yet informative writing style. Chapters are separated into "The Nobles of France", "Feudal Chivalry", "Religious Chivalry", "Courtly Love", and "Criticisms and Compromises ... Read full review

Contents

The Nobles of France
1
Feudal Chivalry
28
Religious Chivalry
65
Courtly Lave
95
Criticisms and Compromises
149
Index
173
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