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Author Knight, Judson.

Title Middle Ages reference library [Gale EBooks electronic resource] / Judson Knight ; edited by Judy Galens.

Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : UXL, [2001]
©2001
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Vol. 1. Almanac: The Middle Ages -- The fall of the Roman Empire -- The Merovingian Age -- The Carolingian Age -- Eastern Europe -- The Islamic world -- The Turks -- The Jewish world -- The eleventh century -- The twelfth century -- The thirteenth century -- The Mongols -- India -- Southeast Asia -- China -- Japan -- The Americas -- Africa -- The Late Middle Ages.
Vol. 2-3. Biographies: Peter Abelard -- Ala-ud-din Muhammad Khalji -- Alexander Nevsky -- Augustine -- Averroes -- Basil II -- Bernard of Clairvaux -- Boethius -- Charlemagne -- Christine de Pisan -- Clovis -- St. Cyril and St. Methodius -- Dante Alighieri -- El Cid -- Eleanor of Aquitaine -- English scholars, thinkers, and writers (Alcuin, St. Anselm of Canterbury, Thomas a Becket, William of Ockham, and Geoffrey Chaucer) -- St. Francis of Assisi -- Genghis Khan -- Gregory I -- Gregory VII and Henry IV -- Henry the Navigator -- Historians (The Venerable Bede, Al-Mas'udi, Ssu-ma Kuang, and Anna Comnena) -- Holy Roman Emperors (Otto the Great, Otto III, Frederick I Barbarossa, and Frederick II) -- Innocent III -- Irene of Athens -- Joan of Arc -- Justinian -- Kublai Khan -- Leif Eriksson -- Moses Maimonides -- Mansa Musa -- Mathematicians and scientists (Aryabhata, al-Khwarizmi, al-Razi, Alhazen, and Roger Bacon) -- Mohammad I Askia -- Montezuma I -- Muhammad -- Murasaki Shikibu -- Osman I -- Pachacutec Inca Yupanqui -- St. Patrick -- Marco Polo -- Rabia al-Adawiyya -- Richard I -- Saladin -- Shotoku Taishi -- T'ai Tsung -- Tamerlane -- Thomas Aquinas -- Wen Ti -- William the Conqueror -- Wu Ze-tian.
Vol. 4. Primary sources: Ch. 1. Cultures in conflict: Anna Comnena -- Usamah ibn Munquidh -- Al-Bekri and Leo Africanus -- Marco Polo -- Jacob von Konigshofen -- Ch. 2. Personal Life: Augustine -- Lady Sarashina -- Excerpt from The thousand and one nights -- Christine de Pisan and The goodman of Paris -- Ch. 3. Church and state -- Gregory of Tours -- Shotoku Taishi -- Emperor Henry IV and Pope Gregory VII -- Dante Alighieri -- Ch. 4. History and fiction -- Procopius -- William of Malmesbury -- Lo Kuan-chung.
Access For reference use only; cannot be checked out.
Summary Covers the different civilizations and peoples of Medieval times; includes biographical essays on significant individuals of the era; and presents a collection of excerpts from relevant letters, journal entries, poems and more from the era.
Original Version Original: 4 v. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subject Middle Ages.
Middle Ages -- Almanacs.
Biography -- Middle Ages, 500-1500.
Middle Ages -- Sources.
Middle Ages -- Indexes.
Civilization, Medieval.
Added Author Galens, Judy, 1968-
Gale Group.
Added Title Middle Ages
ISBN 9780787693091 (electronic book)
078769309X (electronic book)
0787648566 (almanac)
0787648574 (biographies)
0787648604 (primary sources)
0787655759 (cumulative index)
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