By Alison Mason Kingsbury,Morris Bishop

ISBN-10: 0801405629

ISBN-13: 9780801405624

ISBN-10: 0801478820

ISBN-13: 9780801478826

From the wealthy shop of medieval stories, Morris Bishop brings jointly a pleasant selection of thirty-five tales. a few are romantic, a few spiritual, a few practical, a few even scurrilous. There are merry stories and ethical stories, sagas, allegories, and fables. they range commonly in subject matter and their characters signify each classification of medieval society. The stories in A Medieval Storybook vividly illustrate medieval existence and concept. notably they excel as tales, and reveal the excessive point attained through narrative artwork within the heart a long time and the good reward the medieval writers had for developing vigorous and noteworthy characters. a few of the tales within the publication have been translated via Bishop; others have been translated within the 19th and early 20th centuries. Line drawings through Alison Mason Kingsbury upload significantly to the appeal of this collection.

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