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The History of Chivalry & Armor

Franz Kottencamp

The History of Chivalry & Armor

by Franz Kottencamp

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology,
  • Knights and knighthood,
  • Heraldry,
  • History,
  • Weapons,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Customs & Traditions,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Sale Books,
  • Chivalry,
  • Europe

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7706152M
    ISBN 100517671077
    ISBN 109780517671078

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The History of Chivalry and Armour book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. to separate his subjects from his verbs). Still, it has a lot of good information about feudal ceremony, chivalry, arms, armor, tournaments, and trial-by-combat.

The picture plates are very nice, but I wish the pictures were closer to the /5. The History of Chivalry and Armour: With 60 Full-Color Plates (Dover Military History, Weapons, Armor) [Kottenkamp, Dr. F.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The History of Chivalry and Armour: With 60 Full-Color Plates (Dover Military History, Weapons, Armor)5/5(1).

A visual and literary feast, Kottenkamp's highly respected work is an incomparable study of the origins, codes, practices, and weaponry of knighthood.

The engravings — detailing an astounding array of pikes, crossbows, swords, daggers, siege towers, projecting engines, gilded armor, jousts, and more — have been painstakingly reproduced from a rare 19th-century masterpiece. In Chivalry in Medieval England, Nigel Saul aspires to these aims as he discusses one of the most distorted topics in medieval history: the code of chivalry.

Although not without its minor faults, Saul delivers on his promise to separate the common impression of chivalry as a fantastical code of conduct for brave and heroic knights from the.

A visual and literary feast, The History of Chivalry and Armour is a study of medieval knights in all their grandeur, fully displaying their instruments of siege, ornaments, and entertainments. Reproduced from a rare nineteenth-century masterpiece, here are the origins, codes, and practices of knighthood, alongside magnificent hand-colored Pages: The book covers from the th centuries.

Photos are mostly black and white. some drawings are in color. The book has very interesting details and flows rapidly. This is not a dry read. If you are interested in knight’s armor, a great companion book is Chivalry & the Perfect Prince: Tournaments, Art, and Armor of the Spanish Court by Braden Reviews: Get this from a library.

The history of chivalry and armour. [F Kottenkamp] -- From the Publisher: A visual and literary feast, Kottenkamp's highly respected work is an incomparable study of the origins, codes, practices, and weaponry of knighthood.

The engravings-detailing an. The results showed that donning a clanking suit of armor makes running times tougher, while walking becomes up to times more draining. The History of Chivalry and Armor with Descriptions of the Feudal Systems, the Practices of Knighthood, the Tournament, and Trials By Single Combat Author Kottenkamp, Dr.

F Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Fine Jacket condition Very Good+ Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Portland House Place of. The trials and jousts of the tournament became more than just a stage for combat as the weaponry itself evolved into a stunning art form.

A visual and literary feast, The History of Chivalry and Armour is a study of medieval knights in all their grandeur, fully displaying their instruments of /5(1). Read "The History of Chivalry and Armour: With 6 Full-Color Plates" by F. Kottenkamp available from Rakuten Kobo. A visual and literary feast, Kottenkamp's highly respected work is an incomparable study of the origins, codes, practice.

Chivalry, or the chivalric code, is an informal, varying code of conduct developed between and It was associated with the medieval Christian institution of knighthood; knights' and gentlewomen's behaviours were governed [when?] by chivalrous social codes.

The ideals of chivalry were popularized in medieval literature, particularly the literary cycles known as the Matter of France.

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Brian R. Price is an American university professor, author, editor, publisher, martial arts instructor of the Italian school of swordsmanship, reconstructive armorer, and member of the Society for Creative is Associate Professor of History at Hawai'i Pacific University, where he offers courses in the history of warfare, in counterinsurgency, and in strategy at the graduate and.

In the popular imagination, World War I stands for the horror of all wars. The unprecedented scale of the war and the mechanized weaponry it introduced to battle brought an abrupt end to the romantic idea that soldiers were somehow knights in shining armor who always vanquished their foes and saved the day.

Yet the concept of chivalry still played a crucial role in how soldiers saw themselves. Popular views of medieval chivalry&#;knights in shining armor, fair ladies, banners fluttering from battlements&#;were inherited from the nineteenth-century Romantics.

This is the first book to explore chivalry&#;s place within a wider history of medieval England, from the Norman. The Book of Chivalry (French: Livre de chevalerie) was written by the knight Geoffroi de Charny (c) sometime around the early s.

The treatise is intended to explain the appropriate qualities for a knight, reform the behavior of the fighting classes, and defend the chivalric ethos against its critics, mainly in clerical circles. Kids Book About Knights. Discover Fun Facts About Knights, Knighthood, Chivalry and Armor of Medieval Warriors of The Middle Ages.

book. Read reviews fro /5(1). The history of chivalry and armor: with descriptions of the feudal system, the practices of knighthood, the tournament, and trials by single combat Author: F Kottenkamp.

The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor The Rider on the White Horse (Jesus Christ leading the Crusaders), ca. British Library, London. The knight in shining armor is one of the most compelling and contradictory figures ever to ride through the pages of history. Booktopia has History of Chivalry and Armour, Dover Military History, Weapons, Armor by F.

KOTTENKAMP. Buy a discounted Paperback of History of Chivalry and Armour online from Australia's leading online bookstore.Jason Kingsley OBE is CEO of Rebellion Video Games, and a lifetime enthusiast of the equestrian arts and medieval history.

One of the challenges of studying history is to avoid looking into the past with a myopic view – to think that people of times past were somehow more simplistic, predictable, or uniform than we are today.

Popular views of medieval chivalry -- knights in shining armor, fair ladies, banners fluttering from battlements -- were inherited from the nineteenth-century Romantics. This is the first book to explore chivalry's place within a wider history of medieval England, from the Norman Conquest to the aftermath of Henry VII's triumph in the Wars of the Roses.