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Medieval wordbook

by Madeleine Pelner Cosman

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Medieval -- Dictionaries.,
  • Middle Ages -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    StatementMadeleine Pelner Cosman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB351 .C63 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 294 p. :
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL783330M
    ISBN 100816030219
    LC Control Number95015335

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Over 4, words culled from those years are presented in Medieval Wordbook. Medieval wordbook. [Madeleine Pelner Cosman] Print book: English: 1st pbk.

edView all editions and formats: Summary: This workbook defines some medieval terms and expressions from art and architecture, sex and science, costume and cookery, literature and magic, liturgy and astrology, and warfare and ceremony.

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Don't think you can wing it. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City New York ContaineridPages: Women at Work in Medieval Europe by Cosman, madeleine Pelner and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Madeleine Pelner Cosman is an author, attorney, & lecturer whose areas of expertise include medical law & medieval life.

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A spirited look at a slice of history rarely discussed. High-born and low-born, women workers abounded in medieval Europe--running estates, brewing, baking, cloth-making, conducting international trade, healing, hunting, writing, mining, even selling their own bodies.

They apprenticed to trades, they earned professional licenses from cities and states, and they identified themselves by the 3/5(2).

This concise handbook defines some 4, medieval terms and expressions from art and architecture, sex and science, costume and cookery, literature and magic, liturgy and astrology, warfare and ceremony.A real companion to medieval culture, the book also includes general concepts central to medieval thinking, such as allegory, polyphony, and numerology, and 80 elegant illustrations.; /5(3).

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Medieval Wordbook: More Than 4, Terms and Expressions From Medieval Culture. Madeleine Pelner Cosman $ - $ In medieval and early modern Europe, the term tenant-in-chief (or vassal-in-chief) denoted a person who held his lands under various forms of feudal land tenure directly from the king or territorial prince to whom he did homage, as opposed to holding them from another nobleman or senior member of the clergy.

The tenure was one which denoted great honour, but also carried heavy responsibilities. Medieval Wordbook by Madeleine Pelner Cosman - Paperback More than 4, terms and expressions from Medieval Culture This unique book is full of interesting etymological and historical facts and explanations of why we use the words we do.

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Written by prominent masters, wordbooks were tools of vocabulary building of a kind fundamental to medieval (indeed, any) education; creatures occupy whole sections of at least two widely diffused examples; the English Second-family bestiary in Oxford, St.

John's Pages: In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages or Medieval Period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century. It began with the fall of the Western Roman Empire and merged into the Renaissance and the Age of Middle Ages is the middle period of the three traditional divisions of Western history: classical antiquity, the medieval period, and the modern period.A dictionary is a listing of words in one or more specific languages, often arranged alphabetically (or by radical and stroke for ideographic languages), which may include information on definitions, usage, etymologies, pronunciations, translation, etc.

or a book of words in one language with their equivalents in another, sometimes known as a lexicon. It is a lexicographical reference that.