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Arts and Literature In The Middle Ages
Contributor(s): Cels, Marc
ISBN: 0778713873     ISBN-13: 9780778713876
Publisher: Crabtree Pub Co
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Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: November 2004
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Annotation: During the Middle Ages in Western Europe, many people made their living by creating art for the Catholic Church and entertaining nobles and townspeople with music, acrobatics, juggling, and plays. Children will delight in reading about
- the cathedrals created during the Romanesque and Gothic periods of art
- West African brass, ivory, and bronze sculptures, animal carvings from the Arctic, and the totem poles in the northwestern forests
- Giotto di Bondone's frescoes, wood-panel paintings, and mosaics
- stories from the Bible depicted in the mosaics of Byzantine artists
- what the Bayeux Tapestry teaches us of the Battle of Hastings
- writers such as Dante, Li Po, Omar Khayyam, and Christine de Pisan
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Arts, Medieval; Juvenile literature.
Arts, Medieval.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | History | Medieval
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Art | History
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Literary Criticism & Collections
Dewey: 700/.9/02
LCCN: 2004013101
Lexile Measure: 1120
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Series: Medieval World
Book type: Juvenile Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 10.75" H x 8.25" W x 0.25" (0.35 lbs) 32 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 83657
Reading Level: 7.4   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 1.0