Famous Men of the Middle Ages

Jump into the middle ages with this classic history text. The story of the Middle Ages is told through the lives of Attila the Hun, Charlemagne, William the Conqueror, Edward the Black Prince, and Joan of Arc among others. This book guides students through the turbulent ‘dark age’ of history and illuminates how the world transitioned from the end of ancient times to the birth of the modern era.

This beautiful version of the book by John Haaren includes over 50 full-color paintings which were commissioned for the Memoria Press edition. The page numbers in our guide correspond with this edition. This book is scheduled for the child to read independently. The first two sections below are omitted within our plans.

Contents:

  • Introduction
  • The Gods of the Teutons
  • The Niebelungs
  • Alaric the Visigoth (394-410)
  • Att ila the Hun (433-453)
  • Genseric the Vandal (427-477)
  • Theodoric the Ostrogoth (475-526)
  • Benedict and Gregory (480-543; 590-604)
  • Clovis (481-511)
  • Justinian (527-565)
  • Mohammed (570-632)
  • Charles Martel and Pepin (714-768)
  • Charlemagne (768-814)
  • Harun-al-Rashid (786-809)
  • Egbert the Saxon (802-837)
  • Rollo the Viking (died 931 )
  • Alfred the Great (871-901)
  • Henry the Fowler (919-936)
  • Canute the Great (1014-1035)
  • The Cid (1040-1099)
  • Edward the Confessor (1042-1066)
  • William the Conqueror (1066-1087)
  • Pope Gregory VII and Henry IV (1073-1085; 1056-1105)
  • Peter the Hermit (1050-1115)
  • Frederick Barbarossa (1152-1190)
  • Henry the Second and his sons (1154-1216)
  • Louis IX (1226-1270)
  • St. Francis and St. Dominic (1182-1226; 1170-1221)
  • Robert Bruce (1306-1329)
  • Marco Polo (1254-1324)
  • Edward the Black Prince (1330-1376)
  • William Tell and Arnold von Winkelried (1300-1386)
  • Tamerlane (1333-1405)
  • Henry V (1413-1422)
  • Joan of Arc (1412-1431)
  • Gutenberg (1400-1468)
  • Warwick the King-Maker (1428-1471)
  • Glossary of People and Places