The Middle Ages: Facts and Fictions

by
Winston Blackauthor

Winston Black is professor and scholar of medieval history. He specializes in the history of science and medicine of the medieval world.

The Middle Ages: Facts and Fictions

20190701

ABC-CLIO

Pages 264
Topics A Plague of Myths, Ring around the Rosie, and Plague Masks;The Fall of Rome Led to a Barbaric Age of Darkness;The Medieval Church Was Anti-Science;Medieval Europeans Hid in Terror from the Year 1000;Medieval Medicine Was Nothing but Superstition;Medieval People Believed the Earth was Flat

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The Middle Ages: Facts and Fictions

Author(s): Black, Winston;
Contributors: Black, Winston;
Abstract:

This book guides readers through ten pervasive fictions about medieval history, provides them with the sources and analytical tools to critique those fictions, and identifies what really happened in the Middle Ages.


• Provides an overview of a particular historical misconception and its corresponding truth

• Presents primary source documents to help readers to see how the misconceptions developed and spread, and provide evidence for what we now believe to be the historical truth behind each fiction

• Suggests further reading and additional sources of information

• Fosters critical thinking skills and engages readers with the history of the Middle Ages

SortTitle: middle ages: facts and fictions
Keyword(s): A Plague of Myths, Ring around the Rosie, and Plague Masks; The Fall of Rome Led to a Barbaric Age of Darkness; The Medieval Church Was Anti-Science; Medieval Europeans Hid in Terror from the Year 1000; Medieval Medicine Was Nothing but Superstition; Medieval People Believed the Earth was Flat
Author Info:
Winston Blackauthor

Winston Black is professor and scholar of medieval history. He specializes in the history of science and medicine of the medieval world.

eISBN-13: 9781440862328
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440862311
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 264
Publication Date: 20190701
Series: Historical Facts and Fictions