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By Alison Mason Kingsbury,Morris Bishop

From the wealthy shop of medieval stories, Morris Bishop brings jointly a pleasant choice of thirty-five tales. a few are romantic, a few non secular, a few lifelike, a few even scurrilous. There are merry stories and ethical stories, sagas, allegories, and fables. they range greatly in topic and their characters characterize each type of medieval society. The stories in A Medieval Storybook vividly illustrate medieval lifestyles and notion. especially they excel as tales, and reveal the excessive point attained through narrative paintings within the center a long time and the nice reward the medieval writers had for developing vigorous and noteworthy characters. the various tales within the booklet have been translated by means of Bishop; others have been translated within the 19th and early 20th centuries. Line drawings by way of Alison Mason Kingsbury upload significantly to the attraction of this collection.

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