Post-classical history

Heroes of the Middle Ages

Heroes of the Middle Ages

Recounts the stories of the most important movements in the history of Europe during the Middle Ages and acquaints the reader with the most important figures in those scenes. The figures are grouped into seven periods: The Barbarian Invasion, The Forming of the Germanic Nations, The Teutonic Invasions, The Rise of Nationalities, The Crusades, The Time of Progress and Discovery, and The Struggles of the Nations. In the tapestry which the author weaves may be traced the history of the rise and fall of the various nationalities and the circumstances and mode of life of each.

THE FIRST PERIOD - THE BARBARIAN INVASION

Alaric the Visigoth

Attila the Hun

Genseric the Vandal

THE SECOND PERIOD - THE FORMING OF THE GERMANIC NATIONS

The Teutons and Their Myths

The Story of the Nibelungs

Clovis

Theodoric the Ostrogoth

Charles Martel

Charlemagne

THE THIRD PERIOD - THE TEUTONIC INVASIONS

The Coming of the Teutons to England

The Story of Beowulf

Saint Patrick

The Legend of King Arthur

King Alfred the Great

Rurik the Norseman

Rollo the Viking

William the Conqueror

Leif Ericsson, the Discoverer

THE FOURTH PERIOD - THE RISE OF NATIONALITIES

Henry the Fowler

Hugh Capet

The Cid

Magna Charta

The Life of the Knight

Country Life in the Middle Ages

Town Life in the Middle Ages

THE FIFTH PERIOD - THE CRUSADES

Peter the Hermit Leads the First Crusade

Richard the Lion-Hearted

The Children's Crusade

THE SIXTH PERIOD - THE TIME OF PROGRESS AND DISCOVERY

Roger Bacon

Marco Polo

Francesco Petrarch

The Fall of Constantinople

John Gutenberg

Christopher Columbus

Vasco da Gama

Ferdinand Magellan

THE SEVENTH PERIOD - THE STRUGGLES OF THE NATIONS

Robert Bruce

Stories of William Tell and Arnold Von Winkelried

Edward the Black Prince

Joan of Arc