Who’s Who in the Middle Ages


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About the Book

From Abélard to Zubaydah, here is a biographical dictionary of notable men and women of the Middle Ages. Hundreds of entries span the fifth to the fifteenth centuries, covering a broad range of creative, vigorous, and influential people from Europe and the Middle East. Each entry includes both personal and historical details, alternate name spellings, and references for further reading.
A rich selection of appendices includes a chronology of events; a chronology of popes, emperors and monarchs; a list of colleges and universities of the Middle Ages; a list of major monasteries, abbeys, and convents and an alphabetical list of individuals by occupation.

About the Author(s)

Mary Ellen Snodgrass is an award-winning author of English and Latin textbooks and reference works for 35 years. She taught at Hickory High School and Lenoir Rhyne University in North Carolina for 23 years. Her writing focuses on women’s and world literature and history and general research topics, including epidemics, the history of money, clothing, food, and dance. She lives in Hickory, North Carolina.

Bibliographic Details

Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Format: softcover (8.5 x 11)
Pages: 320
Bibliographic Info: 388 photos, chronology, appendices, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2013 [2001]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-7530-8
eISBN: 978-1-4766-1423-6
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments      vi

Preface      1

Sources of the Illustrations      3

A Brief Overview      5

Who’s Who      7

A Chronology of Events      251

Popes, Emperors, and Monarchs      257

Colleges and Universities, and Their Dates of Founding      261

Major Monasteries, Abbeys, and Convents and Their Founders and Dates      262

Individuals Listed by Occupation or Contribution      263

Bibliography      275

Index      293

Book Reviews & Awards

“recommended”—Choice; “this well-illustrated and well-indexed volume would be a useful tool for researchers”—Booklist; “a superbly researched and presented biographical dictionary…outstanding…an indispensable, core reference…invaluable”—Midwest Book Review; “comprehensive…useful…Snodgrass must be congratulated on this presentation”—Reference Reviews; “impressive…a handy reference”—Arthuriana; “impressive…insightful narrative description…a very thorough index…excellent”—The Indexer.