Archers, Alchemists, And 98 Other Medieval Jobs You Might Have Loved Or Loathed (jobs In History)
- Number of Pages: 96
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
If you could go back in time for the Middle Ages, what do you think you would be? A Cardinal? In reality, most people did jobs we can barely imagine these days. Barbers cut off beards. and sickly limbs; illuminators painstakingly decorated books with gold and silver for their rich lords; gong farmers cleaned out latrines and sorted by signifies of the excrement for dropped treasure, like pennies or buttons! A bold knight? A Princess?
This fascinating and original guide presents 100 careers, described with historical accuracy and the author's renowned wit. This book is richly detailed with humorous illustrations that invite exploration and discovery. Sidebars expound on intriguing elements of medieval life, which includes the Bayeux Tapestry, Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, medieval cosmetics, and torture techniques!
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