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The Song of Roland
The Song of Roland is the most famous of the "chansons de geste" (songs of deeds) of the Middle Ages. It provides a fascinating view into... [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
MiddleLiterature
Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott
Published in 1819, this classic historical romance unfolds in a 12th-century kingdom torn asunder by the hatred between Saxons and Normans.... [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
MiddleLiterature
The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
With their astonishing diversity of tone and subject matter, The Canterbury Tales have become one of the touchstones of medieval... [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
The Magna Charta by James Daugherty
It was Ben Franklin who coined the phrase, "Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God," and if any historical drama fulfills that maxim, it... [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
ElemGeneral
The Door in the Wall by Marguerite De Angeli
Set in the fourteenth century, the classic story of one boy's personal heroism when he loses the use of his legs. [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
ElemHistorical
Fiction
Castle by David Macaulay
Imagine yourself in 13th-century England. King Edward I has just named the fictitious Kevin le Strange to be the Lord of Aberwyvern--"a... [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
ElemGeneral
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by J. R. R. Tolkien
From a remote and exotic age--of chivalry and wizards, knights and holy quests. In the unique imagination of J.R.R. Tolken the power of these great stories comes to life for modern readers. [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle
The life and times of Everyone's favorite thief Filled with action, villains, and surprises, the legend lives on. Days of old bursting... [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
ElemLiterature
Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
Dante Alighieri's poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite... [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
Secondary
& Adult
Phil./Religion,
Literature
MacBeth by William Shakespeare
Elements - Subtle poetry of Macbeth's speeches, the "post-Christian" religious significance, the blood-darkness-water themes, and political connections between Scottish Thanes and British Earls. [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
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