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By Alison Mason Kingsbury,Morris Bishop

From the wealthy shop of medieval stories, Morris Bishop brings jointly a pleasant selection of thirty-five tales. a few are romantic, a few spiritual, a few sensible, a few even scurrilous. There are merry stories and ethical stories, sagas, allegories, and fables. they range broadly in topic and their characters characterize each category of medieval society. The stories in A Medieval Storybook vividly illustrate medieval existence and idea. in particular they excel as tales, and reveal the excessive point attained by way of narrative paintings within the center a long time and the good reward the medieval writers had for growing vigorous and remarkable characters. a number of the tales within the booklet have been translated via Bishop; others have been translated within the 19th and early 20th centuries. Line drawings through Alison Mason Kingsbury upload significantly to the attraction of this collection.

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