FREE Delivery in the UK.
Temporarily out of stock.
Order now and we'll deliver when available. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date as soon as we have more information. Your account will only be charged when we dispatch the item.
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon.
No Kindle device required. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet and computer.
To get the free app, enter your e-mail address or mobile phone number.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
A Must Read by one of the highest authorities in Medieval Literature23 July 2012
- Published on Amazon.com
I can't recommend Dr. Scott Lightsey's book enough to everyone from medieval enthusiasths to history buffs, to aspiring writers, as it is a look at part of the medieval world Dr. Lightsey knew about years ago, but is just making it's way into pop culture recently.
Dr. Lightsey, a PHD in Medieval Literature who is asked to speak at Harvard every year brings us into a world that is little known in Medieval Studies. We are brought on a journey to the fringes of Western Europe to the near East, more advanved at the time, and they had a much stronger grasp on Astronomy, had clockworks, things that are now in the pop culture mainstream in games like World of Warcraft, and the film that is coming out. We discover Tombs of "Monstrous Men" by Pliney the Elder. These were the inspiration for the Man Beasts in the film 300.