The Book Of Deeds Of Arms And Of Chivalry By Christine De Pizan - masai.tk

the book of deeds of arms and of chivalry by christine de - it is unexpected in any era to find a woman writing a book on the art of warfare but in the fifteenth century it was unbelievable not surprisingly therefore christine de pizan s the book of deeds of arms and of chivalry written around 1410 has often been regarded with disdain many have assumed that christine was simply copying or pilfering earlier military manuals, christine de pizan wikipedia - christine de pizan also seen as de pisan french pronunciation k istin d piz listen 1364 c 1430 was an italian author she is best remembered for defending women in the book of the city of ladies and the treasure of the city of ladies pizan was a prominent moralist and political thinker in medieval france pizan s patrons included louis of orleans philip the bold and john, the service of ladies an autobiography first person - the service of ladies an autobiography first person singular ulrich von liechtenstein j w thomas kelly devries on amazon com free shipping on qualifying offers ulrich von liechtenstein s extraordinary account of his adventures as a knight errant is one of the most vivid images of chivalric life to have come down to us his knightly autobiography was written in the mid thirteenth