The Year 1000

The Year 1000

What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium : An Englishman's World

Book - 1999 | 1st ed.
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As the Shadow of the Millennium Descended Across England and Christendom, it Seemed as if the World was About to End. Actually, it was Only the Beginning... Welcome to the Year 1000. This is What Life was Like. How clothes were fastened in a world without buttons, p.10 The rudiments of medieval brain surgery, p.124 The first millennium's Bill Gates, p.192 How dolphins forecasted weather, p.140 The recipe for a medieval form of Viagra, p.126 Body parts a married woman had to forfeit if she committed adultery, p.171 The fundamental rules of warfare, p.154 How fried and crushed black snails could improve your health, p.127 And much more...
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, c1999.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780316511575
Branch Call Number: 942.01 Lac 3583mc 1
942.01 Lac 3583ml 1
Characteristics: 230 p. : ill.
Additional Contributors: Danziger, Danny
Alternative Title: The year one thousand.


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Oct 10, 2016

A very readable account of this time period, treating the people with respect.

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