Gold and Gilt, Pots and Pins

Gold and Gilt, Pots and Pins

Possessions and People in Medieval Britain

eBook - 2005
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In this highly illustrated book, David Hinton looks at what possessions meant to people at every level of society in Britain in the middle ages, from elaborate gold jewellery to clay pots, and provides a fascinating window into the society of the middle ages. Gold and Gilt, Pots and Pins is about things worn and used in Britain throughout the Middle Ages, from the great treasure hoards that mark the end of the Roman Empire to the new expressions of ideas promoted by the. Renaissance and Reformation. - ;In medieval Britain people wore jewellery made of gold if they were rich, of base metal if t.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
ISBN: 9780191532627
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 439 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps


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