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Eleanor of Aquitaine (Symposia in the arts and the humanities)

by William Kibler

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Published by University of Texas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Congresses,
  • Eleanor

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10293702M
    ISBN 100292720149
    ISBN 109780292720145

    Since this book was published a new study of the historiography around Eleanor has been released by Bloomsbury. ‘Inventing Eleanor: the Medieval and Post-Medieval Image of Eleanor of Aquitaine’ by Michael R. Evans (lecturer at Central Michigan University) examines the myths and iconography preventing us from knowing the real person. Eleanor of Aquitaine Alison Weir This book is dedicated with heartfelt thanks to my agent, JULIAN ALEXANDER and to JILL BLACK who has edited so many of my books. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I4/5(32).

    This is Eleanor of Aquitaine. She was one of the most powerful and influential people of her time. She was well educated and became her father's heir. Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine is sitting on a cloud surrounded by friends and family, waiting for the arrival of her second husband, King Henry II of England. Henry died long before Eleanor, but his life on earth was filled with rather questionable behavior, and he has had to spend some time in Hell--eight centuries to be exact.

    Eleanor was born in , daughter of the future Duke William X and Aenor, who was the daughter of William IX's mistress. Eleanor's grandfather, William . Eleanor of Aquitaine A loving mother. A betrayed wife. A queen beyond compare. Eleanor of Aquitaine's story is legendary. She is an icon who has fascinated readers for over eight hundred years. But the real Eleanor remains elusive - until now/5().


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Twelfth century folk did not jot down every passing thought/5(43). I selected this book as a biography of Eleanor of Aquitaine, it is almost pages, so I expected to learn a lot about the fascinating life of this famous queen.

Unfortunately, not many reliable contemporary sources that record the protagonist life are available to us, and in consequence, my expectations had to be readjusted.4/5. The basic premise of the book is that after being raped by King Louis on her wedding day and finding out ten days later that she had become pregnant, Eleanor of Aquitaine, who in this book is a whiny professional victim, turns to the handsome Bernard of Ventadour.3/5(37).

Eleanor of Aquitaine lived a long life of many contrasts, of splendor and desolation, power and peril, and in this stunning narrative, Weir captures the woman—and the queen—in all her glory. With astonishing historic detail, mesmerizing pageantry, and irresistible accounts of royal scandal and intrigue, she recreates not only a remarkable.

Free download or read online Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Alison Weir. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this history, non fiction story are Eleanor of Aquitaine.4/5. Eleanor of Aquitaine lived a long life of many contrasts, of splendor and desolation, power and peril, and in this stunning narrative, Weir captures the woman—and the queen—in all her glory.

With astonishing historic detail, mesmerizing pageantry, and irresistible accounts of royal scandal and intrigue, she recreates not only a remarkable /5(37).

Eleanor of Aquitaine Becomes Queen of France. Louis and Eleanor of Aquitaine book were married in Julybut had little time to get to know one another before Louis’ father the.

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Renowned in her time for being the most beautiful woman in Europe, the wife of two kings and mother of three, Eleanor of Aquitaine was one of the great heroines of the Middle Ages.

At a time when women were regarded as little more than chattel, Eleanor managed to defy convention as she exercised power in the political sphere and crucial influence over her husbands and sons/5(23). Eleanor of Aquitaine () has been long noted for her political and cultural achievements that profoundly shaped twelfth-century Europe.

Culturally, beyond her role as wife of kings Louis VII of France and Henry II of England and mother of kings Richard and John, she inspired the huge diffusion of the Arthurian cycle and the Celtic myths Released on: Octo Eleanor of Aquitaine, by Alison Weir.

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5/5(2). Eleanor of Aquitaine: The Life and Legacy of Medieval Europe’s Most Famous Queen attempts to provide an unbiased look at Eleanor's life by exploring the achievements and trials of the duchess-queen and deconstructing the “black legends” and other compelling tales that continue to envelop her to this day.

You will learn about Eleanor of Aquitaine like never before. Lesson from Eleanor of Aquitaine No. 3: If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself. Eleanor of Aquitaine’s Legacy Inas King John’s ambassador to France, Eleanor defended England’s French territories, Anjou and Aquitaine, against : Taylor Gmahling.

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This is historical fiction at its best and I loved every page of it."—For Winter Nights: A bookish blog/5(5). Eleanor of Aquitaine: The Life and Legacy of Medieval Europe’s Most Famous Queen attempts to provide an unbiased look at Eleanor's life by exploring the achievements and trials of the duchess-queen and deconstructing the “black legends” and other compelling tales that continue to envelop her to this day.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Summer Queen: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine/5(13).Marion Meade is the author of Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This?

and Bobbed Hair and Bathtub Gin: Writers Running Wild in the has also written biographies of Woody Allen, Buster Keaton, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Victoria Woodhull, and Madame Blavatsky, as well as two novels about medieval France/5(8).Eleanor was the daughter and heiress of William X, duke of Aquitaine and count of Poitiers, who possessed one of the largest domains in France—larger, in fact, than those held by the French William’s death in she inherited the duchy of Aquitaine and in July married the heir to the French throne, who succeeded his father, Louis VI, the following month.