In the Middle Ages, stories were told to entertain, distract, and teach. Myths and stories were woven into tapestries, preached in church sermons, and sung at feasts. Using examples from all over the medieval world, this lovely book shows how myths and legends influenced people’s lives, and how these stories were immortalized through oral story-telling, in music, and in crafts. Topics include
• medieval storytellers such as troubadours, bards, and minstrels
• folk songs and dance
• legends and myths from around the world
• mythical creatures, such as dragons, unicorns, and giants
• medieval theater
• stories about heroes and Gods
Ages 7 to 14 years.