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READ ì The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium In the year 1000 the world was one of mystery and magicians monks warriors and wandering merchants people who feared an apocalypse and people who had no idea what year it was or what lay beyond the nearest val. The Year 1000 written by Robert Lacey and Danny Danziger a combination of a historian and a journalist is a time travel back to the Anglo Saxon England of 1000 AD offering the reader a uniue opportunity to inspect and experience its daily life The reader will meet and observe how average Anglo Saxon s carried on with their routine life thereby offering delightful and often charming insights into the history of England as it was at the turn of the first millennium Written after conducting consultations and interviews with some of the top archaeologists and historians the author s presents the narration in a style meant for the layman and can satisfy anyone with an inuisitive mind The Year 1000 is presented like a panorama made up of the twelve months of year 1000 AD thereby letting the reader get acuainted with the way in which the Anglo Saxon social religious and political life unfolded during each months of the year For this purpose the book utilizes an ancient document the author s name it as the Julius Work Calendar a manuscript on parchment believed to be from the 1020 AD and now preserved in the British Museum which chronicles the high days and holy days of the twelve months of an year along with beautifully illustrated depictions of the Labors of the month illustrations which describe the activities associated with the Anglo Saxon life during each month of the year Each chapter of The Year 1000 borrows these illustrations pertaining to a specific month from the Julius Work Calendar and the characters within these illustrations act as our guides to the alien yet curiously familiar human world of the Kings Saints Nobles Shepherds Farmers and Laborers of those timesThe people their health and their livelihood during 1000 AD Illustration for the month January in the Julius Work Calendar If you were to meet an Englishman in the year 1000 the first thing that would strike you would be how tall he was very much the size of anyone alive today The first chapter or the month of January of The Year 1000 begins with these words They continue with But the bones that have been excavated from the graves of people buried in England in the years around 1000 tell a tale of strong and healthy folk which clearly give indications to the Anglo Saxon people living in a pristine natural surroundings in which overcrowding overpopulation atmospheric pollutions and other forms of pollutions where literally unknown were healthy well fed and almost as tall as our contemporary generation The ploughmen feeds us all The ploughman gives us bread and milk In the illustration for the January we meet the ploughman and his wheeled iron bladed plough slicing open England s damp and often clay ridden crust which gives indications to the hard manual labor that was the foundation of life during those times Anglo Saxon food and drinks Illustration for the month April in the Julius Work Calendar Poultry was considered a luxury food and it was also recognized as a therapeutic diet for invalids particularly in broth form Old English recipe remedy books show that in the year 1000 chicken soup was already renowned for its soothing restorative powers In the month of April set for the Anglo Saxon feasting the reader come to know about the staple and special food items that came from the kitchens of that time period We come to know about the use of grains for making breads at times of famine the grain was replaced with beans peas acorns or even barks and roots for making flour the consumption of poultry and meat and about the typical kitchen implements and utensils I am a binder a scourger and soon become a thrower sometimes I cast an old fellow right to the ground From this riddle from the time the reader comes to know about the mead a super sweet alcoholic drink brewed from the crushed refuse of honey combs the reveller s drink of choice during the year 1000 AD It superseded wine and other drinks of the time in popularityApart from these from the rest of the book we learn a lot of insights about various areas like the personal hygiene of the people during this time period how the people survived during famine about the weather conditions they encountered about their cultural inclinations the justice system that was available about their hunting and warfare poetry entertainment and philosophies with great clarity and conciseness The Year 1000 with it s easy to understand approach the authors ability in weeding out the best morsels of history along with the charming nature of the narrative with a touch of humor make it a good starting point for those who want to know about the society people religious beliefs politics health medicine and farming that prevailed in the Anglo Saxon world of the year 1000 AD This book definitely makes learning history a fascinating experienceFor those interested in taking a look at the pages of the Julius Work Calendar can find them online at the British Library Images Online section

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READ ì The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium Were sometimes buried with supplies for the journey to the new life in heaven Narrated through the progression of the seasons this book presents a recreation of English life at the end of the first millennium. I always re read this before going into first draft of the Lumatere fantasy novels


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    REVIEW The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium (The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium) PDF DOWNLOAD º Robert Lacey CHARACTERS ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Robert Lacey ‘The Year 1000’ written by Robert Lacey and Danny Danziger – a combination of a historian and a journalist – is a time travel back to the Anglo Saxon England of 1000 AD offering the reader a uniue opportunity to inspect and experience its daily life The reader will meet and observe how average Anglo Saxon’s carried on with their r

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    (The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium) PDF DOWNLOAD º Robert Lacey An interesting and well written journey back in time Well researched and organized based on the Julius Work Calendar a time capsule of drawings that gives us hints about what life was like for ordinary folks than 1000 years ago What C

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    REVIEW The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium (The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium) PDF DOWNLOAD º Robert Lacey Robert Lacey ´ 0 READ I read the month chapters in this book at start of corresponding months in my life Sometimes I'll read book December in r

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    (The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium) PDF DOWNLOAD º Robert Lacey A very nice vividly impressionistic deeply atmospheric and compelling but also accurate and well researched sketch of how life was in England around the year 1000 Inspired by the Julius Work Calendar the narrative is cast in the form of a calendar it describes the social and cultural environment and the everyday life and

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    (The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium) PDF DOWNLOAD º Robert Lacey What a delightfully informative little book I don't know how they crammed so much information into just 200 pages reminds me of Mark Kurlansky's Cod A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World and this one doesn't have recipes The authors take something called the Julius Work Calendar a medieval reminder of work and faith with wonderful illustrations at the bottom of each month's page reproduced at the beginning of e

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    CHARACTERS ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Robert Lacey Robert Lacey ´ 0 READ REVIEW The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium I rarely give a book 5 stars but this short book on THE YEAR 1000 was just about a perfect example of its kind It was short and for me right now short is a good thing There was almost no repetition The authors knew what they wanted to say how they wanted to organize the information and they kept to their planIn addition it was extremely readable The book hooked me early on and kept me hooked I already knew a lot of wha

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    (The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium) PDF DOWNLOAD º Robert Lacey Robert Lacey ´ 0 READ REVIEW The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium I always re read this before going into first draft of the Lumatere fantasy novels

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    CHARACTERS ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Robert Lacey (The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium) PDF DOWNLOAD º Robert Lacey Robert Lacey ´ 0 READ A very uick read definitely not scholarly work popular history I would call it I liked the author’s choice of format for this book Like an almanac each chapter is dedicated to a month of the calendar year and describes the traditional activities and the fest days celebrated in that month interspersed by references to his

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    Robert Lacey ´ 0 READ CHARACTERS ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Robert Lacey (The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium) PDF DOWNLOAD º Robert Lacey Much of what we know about the first millennium comes from a book written around 1020 called The Julius Work Calendar It is the earliest surviv

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  • Hardcover
  • 240
  • The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium
  • Robert Lacey
  • English
  • 15 August 2019
  • 9780316558402