Picture of author.
14 Works 3,761 Members 86 Reviews

About the Author

Includes the name: Danny Danziger

Image credit: Uncredited image found at Costa Book Awards

Works by Danny Danziger

Tagged

Common Knowledge

Members

Reviews

This entertaining and well-written book givees a real feel for every day life at the turn of the first millennium. Approached with a very light touch, the authors touch on the daily life and concerns of all sections of the population, whether hand-to-mouth villagers, men and women of God, soldiers or nobility. Their day-to-day problems and joys, their concerns for the future are all touched on the give a vivid portrait of life 1000 years ago. It's not a scholarly book, but one which is easily read in the course of a day , whetting the appetite for more.… (more)
 
Flagged
Margaret09 | 50 other reviews | Apr 15, 2024 |
 
Flagged
BooksInMirror | 21 other reviews | Feb 19, 2024 |
The author uses a calendar (The Julius Work Calendar) from about 1020 to provide structure and line drawings from the time for each month. He adds information from other sources and the book is interesting and informative (and occasionally a bit horrifying).
 
Flagged
TanyaRead | 50 other reviews | Feb 14, 2024 |
I read through this for the second time over the weekend and found it to be a bit more “meh” than the first time I read it. A lot of the info was things I already knew and what I didn’t know wasn’t that interesting.
 
Flagged
classyhomemaker | 50 other reviews | Dec 11, 2023 |

Lists

You May Also Like

Associated Authors

Statistics

Works
14
Members
3,761
Popularity
#6,737
Rating
½ 3.7
Reviews
86
ISBNs
56
Languages
3

Charts & Graphs