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A detailed look at the ambition and artistic legacy of Emperor Maximilian I and his passion for armor and chivalry
Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I (1459–1519) crafted a public persona and personal mythology that earned him the romantic sobriquet the “Last Knight” and that perpetuates his legend to this day.$35.00ISBN: 9781782408789Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Ivy Press - October 1st, 2019Scientifica Historica is an illustrated, essay-based review of those books that marked the development of science from ancient civilizations to the new millennium.
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