Medieval LEGO

Author: Greyson Beights

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593276508

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 132

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Castles and kings, battles and treaties, famine and plague, intrigue and invasion! Medieval LEGO takes you through real English history in the middle ages with a unique twist, with every event illustrated by a tiny little LEGO scene. With contributions by medievalists and scholars, this book brings medieval history to life in a fun, kid-friendly way. Inside, you'll learn about events like the Battle of Hastings, the chartering of Oxford University, and the signing of the Magna Carta. You'll witness the infamous Black Death, and the Great Famine, and you'll read about famous historical figures like Robin Hood, Richard the Lionheart, Geoffrey Chaucer, and William the Conqueror. Grab your broadsword and turn the page to join the adventure.

The LEGO Castle Book

Build Your Own Mini Medieval World

Author: Jeff Friesen

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1718500173

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 208

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Filled with stunning photos, step-by-step instructions, and creative ideas for customization—The LEGO Castle Book shows you how to build six mini castles complete with moats, drawbridges, gatehouses, and more! Travel through the history of castle architecture and learn how to build basic castle components like walls, towers, gates, and keeps. Whether your goal is to add realistic details like crenellations, turrets, and parapets to your designs or to create a believable medieval setting, you’ll find endless inspiration in The LEGO Castle Book. Includes complete parts list and building instructions for 6 castles: • Sleeping Dragon • Land’s End • River Gate • Winter Palace • Eight Arches • Mountain Kingdom

LEGO and Philosophy

Constructing Reality Brick By Brick

Author: Roy T. Cook,Sondra Bacharach

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119193982

Category: Philosophy

Page: 256

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How profound is a little plastic building block? It turns out the answer is “very”! 22 chapters explore philosophy through the world of LEGO which encompasses the iconic brick itself as well as the animated televisions shows, feature films, a vibrant adult fan base with over a dozen yearly conventions, an educational robotics program, an award winning series of videogames, hundreds of books, magazines, and comics, a team-building workshop program for businesses and much, much more. Dives into the many philosophical ideas raised by LEGO bricks and the global multimedia phenomenon they have created Tackles metaphysical, logical, moral, and conceptual issues in a series of fascinating and stimulating essays Introduces key areas of philosophy through topics such as creativity and play, conformity and autonomy, consumption and culture, authenticity and identity, architecture, mathematics, intellectual property, business and environmental ethics Written by a global group of esteemed philosophers and LEGO fans A lively philosophical discussion of bricks, minifigures, and the LEGO world that will appeal to LEGO fans and armchair philosophers alike

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Author: Gail Ashton

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 144116068X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 368

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With contributions from 29 leading international scholars, this is the first single-volume guide to the appropriation of medieval texts in contemporary culture. Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture covers a comprehensive range of media, including literature, film, TV, comics book adaptations, electronic media, performances, and commercial merchandise and tourism. Its lively chapters range from Spamalot to the RSC, Beowulf to Merlin, computer games to internet memes, opera to Young Adult fiction and contemporary poetry, and much more. Also included is a companion website aimed at general readers, academics, and students interested in the burgeoning field of Medieval afterlives, complete with: - Further reading/weblinks - 'My favourite' guides to contemporary medieval appropriations - Images and interviews - Guide to library archives and manuscript collections - Guide to heritage collection See also our website at https://medievalafterlives.wordpress.com/.

Create A Castle And Other Great LEGO Ideas

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241485673

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 32

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This bite-size collection of LEGO castle build ideas will whisk you back to the days when knights were bold. Small in size but big in inspiration, this neat 32-page volume contains a collection of projects from the 'In Days of Old' chapter of The LEGO® Ideas Book. These ideas will do more than teach building skills; they will unlock your imagination and get you dreaming up dozens of ideas of your own. First build your majestic castle. Then create a drawbridge that really lifts and a portcullis that really lowers. Build a giant dragon for your minifigure knights to fight - maybe using a brick-built cannon. How about some sneaky traps for your enemies, and a brick-busting battering ram? There's all this and lots more inside this book, so dip in - and don't forget, there are four other exciting books in this series, too. ©2020 The LEGO Group

The Ultimate LEGO Book

Author: David Pickering

Publisher: DK Children

ISBN: 9780789446916

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 124

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Introduces the world of model making with LEGOs, featuring life-size sculptures of dinosaurs, monuments, buildings, and other items.

Build It! Medieval World

Make Supercool Models with Your Favorite LEGO® Parts

Author: Jennifer Kemmeter

Publisher: Brick Books

ISBN: 9781513261737

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 114

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This series of visually rich instruction books for LEGO(R) creations is perfect for children ages 5 and up. Inside Build it! Medieval World, you'll find a range of creative models from to put together, created using bricks that LEGO(R) obsessives may already have at home -- from castles to dragons, princesses to knights, and much more. Each book in this interactive series contains 3-5 "dioramas" featuring a diverse range of models. Full color, step-by-step diagrams guide you through the process, enhancing the fun. All models in this volume can be created using LEGO(R) Classic set 10698 and 10695.

Make A Mosaic And Other Great LEGO Ideas

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241485517

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Adorn and organize your room LEGO-style with this bite-sized collection of beautiful and useful LEGO ideas. Small in size but big in inspiration, this neat 32-page volume contains perfectly practical projects from the 'Make & Keep' chapter of The LEGO® Ideas Book. These ideas will do more than teach building skills; they will unlock your imagination and get you dreaming up dozens of ideas of your own. Projects range from arty 3-D mosaics and themed picture frames to sea monster desk organizers and space-saving minifigure display stands. You will find instructions for building LEGO versions of your favourite board games too, such as chess and Tic Tac Toe. There are interviews with top LEGO fan builders and much more inside this book, so dip in - and don't forget, there are four other exciting books in this series, too. ©2020 The LEGO Group