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Jones, Terry 1942-

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Most widely held works by Terry Jones
Chaucer's knight : the portrait of a medieval mercenary by Terry Jones( Book )

43 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crusades( Visual )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Crusades began as a holy mission to liberate Jerusalem and became the largest mass migration in European history. When they ended 200 years later, the Crusades had created a mythology of knights and chivalry, and left a legacy of distrust between East and West that continues to shape our world today
Douglas Adams's Starship Titanic : a novel by Terry Jones( Book )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farce on the biggest and most modern spaceship ever built. On its maiden voyage from the planet Yassacca, the ship crashes on Earth where its robot crew tries to make friends with humans
Crusades by Terry Jones( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine hundred years ago Christian Europe was seized by a fever that changed the world. Inspired by a Pope who offered rewards on earth and a certain place in paradise thereafter, tens of thousands of men, women and children - knights and peasants, rich and poor, old and young - set out for the Holy Land to recapture the Holy City, Jerusalem, and save their fellow Christians from persecution by the Infidel. Crusades, and the television series which this book accompanies, tell the dramatic story of these events, and the reality behind the myths. This story of battles and betrayals, drama and intrigue, is told with wit and clarity, and is magnificently illustrated throughout in color. The authors show how the Europeans used the morality of the Crusades to justify the conquest and destruction of any society which stood in their way, sowing the seeds of fear, suspicion and even hatred in the Arab world - a legacy which remains to this day
Who murdered Chaucer? : a medieval mystery by Terry Jones( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this work of historical speculation Terry Jones and a team of international scholars investigate the mystery surrounding the death of Geoffrey Chaucer over 600 years ago. An important public figure, a diplomat and the brother-in-law to John of Gaunt - one of the most powerful men in the kingdom - Chaucer was celebrated as his country's finest living poet, rhetorician and scholar: the pre-eminent intellectual superstar of his time. We have a great deal of information about his life. And yet nothing at all is known of his death." "In 1400 his name simply disappears from the record. We don't know how he died, where or when; there is no official confirmation of his death and no chronicle mentions it; no notice of his funeral or burial. He left no will and there's nothing to tell us what happened to his estate. He didn't even leave any manuscripts. How could this be?" "What if he was murdered? What if he and his writings had become politically inconvenient in the seismic social shift that occurred with the overthrow of the liberal Richard II by the reactionary, oppressive regime of Henry IV? Would the dogs of suppression, unleashed by the ruthlessly ambitious Archbishop Arundel, have been snapping at the heels of a dangerous poet?" "This daring and controversial hypothesis is the introduction to a remarkable reading of Chaucer's writings as evidence that might be held against him, interwoven with a brilliant portrait of one of the most turbulent periods in English history, its politics and its personalities. Combining revelatory scholarship with the flair for narrative that marks all Terry Jones' work, the result is an absorbing synthesis of history and literary analysis that is sure to be essential reading for years to come."--Jacket
The saga of Erik the Viking by Terry Jones( Book )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and French and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Viking warrior who lived hundreds of years ago sets sail with his men on the Golden Dragon to find the land where the sun goes at night
Life of Brian by Terry Jones( Visual )

36 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pythons satirize religion, capital punishment, revolutionary politics, terrorism, graffiti, science fiction, and a host of other topics through the story of Brian, a first-century Judean
Fairy tales by Terry Jones( Book )

25 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of thirty original fairy tales introducing such beings as the fly-by-night, the rainbow cat, and the wonderful cake-horse
Fantastic stories by Terry Jones( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories, mostly original fairy tales, including "The Dragon on the Roof," "Eyes-All-Over," "The Flying King," and "Touch the Moon."
Terry Jones' medieval lives by Terry Jones( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was medieval England full of knights on horseback rescuing fainting damsels in distress? Were the Middle Ages mired in superstition and ignorance? Why does nobody ever mention King Louis the First and Last? And, of couse, those key questions: which monks were forbidden the delights of donning underpants. . . and did outlaws never wear trousers? Terry Jones and Alan Ereira are your guides to this most misrepresented and misunderstood period, and they point you to things that will surprise and provoke
Terry Jones' barbarians by Terry Jones( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Russian and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An entertaining rewriting of Roman history from the perspective of the 'Barbarians' - who weren't really barbaric at all!. Terry Jones' Barbarians takes a completely fresh approach to Roman history. Not only does it offer us the chance to see the Romans from a non-Roman perspective, it also reveals that most of those written off by the Romans as uncivilized, savage and barbaric were in fact organized, motivated and intelligent groups of people, with no intentions of overthrowing Rome and plundering its Empire
Nicobobinus by Terry Jones( Book )

25 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicobobinus and his friend Rosie go in search of the Land of Dragons and find more adventure than they'd bargained for
The lady and the squire by Terry Jones( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom, squire to Henry, Duke of Lancaster, and Ann, maid to the willful Lady Emily, find themselves involved in many fanciful adventures as they try to follow their masters' orders
The knight and the squire by Terry Jones( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small village in 14th-century England, a bright young boy named Tom is restless. Tired of studying and digging ditches, he dreams of noble crusades in far-off lands. He decides that he must have his freedom and flees to the forest to elude pursuers. There he meets the terrifying Wolfman, who becomes an unexpected friend. Throughout his eventful journey, Tom encounters a colorful assortment of characters, but none more lively than Alan, who leads them both to France to fight for king and country
The beast with a thousand teeth by Terry Jones( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The small son of a pastry cook finds a way to keep a hungry beast from terrorizing the land
Terry Jones' Medieval lives by Terry Jones( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of animated medieval paintings, the Middle Ages are brought to life in all its corruption, violence and greed, courage, enterprise and learning. Monty Python star and medieval scholar, Terry Jones, challenges stereotypes by examining the lives of various medieval archetypes. While many may know the earthy humor of Chaucer or Rabelais, few know the dark side of chivalry, or that serfs and women were not downtrodden at all
Terry Jones' Barbarians( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Monty Python's Terry Jones invites you on an entertaining expedition through Roman history from an entirely different perspective - that of the Barbarians. Far from the uncivilized savages they have been believed to be, many of these 'non-Romans' were ... highly organized and intelligent societies that had no intentions of overthrowing Rome or its Empire"--Container
Erik the Viking by Terry Jones( Visual )

30 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erik the Viking, tired of killing and plundering, sets out on an epic quest to Valhalla. There he and his men plan on asking the gods to end the Age of Ragnorok and bring sunshine back to the skies
Ripping yarns by Michael Palin( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trouble on the heath : a comedy of Russian gangsters, town planners and a dog called Nigel by Terry Jones( Book )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Thomas is not happy: the view he loves is about to be blocked by an ugly building. Deciding to take action, he forms a protest group but finds himself running for his life when things go wrong
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Alternative Names
Jones, Terence Graham Parry 1942-

Jones, Terence Graham Perry.

Jones, Terrence Graham Perry

Terry Jones acteur et humoriste britannique

Terry Jones actor gals

Terry Jones attore e regista britannico

Terry Jones britischer Komiker, Regisseur und Schriftsteller, Mitglied von Monty Python

Terry Jones Brits acteur

Terry Jones brytyjski aktor, komik, członek grupy Monty Python

Джонс, Терри

Тери Джоунс

Тери Џонс

Тери Џоунс

Терри Джонс британский актёр, режиссёр, сценарист и композитор, детский писатель и популярный историк

Террі Джонс

טרי ג'ונס

تری جونز فیلمنامه‌نویس، کمدین، بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

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ジョーンズ, テリー



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