Norman Frank Cantor (November 19, 1929 – September 18, 2004) was a Canadian-American historian who specialized in the medieval period. Known for his accessible writing and engaging narrative style, Cantor's books were among the most widely read treatments of medieval history in English. He estimated that his textbook The Civilization of the Middle Ages, first published in 1963, had a million copies in circulation.
Norman F. Cantor
|Born||November 19, 1929|
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
|Died||18 September 2004 74) (aged|
Miami, Florida, U.S.
|Occupation||Historian, essayist, teacher|
|Alma mater||University of Manitoba (BA, 1951)|
Princeton University (M.A., 1953)
Princeton University (Ph.D., 1957)
|Period||Ancient Greeks, Middle Ages, Judaism|
|Spouse||Mindy Mozart (m. 1957)|
|Children||Howard Cantor, Judy Cantor|