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This book offers a fascinating account of Europe from the fall of the Roman Empire through to the end of the tenth century. In its wide-ranging coverage of the period, it takes into account social, economic and political changes as well as the important cultural changes, including the rise of Islam and the recreation of a western empire under the Cardingians.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 501-513) and index.

About the Author

Roger Collins is Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of Edinburgh.

Table of Contents

Chronology of Main Events, 238-1000 * Introduction * Problem-Solving Emperors * The Age of Constantine * Frontier Wars and Civil Wars * The Battle of Adrianople and the Sack of Rome * A Divided City: The Christian Church, 300-460 * The Disappearance of an Army * The New Kingdoms * The Twilight of the West, 518-568 * Constantinople, Persia and the Arabs * Decadent and Do-Nothing Kings * The Remaking of Britain * The Lombard Achievement, c.540-712 * The Sundering of East and West * Monks and Missionaries * Towards a New Western Empire, 714-800 * The New Constantine * Frontier Societies: Christian Spain, 711-1037 * "The Dissension of Kings" * "The Desolation of the Pagans" * The Ottonian Age * Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312218867
Author:
Collins, Roger
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Middle ages
Subject:
Civilization, medieval
Subject:
476-1492
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
St. Martins
Series:
Palgrave History of Europe
Series Volume:
045-98
Publication Date:
19990730
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in

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