A Short History of the Middle Ages Fifth Edition

A Short History of the Middle Ages  Fifth Edition
Author: Barbara H. Rosenwein
Release: 2018-05-03
Editor: University of Toronto Press
Pages: 392
ISBN: 9781442636255
Language: en
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In this newest edition of her bestselling book, Barbara H. Rosenwein integrates the history of European, Byzantine, and Islamic medieval cultures—as well as their Eurasian connections—in a dynamic narrative. The text has been significantly updated to reflect growing interest in the Islamic world and Mediterranean region. Stunning plates featuring art and architecture weave together events, mentalities, and aesthetics. Medievalist Riccardo Cristiani authors a new feature on material culture that examines the intricacies of manuscript production and the lustrous glazes of Islamic ceramics. A fully revised map program offers user-friendly spot maps that clarify events right where they are discussed as well as dazzling topographical maps that reveal the very contours of the medieval world. Helpful genealogies, figures, architectural plans, and lists of key dates complement the text. All maps, genealogies, and figures are available on the History Matters website (www.utphistorymatters.com) for easy download. Students will find this site equally useful for its hundreds of study questions and their click-to-reveal answers.

A Short History of the Papacy in the Middle Ages

A Short History of the Papacy in the Middle Ages
Author: Walter Ullmann
Release: 2003-09-02
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9781134415359
Language: en
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This classic text outlines the development of the Papacy as an institution in the Middle Ages. With profound knowledge, insight and sophistication, Walter Ullmann traces the course of papal history from the late Roman Empire to its eventual decline in the Renaissance. The focus of this survey is on the institution and the idea of papacy rather than individual figures, recognizing the shaping power of the popes' roles that made them outstanding personalities. The transpersonal idea, Ullmann argues, sprang from Christianity itself and led to the Papacy as an institution sui generis.

Reading the Middle Ages Volume I

Reading the Middle Ages  Volume I
Author: Barbara H. Rosenwein
Release: 2013-11-18
Editor: University of Toronto Press
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781442606050
Language: en
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Spanning the period from c.300 to c.1150 and containing primary source material from the European, Byzantine, and Islamic worlds, Barbara H. Rosenwein's Reading the Middle Ages, Second Edition once again brings the Middle Ages to life. Building on the strengths of the first edition, this volume contains 20 new readings, including 8 translations commissioned especially for this book, and a stunning new 10-plate color insert entitled "Containing the Holy" that brings together materials from the Western, Byzantine, and Islamic religious traditions. Ancillary materials, including study questions, can be found on the History Matters website (www.utphistorymatters.com).

A Short History of the Middle Ages Volume II

A Short History of the Middle Ages  Volume II
Author: Barbara H. Rosenwein
Release: 2014-02-14
Editor: University of Toronto Press
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781442606197
Language: en
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Barbara H. Rosenwein's bestselling survey text continues to stand out by integrating the history of three medieval civilizations (European, Byzantine, and Islamic) in a lively narrative that is complemented beautifully by full-color plates, maps, and genealogies. The fourth edition begins with an essay entitled "Why the Middle Ages Matter Today," and the book now covers East Central Europe in some depth. New plates and maps have been added along with a new "Seeing the Middle Ages" feature. The sections for further reading have been updated, and ancillary materials, including study questions, can be found on the History Matters website (www.utphistorymatters.com).

The Middle Ages

The Middle Ages
Author: Miri Rubin
Release: 2014
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 139
ISBN: 9780199697298
Language: en
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The Middle Ages (c.500-1500) includes a thousand years of European history. In this Very Short Introduction Miri Rubin tells the story of the times through the people and their lifestyles. Including stories of kingship and Christian salvation, agriculture and trade, Rubin demonstrates the remarkable nature and legacy of the Middle Ages.

The Middle Ages

The Middle Ages
Author: Eleanor Janega
Release: 2021-06-03
Editor: Icon Books
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9781785785924
Language: en
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A unique, illustrated book that will change the way you see medieval history The Middle Ages: A Graphic History busts the myth of the 'Dark Ages', shedding light on the medieval period's present-day relevance in a unique illustrated style. This history takes us through the rise and fall of empires, papacies, caliphates and kingdoms; through the violence and death of the Crusades, Viking raids, the Hundred Years War and the Plague; to the curious practices of monks, martyrs and iconoclasts. We'll see how the foundations of the modern West were established, influencing our art, cultures, religious practices and ways of thinking. And we'll explore the lives of those seen as 'Other' - women, Jews, homosexuals, lepers, sex workers and heretics. Join historian Eleanor Janega and illustrator Neil Max Emmanuel on a romp across continents and kingdoms as we discover the Middle Ages to be a time of huge change, inquiry and development - not unlike our own.

A Short History of the Middle Ages

A Short History of the Middle Ages
Author: Barbara H. Rosenwein
Release: 2014-01-16
Editor: University of Toronto Press
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781442606111
Language: en
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Inleiding in de geschiedenis van de Middeleeuwen.

The Central Middle Ages

The Central Middle Ages
Author: Daniel Power
Release: 2006
Editor: Oxford University Press
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780199253111
Language: en
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This new volume in the Short Oxford History of Europe series traces the history of Europe in the central middle ages (c.950-1320), an age of far-reaching change for the continent. Seven expert contributors consider the history of this period from a variety of perspectives, including political, social, economic, religious and intellectual history. - ;The period from the late tenth to the early fourteenth centuries was one of the most dynamic in European history. Latin Christendom found a new confidence which has left its mark upon the landscape in the form of the great cathedrals and castles, w.

The Medieval Church

The Medieval Church
Author: Joseph Lynch
Release: 2013-12-16
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781317870524
Language: en
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The Church was the central institution of the European Middle Ages, and the foundation of medieval life. Professor Lynch's admirable survey (concentrating on the western church, and emphasising ideas and trends over personalities) meets a long-felt need for a single-volume comprehensive history, designed for students and non-specialists.

A Brief History of Life in the Middle Ages

A Brief History of Life in the Middle Ages
Author: Martyn Whittock
Release: 2013-02-07
Editor: Robinson
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781472107664
Language: en
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Using wide-ranging evidence, Martyn Whittock shines a light on Britain in the Middle Ages, bringing it vividly to life. Thus we glimpse 11th century rural society through a conversation between a ploughman and his master. The life of Dick Whittington illuminates the rise of the urban elite. The stories of Roger 'the Raker' who drowned in his own sewage, a 'merman' imprisoned in Orford Castle and the sufferings of the Jews of Bristol reveal the extraordinary diversity of medieval society. Through these characters and events - and using the latest discoveries and research - the dynamic and engaging panorama of medieval England is revealed. Interesting facts include: When the life expectancy for women dropped to 26 years in Sierra Leone in 2002, following a catastrophic civil war, it was one year longer than the estimate for early medieval women. So great was the extent of church construction in the thirteenth century that it has been calculated it was the equivalent, in modern terms, of every family in England paying £500 every year, for the whole century! Murder rates for East Anglia, in the fourteenth century, were comparable with those of modern New York. For England generally the homicide rate was far higher than that of the urban USA today.

Powers and Thrones

Powers and Thrones
Author: Dan Jones
Release: 2021-09-02
Editor: Head of Zeus Ltd
Pages: 842
ISBN: 9781789543551
Language: en
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Dan Jones's epic new history tells nothing less than the story of how the world we know today came to be built.

The Modern Origins of the Early Middle Ages

The Modern Origins of the Early Middle Ages
Author: Ian Wood
Release: 2013-09-27
Editor: OUP Oxford
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9780191654770
Language: en
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The Early Middle Ages, which marked the end of the Roman Empire and the creation of the kingdoms of Western Europe, was a period central to the formation of modern Europe. This period has often been drawn into a series of discourses that are more concerned with the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries than with the distant past. In The Modern Origins of the Early Middle Ages, Ian Wood explores how Western Europeans have looked back to the Middle Ages to discover their origins and the origins of their society. Using historical records and writings about the Fall of Rome and the Early Middle Ages, Wood reveals how these influenced modern Europe and the way in which the continent thought about itself. He asks, and answers, the important question: why is early-medieval history, or indeed any pre-modern history, important? This volume promises to add to the debate on the significance of medieval history in the modern world.

The End of the Middle Ages

The End of the Middle Ages
Author: Agnes Mary Frances Robinson
Release: 1889
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 424
ISBN: HARVARD:32044020658118
Language: en
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Middle Ages

Middle Ages
Author: Wayne M. Nestor
Release: 2017-09-03
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 58
ISBN: 1976100143
Language: en
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Intrigue. Disease. Adventure. War. Invention. Famine. This is the story of how humankind emerged from the Dark Ages prepared for the coming age of enlightenment. There is a good reason why many fantasy epics are based on events in the Middle Ages. For nearly a thousand years, people battled nature, disease, and each other to survive.Visionaries laid the foundations that today's world is built upon and their inventions and innovations gave rise to literacy, education, medicine, engineering and more. Explorers opened trade to foreign lands and flooded Europe with luxuries including silk, tea, and gold. Nearly half a million people died of the black plague. The feudal system failed, and aristocratic power dwindled. In Medieval History - Including: The Holy Roman Empire, Vikings, The Crusades, and Columbus Reaching the New World. Overview of What Shaped the History of the Medieval World you'll get a quick trip through the turbulent Middle Ages that is sure to inspire deeper study. You'll: - Follow the progress of the Romans, Vikings, Arabs, and Emperors whose conquests and defeat shaped the world. - Learn about the Sultans, Philosophers, Traders, and Crusaders who laid the foundations for technological and philosophical progress. - Watch the devastation of Europe as famine, disease, and war swept across the continent. - Join adventurers and explorers as they sail the world's oceans, chart new lands, and exploit them. By the end of this quick trip, you'll have a better understanding how such a turbulent period led to the Golden Age that followed.

The Middle Ages in 50 Objects

The Middle Ages in 50 Objects
Author: Elina Gertsman,Barbara H. Rosenwein
Release: 2018-05-31
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 252
ISBN: 9781107150386
Language: en
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This extraordinary selection of objects from the European, Byzantine and Islamic worlds illuminates the rich cultures of medieval history.

A Short History of the Renaissance in Europe

A Short History of the Renaissance in Europe
Author: Margaret L. King
Release: 2016-09-22
Editor: University of Toronto Press
Pages: 480
ISBN: 9781487593100
Language: en
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Writing about the Renaissance can be a daunting task. Not only do scholars disagree on what the Renaissance is, but they also disagree on whether or not it even took place. Margaret L. King's richly illustrated social history of the Renaissance succeeds as a trusted resource, introducing readers to Europe between 1300–1700, as well as to the problems of cultural renewal. A Short History of the Renaissance in Europe includes a detailed discussion of Burckhardt as well as new content on European contact with the Islamic world. This new edition also provides improved coverage of the Protestant and Catholic Reformations. "Focus" features provide fascinating insights into the Renaissance era, and "Voices" sections introduce a wealth of primary sources. King's engaging narrative is enhanced by over 100 images, statistical tables, timelines, a glossary, and suggested readings.

Medicine in the Middle Ages

Medicine in the Middle Ages
Author: Juliana Cummings
Release: 2021-12-31
Editor: Pen and Sword History
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781526779373
Language: en
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The Middle Ages covers a span of roughly one thousand years, and through that time people were subject to an array of not only deadly diseases but deplorable living conditions. It was a time when cures for sickness were often worse than the illness itself mixed with a population of people who lacked any real understanding of sanitation and cleanliness. Dive in to the history of medieval medicine, and learn how the foundations of healing were built on the knowledge of ancient Greek and Roman philosophers. Understand how your social status would have affected medical care, and how the domination of the Catholic Church was the basis of an abundant amount of fear regarding life and death. We are given an intimate look into the devastating time of the Black Death, along with other horrific ailments that would have easily claimed a life in the Middle Ages. Delve inside the minds of the physicians and barbersurgeons for a better understanding of how they approached healing. As well as diving into the treacherous waters of medieval childbirth, Cummings looks into the birth of hospitals and the care for the insane. We are also taken directly to the battlefield and given the gruesome details of medieval warfare and its repercussions. Examine the horrors of the torture chamber and execution as a means of justice. Medicine in the Middle Ages is a fascinating walk through time to give us a better understanding of such a perilous part of history.

A Short History of Europe

A Short History of Europe
Author: Simon Jenkins
Release: 2019-03-05
Editor: PublicAffairs
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781541788534
Language: en
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A sweeping, illustrated history of Europe--a continent whose imperial ambitions, internal clashes, and existential threats are as vital today as they were during the conquests of Alexander the Great In just a few hundred years, a modest peninsula off the northwest corner of Asia has seen the rise and fall of several empires; served as the crucible for scientific dynamism, cultural innovation, and economic revolution; and witnessed cataclysms and bloodshed that have almost destroyed it several times over. This is Europe: a continent whose identity emerged not so much by virtue of geographic or ethnic continuity, but by a long and storied struggle for power. Studded with infamous figures--from Caesar to Charlemagne and Machiavelli to Marx--Simon Jenkins's history of Europe travels briskly from the Roman Empire, the Dark Ages, and the Reformation through the French Revolution, the World Wars, and the fall of the USSR. What emerges in this thrilling and expansive telling is a continent as defined by its continually clashing cultural identities and violent crises as it is by its tireless drive for a society based on the consent of the governed -- which holds true right up to the present day.

The Middle Ages

The Middle Ages
Author: Hourly History
Release: 2016-03-21
Editor: Hourly History
Pages: 52
ISBN: 9781530376247
Language: en
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What do you think of when you consider the Middle Ages? Knights in armor and damsels in distress? Vikings plundering monasteries? Religious dissenters burning at the stake? The dead bodies piling up as war, famine, and plague devastated Europe? Think again! While all these are part of the tapestry of the medieval era, the threads of politics, personality and war, culture, religion, education and the arts are vastly more intricate and fascinating. Think Charlemagne, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Joan of Arc, Peter Abelard, Geoffrey Chaucer and a riveting cast of thousands. After the fall of the Roman Empire, Western Europe had to reinvent itself and redefine its philosophical parentage. Inside you will read about... ✓ The Early Middle Ages ✓ Advancing to Empire with Charlemagne ✓ The High Middle Ages ✓ The Flowering of the Church ✓ Times of Change ✓ The Late Middle Ages ✓ The End and the Beginning As the Christian Church filled the void left by the loss of Roman authority, nations would emerge out of blurred geographical boundaries and dynastic kings would evolve from warlords. Rome gets the glory, and the Renaissance gets the glamor, but they are bookends for the dynamic centuries that are known as the Middle Ages.

The Making of the Middle Ages

The Making of the Middle Ages
Author: R. W. Southern
Release: 1961-09-10
Editor: Yale University Press
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780300002300
Language: en
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A study of the chief personalities and forces that brought Western Europe to pre-eminence as a centre for political experimentation, economic expansion, and intellectual discovery.