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The Resource The birth of the West : Rome, Germany, France, and the creation of Europe in the tenth century, Paul Collins

The birth of the West : Rome, Germany, France, and the creation of Europe in the tenth century, Paul Collins

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The birth of the West : Rome, Germany, France, and the creation of Europe in the tenth century
Title
The birth of the West
Title remainder
Rome, Germany, France, and the creation of Europe in the tenth century
Statement of responsibility
Paul Collins
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A narrative history of the origins of Western civilization argues that Europe was transformed in the tenth century from a continent rife with violence and ignorance to a continent on the rise
Writing style
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10169999
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Collins, Paul
Dewey number
940.144
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Middle Ages
  • Middle Ages
  • Civilization, Medieval
  • Civilization, Medieval
  • Holy Roman Empire
  • France
  • Holy Roman Empire
  • Europe
  • Europe
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Rome, Germany, France, and the creation of Europe in the tenth century
Label
The birth of the West : Rome, Germany, France, and the creation of Europe in the tenth century, Paul Collins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 455-466) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
The physical landscape of the tenth century -- Roman "harlots" : from the cadaver synod to the fall of Marozia -- The nadir of the papacy -- Enemies of Christians -- The dissention of kings -- Salvation from "that very savage people" -- Feudal France -- Muslims and Christians in Spain -- Anglo-Saxon England -- The Celtic lands : Ireland, Scotland, and Wales -- Liutprand of Cremona, cynic, diplomat, and stylist -- "That Greek woman" : Theophano, Otto II, and her mother-in-law -- Monks and nuns -- Ordinary life in the tenth century -- Faith and church in the tenth century -- Gerbert, the magician of the millennium -- Otto III : a "new Rome"? -- The millennium
Control code
000050084333
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 484 pages
Isbn
9781610390132
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012037392
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)812081149
Label
The birth of the West : Rome, Germany, France, and the creation of Europe in the tenth century, Paul Collins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 455-466) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
The physical landscape of the tenth century -- Roman "harlots" : from the cadaver synod to the fall of Marozia -- The nadir of the papacy -- Enemies of Christians -- The dissention of kings -- Salvation from "that very savage people" -- Feudal France -- Muslims and Christians in Spain -- Anglo-Saxon England -- The Celtic lands : Ireland, Scotland, and Wales -- Liutprand of Cremona, cynic, diplomat, and stylist -- "That Greek woman" : Theophano, Otto II, and her mother-in-law -- Monks and nuns -- Ordinary life in the tenth century -- Faith and church in the tenth century -- Gerbert, the magician of the millennium -- Otto III : a "new Rome"? -- The millennium
Control code
000050084333
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 484 pages
Isbn
9781610390132
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012037392
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)812081149

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