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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, (electronic resource)

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

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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
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Paul Collins
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Language
eng
Summary
The tenth century dawned in violence and disorder. Charlemagne's empire was in ruins, most of Spain had been claimed by Moorish invaders, and even the papacy in Rome was embroiled in petty, provincial conflicts. To many historians, it was a prime example of the ignorance and uncertainty of the Dark Ages. Yet according to historian Paul Collins, the story of the tenth century is the story of our culture's birth, of the emergence of our civilization into the light of day. The Birth of the West tells the story of a transformation from chaos to order, exploring the alien lan
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
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10169999
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
940.1/44
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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Rome, Germany, France, and the creation of Europe in the tenth century
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The birth of the West : Rome, Germany, France, and the creation of Europe in the tenth century, Paul Collins, (electronic resource)
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http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=BDF995B7-4FE2-4B76-9BC9-A420F493BF35
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Table of Contents; Prologue: ""From the Fury of the Northmen, Lord, Deliver Us""; PART ONE: THE CITY AND THE WORLD; 1. The Physical Landscape of the Tenth Century; 2. Roman ""Harlots"": From the Cadaver Synod to the Fall of Marozia; 3. The Nadir of the Papacy; PART TWO: THE WORLD IN CHAOS; 4. Enemies of Christians; 5. The Dissention of Kings; 6. Salvation from ""That Very Savage People""; 7. Feudal France; 8. Muslims and Christians in Spain; 9. Anglo-Saxon England; 10. The Celtic Lands: Ireland, Scotland, and Wales; PART THREE: THE SECOND SPRING
  • 11. Liutprand of Cremona: Cynic, Diplomat, and Stylist12. ""That Greek Woman"": Theophano, Otto II, and Her Mother-in-Law; PART FOUR: LIVING IN THE TENTH CENTURY; 13. Monks and Nuns; 14. Ordinary Life in the Tenth Century; 15. Faith and Church in the Tenth Century; PART FIVE: A MILLENIAL VISION; 16. Gerbert, the Magician of the Millenium; 17. Otto III: A ""New Rome""?; 18. The Millennium; Acknowledgments; The Descendants of Charlemagne; The Saxon Kings and Selected Relatives; Source Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography: Primary Sources; Bibliography: Secondary Sources; Index
Control code
ocn827209734
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (497 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781610390149
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BDF995B7-4FE2-4B76-9BC9-A420F493BF35
System control number
(OCoLC)827209734
Label
The birth of the West : Rome, Germany, France, and the creation of Europe in the tenth century, Paul Collins, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=BDF995B7-4FE2-4B76-9BC9-A420F493BF35
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Table of Contents; Prologue: ""From the Fury of the Northmen, Lord, Deliver Us""; PART ONE: THE CITY AND THE WORLD; 1. The Physical Landscape of the Tenth Century; 2. Roman ""Harlots"": From the Cadaver Synod to the Fall of Marozia; 3. The Nadir of the Papacy; PART TWO: THE WORLD IN CHAOS; 4. Enemies of Christians; 5. The Dissention of Kings; 6. Salvation from ""That Very Savage People""; 7. Feudal France; 8. Muslims and Christians in Spain; 9. Anglo-Saxon England; 10. The Celtic Lands: Ireland, Scotland, and Wales; PART THREE: THE SECOND SPRING
  • 11. Liutprand of Cremona: Cynic, Diplomat, and Stylist12. ""That Greek Woman"": Theophano, Otto II, and Her Mother-in-Law; PART FOUR: LIVING IN THE TENTH CENTURY; 13. Monks and Nuns; 14. Ordinary Life in the Tenth Century; 15. Faith and Church in the Tenth Century; PART FIVE: A MILLENIAL VISION; 16. Gerbert, the Magician of the Millenium; 17. Otto III: A ""New Rome""?; 18. The Millennium; Acknowledgments; The Descendants of Charlemagne; The Saxon Kings and Selected Relatives; Source Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography: Primary Sources; Bibliography: Secondary Sources; Index
Control code
ocn827209734
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (497 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781610390149
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BDF995B7-4FE2-4B76-9BC9-A420F493BF35
System control number
(OCoLC)827209734

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