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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

Label
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
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.1/44
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D123
LC item number
.C65 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocn812081149
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 484 pages
Isbn
9781610390132
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012037392
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40022115254
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
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocn812081149
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 484 pages
Isbn
9781610390132
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012037392
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40022115254
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)812081149

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