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Title
Introduction to early medieval Western Europe, 300-900
Type
Text
Subject
Europe, Western--History--To 1500.
Europe--History--392-814.
Middle Ages.
Language
English
Illustrative Content
illustrations
maps
Geographic Coverage
Europe, Western
Europe
Classification
LCC: D121 .I56 2007 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 940.12 full
Identified By
Lccn: 2009286104
Table Of Contents
Introduction: Rome, the barbarians, and the fate of western Europe
Pt. I. The transformation of the Roman west. A new Roman order: state, church and society in the late empire ; Barbarians, the Roman frontier and the crisis of the western empire ; The fifth century west and the 'fall of Rome'
Pt. II. The end of the ancient Mediterranean. The western Mediterranean in the age of 'reconquest' ; Arabs, Avars and amphoras: causes and consequences of imperial collapse
Pt. III. Kingdoms and communities in the post-Roman west. Hispania and Italy: contrasting communities ; Gaul and Germany: the Merovingian world ; Britain and Ireland: kings and peoples
Pt. IV. The Carolingian moment: western Europe in the eighth and ninth centuries. 'The invincible race of the Franks': conquest, Christianisation and Carolingian kingship ; 'Peace unity and concord among the Christian people': Carolingian order and its architects ; Paradoxes of empire: western Europe in the ninth century.
Epilogue: The sword, the plough and the book.
Authorized Access Point
Innes, Matthew. Introduction to early medieval Western Europe, 300-900