The civilization of the Middle Ages : A completely revised and expanded edition of medieval history, the life and death of a civilization / Norman F. Cantor. [print]

By: Cantor, Norman F, 1929-2004 [author]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, New York : HarperPerennial, (c)1994Edition: First HarperPerennial edition; a completely revised and expanded editionDescription: xiv, 604 pages : 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780060925536; 0060925531Subject(s): Civilization, Medieval | Middle Ages | European History | World HistoryGenre/Form: History. LOC classification: CB351.C585 1994Online resources: Copyright permission request form. COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
Contents:
The heritage of the ancient world: Politics and society Philosophy and religion
The foundations of the Middle Ages: From Judaism to Christianity Decline and fall The Roman destiny Patristic culture
The age of the Barbarian invasions: The Germans The first century of the invasions The Ostrogothic and Frankish kingdoms
Justinian and Mohammed: The nemesis of Byzantine power The impact of Islam on early medieval Europe
The advance of ecclesiastical leadership: The rise of monasticism Gregory the great and the early medieval papacy
The making of Carolingian kingship: Anglo-Irish culture and the colonial phenomenon The Carolingian enigma Monarch and papacy
Culture and society in the first Europe: The Carolingian world The feudal organization of society
Ecclesia and Mundus: The nature of the early medieval equilibrium The Norman feudal state The Ottonian empire The Cluniac ideal
Byzantium, Islam and the west: The limitations of Byzantine and Islamic civilizations The rise of Europe
Europe in 1050:
The Gregorian world Revolution: The nature and origin of the Gregorian reform The debate on the essentials of a Christian society The German investiture controversy
The Anglo-Norman monarchy and the emergence of the bureaucratic state: The triumph of William the bastard The significance of the English investiture controversy
The first crusade and after: Origins of the crusading ideal Crusading memories
The intellectual expansion of Europe: The acceleration of cultural change The legal constituents of high medieval civilization A great generation: five leaders of twelfth-century thought and feeling Literature and society in the twelfth century
Moslem and Jewish thought: the Aristotelian challenge: The problem of learning Reason and revelation in Moslem and Jewish thought
Varieties of religious experience: Monks and society The dimensions of popular heresy
The entrenchment of secular leadership: Power and charisma The Capetian ascendancy
The peace of Innocent III: The reaffirmation of papal leadership The Dominican and Franciscan ideals
The new consensus and its limitations: The cathedral of intellect The moral authority of the state The interests of society
The search for order: An old land The crisis of the late Middle Ages Papacy and clergy The European states
Late Medieval and Renaissance culture: The harvest of Medieval thought The Italian renaissance Medievalism and the Middle Ages
Summary: General history of the Middle Ages focusing on medieval culture and religion.
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"A completely revised and expanded edition of Medieval history, the life and death of a civilization."

The heritage of the ancient world: Politics and society Philosophy and religion

The foundations of the Middle Ages: From Judaism to Christianity Decline and fall The Roman destiny Patristic culture

The age of the Barbarian invasions: The Germans The first century of the invasions The Ostrogothic and Frankish kingdoms

Justinian and Mohammed: The nemesis of Byzantine power The impact of Islam on early medieval Europe

The advance of ecclesiastical leadership: The rise of monasticism Gregory the great and the early medieval papacy

The making of Carolingian kingship: Anglo-Irish culture and the colonial phenomenon The Carolingian enigma Monarch and papacy

Culture and society in the first Europe: The Carolingian world The feudal organization of society

Ecclesia and Mundus: The nature of the early medieval equilibrium The Norman feudal state The Ottonian empire The Cluniac ideal

Byzantium, Islam and the west: The limitations of Byzantine and Islamic civilizations The rise of Europe

Europe in 1050:

The Gregorian world Revolution: The nature and origin of the Gregorian reform The debate on the essentials of a Christian society The German investiture controversy

The Anglo-Norman monarchy and the emergence of the bureaucratic state: The triumph of William the bastard The significance of the English investiture controversy

The first crusade and after: Origins of the crusading ideal Crusading memories

The intellectual expansion of Europe: The acceleration of cultural change The legal constituents of high medieval civilization A great generation: five leaders of twelfth-century thought and feeling Literature and society in the twelfth century

Moslem and Jewish thought: the Aristotelian challenge: The problem of learning Reason and revelation in Moslem and Jewish thought

Varieties of religious experience: Monks and society The dimensions of popular heresy

The entrenchment of secular leadership: Power and charisma The Capetian ascendancy

The peace of Innocent III: The reaffirmation of papal leadership The Dominican and Franciscan ideals

The new consensus and its limitations: The cathedral of intellect The moral authority of the state The interests of society

The search for order: An old land The crisis of the late Middle Ages Papacy and clergy The European states

Late Medieval and Renaissance culture: The harvest of Medieval thought The Italian renaissance Medievalism and the Middle Ages

General history of the Middle Ages focusing on medieval culture and religion.

Norman F. Cantor was Emeritus Professor of History, Sociology, and Comparative Literature at New York University. His many books include In the Wake of the Plague, Inventing the Middle Ages, and The Civilization of the Middle Ages, the most widely read narrative of the Middle Ages in the English language. He died in 2004.

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