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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
Genre
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10169999
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Collins, Paul
Dewey number
940.1/44
Illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
D123
LC item number
.C65 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Middle Ages
  • Civilization, Medieval
  • France
  • Holy Roman Empire
  • Europe
  • Europe
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
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
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
910329
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 484 pages
Isbn
9781610390132
Lccn
2012037392
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps, genealogical tables
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781610390132
Label
The birth of the West : Rome, Germany, France, and the creation of Europe in the tenth century, Paul Collins
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
910329
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 484 pages
Isbn
9781610390132
Lccn
2012037392
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps, genealogical tables
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781610390132

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