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The age of faith : a history of medieval civilization--Christian, Islamic, and Judaic-- from Constantine to Dante: A.D. 325-1300

Author: Will Durant
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1950.
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"Covers the economy, politics, law, government, religion, morals, manners, education, literature, science, philosophy, and art of the Christians, Moslems, and Jews during an epoch that saw vital contests among the three great religions and between the religious and the secular view of human life."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
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Durant, Will, 1885-1981.
Age of faith.
New York : Simon and Schuster, 1950
(OCoLC)609199314
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Will Durant
OCLC Number: 2163263
Description: xviii, 1196 pages, [16] leaves of plates : illustrations, maps (on lining papers) ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Byzantine zenith : A.D. 325-565. Julian the apostate : 332-63 ; The triumph of the barbarians : 325-476 ; The progress of Christianity : 364-451 ; Europe takes form : 325-529 ; Justinian : 527-65 ; Byzantine civilization : 337-565 ; The Persians : 224-641 --
Islamic civilization : A.D. 569-1258. Mohammed : 569-632 ; The Koran ; The sword of Islam : 632-1058 ; The Islamic scene : 632-1058 ; Thought and art in eastern Islam : 632-1058 ; Western Islam : 641-1086 ; The grandeur and decline of Islam --
Judaic civilization : A.D. 135-1300. The Talmud : 135-500 ; The medieval Jews : 500-1300 ; The mind and heart of the Jew : 500-1300 --
The dark ages : A.D. 566-1095. The Byzantine world : 566-1095 ; The decline of the west : 566-1066 ; The rise of the north : 566-1066 ; Christianity in conflict : 529-1085 ; Feudalism and chivalry : 600-1200 --
The climax of Christianity : A.D. 1095-1300. The crusades : 1095-1291 ; The economic revolution : 1066-1300 ; The recovery of Europe : 1095-1300 ; Pre-renaissance Italy : 1057-1308 ; The Roman Catholic church : 1095-1294 ; The early inquisition : 1000-1300 ; Monks and friars : 1095-1300 ; The morals and manners of Christendom : 700-1300 ; The resurrection of the arts : 1095-1300 ; The gothic flowering : 1095-1300 ; Medieval music : 326-1300 ; The transmission of knowledge : 1000-1300 ; Abelard : 1079-1142 ; The adventure of reason : 1120-1308 ; Christian science : 1095-1300 ; The age of romance : 1100-1300 ; Dante : 1265-1321 --
Epilogue : the medieval legacy.
Responsibility: by Will Durant.

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"Covers the economy, politics, law, government, religion, morals, manners, education, literature, science, philosophy, and art of the Christians, Moslems, and Jews during an epoch that saw vital contests among the three great religions and between the religious and the secular view of human life."--Jacket.

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