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Empires of faith : the fall of Rome to the rise of Islam, 500-700

Author: Peter Sarris
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Oxford history of medieval Europe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing upon the latest historical and archaeological research, Dr Peter Sarris provides a panoramic account of the history of Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Near East from the fall of Rome to the rise of Islam. The formation of a new social and economic order in western Europe in the fifth, sixth, and seventh centuries, and the ascendancy across the West of a new culture of military lordship, are placed firmly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Sarris
ISBN: 9780199261260 0199261261 9780199675357 019967535X
OCLC Number: 751715802
Description: xi, 428 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The world that had been Rome --
The formation of post-Roman society --
The Romano-Germanic kingdoms : the era of Theoderic and Clovis --
The view from the East : crisis, survival, and renewal --
Byzantium, the Balkans, and the West : the late sixth century --
Religion and society in the age of Gregory the Great --
Heraclius, Persia, and holy war --
The age of division --
The princes of the western nations.
Series Title: Oxford history of medieval Europe.
Responsibility: Peter Sarris.
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