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A Short History of the Middle Ages

Author: Barbara H Rosenwein
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fifth EditionView all editions and formats
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In this newest edition of her bestselling book, Barbara H. Rosenwein integrates the history of European, Byzantine, and Islamic medieval cultures-as well as their Eurasian connections-in a dynamic narrative.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rosenwein, Barbara H.
A Short History of the Middle Ages, Fifth Edition.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara H Rosenwein
ISBN: 9781442636248 1442636246
OCLC Number: 1043656498
Credits: Produced by the publisher.
Held by CAPER-BC, Langara College.
Awards: Winner of Textbook Excellence (Texty) awarded by Textbook & Academic Authors Association 2019 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (388 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Half Title --
Title --
Copyright --
Contents --
List of Maps --
The Medieval World Today --
1.1 The Roman Empire, c.300 --
1.2 The Capital Cities of the Empire --
1.3 Christian Populations at the End of the 3rd cent --
1.4 Wijster --
1.5 The Huns and the Visigoths, c.375-450 --
1.6 The Former Western Empire, c.500 --
1.7 Tours, c.600 --
1.8 Europe, the Eastern Roman Empire, and Persia, c.600 --
2.1 Persian Expansion, 602-622 --
2.2 The Byzantine Empire, c.700 --
2.3 The Islamic World to 750 --
2.4 Western Europe, c.750 --
2.5 Lombard Italy, c.750 --
3.1 The Byzantine and Bulgarian Empires, c.920 --
3.2 The Avar Khaganate, 7th-8th cent --
3.3 The Islamic World, c.800 --
3.4 Europe, c.814 --
3.5a Partition of 843 (Treaty of Verdun) --
3.5b Partition of 870 (Treaty of Meerssen) --
3.5c Partition of 880 --
3.6 Northern Emporia in the Carolingian Age --
4.1 Constantinople, c.1100 --
4.2 The Byzantine Empire during the Reign of Basil II, 976-1025 --
4.3 Kievan Rus', c.1050 --
4.4 Fragmentation of the Islamic World, c.1000 --
4.5 Viking, Muslim, and Hungarian Invasions, 9th and 10th cent --
4.6 Europe, c.1050 --
4.7 Ottonian Empire, c.1000 --
5.1 The Byzantine and Seljuk Empires, c.1090 --
5.2 The Almoravid Empire, c.1115 --
5.3 Byzantium, 12th cent --
5.4 Tours c.600 vs. Tours c.1100 --
5.5 Western Europe, c.1100 --
5.6 The First Crusade and Early Crusader States --
5.7 The Norman Invasion of England, 1066-1100 --
5.8 The Iberian Peninsula, c.1140 --
6.1 Saladin's Empire, c.1200 --
6.2 The Almohad Empire, c.1172 --
6.3 The Latin Empire and Byzantine Successor States, 1204- c.1250 --
6.4 The Angevin and Capetian Realms in the Late 12th cent. --
6.5 Spain and Portugal, c.1275 --
6.6 Italy and Southern Germany in the Age of Frederick Barbarossa --
6.7 France, c.1230 --
6.8 German Settlement in the Baltic Sea Region, 12th to 14th cent. --
7.1 The Mongol Empire, c.1260-1350 --
7.2 The Mamluk Sultanate --
7.3a, b European and Eurasian Trade Routes, c.1300 --
7.4 Piacenza, Late 13th cent --
7.5 Western Europe, c.1300 --
7.6 East Central Europe, c.1300 --
7.7 The Village of Toury, 14th and 15th cent --
8.1 Eurasia c.1400 --
8.2 The First Phase of the Hundred Years' War, 1337-1360 --
8.3 English and Burgundian Hegemony in France, c.1430 --
8.4 The Duchy of Burgundy, 1363-1477 --
8.5 Western Europe, c.1450 --
8.6 Long-Distance Sea Voyages of the 15th cent --
List of Plates; 1.1 Mars and Venus, Pompeii (1st cent.); 1.2 Hercules in the Garden of the Hesperides, Oplontis (c.10-1 BCE); 1.3 Harbor Scene (late 1st cent. BCE); 1.4 Euhodus Sarcophagus (c.161-170); 1.5 Venus and Two Nymphs, Britain (2nd or early 3rd cent.); 1.6 Tombstone, near Carthage (2nd cent.?); 1.7 Embracing Tetrarchs (c.300); 1.8 Base of the Hippodrome Obelisk (c.390); 1.9 Orant Fresco (second half of 4th cent.); 1.10 Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus (359); 1.11 Reliquary of Theuderic (late 7th cent.); 1.12 San Vitale, Ravenna, Apse Mosaics (mid-6th cent.); 2.1 Cross at Hagia Sophia (orig. mosaic 6th cent.; redone 768/769) 2.2 Page from an Early Qur'an (568-645).
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