The Cambridge Medieval History, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Henry Melvill Gwatkin, James Pounder Whitney, Joseph Robson Tanner, Charles William Previté-Orton, Zachary Nugent Brooke
Macmillan, 1911 - Middle Ages
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The book is a collection of essays written by a number of scholars around 1911 on Medieval history from Constantine I until about 500 AD.
Be warned: the writing style is older English than the
"Modern Cambridge Medieval History". Paragraphs are relatively unstructured, and its style is a lot like Marx's Das Kaptial.
Things are not "shown": they are "shewn".
But don't be discouraged! The table of contents actually is useful for figuring out the structure of each essay. This is a critical aspect to reading the (old) Cambridge Medieval History that no one mentions.
It also helps to take notes, on the computer, using the table of contents and the page headings to help structure your notes.
Since the writing style is so unique, I would highly recommend reading Adler's "How to Read a Book" prior to tackling this series. Or simply read the "Modern Cambridge Medieval History", whichever works best.
 

Contents

Theodorics Government
445
The ChurchTheodorics tolerance
449
CHAPTER XVI
456
Regency of Pulcheria
463
Rise of ZenoMurder of Aspar
469
Revolt of Illus
478
Peace with Persia
483
Chrysostom and Theophilus 48994
489
CHAPTER XVIII
521
Basil Sabas Theodore
527
Keltic Monasticism 583
535
CHAPTER XIX
543
Commerce
551
The Curia
557
Landowners and Patronage
563
The influence of Rhetoric
570
The De Cimtate Dei
576
Chronography Eusebius
582
The Church Sacraments
588
Corporationstheir decay 55153
595
CHAPTER XXI
598
Ivories Gilt glasses Lamps
604
Churches at Jerusalem etc
609
CHAPS PAGES Abbreviations 6156
615
General Bibliography for Volume I 61723
617
I II V I Constantine and his City II The Reor ganisation of the Empire V Heresies Arian Controversy to 381 6249
624
Constantines Successors to Jovian and the Struggle with Persia 6305
630
The Triumph of Christianity 63641
636
Expansion of the Teutons 6448
644
Valentinian to Theodosius 64951
649
The Teutonic Migrations 6523
652
a The Visigoths in Gaul 412507 6546
654
b The Franks before Clovis
657
The Sueves Alans and Vandals in Spain 409429
658
a The Asiatic Background 6604
660
b Attila
665
a Roman Britain 6667
666
b Teutonic Conquest of Britain 66870
668
Italy to the Revolution of Odovacar 6714
671
The Kingdom of Italy under Odovacar and Theodoric
675
The Eastern Provinces 67680
676
Religious Disunion in the Fifth Century 6812
681
Monasticism 6837
683
Social and Economic Conditions 68890
688
Thought and Ideas of the Age 6914
691
Early Christian Art
695
Chronological Table of Leading Events 6967
696
Index
699
Disgraceful Peace with Persia 85
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