Readings in Medieval History: The Early Middle Ages

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Patrick J. Geary
University of Toronto Press, 2010 - History - 332 pages
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Volume I: The Early Middle Ages includes documents written up to the eleventh century. For this new edition, Patrick J. Geary has incorporated more bibliographical information into the introductions to the readings. Dhuoda's Handbook for her Son (Liber Manualis) is now included. A glossary is provided to help with unfamiliar terms. For students who want to dig deeper into the primary sources, secondary readings about the primary sources are listed.

  

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Primary documents on Medieval History. Great reference, but dry reading (unless you're a historian). Read full review

Contents

Augustine of Hippo On Christian Doctrine
28
City of God
46
St Perpetua The Passion of Saints Perpetua and Felicitas
58
The Barbarian World
65
Jordanes History of the Goths
78
Hildebrandslied
111
Salic Law
122
Bishops Remigius of Reims and Avitus of Vienne Letters to Clovis
129
Gregory the Great Dialogues
189
AngloSaxon England
209
King Alfred Dooms
223
Theodore Penitential
247
The Carolingians
266
Selected Capitularies
280
Dhuodas Handbook for her Son Liber Manualis
302
The Tenth Century
315

Life of Saint Balthild
153
Early Italy
159
Cluniac Charters The Foundation Charter of Cluny
323
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About the author (2010)

Patrick J. Geary, Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles, is the author and editor of numerous books on medieval history.

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