A History of Europe, from 911 to 1198

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Read Books, Feb 1, 2006 - History - 564 pages
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A History of Europe, from 911 to 1198 Originally published in 1938, by the Professor of Medieval History at the University of Cambridge. An exhaustive study that explores the early history of Europe through the development of three main themes - The Empire (later Empire and Papacy), Christianity and Islam (or, alternatively, East and West), and France. Each of these is traced in four stages: up to the middle of the 11th Century, in the second half of that century, and in the two halves of the 12th century. Contents include: Introduction, Europe in Ninth Century, To the Middle of the Eleventh Century, The New Monarchy in Germany, The Empire of the Ottos, The Empire 1002-1046, France 911-1050, Revival of Christianity, Eastern Empire, Second Half of Eleventh Century, The Empire 1046-1075, Buliding up of Papal Monarchy, First Contest of Empire and Papacy 1076-1106, France, Christianity and Islam, Henry V and the Investiture Contest, Period of Peace between Empire and Papacy 1125-1156, France in the first Half of the Twelth Century, East and west 1100-1155, The Second Crusade, Spanish Peninsula, Northern and Eastern Neighbours of Germany, Ecclesiastical Life and learning, Life of the Laity, Second Contest of Empire and Papacy 1157-1177, France and England in the Second Half of the Twelth Century, East and West 1155-1198, The Third Crusade, Germany and Italy 1177-1197, Epilogue Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Obscure Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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