Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe: Society in Transformation

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ABC-CLIO, 2003 - History - 419 pages
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The first comprehensive reference work devoted exclusively to this dark, but critical, period in the history of Western civilization.

* Accessible A-Z format for nearly 200 entries covering the people, places, and events during the fall of the Roman Empire and the birth of early medieval Europe

* Detailed chronology of the nearly 1,000 years of the European barbarian era

* Maps and photographs covering key events and places

* Articles on art, culture, religion, and day-to-day issues such as agriculture, farm animals, diet, marriage, and burial

 

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Contents

A
1
B
57
C
85
D
139
E
151
F
161
G
173
H
197
P
287
R
301
S
313
T
327
U
347
V
349
W
365
Z
375

I
211
J
219
K
229
L
231
M
261
N
271
O
275
Rulers of Barbarian Europe
379
Subject Index to Entries
383
Subject Bibliography
387
Index
399
About the Author
421
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Michael Frassetto is the religion editor of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.

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