Medieval History For Dummies

Medieval History For Dummies

Stephen Batchelor


Is your wisdom of The Crusades lower than tip-top? perhaps you're thinking about Columbus, or you're desirous to examine the Black demise in all its gory element? no matter what your place to begin, this professional advisor has all of it - from kings, knights and anti-Popes, to invasion, famine, the Magna Carta and Joan of Arc (and a number of rebellious peasants thrown in for strong measure!). prepare for a rip-roaring experience during the political, spiritual and cultural lifetime of the center a while, the most talked-about sessions in background.
Medieval historical past for Dummies comprises:
Part I: The Early heart a long time bankruptcy 1: the center a while: whilst, the place, What, Who? bankruptcy 2: the tip of Rome and the no longer so 'Dark Ages'. bankruptcy three: Angles, Saxons and Feudalism. bankruptcy four: The Carolingians seize their likelihood. bankruptcy five: Charlemagne - a brand new empire is born.
Part II: The Making of Europe bankruptcy 6: The (Holy Roman) Empire moves again. bankruptcy 7: East Meets West: Islam within the Western Mediterranean. bankruptcy eight: The Vikings: A hazard from the north. bankruptcy nine: Schism: The Church splits itself in . bankruptcy 10: The Normans: The 'real' center a long time start.
Part III: 'Holy War': Crusading at domestic and in a foreign country. bankruptcy eleven: campaign: a choice to hands. bankruptcy 12: the 1st campaign bankruptcy thirteen: England vs France & Pope vs Emperor bankruptcy 14: the second one campaign & The 'Crusades at Home' bankruptcy 15: Richard vs Saladin: The 3rd campaign bankruptcy sixteen: The later Crusades and different disasters.
Part IV: Parliament, Priories, Provisions & Plague bankruptcy 17: John, Henry, Rudolf & Edward. bankruptcy 18: priests & retailers: the hot strength agents bankruptcy 19: The Papacy on travel: Avignon and the Anti-Popes bankruptcy 20: 'God's Judgement?': The Black loss of life
Part V: the tip of the center and the beginning of discovery. bankruptcy 21: 100 Years of warfare bankruptcy 22: The Peasants are Revolting bankruptcy 23: Agincourt, Joan of Arc & the French restoration bankruptcy 24: Columbus & the hot international
Part VI: The a part of Tens bankruptcy 25: Ten garbage Kings bankruptcy 26: Ten Curious Medieval hobbies bankruptcy 27: Ten nice Castles bankruptcy 28: Ten those that replaced the realm bankruptcy 29: Ten nice Books (To learn subsequent)

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