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The bright ages : a new history of medieval Europe  Cover Image Book Book

The bright ages : a new history of medieval Europe / Matthew Gabriele and David M. Perry.

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  • ISBN: 9780062980892
  • ISBN: 0062980890
  • Physical Description: xviii, 307 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 258-278) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The Bright Ages -- Shimmering stars on the Adriatic -- The gleaming tiles of New Rome -- Dawn in Jerusalem -- A golden hen and the walls of Rome -- Sunlight on a northern field -- A towering ivory tusk -- A ship aflame on the Volga -- A golden girl in France -- The brilliant jewels of the heavenly Jerusalem -- The sun-dappled towers in a city of three religions -- Divine light reflecting off the Nile -- A radiant white hind with the antlers of the stag -- Cities on fire -- Stained glass and the smell of burning books -- Glistening snow on the Eastern Steppe -- Quiet candles and falling stars -- Stars above an octagonal dome -- The Dark Ages.
Summary, etc.:
"A lively and magisterial popular history that refutes common misperceptions of the European Middle Ages, showing the beauty and communion that flourished alongside the dark brutality--a brilliant reflection of humanity itself."--Dust jacket.
Subject: Middle Ages.
Civilization, Medieval.
World history.
Europe > History > 476-1492.
HISTORY / Europe / Medieval.
HISTORY / Europe / General.
PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / Medieval.

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East Grand Forks Campbell Library 940.1 GABRIELE 2021 (Text) 521147 Non-Fiction Available -

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