Book Description 4th in the Civilization series - An integrated, detailed and picturesque history of three great religions during the Middle Ages.
IV. The Age of Faith (1950) This volume covers the Middle Ages. 1. The Byzantine Zenith: AD 325-565
Julian the Apostate: 332-63 The Triumph of the Barbarians: 325-476 The Progress of Christianity: 364-451 Europe Takes Form: 325-529 Justinian: 527-65 Byzantine Civilization: 337-565 The Persians: 224-641
2. Islamic Civilization: AD 569-1258
Mohammed: 569-632 The Koran The Sword of Islam: 632-1058 The Islamic Scene: 632-1058 Thought and Art in Eastern Islam: 632-1058 Western Islam: 641-1086 The Grandeur and Decline of Islam: 1058-1258
3. Judaic Civilization: AD 135-1300
The Talmud: 135-500 The Medieval Jews: 500-1300 The Mind and Heart of the Jew: 500-1300
4. The Dark Ages: AD 566-1095
The Byzantine World: 566-1095 The Decline of the West: 566-1066 The Rise of the North: 566-1066 Christianity in Conflict: 529-1085 Feudalism and Chivalry: 600-1200
5. The Climax of Christianity: 1095-1300
The Crusades: 1095-1291 The Economic Revolution: 1066-1300 The Recovery of Europe: 1095-1300 Pre-Renaissance Italy: 1057-1308 The Roman Catholic Church: 1095-1294 The Early Inquisition: 1000-1300 Monks and Friars: 1095-1300 The Morals and Manners of Christendom: 700-1300 The Resurrection of the Arts: 1095-1300 The Gothic Flowering: 1095-1300 Medieval Music: 326-1300 The Transmission of Knowledge: 1000-1300 Abélard: 1079-1142 The Adventure of Reason: 1120-1308 Christian Science: 1095-1300 The Age of Romance: 1100-1300 Dante: 1265-1321 Epilogue: The Medieval Legacy
About the author William James Durant (November 5, 1885 November 7, 1981) was an American philosopher, historian, and writer. He is best known for his authorship and co-authorship with his wife Ariel Durant of The Story of Civilization.
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