The shorter Cambridge medieval history / by the late C.W. Previte-Orton.

Other titles
  • Cambridge medieval history.
  • Cambridge [England] : University Press 1952
Physical description
2 volumes (xxi, 1202 pages) : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Local notes
  • "The author's concise version of the Cambridge medieval history, of which he had been one of the editors."
  • Includes index.
  • v. 1: The later Roman Empire of the twelfth century -- pt. 1: The later Roman Empire -- The Roman Empire under Constantine the Great -- The neighbours of the Empire -- The successors of Constantine, 337-395 -- The triumph and divisions of Christianity -- pt. 2: The break-up of the Empire -- The crumbling of the Empire in the West, 395-476 -- The survival of the Empire in the East -- The Barbarian kingdoms of the West -- pt. 3: Byzantium and Islam -- The reign of Justinian -- Byzantium and the Avars, Slavs, and Lombards -- Islam and the Arab conquests -- The Byzantine revival -- pt. 4: The Dark ages in the West -- The development of the Western Church until 741 -- The Carolingian Empire -- The dissolution of the Carolingian Empire -- pt. 5: The foundation of Western Europe -- The foundation of the Northern kingdoms -- The Holy Roman Empire and France -- The Reform of the Church -- pt. 6: The twelfth century -- The Mediterranean power and the early crusades -- The Holy Roman Empire and the Western kingdoms -- The twelfth-century Renaissance and its sequel -- v. 2: The twelfth century to the Renaissance -- pt. 7: The papacy at its Zenith and the secular kingdoms -- Pope Innocent III -- The Friars and the Inquisition -- The Empire, France and England -- The smaller states of Europe -- pt. 8: The leadership of France -- Italy, France and Germany, 1270-1314 -- The British Isles and Edward I (1272-1307) -- Spain and Portugal: the reconquest -- pt. 9: The fourteenth century -- The papacy, Germany and Italy -- The states of Western Europe -- Northern and Eastern Europe -- Social and political conceptions of the Middle Ages -- pt. 10: The end of the Middle Ages -- The Great Schism and the Conciliar Movement -- France, England and Germany -- Eastern and Northern Europe in the fifteenth century -- pt. 11: The transition to modern times -- France, Burgundy and the Empire -- The British Isles -- The states of Southern Europe -- The Renaissance: its growth and triumph.
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