The end of the ancient world and the beginnings of the Middle Ages. Introd. by Glanville Downey, with an appreciation by Fernand Vercauteren and a preface by Henri Berr. [English translation by Philip and Mariette Leon].


New York, Harper [1961] .

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Standard Title Fin du monde antique et le début du Moyen Âge. English
Subjects Antike.
Civilisation médiévale.
Europe -- Histoire -- 392-814.
Europe -- History -- 392-814.
Europe.
Middle Ages.
Mittelalter.
Römisches Reich.
Untergang.
Wereldgeschiedenis.
Series Harper torchbooks. Academy library ; TB1004.
Description ixxii, 441 pages illustrations 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1961]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-441).
Summary For other editions, see Author Catalog.
Contents The political crisis of the third century -- The restoration of the Roman world -- The Roman Empire and the church in the fourth century -- Economic retrogression of the Roman world -- The Constantinian monarchy, its nature, reforms and services -- The caste system -- The large estate versus the state and the weak: the patronage system -- The decay and end of ancient art -- The decadence of literature; the disappearance of ancient philosophy and science -- The corruption of public spirit -- Rome and the barbarians in the second half of the fourth century (350 to 395) -- The Roman Empire in the west from 395 to 476 -- The Roman Empire in the east from 395 to 518 -- Italy after the disappearance of the western empire from 476 to 526 -- The persistence of Roman political institutions in the west: the problem of the disappearance of the empire -- The return of the empire: Justinian and the "Reconquista" -- The failure of Justinian's work -- Visigothic Spain -- The Lombard state -- The papacy and Italy from the middle of the sixth to the middle of the eighth century (554-753) -- The seizure of the Gauls by the Franks -- The descendants of Clovis -- The decay and end of the Merovingians -- The Merovingian monarchy: institutions -- Economic life -- Intellectual and artistic life: education -- Religious life -- Lay society.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Europe
Network Numbers (OCoLC)502424
(OCoLC)ocm00502424
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WorldCat Identities Lot, Ferdinand, 1866-1952.
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