The Two Cities : Medieval Europe, 1050-1320 (Paperback)

Author: Barber, Malcolm

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First published to wide critical acclaim in 1992, "The Two Cities" has become an essential text for students of medieval history. For the second edition, the author has thoroughly revised each chapter, bringing the material up to date and taking the historiography of the past decade into account.
"The Two Cities" covers a colorful period from the schism between the eastern and western churches to the death of Dante. It encompasses the Crusades, the expansionist force of the Normans, major developments in the way kings, emperors and Popes exercised their powers, a great flourishing of art and architecture and the foundation of the very first universities. Running through it is the defining characteristic of the high Middle Ages--the delicate relationship between the spiritual and secular worlds. In medieval times, these two essential elements of life were seen as the two 'cities' of the title, they could not be divided but there was constant tension between them.
This survey provides all the facts and background information that students need, and is defined into straightforward thematic chapters. It makes extensive use of primary sources, and makes new trends in research accessible to students. Its fresh approach gives students the most rounded, lively and integrated view of the high Middle Ages available.

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Publisher Taylor & Francis
Mfg Part# 9780415174152
SKU 35231179
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0415174155
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Book Format Paperback
Edition 0002
Number of Pages 0540
Publisher Routledge
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