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A History of Europe 911-1198

1st Edition

By Z.N. Brooke


574 pages

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pub: 2019-07-09
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Originally published in 1938, A History of Europe 911-1198 is a comprehensive and scholarly history of Europe from the revival of the Empire under the German kings to the great religious and political conflicts of the late twelfth century. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of medieval history.

Table of Contents

Bibliographical Note

Introduction: Europe in the Ninth Century

Part I: To the Middle of the Eleventh Century

1. The New Monarchy in Germany

2. The Empire of the Ottos

3. The Empire, 1002-1046

4. France 911-1050

5. The Revival of Christianity

6. The Eastern Empire, 912-1056

Part II: The Second Half of the Eleventh Century

7. The Empire, 1046-1075

8. The Building-up of the Papal Monarchy

9. The First Contest of Empire and Papacy, 1076-1106

10. France in the Second Half of the Eleventh Century

11. Christianity and Islam

Part III: The Twelfth Century

12. Henry V and the Investiture Contest

13. The Period of Peace Between Empire and Papacy, 1125-1156

14. France in the First Half of the Twelfth Century

15. East and West, 1100-1155: The Second Crusade

16. The Spanish Peninsula in the Twelfth Century

17. The Northern and Eastern Neighbourhoods in Germany

18. Ecclesiastical Life and Learning

19. The Life of Laity

20. The Second Contest of Empire and Papacy, 1157-1177

21. France and England in the Second Half of the Twelfth Century

22. East and West, 1155-1198, the Third Crusade

23. Germany and Italy, 1177-1197


Genealogical Tables and Chronological Lists


About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

The volumes in this set, originally published between 1938 and 1994, draw together research by leading academics in the area of medieval history and medieval literature, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volume examines medieval history from the early Middle Ages, right up until the Reformation, as well as the effect of the medieval period on later cultures, such as the Victorians. This collection draws together books on the monarchy, medieval philosophy, religion, art, music, psychology and architecture as well as volumes on medieval archeology. The collection also brings together key volumes on medieval literature of the period, with formative works examining medieval religious literature, medieval legends and oral tradition. The collection also includes titles examining specific poems from the period such as Piers Plowman, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and The Pearl, as well as volumes on influential writers of the period such as Jean Froissant, John Lydgate and Margery Kempe. This collection brings back into print a collection of insightful and detailed books on the diverse medieval period and will be a must have resource for academics and students, not only of history and literature, but of anthropology, music, psychology and religion.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General