Western Europe in the Middle Ages

A Short History by Joseph R. Strayer

Publisher: Waveland Press

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Medieval World History (Circa 450 - Circa 1450),
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Europe - General,
  • Civilization,
  • Civilization, Medieval,
  • Civilization, Slavic,
  • Europe,
  • Europe - Western,
  • History / Europe / Western,
  • History / Medieval
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8173036M
ISBN 100881336246
ISBN 109780881336245

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It includes the historiography and coverage of medieval society and women.4/5. The Early Middle Ages, which marked the end of the Roman Empire and the creation of the kingdoms of Western Europe, was a period central to the formation of modern Europe.

This period has often been drawn into a series of discourses that are more concerned with the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries than with the distant past.

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Medieval Monasticism: Forms of Religious Life in Western Europe in the Middle Ages/5(7). History of Europe - History of Europe - The Middle Ages: The period of European history extending from about to – ce is traditionally known as the Middle Ages. The term was first used by 15th-century scholars to designate the period between their own time and the fall of the Western Roman Empire.

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Medieval Monasticism traces the Western Monastic tradition from its fourth century origins in the deserts of Egypt and Syria, through the many and varied forms of religious life it assumed during the Middle Ages.

Hugh Lawrence explores the many sided relationship between monasteries and the secular world around them. For a thousand years, the great monastic houses and religious orders ."Hugh Lawrence traces the Western monastic tradition from its fourth-century origins in the deserts of Egypt and Syria, through the many and varied forms of religious life it assumed during the Middle Ages.

As well as reconstructing the internal life, experience and aims of the medieval cloister, he also explores the many-sided relationships between the monasteries and the secular world around.