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DChris Wickham's acclaimed history shows how this period encompassing peoples such as Goths Franks Vandals Byzantines Arabs Anglo Saxons and Vikings was central to the development of our history and culture From the collapse of the Roma. Chris Wickham has written a truly wonderful book It is not only full of fascinating history brilliant historical tidbits and an interesting pr

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The Inheritance of Rome A History of Europe from 400 to 1000

' The Penguin History of Europe series is one of contemporary publishing's great projects' New StatesmanThe world known as the 'Dark Ages' often seen as a time of barbarism was in fact the crucible in which modern Europe would be create. Chris Wickham s The Inheritance of Rome Illuminating the Dark Ages is a very good and witty survey of Late Antiuity and the early Middle Ages

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N Empire to the establishment of new European states and from Ireland to Constantinople the Baltic to the Mediterranean this landmark work makes sense of a time of invasion and turbulence but also of continuity creativity and achievemen. Many people refer to the period of 400 1000 as the dark ages After the fall of Rome when society in Western Europe shut down people went


10 thoughts on “The Inheritance of Rome A History of Europe from 400 to 1000

  1. says:

    Just to be clear Chris Wickham does not believe that he can explain anything He repeats this over and over so you'll not get the wrong idea Let's be very very clear nothing in history is 'inevitable' everything is

  2. says:

    The Roman Empire conuered Europe unchecked until it met the Germanic tribes beyond the Rhine First the Germans halted the Roman advance with Arminius’ victory in the Teutoberg Forest Then rampaging hordes of Ge

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    Chris Wickham's The Inheritance of Rome Illuminating the Dark Ages is a very good and witty survey of Late Antiuity and the early Middle Ages that shatters many kinds of misconceptions on the period even if I think it's at some points overrated Let me also add that this enlightening of the period is exactly what in many ways was promised and even reuired from this work yet I think there's a partially missing

  4. says:

    Onto the second book in the Penguin seriesThe introduction is uite extensive lays out to the reader the thoughts

  5. says:

    Who among us doesn’t love Western History from 400 CE to 1000 CE? I know I do and I get discombobulated around those who prefer to ignore this period of history and frankly prefer not to talk to those kind of people if a

  6. says:

    Chris Wickham has written a truly wonderful book It is not only full of fascinating history brilliant historical tidbits and an interesting premise about the period 400 1000 but the best part is that Wickham can

  7. says:

    There's something to be said for resistance to grand narratives about the broad sweep of history There's often a lot of complicated things going on that challenge the straightforward telling and a lot of misplaced desire for simple stories about long epochsOn the other hand sometimes you need to see the forest and not the trees At the very least you don't need to focus on Every Single Individual Tree I have no

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    Many people refer to the period of 400 1000 as the “dark ages” After the fall of Rome when society in Western Europe shut down people went back to simple primitive ways – terms like savages and barbarians are often used – as they suabbled and fought against each other killing mercilessly for a bit of land; the only beacon of

  9. says:

    Just couldn't get into it Maybe if I had background in the late Roman Empire Too many names I'm not familiar with

  10. says:

    If you want a layman's introduction to current thinking about the 'Dark Ages' of Europe 400 1000 AD this is it The various Penguin History series are all without footnotes and aimed at 'intelligent laymen' or undergraduate review course The overarching theme is that each area responded differently to the changes of this