Millennium: The End of the World and the Forging of Christendom

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9780316732451: Millennium: The End of the World and the Forging of Christendom
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** Fast and lively . . . another blockbuster ( Jenny Diski, SUNDAY TIMES)

** A mighty narrative of kings and popes, battles and massacres . . . A tremendously good read ( SUNDAY TELEGRAPH MAGAZINE)

'At last, a book that sheds much-needed light on those 1,000 years between Roman Britain and the Norman conquest that we call the dark ages ( Sue Arnold GUARDIAN)

'Holland tells a cracking tale, vividly bringing this neglected era of monks, popes, knights and serfs back to life ( David Sinclair, TRIBUNE)

Reseña del editor:

Of all the civilisations existing in the year 1000, that of Western Europe seemed the unlikeliest candidate for future greatness. Compared to the glittering empires of Byzantium or Islam, the splintered kingdoms on the edge of the Atlantic appeared impoverished, fearful and backward. But the anarchy of these years proved to be, not the portents of the end of the world, as many Christians had dreaded, but rather the birthpangs of a radically new order.

MILLENNIUM is a stunning panoramic account of the two centuries on either side of the apocalyptic year 1000. This was the age of Canute, William the Conqueror and Pope Gregory VII, of Vikings, monks and serfs, of the earliest castles and the invention of knighthood, and of the primal conflict between church and state. The story of how the distinctive culture of Europe - restless, creative and dynamic - was forged from out of the convulsions of these extraordinary times is as fascinating and as momentous as any in history.

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Holland, T. A.
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