Mohammed and Charlemagne (Hardback)
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Mohammed and Charlemagne (Hardback)

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Hardback 294 Pages / Published: 29/11/2007
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This posthumous work of the renowned scholar Henri Pirenne (originally published in 1939) offered a new and decisive explanation of the evolution of Europe from the time of Constantine to that of Charlemagne. His revolutionary ideas overthrew many of the most cherished conceptions concerning the Middle Ages: namely that "the Germanic invasions destroyed neither the Mediterranean unity of the ancient world, nor the essential features of Roman culture" and that "the cause of the break with the tradition of antiquity was the advance of Islam..."

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415440936
Number of pages: 294
Weight: 522 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 mm

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“Mohammed and Charlemagne”

Like most revisionist histories, it's enjoyable to see an authors attempts at cause and effect even if you don't agree with some of their arguments.The Roman Empire faced a north-south divide between the... More

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