The Dark Ages

The Dark Ages

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by Charles Oman
     
 

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The Dark Ages
Charles Oman

CONTENTS
CHAPTER I ODOACER AND THEODORIC 476-493
CHAPTER II - THEODORIC KING OF ITALY 493-526
CHAPTER III- THE EMPERORS AT CONSTANTINOPLE - 476-527
CHAPTER IV CHLODOVECH AND THE FRANKS IN GAUL 481-511
CHAPTER V - JUSTINIAN AND HIS WARS A.D. 528-540
CHAPTER VI – JUSTINIAN—{continued) 540-565

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The Dark Ages
Charles Oman

CONTENTS
CHAPTER I ODOACER AND THEODORIC 476-493
CHAPTER II - THEODORIC KING OF ITALY 493-526
CHAPTER III- THE EMPERORS AT CONSTANTINOPLE - 476-527
CHAPTER IV CHLODOVECH AND THE FRANKS IN GAUL 481-511
CHAPTER V - JUSTINIAN AND HIS WARS A.D. 528-540
CHAPTER VI – JUSTINIAN—{continued) 540-565 A.D.
CHAPTER VII - THE EARLIER FRANKISH KINGS AND THEIR ORGANISATION OF GAUL 511-561.
CHAPTER VIII THE VISIGOTHS IN SPAIN 531-603
CHAPTER IX - THE SUCCESSORS OF JUSTINIAN 565-610
CHAPTER XI - THE LOMBARDS IN ITALY, AND THE RISE OF THE PAPACY 568-653
CHAPTER XII - HERACLIUS AND MOHAMMED 610-641
CHAPTER XIII-THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE VISIGOTHS A.D. 603-711
CHAPTER XIV- THE CONTEST OF THE EASTERN EMPIRE AND THE CALIPHATE 641-717
CHAPTER XV- THE HISTORY OF THE GREAT MAYORS OF THE PALACE 656-720
CHAPTER XVI- THE LOMBARDS AND THE PAPACY 653-743
CHAPTER XVII- CHARLES MARTEL AND HIS WARS 720-741
CHAPTER XVIII- THE ICONOCLAST EMPERORS—STATE OF THE EASTERN EMPIRE IN THE EIGHTH CENTURY 717-802
CHAPTER XIX- PIPPIN THE SHORT—WARS OF THE FRANKS AND LOMBARDS 741-768
CHAPTER XX- CHARLES THE GREAT—EARLY YEARS 768-785 — CONQUEST OF LOMBARDY AND SAXONY.
CHAPTER XXI - THE LATER WARS AND CONQUESTS OF CHARLES THE GREAT 785-814
CHAPTER XXII CHARLES THE GREAT AND THE EMPIRE
CHAPTER XXIII- LEWIS THE PIOUS – 814-840
CHAPTER XXIV- DISRUPTION OF THE FRANKISH EMPIRE—THE COMING OF THE VIKINGS 840855
CHAPTER XXV- THE DARKEST HOUR 855-887
CHAPTER XXVI- ITALY AND SICILY IN THE NINTH CENTURY 827-924
CHAPTER XXVII - GERMANY 888-918
CHAPTER XXVIII - THE EASTERN EMPIRE IN THE NINTH CENTURY – 802-912
CHAPTER XXIX - THE END OF THE NINTH CENTURY IN WESTERN EUROPE, CONCLUSION

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012962287
Publisher:
Paul Dalen
Publication date:
06/05/2011
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
919,395
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman (12 January 1860 – 23 June 1946) was a British military historian of the early 20th century. His reconstructions of medieval battles from the fragmentary and distorted accounts left by chroniclers were pioneering. His style is an invigorating mixture of historical accuracy and emotional highlights, and it makes his narratives, though founded on deep research, often read as smoothly as fiction, especially in his History of the Peninsular War. Occasionally, his interpretations have been challenged, especially his widely copied thesis that British troops defeated their Napoleonic opponents by firepower alone. Paddy Griffith, among modern historians, claims the British infantry's discipline and willingness to attack were equally important.

He was born in Muzaffarpur district, India,[1] the son of a British planter, and was educated at Oxford University, where he studied under William Stubbs. In 1881 he was elected to a Prize Fellowship at All Souls College, where he would remain for the rest of his career.

He was elected the Chichele Professor of modern history at Oxford in 1905, in succession to Montagu Burrows. He was also elected to the FBA that year, serving as President of the Royal Historical Society (1917–1921), the Numismatic Society and the Royal Archaeological Institute.

His academic career was interrupted by the First World War, during which he was employed by the government Press Bureau and Foreign Office.

Oman was a Conservative member of Parliament for the University of Oxford constituency from 1919 to 1935, and was knighted in 1920.

He became an honorary fellow of New College in 1936 and received the honorary degrees of DCL (Oxford, 1926) and LL.D (Edinburgh, 1911 and Cambridge, 1927). He died at Oxford.

Two of his children became authors. Son Charles (C.C. Oman) wrote several volumes on British silverware and similar housewares, worked as a Keeper of the Department of Metalwork in the Victoria and Albert Museum and was active in the Folklore Society. Daughter Carola was notable for her biographies, especially that of Nelson.

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Dark Ages 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Book appears not to have been scanned in correctly, lots of sentences out of place. Otherwise it was a good read if you are a history buff.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It's a real shame that B&N sells badly formatted books--is there any quality control at all? This is an out of print title--so getting an e-book version is the only viable option--too bad it was simply thrown into e-pub and completely unedited.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great stories and information imparted interestingly but the typing is discombobulated. This may just be a digital problem. Sentences are cut off, sometimes in midword, in one place and may pick up a paragraph or two down the page or not at all. I have seen this in other digital books I have purchased. This happens at least once every other page. I am enjoying the book just a little disappointed. May try a paperback version if I can find it.
Enyaw More than 1 year ago
This was for people that is looking for an insight into early history that caused the dark ages.
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