The Rise of Western Christendom: Triumph and Diversity, 200-1000 AD (Making of Europe Series)by Peter Brown (2)
This is a history of the people, struggles, defeats and victories, ideas and actions that together comprise the history of the first one thousand years of Christianity.
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"The author's vast learning is evident on almost every page and the book confirms Brown's status as one of the leading scholars of the early Christian world." History
"There is no better introduction to what western Christendom became than this fine and delightfully readable study." The Economist
Meet the Author
Peter Brown is Rollings Professor of History at Princeton University. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the Royal Historical Society. His previous books include Society and the Holy in Late Antiquity (1982); The Body and Society: men, women and sexual renunciation in Early Christianity (1989) and Power and Persuasion in Late Antiquity: towards a Christian Empire (1992).
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