The Rise of Western Christendom: Triumph and Diversity, A.D. 200-1000, 10th Anniversary Revised Edition

The Rise of Western Christendom: Triumph and Diversity, A.D. 200-1000, 10th Anniversary Revised Edition

by Peter Brown
5.0 1

NOOK Book10th Anniversary Revised Edition (eBook - 10th Anniversary Revised Edition)

$39.99 $48.95 Save 18% Current price is $39.99, Original price is $48.95. You Save 18%.
View All Available Formats & Editions
Available on Compatible NOOK Devices and the free NOOK Apps.
Want a NOOK ? Explore Now

Overview

The Rise of Western Christendom: Triumph and Diversity, A.D. 200-1000, 10th Anniversary Revised Edition by Peter Brown

This tenth anniversary revised edition of the authoritative text on Christianity’s first thousand years of history features a new preface, additional color images, and an updated bibliography. The essential general survey of medieval European Christendom, Brown’s vivid prose charts the compelling and tumultuous rise of an institution that came to wield enormous religious and secular power.

• Clear and vivid history of Christianity’s rise and its pivotal role in the making of Europe
• Written by the celebrated Princeton scholar who originated of the field of study known as ‘late antiquity’
• Includes a fully updated bibliography and index

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118338841
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/18/2012
Series: Making of Europe , #3
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 712
Sales rank: 1,015,258
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Peter Brown is Emeritus Professor of History at Princeton University. He is a celebrated scholar and author of numerous seminal historical works, which include Augustine of Hippo (1967, 2000), The World of Late Antiquity (1971), The Cult of the Saints (1982), The Body and Society (1988), Power and Persuasion in Late Antiquity: Towards a Christian Empire (1992), Authority and the Sacred: Aspects of the Christianization of the Roman World (1995), Poverty and Leadership in the Later Roman Empire (2002), and the forthcoming Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350-550 AD (2012).

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

The Rise of Western Christendom: Triumph and Diversity, A.D. 200-1000 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
casa42 More than 1 year ago
This is a beautifully written thought provoking book. My entire understanding of the fall of Rome and the so-called barbarian invasions was revised. His description of the spread of Christianity in the West helps to explain how western Europe came to be what it was prior to the Middle Ages. He also has many interesting things to say about the Eastern Empire and the rise of Islam. I highly recommend this book to anyone with an interest in Late Antiquity and the spread of Christianity.