eBook The Early Medieval World: From the Fall of Rome to the Time of Charlemagne, 1st Edition

  • Michael Frassetto
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  • ISBN-10: 1598849964
  • ISBN-13: 9781598849967
  • DDC: 940.1
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 763 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released August 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

This book examines a pivotal period in ancient human history: the fall of the Roman Empire and the birth of a new European civilization in the early Middle Ages.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Guide to Related Topics.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Chronology of the Late Antique and Early Medieval World.
Maps.
1: Entries A–K.
2: Admonitio Generalis.
3: Adoptionism.
4: Aethelberht I of Kent (d. 616).
5: Æthelflæd, Lady of the Mercians (d. 918).
6: Aëtius (d. 454).
7: Agobard of Lyons, St. (769–840).
8: Agriculture.
9: Aistulf (d. 756).
10: Aix-La-Chapelle.
11: Alans.
12: Alaric (c. 370–410).
13: Alaric II (d. 507).
14: Alboin (d. 572).
15: Alcuin of York (c. 730/735–804).
16: Alemanni.
17: Alfred the Great (849–899).
18: Amalaswintha (d. 535).
19: Ambrose of Milan (c. 339–397).
20: Ammianus Marcellinus (c. 330–395).
21: Angilbert, St. (c. 740–814).
22: Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.
23: Anglo-Saxons.
24: Animals.
25: Antioch.
26: Arbogast (d. 394).
27: Arianism.
28: Arnulf of Metz, St. (580–643/647).
29: Asser (d. 909).
30: Astronomer, the (fl. Ninth Century).
31: Athanaric (d. 381).
32: Attila the Hun (d. 453).
33: Augustine of Canterbury, St. (d. 604).
34: Augustine of Hippo, St. (354–430).
35: Austrasia.
36: Avars.
37: Badon Hill, Battle of (Fifth Century).
38: Balthild, St. (d. 680).
39: Barbarian Art.
40: Basil the Great, St. (330–379).
41: Bede (c. 673–735).
42: Belisarius (c. 500–565).
43: Benedict Biscop (d. 689).
44: Benedict of Aniane (c. 750–821).
45: Benedict of Nursia, St. (c. 480–547).
46: Beowulf.
47: Bernard Hairyfeet (841–886).
48: Bernard of Septimania (795–844).
49: Bertrada (d. 783).
50: Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus (c. 480–525).
51: Boniface, St. (c. 675–754).
52: Bretwalda.
53: Breviary of Alaric.
54: Brunhilde (d. 613).
55: Burgundian Code.
56: Burgundians.
57: Caedwalla (c. 659–689).
58: Caesarea.
59: Caesarius of Arles (c. 470–542).
60: Capitulare de Villis.
61: Capitularies.
62: Carloman, King of the Franks (d.771).
63: Carloman, Mayor of the Palace (d. 754).
64: Caroline Minuscule.
65: Carolingian Dynasty.
66: Carolingian Renaissance.
67: Carthage.
68: Cassian, St. John (c. 360–435).
69: Cassiodorus (c. 490–585).
70: Catalaunian Plains, Battle of the (451).
71: Charlemagne (742–814).
72: Charles Martel (d. 741).
73: Charles the Bald (823–877).
74: Charles III, the Fat (839–888).
75: Charles III, the Simple (879–929).
76: Childeric III (d. 754).
77: Chilperic I (c. 537–584).
78: Chlotar II (584–629).
79: Chrodegang of Metz (c. 712–766).
80: Circumcellions.
81: Clothing.
82: Clotilda, St. (d. 544).
83: Clovis (c. 466–511).
84: Coins and Coinage.
85: Columba, St. (ca. 521–597).
86: Columban, St. (d. 615).
87: Comitatus.
88: Constantine (d. 337).
89: Constantinople.
90: Corpus Iuris Civilis.
91: Dagobert (608–638/639).
92: Desiderius (Eighth Century).
93: Dhuoda (c. 803–845).
94: Diet and Nutrition.
95: Donation of Constantine.
96: Donation of Pippin.
97: Donatism.
98: Ebroin (d. 680).
99: Education and Learning.
100: Edwin (c. 585–633).
101: Einhard (c. 770–840).
102: Ermoldus Nigellus (fl. 820s).
103: Eudes of Aquitaine (died c. 735).
104: Euric (c. 420–484).
105: Family.
106: Fastrada (d. 794).
107: Fontenoy, Battle of (841).
108: Franks.
109: Fredegar (fl. c. 642).
110: Fredegund (d. 597).
111: Fritigern (Fourth Century).
112: Gaiseric (c. 390–477).
113: Galla Placidia (c. 388–450).
114: Galswintha (d. 567).
115: Gelasius, Pope (d. 496).
116: Genevieve, St. (419 or 422–512).
117: Germanic Religion.
118: Gildas (c. 500–570).
119: Gothic Wars.
120: Gottschalk of Orbais (c. 803–867/869).
121: Gregory I, the Great, Pope (c. 540–604).
122: Gregory II, Pope (669–731).
123: Gregory III, Pope (d. 741).
124: Gregory of Tours (c. 538–594).
125: Grimoald (c. 615–657).
126: Gundobad (d. 516).
127: Guntram (c. 535–592).
128: Hadrian I, Pope (d. 795).
129: Hadrianople, Battle of (378).
130: Heliand.
131: Hengist and Horsa (Mid-Fifth Century).
132: Heptarchy.
133: Hermenegild (d. 585).
134: Hincmar of Rheims (c. 806–882).
135: Honoria (Mid-Fifth Century).
136: Honorius (384–423).
137: Huneric (d. 484).
138: Huns.
139: Iconoclastic Controversy.
140: Irene (c. 752–802).
141: Irminsul.
142: Isidore of Seville (c. 560–636).
143: Ivories.
144: Jerome (347–420).
145: Jewelry and Gems.
146: Jews and Judaism.
147: John Scottus Erigena (fl. 845–879).
148: Jordanes (Sixth Century).
149: Judith (c. 800–843).
150: Justinian (c. 482–565).
151: Kells, Book of.
152: King Arthur.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Entries L–Z.
2: Law and Law Codes.
3: Leo I, the Great, Pope (r. 440–461).
4: Leo III, Pope (d. 816).
5: Leo III, the Isaurian (c. 680–741).
6: Leovigild (r. 568/569–586).
7: Letter to Baugulf.
8: Libri Carolini.
9: Lindisfarne Gospels.
10: Liutprand (d. 744).
11: Lombards.
12: Lothar (795–855).
13: Louis the German (d. 876).
14: Louis the Pious (778–840).
15: Louis the Stammerer (846–879).
16: Marriage.
17: Martin of Tours, St. (c. 316–397/400).
18: Mercia.
19: Merovingian Dynasty (450–751).
20: Milan.
21: Missi Dominici.
22: Monasticism.
23: Monte Cassino.
24: Narses (c. 480–574).
25: Nennius (fl. Early Ninth Century).
26: Neustria.
27: Nithard (c. 800–844).
28: Northumbrian Renaissance.
29: Notker the Stammerer (c. 840–912).
30: Odovacar (c. 433–493).
31: Offa of Mercia (d. 796).
32: Ordinatio Imperii.
33: Orestes (d. 476).
34: Ostrogoths.
35: Paris.
36: Paul the Deacon (c. 720–799).
37: Pavia.
38: Peasants.
39: Penda (d. 654).
40: Pippin I, Called Pippin of Landen (d. 640).
41: Pippin II, Called Pippin of Herstal (d. 714).
42: Pippin III, Called Pippin the Short (d. 768).
43: Plectrude (d. after 721).
44: Procopius (c. 490/507–560).
45: Radegund (c. 525–587).
46: Ravenna.
47: Reccared I (d. 601).
48: Ricimer (d. 472).
49: Roderic (d. 711/712).
50: Rois Fainéants (Do-Nothing Kings).
51: Rome.
52: Romulus Augustulus (Fifth Century).
53: Roncesvalles, Battle of (778).
54: Rothari (d. 652).
55: Row-Grave Cemeteries.
56: Royal Frankish Annals.
57: Saint-Denis, Abbey of.
58: Salic Law.
59: Saxon Capitularies.
60: Seville.
61: Sigismund, St. (d. 524).
62: Slaves and Slavery.
63: Stilicho, Flavius (c. 360–408).
64: Strasbourg, Oath of (842).
65: Sutton Hoo.
66: Synod of Whitby (664).
67: Tassilo (742–794).
68: Tertry, Battle of (687).
69: Thegn.
70: Theoda (fl. 847/848).
71: Theodora (d. 548).
72: Theodoric the Great (c. 451 or 453/454–526).
73: Theodosian Code.
74: Theodosius the Great (347–395).
75: Theodulf of Orléans (c. 760–820/821).
76: Theudelinda (d. 628).
77: Tolbiac, Battle of (496).
78: Toledo.
79: Totila (d. 552).
80: Tournai.
81: Tours.
82: Tours, Battle of (732).
83: Ulfilas (c. 311–382/383).
84: Valens (328–378).
85: Vandals.
86: Verdun, Treaty of (843).
87: Visigoths.
88: Vita Karoli.
89: Vortigern (fl. 425–455).
90: Vouillé, Battle of (507).
91: Waltharius.
92: Weapons and Armor.
93: Wessex.
94: Widukind (d. c. 807).
95: Witenagemot.
96: Witigis (fl. 536–540).
97: Women.
98: Zachary, St. (d. 752).
99: Zeno (d. 491).
100: Primary Documents.
101: Tacitus's Description of Early Germanic Society.
102: An Early Crisis of Church and State: Ambrose of Milan's Excommunication of Theodosius.
103: Ammianus Marcellinus's Account of the Battle of Hadrianople.
104: Pope Leo I, the Great, Defends Rome against Attila the Hun.
105: Augustine of Hippo's Definition of a True Commonwealth.
106: Augustine of Hippo's Conversion Experience.
107: The Anglo-Saxon Conquest of England according to Bede.
108: Bede's Description of the Life and Works, Including the Conversion of England, of Pope Gregory I, the Great.
109: Bede's Account of the Synod of Whitby.
110: Charlemagne's Letter Promoting Learning in His Empire.
111: An Inventory of a Carolingian Royal Estate.
112: Charlemagne's Law Imposing Christianity on the Saxons.
113: Excerpts from Einhard's Biography of Charlemagne.
114: Eusebius' Description of the Battle of the Milvian Bridge and the Conversion of Constantine.
115: Gildas's Version of the Conquest of Britain by the Anglo-Saxons.
116: A Letter From Pope Gregory III to Charles Martel Seeking Aid Against the Lombards.
117: Gregory of Tours: Clovis and the Vase of Soissons.
118: Gregory of Tours: The Conversion of Clovis.
119: An Account of the Battle of Tours by a Spanish Christian Chronicler.
120: Excerpts From Jordanes's Getica.
121: Justinian's Codiàcation of Roman Law.
122: Charlemagne and a Painted Mouse Humble a Proud Bishop.
123: Paul the Deacon Explains the Name of the Lombard People.
124: The Lombards Lnvade Ltaly on the Lnvitation of Narses.
125: Priscus's Description of Attila the Hun and His Court.
126: Procopius Describes the Excesses of Justinian and the Character of the Empress Theodora.
127: Rebellion Against the Emperor Justinian.
128: Procopius's Description of the Hagia Sophia Following Its Reconstruction by Justinian.
129: Martin of Tours Gives His Cloak to a Poor Beggar.
130: Boniface: An Early Medieval Missionary and Saint.
Rulers of Early Medieval Europe.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.