2 edition of The Great Medieval civilizations found in the catalog.
The Great Medieval civilizations
by Published for the International Commission for a History of the Scientific and Cultural Development of Mankind by Harper & Row in New York
Written in English
|Statement||by Gaston Wiet ... [et al.], with contributions by Jean Devisse, Betty Meggers, and Roger Green ; translated from the French.|
|Series||History of mankind, cultural and scientific development ; v. 3|
|Contributions||Wiet, Gaston, 1887-1971., International Commission for a History of the Scientific and Cultural Development of Mankind.|
|LC Classifications||D20 .I66 vol. 3, CB351 .I66 vol. 3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxx, 1082 p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||1082|
|LC Control Number||72009163|
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Admittedly it's mostly about one corner of Europe, but the preservation of the advances of classical civilization drags in most of the players. It really changed the way I looked at what some call the Dark Ages, leading into the medieval period.Western Europe, plus those parts of northern and central Europe which became part of the same cultural community, formed a very distinct society in medieval times: a civilization whose roots lay in the Christian, Latin-speaking provinces of the late Roman empire and the Germanic kingdoms which succeeded them.