EUROPE AFTER ROME
A NEW CULTURAL HISTORY 500-1000
Category: Medieval history
The 500 years following the collapse of the Roman Empire are still perceived as Europe's "Dark Ages", Julia Smith sweeps away this view, and instead reveals a time of great vitality and cultural diversity. This book presents a vivid portrait of daily life and work, society, religion and culture. It brings alive the roles and relationships of men and women, rulers and subjects, priests and people.