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By Peter Brown

This 10th anniversary revised version of the authoritative textual content on Christianity’s first thousand years of background encompasses a new preface, extra colour photographs, and an up-to-date bibliography. the basic basic survey of medieval eu Christendom, Brown’s brilliant prose charts the compelling and tumultuous upward thrust of an establishment that got here to wield huge, immense non secular and secular power.

• Clear and shiny historical past of Christianity’s upward push and its pivotal function within the making of Europe
• Written by way of the prestigious Princeton student who originated of the sphere of analysis referred to as ‘late antiquity’
• Includes an absolutely up to date bibliography and index

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