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A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages By Henry Charles Lea
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A very well researched history of the rise of the inquisition in the Middle Ages. Lea asks the questions about where the church started this infamous group and what reasons they had for condemning so... More > many innocent people. The started trials and the evidences brought forth in these initial proceedings are presented as well for us to always remember what horrors some people lived through.< Less
Britain in the Middle Ages: A History for Beginners By Florence L. Bowman
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Britain in the Middle Ages: A History for Beginners BY FLORENCE L. BOWMAN, M.Ed. FINAL HONOUR SCHOOL OF MODERN HISTORY, OXFORD LECTURER IN EDUCATION, HOMERTON COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE First Edition... More > 1919 Second Edition 1920 This scarce antiquarian book. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as blurred pictures. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature.< Less
The Story of the Middle Ages By Samuel B. Harding
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Relates the history of the Middle Ages simply, directly, and entertainingly. The material is well-arranged and the selection of topics is excellent. Special attention is given to presenting the life... More > of the people—peasant, noble, and court. A unique and valuable book.< Less
The Waning of the Middle Ages By J Huizinga
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A study of the forms of life, thought and art in France and the Netherlands in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries
Curious Myths of the Middle Ages By Sabine Baring-Gould
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Contains: The Wandering Jew, Prestor John, The Divining Rod, The Seven Sleepers of Ephesus, William Tell, The Dog Gellert, Tailed Men, Antichrist and Pope Joan, The Man in the Moon, The Mountain of... More > Venus, Fatality of Numbers, S. Patrick's Purgatory, The Terrestrial Paradise, S. George, S. Ursula and the Eleven Thousand Virgins, The Legend of the Cross, Schamir, The Piper of Hameln, Bishop Hatto, Melusina, The Fortunate Isles, Swan Maidens, The Knight of the Swan, The Sangreal, Theophilus< Less
The Trials of Christians in the Middle Ages By Edmund Albrecht
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With the collapse of the Western Roman Empire, the Christian Church was left alone to bring about the restoration of civilization by providing both civil and spiritual leadership, an extremely... More > difficult task. One result was a dramatic change in Apostolic Christian theology following Constantine, when Christianity became the state religion of the Roman Empire. This was followed by leaders of the Church declaring that a theocratic empire in Western Europe was a God-given right for the Church. In its attempts to assert this control, which also meant involving the Church in the power politics of Europe, the Church came close to self-destruction. An effort to reform the Church and correct the serious failures of its administrative procedures was attempted by the most powerful monarchs, academics and some cardinals. It almost succeeded early in the 15th century, but unexpectedly a request to debate indulgences ignited the Reformation in the 16th century.< Less
The Waning of the Middle Ages By J. Huizinga
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Johan Huizinga's landmark book, THE WANING OF THE MIDDLE AGES, an examination of a culture's awareness of its own decline as reflected in its art and literature. A reprint of the 1924 English... More > edition.< Less
The Magic of the Middle Ages By Viktor Rydberg
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: SwedishAbraham Viktor Rydberg (Swedish... More > pronunciation: [abrɑːhɑːm viːktɔr ryːdbeːrɡ]; 18 December 1828 in Jönköping – 21 September 1895 in Djursholm) was a Swedish writer and a member of the Swedish Academy, 1877–1895. "Primarily a classical idealist", Viktor Rydberg has been described as "Sweden's last Romantic" and by 1859 was "generally regarded in the first rank of Swedish novelists. "Viktor Rydberg was of humble parentage. One biographer notes that: "He had a hard struggle to satisfy the thirst for learning which was a leading passion of his life, but he finally attained distinction in several fields of scholarship." The son of a soldier turned prison guard, Johann Rydberg, and a midwife, Hedvig Düker. Viktor Rydberg had two brothers and three sisters. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viktor_Rydberg< Less
The English Church in the Middle Ages By William Hunt
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Famous Men of the Middle Ages. By John H. Haaren, LL.D.
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The study of history, like the study of a landscape, should begin with the most conspicuous features. Not until these have been fixed in memory will the lesser features fall into their appropriate... More > places and assume their right proportions. The famous men of ancient and modern times are the mountain peaks of history. It is logical then that the study of history should begin with the biographies of these men.< Less

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