A world lit only by fire : the medieval mind and the Renaissance : portrait of an age /

A narrative of a civilization tottering on the brink of collapse to the grandeur of its rebirth--the explosion of energy that spawned some of history's greatest poets, philosophers, painters, adventurers, and reformers, as well as spectacular villains--the Renaissance.

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Main Author: Manchester, William, 1922-2004.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Boston : Little, Brown, c1993.
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Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations
  • List of Maps
  • Chronology
  • Author's Note
  • The Medieval Mind
  • The Shattering
  • One Man Alone
  • Acknowledgments and Sources
  • Index

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