The bright ages A new history of medieval Europe

Matthew Gabriele

Book - 2021

"A lively and magisterial popular history that refutes common misperceptions of the European Middle Ages, showing the beauty and communion that flourished alongside the dark brutality--a brilliant reflection of humanity itself."--Dust jacket.

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2nd Floor New Shelf 940.1/Gabriele (NEW SHELF) Due Feb 5, 2022
New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers [2021]
First edition
Physical Description
xviii, 307 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 258-278) and index.
Main Author
Matthew Gabriele (author)
Other Authors
David M. Perry, 1973- (author)
  • The Bright Ages
  • Shimmering stars on the Adriatic
  • The gleaming tiles of New Rome
  • Dawn in Jerusalem
  • A golden hen and the walls of Rome
  • Sunlight on a northern field
  • A towering ivory tusk
  • A ship aflame on the Volga
  • A golden girl in France
  • The brilliant jewels of the heavenly Jerusalem
  • The sun-dappled towers in a city of three religions
  • Divine light reflecting off the Nile
  • A radiant white hind with the antlers of the stag
  • Cities on fire
  • Stained glass and the smell of burning books
  • Glistening snow on the Eastern Steppe
  • Quiet candles and falling stars
  • Stars above an octagonal dome
  • The Dark Ages.