DOC Ö READER The History of the Medieval World ✓ From the Conversion of Constantine to the First Crusade â SUSAN WISE BAUER

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DOC Ö READER The History of the Medieval World ✓ From the Conversion of Constantine to the First Crusade â SUSAN WISE BAUER â ✮ [PDF] ✩ The History of the Medieval World: From the Conversion of Constantine to the FirsIn its pages El Cid and Guanggaeto Julian the Apostate and the Brilliant Emperor Charles the Hammer and Krum the Bulgarian stand side by side From the schism between Rome and Constantinople to the rise of the Song Dynasty from the mission of Muhammad to the crowning of Charlemagne from the sacred wars of India to the establishment of the Knights Templar this erudite book tells the fascinating often violent story of kings generals and the peoples they ruled First off this book is very large as is the topic it covers It is essentially an overview of the medieval period from the last days of the Romans for the main continents across the world and it is truly fascinating and engrossingAmazingly the author achieves their goal very well indeed Each chapter deals with a different culture moving forward slowly in time to indicate clearly the evolution of the period from each perspective However this is never overwhelming The 'story' of each landculture flows well and often humorously and never becomes dry or just a barrage of names or titles Societies and influences are clear and it's easy to get an idea of what is happening where and whyAs an overview of a very long period over a very wide area it is excellent and miraculously never unwieldy There's enough detail for readers who find appeal in a particular time or location to then look for further detailed accounts elsewhereAn excellent text recommended

Susan Wise Bauer ê The History of the Medieval World: From the Conversion of Constantine to the First Crusade MOBI

A masterful narrative of the Middle Ages when religion became a weapon for kings all over the worldIn her earlier work The History of the Ancient World Susan Wise Bauer wrote of the rise of kingship based on might But in the years between the fourth and twelfth centuries rulers had to find new justification for their power and they turned to divine truth or grace to justify political and military action Right began to replace might as the engine of empireNo Like most things in life your enjoyment will largely depend upon what you expect to gain from digesting Bauer's offering While not as complex or intricate as some histories of the age the book is highly readable and informative If you are seeking a reasonable overview of the medieval period you could do worse than to purchase this item

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The History of the Medieval World From the Conversion of Constantine to the First CrusadeT just Christianity and Islam but also the religions of the Persians the Germans and the Mayas were pressed into the service of the state Even Buddhism and Confucianism became tools for nation building This phenomenonstretching from the Americas all the way to Japanchanged religion but it also changed the state The History of the Medieval World is a true world history linking the great conflicts of Europe to the titanic struggles for power in India and Asia Who doesn't know Susan Wise Bauer? It's a fair uestion because until last year I didn't know who she was Have you heard or read the Story of the World? Then you know who she is and you are probably thinking that this book will be marvellousWell it is From what I have read I appreciate her skills and her talent of bringing history to life This book is written for the high school ages grades 9 to 12 literally The romance style has been dropped but she is presenting the history of the medieval world in an accurate wayThe book starts with Constantine and goes up to the Crusades It will make the student go through various civilizations to see how history has been written over time Throughout the book detailed maps illustrates the history as you read Also at the end of each chapter you will find a timeline which will help you visualize when and where this part of history has taken place You will read about the rise and fall of Empires time Romans Chinese Indian and Persian to name only a few and how they intertwined each other through You will learn about the various people who made history and how they dealt with revolts how they made decisions and their life in generalI so wish I had a physical copy to read and write comments or insights inside as I read but I had the privilege to read from an online copy I consider myself blessed to have been exposed to the works of Susan Bauer Wise for a higher level student This is definitively a series worth looking into if you want your high school student to learn about history This book has than 85 chapters to cover the history of the Medieval World and the time I had to review it wasn't enough for me to read through the whole book But I was greatly pleased with the chapters I've read and learn a lot about the major events and the people from this timeThis review was possible because I was given access to the online edition of the book The History of the Medieval World From the Conversion of Constantine to the First Crusade by Well Trained Mind