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History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages

Volume 2


Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Medieval History

  • Date Published: June 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108015011

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  • Ferdinand Gregorovius (1821–1891) was a celebrated German medieval historian. After studying philosophy and theology at the University of Königsberg, Gregorovius moved to Rome in 1852, and became immersed in researching the medieval history of the city. First published in 1872, his monumental study of medieval Rome was the first modern account of the subject, and became the standard reference. This English translation of the fourth German edition appeared between 1894 and 1902. In his work Gregorovius discusses the political, social and cultural changes in the city from 400 to 1534, making extensive use of primary sources. Gregorovius also includes the Renaissance in his study, showing how medieval thought and events influenced political and cultural life and thought during the Renaissance. Volume 2 covers the period 568–800, analysing the weakening of Byzantine authority in Rome and the political events surrounding the coronation of Charlemagne.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: June 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108015011
    • length: 540 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 31 x 140 mm
    • weight: 0.68kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Book III. From the Beginning of the Rule of the Exarchs to the Beginning of the Eighth Century:
    1. Rome falls to decay
    2. Gregory consecrated Pope
    3. Character of the sixth century
    4. Pontificate and death of Sabinian and Boniface the Third
    5. Death of Honorius the First, 638
    6. Aedodatus Pope, 672
    7. St. Peter's
    Book IV. From the Pontificate of Gregory the Second (715) to the Coronation of Charles (800):
    1. Pontificate of Gregory the Second, 715
    2. Zacharias Pope, 741
    3. Paul the First, 757
    4. Power of Christophorus and Sergius in Rome
    5. Condition of the city
    6. Internal condition of Rome and the Roman people
    7. Death of Adrian, 795

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    Ferdinand Gregorovius


    Annie Hamilton

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