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Light in the Dark Ages

the rise and fall of San Vincenzo al Volturno

by Richard Hodges

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy,
  • Italy.
    • Subjects:
    • San Vincenzo al Volturno (Benedictine Abbey) -- History.,
    • Benedictines -- Italy.,
    • Monasticism and religious orders -- Italy -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.,
    • Christian antiquities -- Italy.,
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Italy.,
    • Italy -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-224) and index.

      StatementRichard Hodges.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX2624.S327 H63 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 231 p. :
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL658891M
      ISBN 100801434165
      LC Control Number97004117

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      Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Light in the Dark Ages by Richard Hodges, , Cornell University Press edition, in Cited by:   After ancient Rome fell to the barbarian hordes and its light went out, years of economic and cultural deterioration followed in Europe - The Dark Ages. In the 14th century, the most brutal pandemic to ravage mankind finally pulled this part of the world out of the darkness.5/5(3).

      The book is rounded out with comprehensive appendices containing a Dark Ages Glossary of historical terms, a Timeline covering – CE, a Who’s Who of notable historical people, kings, and popes, and a bibliography of texts and sources of inspiration.3/5(1). The Dark Ages is the perfect example. Immediately we conjure up images of ignorant people, living in a gloomy, oppressive, sinister and obscure world with little joy. The symbolism of light and dark adds to image. Light represents knowledge, goodness and .


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