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Mind of the Middle Ages An Historical Survey

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ISBN-10: 0226028402

ISBN-13: 9780226028408

Edition: 3rd 1980 (Revised)

Authors: Frederick B. Artz

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"This is the third edition of a near standard survey of the intellectual life of the age of faith. Artz on the arts, as on philosophy, politics and other aspects of culture, makes lively and informative reading."--The Washington Post
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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1980
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 1/15/1980
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 600
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

The Dominance of the East
The Classical Backgrounds of Mediaeval Christianity
Traditional Religion in the Graeco-Roman World
The Impact of Philosophy
The Mystery Religions
The Jewish and Early Christian Sources of Mediaeval Faith
Judaism and the Old Testament
The Diaspora and Philo the Jew
The New Testament and the Beginnings of Christianity
The Patristic Age, 2nd-5th Centuries
The Greek Fathers of the Church
The Latin Fathers of the Church
The Beginnings of Christian Poetry, Art, and Music
Byzantine Civilization
The Nature of Byzantine Civilization
The Church and Learning
Literature, Art, and Music
The Influence of Byzantium
Islamic Civilization
The Nature of Islam
Education, Law, Philsophy, and Science
Literature, Art, and Music
Islam and the West
The Latin West, 5th-10th Centuries
The Survival of the Classics in the West
The Transmitters of Classical and Patristic Learning
Poetry and History
Art and Music
The Revival of the West, 1000-1500
Learning (I)
The Impetus to a New Life
Science and Technology
Philosophy from Anselm to Ficino
Learning (II)
Backgrounds of Mediaeval Political and Social Thought
Main Currents of Political and Social Thought 1000-1500
Mediaeval Schools
The Rise of Universities
Literature (I)
The Epic Tradition
Lyric Poetry
Chivalric Romance
Literature (II)
The Drama
Fabliaux and Novelle
History, Biography, and Sermons
Symbolic Literature
Art and Music
Romanesque Art
Gothic Art
Innovation in Italy
Underlying Attitudes
The Way of the Mystics
The Interests of the Humanists Epilogue
The Middle Ages, Century by Century
The Transition from Mediaeval to Modern Times
Bibliographical Notes