History of the City of Rome
in the Middle Ages

by Ferdinand Gregorovius

Volume 3, 800-1002

THIS EDITION of Ferdinand Gregorovius’ History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages is based on the second revised edition of the English translation and matches the original page-for-page — and footnote-for-footnote — for accuracy of citation and is entirely reset for modern readability.

VOLUME III includes a new Introduction to the Gregorovius and his work by David S. Chambers of the Warburg Institute in London.

BOOK FIVE covers the Carolingian Period until the year 900. It treats * the relations of the Emperor and Pope to Rome * the death of Pipin * Bernard and Lothar, Kings of Italy * the Saracen invasion of the Mediterranean and their Kingdom of Sicily * the churches built by Paschalis I * Popes Leo IV, Nicholas I and John VIII * Emperors Lewis II, Charles the Fat, Lambert and Arnulf * the end of the Carolingian Period.

BOOK SIX treats the history of the city in the tenth century and includes * the devastation created by the Saracens * the fortunes of the monastery of Farfa * Cluniac Reform of the monasteries * the reign of Alberic * the Charter of Otto I * Crescentius * revolts in Rome * the growing decadence of the papacy * legal administration in Rome * the general decline in learning in Rome * the regions, legends and ruins of Rome.

Paperback (Books 5-6)
654 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-934977-75-3
Price: $35.00

Kindle Edition
3.1 (Book 5)
ASIN: B00LVA7006
Price: $25.00

Kindle Edition
3.2 (Book 6)
Price: $25.00


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