The Making of the Middle Ages by R. W. Southern

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  • Europe - General,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • History

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8893888M
ISBN 101597401323
ISBN 109781597401326
OCLC/WorldCa85860800

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I decided to read it after learning in Norman Cantor's Inventing the Middle Ages that Cantor considers it one of the two greatest books on medieval history written in the 20th century, and possibly the most influential.4/5.

In a monastery where monks were living, each day they would copy a book. They would write the exact things inside that book, making it a brand new copy. This was the printing of the middle ages, because books were wrote on material that could be easily destroyed and the work must be copied.

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"A book of rare value."--Sidney Painter, American Historical Review4/5(4). The Making of a Medieval Book explores the materials and techniques used to create the lavishly illuminated manuscripts produced in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

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Hughes, Reading Religion "This is an excellent book that undergraduates, graduate. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Southern, R.W. (Richard William), Making of the Middle Ages. London, New York, Hutchinson. “A book of rare value.”—Sidney Painter, American Historical Review "A book of rare value."—Sidney Painter, American Historical Review "This is the work of a man with a rare historical gift: the imagination to recreate the world of which he writes and the critical scholarship to make the exercise of imagination fruitful.

Must-Read Books about the Middle Ages Erika Harlitz-Kern Jan 4, The ideas we tend to have about the Middle Ages are mostly based on how the time period has been interpreted through fantasy fiction and games, and the romanticizing of the era by intellectuals, scholars, politicians, and artists in the nineteenth : Erika Harlitz-Kern.

Making a Living in the Middle Ages book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Dramatic social and economic change during the m /5. "Making a Living in the Middle Ages deserves to be popular and to have a long shelf life.

Christopher Dyer extends the genre in an exemplary fashion; he is the ideal author for an introductory survey of the economy and society of medieval Britain, written for interested laymen and the beginning student, which seeks to reconstruct the.

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review and is a past President of the Selden Society and the Royal Historical Society. His publications include: "The Making of the Middle Ages" (), "Western Views of Islam in the Middle Ages" (), "Western Society and the Church in the Middle Ages" ( 4/5(3).

The making of the Middle Ages by R. Southern; 18 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Civilization, Medieval, Medieval Civilization, Middle Ages.

Although making books for profit was a common scenario in the later Middle Ages, it did not make you particularly rich.

On the last page of a Middle Dutch chronicle a clearly frustrated scribe wrote, “For so little money I never want to produce a book ever again!”. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Southern, R. (Richard William), Making of the Middle Ages.

London: Arrow Books, (OCoLC) The formation of western Europe from the late tenth to the early thirteenth century is the subject of this book. The two dates within which it could most conveniently be framed are and In these years there occurred two events, of very unequal importance in the public eye but not so unequally matched in their suggestion of new.

The medieval book making craft is a history exploration that pairs with Layers of Learning Unit about the feudal system of Europe. Layers of Learning has hands-on experiments in every unit of this family-friendly curriculum.

Learn more about Layers of Learning. Thousands upon thousands of books were produced during the middle ages in Europe. The Making of the Middle Ages is a study of the period to Before Southern wrote this book inthe period has traditionally been called the High Middle Ages or the "Renaissance of the 12th Century".

However Southern sees it as more than a Renaissance (usually thought of as a period of *re* discovery of classical texts and ideas /5(23). An illuminated manuscript is a book written and decorated completely by hand.

Illuminated manuscripts were among the most precious objects produced in. The Making of the Middle Ages, by R. Southern (read 4 Sep ) This book by an Oxonian was first published in It is a very erudite book, and hence not too easy to read.

It covers the period from toand discusses "Latin Christendom and its Neighbors," "The Bonds of Society," "The Ordering of the Christian Life," and "The 4/5(9). As with some digital technologies today, which now allow us to communicate on a global scale, writing provided a means to store and communicate information, leading to several “renaissances ” in the Middle Ages.

Book-making and ink-making, as integral components of writing, were, and still are, technical processes. Book-making began by. In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages or Medieval Period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

It began with the fall of the Western Roman Empire and merged into the Renaissance and the Age of Middle Ages is the middle period of the three traditional divisions of Western history: classical antiquity, the medieval period, and the modern period. The size and make-up of medieval books varied: from tiny prayer-books measuring only a few centimetres to choir books that were over a metre tall, from books of hours cased in simple parchment to magnificent and elaborately worked examples.

The Different Types of Bread Available in the Middle Ages. People of lesser-means ate bread made from rye or barley, which was called maslin, and the poorest people would have black bread, made from whatever grains could be found, in cases of real poverty, foodstuffs such as hazelnuts, barley or oats.

Making Books in the Middle Ages Gregory DiPippo Here is an interesting discovery from the Youtube channel of the Getty Museum, which explains the whole process of making a book in the Middle Ages, from the creation of the parchment, to the ink, the illuminations, the binding and the cover.

Re-making The Real Middle Ages TM The professoriate of future decades is the current generation of Game of Thrones cosplayers, Vikings watchers, and Medieval Times diners, and every teenager who is part of what Umberto Eco called, in what has proved to be a masterful understatement: “a period of renewed interest in the Middle Ages.”.

Indeed, in the Middle Ages, the book becomes an attribute of God. Every stage in the creation of a medieval book required intensive labor, sometimes involving the collaboration of entire workshops. Parchment for the pages had to be made from the dried hides of animals, cut to size and sewn into quires; inks had to be mixed, pens prepared, and.

The book may feel loose and swivel rather easily, and this can be tightened up (as it was in the later Middle Ages) by sewing on stout headbands along the top and bottom edge of the spine. The boards of medieval manuscripts were generally made of wood. The Making of the Middle Ages by R.

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There is the main storyline along the bottom of each page, accompanied by intricate illustrations that also give more details about that aspect of life in the Middle Ages.

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Southern aptly demonstrates why the Middle Ages - in this case, the tenth to fifteenth centuries - is a "middle age" that forms the transition from the aftermath of the Roman Empire to modernity.5/5(1).Brought to you by Smarthistory.

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