The Classical Heritage of the Middle Ages (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Classical Heritage of the Middle Ages (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Henry Osborn Taylor

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Overview

This engrossing history traces the transition from the Classical to the Medieval, examining the changes in thought, letters, and art, as they evolved to “form part of the intellectual development of the Middle Ages, and [shows] how pagan tastes and ideals gave place to the ideals of Christianity and Christian sentiments”—as stated by the author.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411456020
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 08/23/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 420
File size: 1 MB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Henry Osborn Taylor (1856–1941) was an American historian who specialized in ancient and medieval civilizations. Among his books are Ancient Ideals (1896); The Medieval Mind (1911); Thought and Expression in the Sixteenth Century (1930); and A Historian’s Creed (1939). He was also president of the American Historical Association.

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