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Monasticism

Monasticism

September 7, 2019 Articles and Videos 36 Comments

Ryan M. Reeves (PhD Cambridge) is Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Twitter: Instagram: Website: For the entire course on ‘Church History: Reformation to Modern’, see the playlist: in this lecture I'm going to talk about the rise of early monasticism in …..

Monks, Boniface, Charlemagne, & Vikings (1 of 3)

Monks, Boniface, Charlemagne, & Vikings (1 of 3)

August 31, 2019 Articles and Videos 4 Comments

The Christians: the Rise of Europe: Episode 3 The Goth Invasion, Augustine’s City of God, the monkish life, the movement of Irish monks to Italy, Pope Gregory’s mission work, Venerable Bede, the Rise of Charlemagne, Druids with sunlight + human sacrifice, St. Boniface’s mission work …..

Medieval Christianity

Medieval Christianity

August 25, 2019 Articles and Videos 4 Comments

This lecture deals with Medieval Europe and the rise and construction of Medieval Christianity. Bilkent HIST417 20111025 LECTURE09 Early Christianity so far we've been looking at a kind of they call to some extent and I guess we say demographic people population history we haven't …..

The Fall of Rome Explained In 13 Minutes

The Fall of Rome Explained In 13 Minutes

August 22, 2019 Articles and Videos 32 Comments

FREE trial to The Great Courses Plus: The Fall of Rome/Fall of the Roman Empire marked a pivotal point in human history and ended Roman power in the west 1,000 years after the city’s foundation. The Roman empire, towards the end of its lifetime, could …..

Germanic Princess, Christianity, Genocide

Germanic Princess, Christianity, Genocide

August 20, 2019 Articles and Videos 20 Comments

An early medieval Germanic princess speaks from beyond the grave. Her letter to her kinsman was written in the 6th century after the Frankish slaughter of her people. Read her letter here: Excerpted from a longer video on Gothic cathedrals here – ** Sub to …..

The Carolingian Renaissance (In Our Time)

The Carolingian Renaissance (In Our Time)

August 18, 2019 Articles and Videos 1 Comment

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne and the Carolingian Renaissance. In 800 AD on Christmas Day in Rome, Pope Leo III proclaimed Charlemagne Emperor. According to the Frankish historian Einhard, Charlemagne would never have set foot in St Peter’s that day …..

Charlemagne Part 4 - Rise of an Empire.

Charlemagne Part 4 – Rise of an Empire.

August 13, 2019 Articles and Videos 8 Comments

Today we’re going to continue to cover the magnificent life and legend of Emperor Charlemagne, also known as Emperor Charles the Great. Being often referred to as the father of Europe Emperor Charlemagne the great was an excellent military commander, uniting the Frankish kingdom conquering …..

03. Constantine and the Early Church

03. Constantine and the Early Church

August 7, 2019 Articles and Videos No Comments

The Early Middle Ages, 284–1000 (HIST 210) Professor Freedman examines how Christianity came to be the official religion of the Roman Empire. This process began seriously in 312, when the emperor Constantine converted after a divinely inspired victory at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge. …..

The Western Tradition: Early Christianity

The Western Tradition: Early Christianity

August 3, 2019 Articles and Videos 4 Comments

Christianity spread despite contempt and persecution from Rome. the Roman Empire withstood war and the madness of its rulers until the stamp of greco-roman culture was left on Europe and on the Mediterranean world the mandos affected were the Jews and through genes a new …..

Clovis - King of the Franks

Clovis – King of the Franks

July 30, 2019 Articles and Videos 26 Comments

Military and Political Achievement of Clovis I. Sources : “Clovis, de l’Histoire au Mythe” de Laurent Theis “Sainte Geneviève” de Joël Schmidt “Histoire des Francs” de Grégoire de Tours Music : “Crusader Kings 2” ost.

Charlemagne Part 3 - The Saxon wars.

Charlemagne Part 3 – The Saxon wars.

July 28, 2019 Articles and Videos 15 Comments

Today we’re going to continue to cover the magnificent life and legend of Emperor Charlemagne, also known as Emperor Charles the Great. Being often referred to as the father of Europe Emperor Charlemagne the great was an excellent military commander, uniting the Frankish kingdom conquering …..

The Franks and Charlemagne

The Franks and Charlemagne

July 25, 2019 Articles and Videos No Comments

all right folks welcome to your next video and this one we're gonna be talking about a group of people called the Franks as well as a guy named Charlemagne who's kind of the most important king of the Frankish people and he's gonna kind …..