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READING HALL

"THIRD MILLENNIUM LIBRARY"

 

J. B. BURY’ CAMBRIDGE MEDIEVAL HISTORY.

VOLUME I

THE CHRISTIAN ROMAN EMPIRE

AND THE FOUNDATION

OF THE TEUTONIC KINGDOMS 300-500

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I.- CONSTANTINE AND HIS CITY. H . M . Gwatkin

 

II.-THE REORGANISATION OF THE EMPIRE J. S. Reid

 

III.-CONSTANTINE'S SUCCESSORS TO JOVIAN: AND THE STRUGGLE WITH PERSIA Norman H. Baynes

 

IV.-THE TRIUMPH OF CHRISTIANITY T. M. Lindsay

 

V.-ARIANISM H . M . Gwatkin

 

VI.-THE ORGANISATION OF THE CHURCH C. H. Turner

 

VII.-EXPANSION OF THE TEUTONS (To A.D. 378) Martin Bang

 

VIII.-THE DYNASTY OF VALENTINIAN AND THEODOSIUS THE GREAT Norman H . Baynes

 

IX.-THE TEUTONIC MIGRATIONS, 378-412 M. Manitius

 

X.-THE VISIGOTHS TO THE DEATH OF EURIC . THE FRANKS BEFORE CLOVIS Dr Ludwig Schmidt

 

XI.-THE SUEVES, ALANS, AND VANDALS IN SPAIN, 409-429 Ludwig Schmidt

 

XII.-THE HUNS: THE ASIATIC BACKGROUND. ATTILA T. PeisKen & Ludwig Schmidt

 

XIII.-ROMAN BRITAIN F. J. Havekfield & F. G. M. Beck

 

XIV.-ITALY AND THE WEST, 410-476 Ernest Barker

 

XV.-THE KINGDOM OF ITALY UNDER ODOVACAR AND THEODORIC Maurice Dumoulin

 

XVI.-THE EASTERN PROVINCES FROM ARCADIUS TO ANASTASIUS E. W . Brooks

 

XVII.-RELIGIOUS DISUNION IN THE FIFTH CENTURY. Nestorius. Alice Gardner

 

XVIII.- MONASTICISM E. C. Butler

 

XIX.-SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONDITIONS OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE IN THE FOURTH CENTURY Paul Vinogradoff

 

XX.-THOUGHTS AND IDEAS OF THE PERIOD H . F. Stewart

 

XXI. EARLY CHRISTIAN ART W . R . Lethaby

 

 

CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF LEADING EVENTS MENTIONED IN THIS VOLUME

 

284 Election of Diocletian (17 Sept.).

297 Peace with Persia: acquisition of the five provinces.

303 The Great Persecucion (24 Feb.).

305 Abdication of Diocletian (1 May).

306 Elevation of Constantine at York.

309-380 Reign of Sapor II in Persia.

311 Edict of Toleration and death of Galerius

312 Battle of Saxa Rubra (28 Sept.).

Edict of Milan.

323 Battle of Chrysopolis (Sept.).

325 Council of Nicaea.

328-373 Athanasius Bishop of Alexandria.

330 Foundation of Constantinople.

337 Death of Constantipe (22 May).

War with Persia.

339 Second Exile of Athanasius.

341 Council of the Dedication at Antioch.

343 Council of Sardica.

346 Return of Athanasius.

350 Revolt of Magnentius

352 Battle of Mursa.

355 Julian made Caesar for Gaul.

356 Third Exile of Athanasius.

357 Battle of Argentoratum.

359 Councils of Ariminum and Seleucia

360 Mutiny at Paris: Julian proclaimed Augustus.

Council of Constantinople.

361-363 Julian Emperor.

363-364 Jovian Emperor. Peace with Persia : cession of the five provinces. 364 Valentinian and Valens Emperors.

369 Count Theodosias in Britain.

374- 397 Ambrose Bishop of Milan.

375- 383 Gratian Emperor in the West.

376 Passage of the Danube by the Goths.

378 Battle of Hadrianople (9 Aug.).

379-395 Reign of Theodosius.

381 Council of Constantinople.

383-388 Usurpation of Maximus.

386 Execution of Priscillian.

390 Destruction of the Serapeum.

392 Revolt of Arhbogast.

394 Battle of the Frigidus (6 Sept.).

395 Arcadius and Honorius Emperors.

400 Revolt of Gainas.

402 Battle of Pollentia.

406 Passage of the Rhine by the Germans (31 Dec.).

407 Withdrawal of the legions from Britain.

408-450 Reign of Theodosius II in the East.

408 Mutiny at Pavia. Execution of Stilicho.

410 Sack of Romo by Alaric (23 Aug.).

412 The Visigoths in Gaul.

418 Rescript of Honorius to Agricola.

425-455 Valentinian III Emperor in the West

429 The Vandals in Africa.

430 Death of Augustine.

431 Council of Ephesus.

438 Codex Theodoxianus. Legal separation of East and West

439 Capture of Carthage by the Vandals.

440-461 Pope Leo I.

445 Edict of Valentinian III.

449 The Latrocinium at Ephesus.

c. 449 Traditional date of Hengest and Horsi

450-458 Marciau Emperor in the East.

451 Council of Chalcedon. Battle of the Mauriac Plain.

452 Destruction of Aquileia by Attila. Embassy of Pope Leo

454 Assassination of Aetius.

455 Sack of Rome by Gaiseric.

457-461 Reign of Majorian in the West.

468 Failure of Basiliscus before Carthage.

472 Capture of Rome by Ricimer.

474-491 Zeno Emperor in the East.

476 Deposition of Romulus Augustulus.

Odovacar master of Italy till 493.

481 The Henotieon of Zeno. Schism in the Church.

481-511 Reign of Clovis.

486 Clovis defeats Syagrius.

491-5l8 Anastasius Emperor.

493-526 Reign of Theodoric in Italy.

507 Battle of Vougle. Clovis conquers Aquitaine.

518 Justin Emperor. End of the Schism.

533 Conquest of Africa by Belisarius.

597 Landing of Augustine. Death of Columba (9 June).

 

 

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