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William R. Cook, Professor of History at State University of New York, Geneseo, and Ronald B. Herzman, Professor of English at State University of New York, Geneseo
William R. Cook is Distinguished Teaching Professor of History at the State University of New York at Geneseo.
Ronald B. Herzman is Distinguished Teaching Professor of English at the State University of New York at Geneseo.
PART 1: FOUNDATIONS OF THE MIDDLE AGES
1. The Bible
2. The Classical Heritage
3. Early Christianity
4. Saint Augustine
PART 2: THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD
7. The West After the Collapse of Roman Authority
PART 3: THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES
8. Western Monasticism
9. The First Medieval Synthesis: The Carolingian World and Its Dissolution
PART 4: THE HIGH MIDDLE AGES
10. Church, State, and Society
11. The Renaissance of the Twelfth Century
12. Francis of Assisi and the Mendicants
PART 5: EPILOGUE
13. From Medieval to Renaissance