The Making of the West, Volume 1
Sixth Edition   ©2019

The Making of the West, Volume 1

Peoples and Cultures

Lynn Hunt (University of California, Los Angeles) , Thomas R. Martin (College of the Holy Cross) , Barbara H. Rosenwein (Loyola University Chicago) , Bonnie G. Smith (Rutgers University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-10366-9; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-10366-8; Format: e-Book Agency, 672 pages

The Combined Volume includes all chapters.

Volume 1 includes Chapters 1-17.

Volume 2 includes Chapters 14-29.

NOTE: LaunchPad material that does not appear in the print book – including guided reading exercises, source feature quizzes, LearningCurve adaptive quizzes, summative quizzes, all of the documents from the companion reader – has been labeled on this table of contents as shown. Each chapter in LaunchPad also comes with a wealth of additional documents, videos, key terms flashcards, map quizzes, and much more, all of which can be easily integrated and assigned.

Preface

Versions and Supplements

Brief Contents

Contents

Maps and Figures

Features

1. Early Western Civilization, 400,000–1000 B.C.E.

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From the Stone Age to Mesopotamian Civilization, 400,000-1000 B.C.E.

Life and Change in the Stone Age

The Emergence of Cities in Mesopotamia, 4000–2350 B.C.E.

Metals and Empire Making: The Akkadians and the Ur III Dynasty, c. 2350–c. 2000 B.C.E.

The Achievements of the Assyrians, the Babylonians, and the Canaanites, 2000–1000 B.C.E.

Egypt, the First Unified Nation, 3050–1000 B.C.E.

From the Unification of Egypt to the Old Kingdom, 3050–2190 B.C.E.

The Middle and New Kingdoms in Egypt, 2061–1081 B.C.E.

The Hittites, the Minoans, and the Mycenaeans, 2200–1000 B.C.E.

The Hittites, 1750–1200 B.C.E.

The Minoans, 2200–1400 B.C.E.

The Mycenaeans, 1800–1000 B.C.E.

The Violent End to Early Western Civilization, 1200–1000 B.C.E.

Mapping the West: The Violent End to Early Western Civilization, 1200–1000 B.C.E.

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Conclusion

Chapter 1 Review

Primary Source Analysis: Hammurabi’s Laws for Physicians

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Contrasting Views: The Gains and the Losses of Life in Civilization vs. Life in Nature

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Terms of History: Civilization

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Document 1.1 Defining Humanity: Epic of Gilgamesh (c. 2000 B.C.E.)

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Document 1.2 Establishing Law and Justice: King Hammurabi, The Code of Hammurabi (Early Eighteenth Century B.C.E.)

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Document 1.3 Praising the One God: Hymn to the Aten (Fourteenth Century B.C.E.)

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Document 1.4 Sources in Conversation: Writing in Life and the Afterlife: Agricultural scenes, Tomb of Nakhut, (c. 1400-1390 B.C.E.) and Egyptian Scribal Exercise Book (Twelfth Century B.C.E.)
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Document 1.5 Allying for Peace: The "Eternal Treaty" between the Egyptians and Hittites (c. 1259 B.C.E.)

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Chapter 2. Near East Empires and the Reemergence of Civilization in Greece, 1000–500 B.C.E.

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From Dark Age to Empire in the Near East, 1000–500 B.C.E.

The New Empire of Assyria, 900–600 B.C.E.

The Neo-Babylonian Empire, 600–539 B.C.E.

The Persian Empire, 557–500 B.C.E.

The Israelites, Origins to 539 B.C.E.

The Reemergence of Greek Civilization, 1000–750 B.C.E.

The Greek Dark Age

The Values of the Olympic Games

Homer, Hesiod, and Divine Justice in Greek Myth

The Creation of the Greek City-State, 750–500 B.C.E.

The Physical Environment of the Greek City-State

Trade and "Colonization," 800–580 B.C.E.

Citizenship and Freedom in the Greek City-State

New Directions for the Greek City-State, 750–500 B.C.E.

Oligarchy in the City-State of Sparta, 700–500 B.C.E.

Tyranny in the City-State of Corinth, 657–585 B.C.E.

Democracy in the City-State of Athens, 632–500 B.C.E.

New Ways of Thought and Expression in Greece, 630–500 B.C.E.

Mapping the West: Mediterranean Civilizations, c. 500 B.C.E.

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Conclusion

Chapter 2 Review

Primary Source Analysis: Zaleucus’s Law Code for a Greek City-State in Seventh-Century B.C.E. Italy

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Contrasting Views: Persians Debate The Best Form of Government

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Terms of History: The State

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Document 2.1 Empires and Divine Right: Inscription Honoring Cyrus, King of Persia (r. c. 557–530 B.C.E.)

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Document 2.2 Monotheism and Mosaic Law: The Book of Exodus, Chapters 19–20 (c. Tenth–Sixth Centuries B.C.E.)

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Document 2.3 Concepts of Civilization: Homer, The Odyssey (Eighth Century B.C.E.)

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Document 2.4 Sources in Conversation: Two Visions of the City-State: Tyrtaeus of Sparta and Solon of Athens, Poems (Seventh–Sixth Centuries B.C.E.)

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Document 2.5 Representations of Difference: Greek Janiform Flask (c. 520-510 B.C.E.)

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Document 2.6 Economics and the Expansion of Slavery: Xenophon, Revenues (Fourth Century B.C.E.)

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Chapter 3. The Greek Golden Age, c. 500–c. 400 B.C.E.

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Wars between Persia and Greece, 499–479 B.C.E.

From the Ionian Revolt to the Battle of Marathon, 499–490 B.C.E.

The Great Persian Invasion, 480–479 B.C.E.

Athenian Confidence in the Golden Age, 478–431 B.C.E.

The Establishment of the Athenian Empire

Radical Democracy and Pericles’ Leadership, 461–431 B.C.E.

The Urban Landscape in Athens

Tradition and Innovation in Athens’s Golden Age

Religious Tradition in a Period of Change

Women, Slaves, and Metics

Innovative Ideas in Education, Philosophy, History, and Medicine

The Development of Greek Tragedy

The Development of Greek Comedy

The End of Athens’s Golden Age, 431–403 B.C.E.

The Peloponnesian War, 431–404 B.C.E.

Athens Defeated: Tyranny and Civil War, 404–403 B.C.E.

Mapping the West: Greece, Europe, and the Mediterranean, 400 B.C.E.

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Conclusion

Chapter 3 Review

Primary Source Analysis: How to Argue Both Sides of a Case

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Contrasting Views: The Nature of Women and Marriage

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Terms of History: Democracy

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Document 3.1 The Golden Age of Athens: Thucydides, The Funeral Oration of Pericles (429 B.C.E.)

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Document 3.2 Sources in Conversation: Movement in Stone: Myron of Eleutherai, Discus Thrower (c. 450 B.C.E.) and Atalanta (c. 300-200 B.C.E.)

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Document 3.3 The Emergence of Philosophy: Plato, The Apology of Socrates (399 B.C.E.)

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Document 3.4 The Advance of Science: Hippocrates of Cos, On the Sacred Disease (400 B.C.E.)

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Document 3.5 Human Commodities: Auction of confiscated slaves (c. 414 B.C.E.)

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Document 3.6 Domestic Boundaries: Euphiletus, A Husband Speaks in His Own Defense (c. 400 B.C.E.) and Overhead Views of a House on the North Slope of the Areopagus (Fifth Century B.C.E.)

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Document 3.7 Protesting War, Performing Satire: Aristophanes, Lysistrata (411 B.C.E.)

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Chapter 4. From the Classical to the Hellenistic World, 400–30 B.C.E.

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Classical Greece after the Peloponnesian War, 400–350 B.C.E.

Athens’s Recovery after the Peloponnesian War

The Execution of Socrates, 399 B.C.E.

The Philosophy of Plato

Aristotle, Scientist and Philosopher

Greek Political Disunity

The Rise of Macedonia, 359–323 B.C.E.

Macedonian Power and Philip II, 359–336 B.C.E.

The Rule of Alexander the Great, 336–323 B.C.E.

The Hellenistic Kingdoms, 323–30 B.C.E.

Creating New Kingdoms

The Layers of Hellenistic Society

The End of the Hellenistic Kingdoms

Hellenistic Culture

The Arts under Royal Support

Philosophy for a New Age

Scientific Innovation

Cultural and Religious Transformations

Mapping the West: Roman Takeover of the Hellenistic World, to 30 B.C.E.

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Conclusion

Chapter 4 Review

Primary Source Analysis: Epigrams by Women Poets

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Contrasting Views: Roman Attitudes Toward Cleopatra VII, The Last Hellenistic Queen

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Terms of History: Hellenistic

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Document 4.1 The Conquest of New Lands: Arrian, The Campaigns of Alexander the Great (Fourth Century B.C.E.)

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Document 4.2 Imperial Bureaucracy: Zeno, Egyptian Official, Records (259–250 B.C.E.)

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Document 4.3 Everyday Life: Funerary Inscriptions and Epitaphs (Fifth–First Centuries B.C.E.)

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Document 4.4 Sources in Conversation: Modelling Femininity: Terracotta figurines (Second to Third Century B.C.E.)

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Document 4.5 In Pursuit of Happiness: Epicurus, Letter to a Friend (Late Third Century B.C.E.)

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Document 4.6 Exacting Science: Archimedes, Letter to Eratosthenes (Third Century B.C.E.) and Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, Archimedes’ "Eureka!" Moment (c. 30–20 B.C.E.)

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Chapter 5. The Rise of Rome and Its Republic, 753–44 B.C.E.

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Roman Social and Religious Traditions

Roman Moral Values

The Patron-Client System

The Roman Family

Education for Public Life

Public and Private Religion

From Monarchy to Republic

Roman Society under the Kings, 753–509 B.C.E.

The Early Roman Republic, 509–287 B.C.E.

Roman Imperialism and Its Consequences

Expansion in Italy, 500–220 B.C.E.

Wars with Carthage and in the East, 264–121 B.C.E.

Greek Influence on Roman Literature and the Arts

Stresses on Society from Imperialism

Civil War and the Destruction of the Republic

The Gracchus Brothers and Violence in Politics, 133–121 B.C.E.

Marius and the Origin of Client Armies, 107–100 B.C.E.

Sulla and Civil War, 91–78 B.C.E.

Julius Caesar and the Collapse of the Republic, 83–44 B.C.E.

Mapping the West: The Roman World at the End of the Republic, 44 B.C.E.

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Conclusion

Chapter 5 Review

Primary Source Analysis: The Rape and Suicide of Lucretia

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Contrasting Views: What Was Julius Caesar Like?

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Terms of History: Republic

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Document 5.1 Formalizing Roman Law: The Twelve Tables (451–449 B.C.E.)

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Document 5.2 Sources in Conversation: Artistic Influences: Etruscan Statuette of a Rider (c. 434–400 B.C.E.) and Roman Bust of Lucius Junius Brutus (c. 300 B.C.E.)

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Document 5.3 Status and Discrimination: Roman Women Demonstrate against the Oppian Law (195 B.C.E.)

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Document 5.4 "Cultivating Humanity": Cicero, In Defense of Archias (62 B.C.E.)

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Document 5.5 Failure and Factionalism: The Gracchan Reforms (133 B.C.E.)

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Document 5.6 Toward Empire: Julius Caesar, The Gallic War (52 B.C.E.)

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Chapter 6. The Creation of the Roman Empire, 44 B.C.E.–284 C.E.

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From Republic to Empire, 44 B.C.E.–14 C.E.

Civil War, 44–27 B.C.E.

The Creation of the Principate, 27 B.C.E.–14 C.E.

Daily Life in the Rome of Augustus

Changes in Education, Literature, and Art in Augustus’s Rome

Politics and Society in the Early Roman Empire

The Perpetuation of the Principate after Augustus, 14–180 C.E.

Life in the Roman Golden Age, 96–180 C.E.

The Emergence of Christianity in the Early Roman Empire

Jesus and His Teachings

Growth of a New Religion

Competing Religious Beliefs

From Stability to Crisis in the Third Century C.E.

Threats to the Northern and Eastern Frontiers of the Early Roman Empire

Uncontrolled Spending, Natural Disasters, and Political Crisis, 193–284 C.E.

Mapping the West: The Roman Empire in Crisis, 284 C.E.

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Conclusion

Chapter 6 Review

Primary Source Analysis: A Roman Stoic Philosopher on the Capabilities of Women

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Contrasting Views: Christians in the Empire: Conspirators or Faithful Subjects?

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Terms of History: Empire

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Document 6.1 An Empire Foretold: Virgil, The Aeneid (First Century B.C.E.)

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Document 6.2 An Urban Empire: Notices and Graffiti Describe Life in Pompeii (First Century C.E.)

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Document 6.3 New Influences to the North: Tacitus, Germania (c. 98 C.E.)

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Document 6.4 Sources in Conversation: The Making of a New Religion: The Gospel According to Matthew: The Sermon on the Mount (28 C.E.) and Paul of Tarsus, Letter to the Galatians (c. 50-60 C.E.)

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Document 6.5 Deadly Beliefs: The Martyrdom of Saints Perpetua and Felicitas (203 C.E.)

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Document 6.6 Private Piety: Household shrine, Pompeii (first century C.E.)

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Chapter 7. The Transformation of the Roman Empire, 284–600 C.E.

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From Principate to Dominate in the Late Roman Empire, 284–395

The Political Transformation and Division of the Roman Empire

The Social Consequences of Financial Pressures

From the Great Persecution to Religious Freedom

The Official Christianization of the Empire, 312–c. 540

Polytheism and Christianity in Competition

The Struggle for Clarification in Christian Belief

The Emergence of Christian Monks

Non-Roman Kingdoms in the Western Roman Empire, c. 370–550s

Non-Roman Migrations into the Western Roman Empire

Social and Cultural Transformation in the Western Roman Empire

The Roman Empire in the East, c. 500–565

Imperial Society in the Eastern Roman Empire

The Reign of Emperor Justinian, 527–565

The Preservation of Classical Traditions in the Late Roman Empire

Mapping the West: Western Europe and the Eastern Roman (or Byzantine) Empire, c. 600

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Conclusion

Chapter 7 Review

Primary Source Analysis: The Edict of Milan on Religious Freedom

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Contrasting Views: Debate: Did Romans or Huns Better Protect Life, Law, and Freedom?

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Terms of History: Barbarian

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Document 7.1 Sources in Conversation: The Establishment of Roman Christian Doctrine: Arius, Letter to Alexander, Bishop of Alexandria (c. 320 C.E.) and The Nicene Creed (325 C.E.)

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Document 7.2 The Struggle of Conversion: Augustine of Hippo, Confessions (c. 397)

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Document 7.3 The Development of Monasticism: Benedict of Nursia, The Rule of Saint Benedict (c. 540)

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Document 7.4 Community Worship: The Torah niche, Dura-Europos synagogue (c. 244-245 C.E.)

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Document 7.5 Germanic Law in the Roman Empire: The Burgundian Code (c. 475–525 C.E.)

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Document 7.6 Emergence of Byzantium: Procopius, Secret History (550 C.E.)

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Chapter 8. The Heirs of Rome: Islam, Byzantium, and Europe, 600–750

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Islam: A New Religion and a New Empire

Nomads and City Dwellers

The Prophet Muhammad and the Faith of Islam

Growth of Islam, c. 610–632

The Caliphs, Muhammad’s Successors, 632–750

Peace and Prosperity in Islamic Lands

Byzantium Besieged

Wars on the Frontiers, c. 570–750

From an Urban to a Rural Way of Life

New Military and Cultural Forms

Religion, Politics, and Iconoclasm

Western Europe: A Medley of Kingdoms

Frankish Kingdoms with Roman Roots

Economic Activity in a Peasant Society

The Powerful in Merovingian Society

Christianity and Classical Culture in the British Isles

Unity in Spain, Division in Italy

Political Tensions and the Power of the Pope

Mapping the West: Rome’s Heirs, c. 750

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Conclusion

Chapter 8 Review

Primary Source Analysis: Praising a Merovingian Queen

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Contrasting Views: Icons: Idols or Aids to Worship

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Terms of History: Medieval

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Document 8.1 The Foundations of Islam: Qur’an, Suras 1, 53, 98 (c. 610–632)

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Document 8.2 Jihad and Jizya: Islamic Terms of Peace (633–643)

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Document 8.3 Byzantine Life: The Life of St. Theodore of Sykeon (Early Seventh Century)

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Document 8.4 A Noblewoman’s Life: The Life of Lady Balthild, Queen of the Franks (Late Seventh Century)

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Document 8.5 Roman Christian Missions: Pope Gregory the Great, Letters (598–601)

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Document 8.6 Sources in Conversation: Warrior Kings: Helmet fragment from Sutton Hoo, (Early seventh century C.E.) and Beowulf (c. mid-seventh-late tenth century)

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Chapter 9. From Centralization to Fragmentation, 750–1050

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The Byzantine Emperor and Local Elites

Imperial Power

The Macedonian Renaissance, c. 870–c. 1025

The Dynatoi: A New Landowning Elite

The Formation of Eastern Europe and Kievan Rus

The Rise and Fall of the Abbasid Caliphate

The Abbasid Caliphate, 750–936

Regional Diversity in Islamic Lands

Unity of Commerce and Language

The Islamic Renaissance, c. 790–c. 1050

The Carolingian Empire

The Rise of the Carolingians

Charlemagne and His Kingdom, 768–814

The Carolingian Renaissance, c. 790–c. 900

Charlemagne’s Successors, 814–911

Land and Power

Viking, Muslim, and Magyar Invasions, c. 790–955

After the Carolingians: The Emergence of Local Rule

Public Power and Private Relationships

Warriors and Warfare

Efforts to Contain Violence

Political Communities in Italy, England, and France

Emperors and Kings in Central and Eastern Europe

Mapping the West: Europe and the Mediterranean, c. 1050

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Conclusion

Chapter 9 Review

Primary Source Analysis: Ibn ‘Abd Rabbihi Celebrates a Military Campaign in Verse

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Contrasting Views: Charlemagne: Roman Emperor, Father of Europe, or the Chief Bishop?

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Terms of History: Feudalism

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Document 9.1 The Rule of Charlemagne: General Capitulary for the Missi (802)

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Document 9.2 Sources in Conversation: Conflicting Views of Byzantium: The Paris Psalter (c. 950) and Liutprand of Cremona, Report to Otto I (968)

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Document 9.3 A New Islamic Dynasty: Ahmad al-Ya‘qubi, Kitab al-buldan (Ninth Century)

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Document 9.4 Advances in Medicine: Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariyu Al-razi, A Treatise on the Small-Pox and Measles (c. 910)

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Document 9.5 The Faithful Vassal: Fulbert of Chartres, Letter to William of Aquitaine (1020) <

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Chapter 10. Commercial Quickening and Religious Reform, 1050–1150

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The Commercial Revolution

Fairs, Towns, and Cities

Organizing Crafts and Commerce

Communes: Self-Government for the Towns

The Commercial Revolution in the Countryside

Church Reform

Beginnings of Reform

The Gregorian Reform and the Investiture Conflict, 1075–1122

The Sweep of Reform

New Monastic Orders of Poverty

The Crusades

Calling the Crusade

The First Crusade

The Crusader States

The Disastrous Second Crusade

The Long-Term Impact of the Crusades

The Revival of Monarchies

Reconstructing the Empire at Byzantium

England under Norman Rule

Praising the King of France

Surviving as Emperor

Mapping the West: Europe and the Mediterranean, c. 1150

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Conclusion

Chapter 10 Review

Primary Source Analysis: The First Crusade from the Muslim Point of View

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Contrasting Views: Henry IV

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Terms of History: The Commercial Revolution

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Document 10.1 Medieval Business: Commenda Contracts (Eleventh–Twelfth Centuries)

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Document 10.2 Sources in Conversation: Sources of the Investiture Conflict: Emperor Henry IV and Pope Gregory VII, Letter and Excommunication (1076)

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Document 10.3 Calling the First Crusade: Fulcher of Chartres, Pope Urban II’s Speech at Clermont (1095)

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Document 10.4 Arab Response to the First Crusade: Ibn al-Athir, A Muslim Perspective (1097–1099)

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Document 10.5 The Power of William I: The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (1085–1086) and Domesday Book (1086–1087)

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Document 10.6 Living Close to the Land: Labors of the Month, Zodiac Column, Souvigny Priory, mid twelfth century

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Chapter 11. The Flowering of the Middle Ages, 1150–1215

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New Schools and Churches

The New Learning and the Rise of the University

Architectural Style: From Romanesque to Gothic

Governments as Institutions

England: Unity through Common Law

France: Consolidation and Conquest

Germany: The Revived Monarchy of Frederick Barbarossa

Eastern Europe and Byzantium: Fragmenting Realms

The Growth of a Vernacular High Culture

The Troubadours: Poets of Love and Play

The Birth of Epic and Romance Literature

Religious Fervor and Crusade

New Religious Orders in the Cities

Disastrous Crusades to the Holy Land

Victorious Crusades in Europe and on Its Frontiers

Mapping the West: Europe and Byzantium, c. 1215
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Conclusion

Chapter 11 Review

Primary Source Analysis: Two Letters from Two Lovers

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Contrasting Views: Magna Carta

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Terms of History: Gothic

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Document 11.1 New Learning: Peter Abelard, The Story of My Misfortunes (c. 1132)

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Document 11.2 Scholarly Pursuits and Youthful Frolics: Royal Decrees of Special Privileges for Students and Student Letters (Twelfth–Early Thirteenth Centuries)

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Document 11.3 Courtly Love: Chrétien de Troyes, Lancelot: The Knight of the Cart (c. 1170s)

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Document 11.4 Early Bankers: Money Changers Window Panel, Chartres Cathedral (early thirteenth century)

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Document 11.5 Franciscan Piety: St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi, Selected Writings (Thirteenth Century)

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Document 11.6 The Sack of Constantinople: Annals of Niketas Choniates (1204)

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Chapter 12. The Medieval Synthesis—and Its Cracks, 1215–1340

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The Church’s Mission

Innocent III and the Fourth Lateran Council

Inquisition

Lay Piety

Jews as Outcasts

Reconciling This World and the Next

The Achievements and Failures of Scholasticism

New Syntheses in Writing and Music

Gothic Art

The Politics of Control

The Weakening of the Empire

Louis IX and a New Ideal of Kingship

The Birth of Representative Institutions

The Weakening of the Papacy

The Rise of the Signori

The Mongol Takeover

The Great Famine

Mapping the West: Europe, c. 1340

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Conclusion

Chapter 12 Review

Primary Source Analysis: Thomas Aquinas Writes about Sex

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Contrasting Views: The Mongols: Instruments of God or Cruel Invaders?

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Terms of History: Inquisition

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Document 12.1 Reconciling Faith and Reason: Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologiae (1273)

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Document 12.2 A Female Mystic: Hadewijch of Brabant, Letters and Poems (1220–1240)

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Document 12.3 Defining Outsiders: Thomas of Monmouth, The Life and Martyrdom of St. William of Norwich (c. 1173)

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Document 12.4 Imagining Hell: Dante Alighieri, Divine Comedy (1313–1321)

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Document 12.5 Sources in Conversation: The New Power of Medieval States: Pope Boniface VIII, Unam Sanctam (1302) and King Philip IV of France, General Assembly of Paris (1303)

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Document 12.6 Centering the World: Hereford World Map (c. 1290-1300)

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Chapter 13. Crisis and Renaissance, 1340–1492

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Crisis: Disease, War, and Schism

The Black Death, 1347–1352

The Hundred Years’ War, 1337–1453

The Ottoman Conquest of Constantinople, 1453

The Great Schism, 1378–1417

The Renaissance: New Forms of Thought and Expression

Renaissance Humanism

The Arts

Consolidating Power

New Political Formations in Eastern Europe

Powerful States in Western Europe

Power in the Republics

The Tools of Power

Mapping the West: Europe, c. 1492

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Conclusion

Chapter 13 Review

Primary Source Analysis: Wat Tyler’s Rebellion (1381)

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Contrasting Views: Joan of Arc: Who Was "the Maid"?

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Terms of History: Renaissance

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Document 13.1 Demographic Catastrophe: The Black Death (Fourteenth Century)

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Document 13.2 Crisis and Change: Jean Froissart on the Jacquerie (1358)

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Document 13.3 Satirizing the Church: Geoffrey Chaucer, The Pardoner’s Prologue (1387–1400)

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Document 13.4 Preaching Reform: Jan Hus, Letters (1408–1415)

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Document 13.5 Extolling Humanism: Giovanni Rucellai and Leonardo Bruni, Florence in the Quattrocento (1427 and 1457)

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Document 13.6 Women’s Place in Renaissance Italy: Alessandra, Letters from a Widow and Matriarch of a Great Family (1450–1465)

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Document 13.7 Sources in Conversation: Artistic Innovation: Jan van Eyck, Arnolfini Double Portrait (1434) and Bartolommeo Fazio, On Famous Men (1456)

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Chapter 14. Global Encounters and the Shock of the Reformation, 1492–1560

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The Discovery of New Worlds

Portuguese Explorations

The Voyages of Columbus

A New Era in Slavery

Conquering the New World

The Columbian Exchange

The Protestant Reformation

The Invention of Printing

Popular Piety and Christian Humanism

Martin Luther’s Challenge

Protestantism Spreads and Divides

The Contested Church of England

Reshaping Society through Religion

Protestant Challenges to the Social Order

New Forms of Discipline

Catholic Renewal

Striving for Mastery

Courtiers and Princes

Dynastic Wars

Financing War

Divided Realms

Mapping the West: Reformation Europe, c. 1560

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Conclusion

Chapter 14 Review

Primary Source Analysis: Columbus Describes His First Voyage (1493)

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Contrasting Views: Martin Luther: Holy Man or Heretic?

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Terms of History: Protestant Reformation

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Document 14.1 Worlds Collide: Bernal Díaz del Castillo, The True History of the Conquest of New Spain (c. 1567)

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Document 14.2 Illustrating a Native Perspective: Lienzo de Tlaxcala (c. 1560)

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Document 14.3 Defending Native Humanity: Bartolomé de Las Casas, In Defense of the Indians (c. 1548–1550)

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Document 14.4 Scripture and Salvation: Martin Luther, Freedom of a Christian (1520)

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Document 14.5 Sources in Conversation: Reforming Christianity: John Calvin, Ordinances for the Regulation of Churches (1547), and Registers of Constitory of Geneva (1542–1543)

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Document 14.6 Responding to Reformation: St. Ignatius of Loyola, A New Kind of Catholicism (1546, 1549, 1553)

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Chapter 15: Wars of Religion and the Clash of Worldviews, 1560–1648

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Religious Conflicts Threaten State Power, 1560–1618

French Wars of Religion, 1562–1598

Dutch Revolt against Spain

Elizabeth I’s Defense of English Protestantism

The Clash of Faiths and Empires in Eastern Europe

The Thirty Years’ War, 1618–1648

Origins and Course of the War

The Effects of Constant Fighting

The Peace of Westphalia, 1648

Economic Crisis and Realignment

From Growth to Recession

Consequences for Daily Life

The Economic Balance of Power

The Rise of Science and a Scientific Worldview

The Scientific Revolution

The Natural Laws of Politics

The Arts in an Age of Crisis

Magic and Witchcraft

Mapping the West: The Religious Divisions of Europe, c. 1648

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Conclusion

Chapter 15 Review

Primary Source Analysis: Sentence Pronounced against Galileo (1633)

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Contrasting Views: Political Authority and Religion: What Happened When Subjects Held

Different Beliefs?

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Terms of History: The Scientific Revolution

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Document 15.1 Legislating Tolerance: Henry IV, Edict of Nantes (1598)

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Document 15.2 Barbarians All: Michel de Montaigne, Of Cannibals (1580s)

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Document 15.3 Defending Religious Liberty: Apology of the Bohemian Estates (May 25,

1618)

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Document 15.4 Codifying Poverty: City of Norwich Poor Rolls (1570)

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Document 15.5 The Scientific Challenge: Galileo, Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina

(1615)

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Document 15.6 Sources in Conversation: The Persecution of Witches: The Witch of Newbury

(1643) and The Trial of Suzanne Gaudry (1652)

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Chapter 16. Absolutism, Constitutionalism, and the Search for Order, 1640–1700

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Louis XIV: Absolutism and Its Limits

The Fronde, 1648–1653

Court Culture as an Element of Absolutism

Enforcing Religious Orthodoxy

Extending State Authority at Home and Abroad

Constitutionalism in England

England Turned Upside Down, 1642–1660

Restoration and Revolution Again

Social Contract Theory: Hobbes and Locke

Outposts of Constitutionalism

The Dutch Republic

Freedom and Slavery in the New World

Absolutism in Central and Eastern Europe

Poland-Lithuania Overwhelmed

Brandenburg-Prussia: Militaristic Absolutism

An Uneasy Balance: Austrian Habsburgs and Ottoman Turks

Russia: Setting the Foundations of Bureaucratic Absolutism

The Search for Order in Elite and Popular Culture

Freedom and Constraint in the Arts and Sciences

Women and Manners

Reforming Popular Culture

Mapping the West: Europe at the End of the Seventeenth Century

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Conclusion

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Primary Source Analysis: Marie de Sévigné, Letter Describing the French Court (1675)

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Contrasting Views: The English Civil War

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Terms of History: Absolutism

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Document 16.1 The Sun King: Louis de Rouvroy, Duke of Saint-Simon, Memoirs (1694–1723)

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Document 16.2 Sources in Conversation: Regime Change: The Trial of Charles I and The

Confession of Richard Brandon the Hangman (1649)

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Document 16.3 Civil War and Social Contract: Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan (1651)

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Document 16.4 The Consent of the Governed: John Locke, The Second Treatise of

Government (1690)

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Document 16.5 Opposing Serfdom: Ludwig Fabritius, The Revolt of Stenka Razin (1670)

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Document 16.6 Genre Painting: Pieter Bruegel the Younger, A Village Kermis (1628)

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Chapter 17. The Atlantic System and Its Consequences, 1700–1750

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The Atlantic System and the World Economy

Slavery and the Atlantic System

World Trade and Settlement

The Birth of Consumer Society

New Social and Cultural Patterns

Agricultural Revolution

Social Life in the Cities

New Tastes in the Arts

Religious Revivals

Consolidation of the European State System

A New Power Alignment

British Rise and Dutch Decline

Russia’s Emergence as a European Power

Continuing Dynastic Struggles

The Power of Diplomacy and the Importance of Population

The Birth of the Enlightenment

Popularization of Science and Challenges to Religion

Travel Literature and the Challenge to Custom and Tradition

Raising the Woman Question

Mapping the West: Europe in 1750

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Conclusion

Chapter 17 Review

Primary Source Analysis: Montesquieu, Persian Letters: Letter 37 (1721)

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Contrasting Views: The Consumer Revolution

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Terms of History: Progress

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Document 17.1 Captivity and Enslavement: Olaudah Equiano, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano Written by Himself (1789)

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Document 17.2 Sources in Conversation A "Sober and Wholesome Drink": A Brief

Description of the Excellent Vertues of That Sober and Wholesome Drink, Called Coffee (1674) and The Coffee House Mob (1710)

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Document 17.3 A Domestic Drink: Richard Collins, "A Family at Tea" (c. 1726)

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Document 17.4 Westernizing Russian Culture: Peter I, Decrees and Statutes (1701–1723)

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Document 17.5 Early Enlightenment: Voltaire, Letters concerning the English Nation (1733)

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Document 17.6 Questioning Women’s Submission: Mary Astell, Reflections upon Marriage

(1706)

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