The Middle Ages

This book is a brief, yet learned introduction to the evolution of the historical concept of the Middle Ages, problems involving its periodisation and the fundamental characteristics of medieval times.

Contents: Foreword: The Middle Ages and Modern Consciousness - 1. The History of the Idea of the Middle Ages - 2. The Periodisation Issue - 3. Selected General Topics for Judging the Middle Ages

Paolo Delogu teaches Medieval History at the University of Rome.

1. Storia dell'idea di medioevo
2. Il problema della periodizzazione
3. Qualche tema generale per qualificare il medioevo
Nota bibliografica
series "Introduzioni"
pp. 128, 978-88-15-10675-9
publication year 2005