A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance-Portrait of an Age

William Manchester
336 pages
7.8 x 1.2 x 9.5 inches
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With extraordinarily crafted prose, acclaimed historian William Manchester takes us on a vividly painted journey into the medieval mind. We travel from the depths of the Dark Ages to the heights of the rebirth that spawned some of history's greatest artists and thinkers—and that eventually ushered the West into the brilliance of the Renaissance.