• Middle Ages

  • A Captivating Guide to the Dark Ages and Black Death
  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Randy Whitlow
  • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (9 ratings)

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By: Captivating History
Narrated by: Randy Whitlow
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Publisher's Summary

If you want to discover the captivating history of the Middle Ages, then pay attention...

You'll find two captivating manuscripts in one audiobook:

  • The Dark Ages: A Captivating Guide to the Period Between the Fall of the Roman Empire and the Renaissance
  • The Black Death: A Captivating Guide to the Deadliest Pandemic in Medieval Europe and Human History

Following the fall of Rome in 476 CE, the entire dynamic of Europe underwent a complete shift in power and culture. The Dark Ages was an interesting period of about six centuries. During it, Europe was still trying to figure out what it was and how it would survive the chaos that followed the fall of Rome.

Some of the chapters covered in the first part of this audiobook include:

  • The Misconception of the Dark Ages
  • The World after Rome
  • The Rise of the Christian Church
  • Rome Continues - The Byzantine Empire
  • The Rise of the Caliphate and the Conquest of Spain
  • The Lombard Kingdom
  • Charlemagne
  • The Treaty of Verdun and the Rurik Dynasty - Beginnings of Modern Nations
  • Alfred the Great
  • Otto 1 and the Founding of a Loose Federation
  • The Reign of Venice
  • The Vikings
  • The Second Half of the Middle Ages
  • The Renaissance
  • And much, much more!

Some of the chapters covered in the second part of this audiobook include:

  • The First Pandemics
  • The Black Death
  • Decline of the Catholic Church and the Rise of Mysticism
  • Art of the Black Death
  • The First Quarantine and Successful Containment
  • Beyond the Human Toll
  • Lasting Effects on Europe’s Future
  • And much, much more!

So, if you want to learn more about the Middle Ages, scroll up and click the "buy now" button!

©2019 Captivating History (P)2019 Captivating History
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: History

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A great book to reflect the time we are living in. highly recommend it.

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A good insight...

All in all excellent and it seemed to me very accurately and thoroughly researched, highly recommended.

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Very good and very enjoyable

It can be a bit of an avid work for a non-European but for me it is excellent. A few pictorial examples would have improved it but it is very good as it stands.

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A light and effective content

This is a good summary of this historical era for those who know little about it. It is to be expected that some listeners will go on to listen to more detailed histories of specific times or themes.

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Interesting and entertaining content

It has remarkable interesting facts, lots of knowledge, well created and is a very well made audible.

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  • Mohammed Y Jenkins
  • 04-02-20
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Worth the money but hard-going

Wonderfully inscribed reinterpretation of the Middle Ages, though a bit extended and already dated recognizing the general interest in revisiting the period.

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  • Gabriel M Howell
  • 04-02-20

Definitely worth your time

I only want to add the 5-star rating for a well-deserved variety of work. BTW, the smack-down of Kant at the end was exquisite.