Framing the Early Middle Ages

Framing the Early Middle Ages: Europe and the Mediterranean 400–800 is a 2005 history book by English historian Christopher Wickham at the University of Oxford. It is a broad history of the period between the fall of the Western Roman Empire and the transition to the Middle Ages, often called Late Antiquity.

Framing the Early Middle Ages: Europe and the Mediterranean 400–800
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AuthorChristopher Wickham
SubjectMedieval studies
PublisherOxford University Press
Publication date
8 December 2005
Media typePrint
Pages1,018 pp (hardcover)
ISBN978-0-1992-6449-0

The book won the 2005 Wolfson History Prize, the 2006 Deutscher Memorial Prize, and the 2006 James Henry Breasted Prize from the American Historical Association.

According to Chris Wickham's website,[1] the book will "lead into a general study of the early middle ages for Penguin books." This book, titled The Inheritance of Rome: A History of Europe from 400 to 1000, was published on March 24, 2009.[2]

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  1. ^ Website.
  2. ^ Product Listing. Amazon.ca. Retrieved September 18, 2008.

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