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Post Posted:: November 7th, 2017, 8:51 am 

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The Dawn of Mediaeval Europe: 476-918 by J.H.B. Masterman (1867 - 1933).

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This volume by the British historian J.H.B. Masterman (1867-1933) is a short survey of the first four centuries after the fall of Rome. The author writes of Theodoric, King of the Ostrogoths, who sought to impose order on a shattered Italy, of the rise of the Franks under Clovis, and of the resurgence of the Eastern Empire under Justinian and his general, Belisarius. At the close of the book, Charlemagne's descendants are wrangling for power among themselves, while, writes Masterman, from "the north came the Norsemen, ravaging and plundering along every river valley which their long ships could sail; from the south came the Saracens, the pirates of the Mediterranean, and ... a foe more fierce and implacable still appeared on the eastern frontier in the Magyars or Hungarians." (Pamela Nagami)



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Post Posted:: November 7th, 2017, 8:51 am 

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Barbara2 has kindly consented to DPL this project.

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Post Posted:: November 7th, 2017, 3:23 pm 

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I'm all ears.

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Post Posted:: November 7th, 2017, 4:01 pm 

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Thank you, Barbara!

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Post Posted:: November 7th, 2017, 8:11 pm 
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I'll be happy to MC. Back shortly with your MW.

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Post Posted:: November 7th, 2017, 8:18 pm 
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OK, you're all set! Let me know if you need anything!

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Post Posted:: November 7th, 2017, 8:25 pm 

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Thank you, Laurie Anne!

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Post Posted:: November 7th, 2017, 8:53 pm 

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Laurie Anne,

I had to edit the first post and template to put the “a” back in “Mediaeval”

Oops!

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Post Posted:: November 7th, 2017, 8:57 pm 
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Crazy Brits and their smashed-together vowels. :) Thanks for the heads up; I've changed the title in the database.

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Post Posted:: November 7th, 2017, 9:03 pm 

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Thank you, Laurie Anne!

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Post Posted:: November 8th, 2017, 8:04 pm 
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Moving to Solos.

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Post Posted:: November 8th, 2017, 8:21 pm 

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Thank you, Laurie Anne!

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Post Posted:: November 11th, 2017, 7:32 am 

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Hi Barbara,

Section 1 is up:

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https://librivox.org/uploads/chocoholic/dawnofmediaevaleurope_01_masterson_128kb.mp3

Thanks for jumping into this project, Barbara,

Pam

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Post Posted:: November 15th, 2017, 12:31 am 

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pnagami wrote:



And it's PL OK. I was fascinated and started taking notes. But I don't think I'll ever be able to tell my Goths from my Vandals.

Best,

Barbara (coming to you via the nbn now, so get reading again!)


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Post Posted:: November 15th, 2017, 5:53 am 

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Thank you and great news, Barbara!
I’m glad you are enjoying it!

Pam

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