This is a well-written, beautifully illustrated book.
These weak points of the book coupled with Cahill’s use of opinion and emphatic statements at times when he isn’t sure of all the facts leads to a unpersuasive book.
I would still recommend this amusing and readable book to anyone who wishes an introduction to this misunderstood period of our history.
Seller is great! Providing great reading copy of this fantastic book! If you are a history buff who needs to understand the 'Why's' of history, this author will go to great... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Appy
I have all but the last book which is coming out in Aug. (on order) and the one about the prisoner. I am blown away by the Pope John biog which turns out to really be a history of... Read morePublished 2 months ago by juanita
My book came in great condition, had to wait longer for it but all and all it was worth the wait. Cheaper and in almost A1 conditionPublished 2 months ago by Lorraine May Sohm
The book is in excellent condition and the price was reasonable. I'm very pleased with the purchase and recommend having good books to read and own by purchasing them used.Published 5 months ago by Barbara Von Ahsen
A well-written jaunt through important events in the Middle Ages. Good reading, pretty good scholarship, beautifully presented. A good book.Published 5 months ago by patricia f.
I've read all of Cahill's "Hinges of History" books. Personally I really enjoy his writing. Some don't, so I can't say whether you will enjoy the book or not. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Mike Mitchell
Mr. Cahill's analysis is not terribly interesting, simply because it is so one sided. Everything that comes out of Roman Catholicism is great, all other religions or forms of... Read morePublished 7 months ago by g. John Marmet
This is why I leaned to read. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll clean your glasses. It's Thomas Cahill at his best.Published 7 months ago by John
The title of the book being reviewed is Mysteries of the Middle Ages: And the beginning of the Modern World. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Blayne