The Darkening Age by Catherine Nixey

The Darkening Age

Catherine Nixey

352 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

nonfiction history philosophy religion adventurous slow-paced


The Darkening Age is the largely unknown story of how a militant religion comprehensively and deliberately extinguished the teachings of the Classical world, ushering in centuries of unquestioning adherence to 'one true faith'. Despite the long-he...

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