The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World Free Audiobook Download by Catherine Nixey
The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World is a gripping and compelling novel about the power struggles between the Christians and the ancient pagan philosophers.
The Darkening Age is the first book in a trilogy, but can be read as a stand-alone. It talks more generally about the Christian Cultures, and how they have gone from being defenders of the classics to destroying them. The book goes into great detail about the historical events, who was involved and why it happened.
The Darkening Age chronicles the decline of Greco-Roman antiquity, from its twilight to its utter destruction by Constantine. The Christian conquest in the 4th Century led the classical world's inhabitants to lose their language, their ideas, and their legacy. This book is a powerful reminder of how much our world has lost and why it matters.
The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World is a book that tells the story of how Christians destroyed a great many classical works of literature, art, and philosophy. This was done for various reasons such as to spread the gospel, but also to make it permissible for people who had been moved by these texts to be attracted to Christianity. It was written by Catherine Nixey who is an archaeologist who has studied these texts and is also an expert in ancient Greek.
Catherine Nixey's latest book, The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World, is a deeply unsettling examination of how Christianity destroyed one of the most important moments in European cultural evolution. In it she discusses how Christianity came to be the dominant force in Europe and its diverse cultures, as well as its legacy on the classical world.
The term 'Dark Ages' conjure up a picture of a time when the world was dark, devoid of knowledge, technology and science. However, that couldn't be further from the truth. The Darkening Age is about how Christian beliefs about the world shaped our future and essentialially destroyed classical civilization.
|Duration||9 hours 20 minutes|
|Is It Free?||30-days Free|
|Parent Category||Ancient Civilizations|