More than a year on the New York Times best-seller list, this remarkable audiobook will challenge your preconceptions of the Dark Ages. Written by internationally-acclaimed historian Thomas Cahill, it paints an accessible and revealing portrait of medieval times. As Europe reaches intellectual stagnation and decline, Ireland bursts forth as a vigorous haven of scholarship in its first century of literacy. How the Irish Saved Civilization will change forever the way we look at our past, and ourselves.
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