The Dark Ages: An Age of Light
Were the Dark Ages really so terrible? Art historian Waldemar Januszczak (Every Picture Tells a Story) journeys back in time to fi nd answers. Traveling from Britain to North Africa, from Byzantium to Spain, he reveals the mysteries of early Christian art, Islam's mosques, Anglo-Saxon metalwork, and more, finding beauty and refi nement where one might have expected brutality and destruction.