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The Universal History of Western Civilisation: Who Are We Really?

The Universal History of Western Civilization: Who are we, really? - Part 2
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 3:28pm

In the first decade of the 5th century AD, in the years before Alaric marched his Visigoth horde into Rome and sacked the city, Britannia was, albeit temporarily, at peace. In the four hundred years since the first Roman invasion, tyrannical military force had largely tamed the native Celtic population, bringing classical education, economic stability, and ultimately, even Christianity to the Islands, following its adoption as the official religion of the Empire in 313 AD. 

The Universal History of Western Civilization: Who are we, really? - Part 3
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 1:36pm

In 732 AD, Charles “The Hammer” Martel, military and political leader of the Franks during the Merovingian dynasty, attacked and routed an invading Moorish army at Tours, bringing to an abrupt end decades of incursion by Islamic invaders.