A series of stories about the early period of the Middle Ages in Europe. The book focuses on the wandering nations and their leaders as Barbarian becomes Noble and out of the chaos of tribes, Christendom is formed. The book covers great historical figures such as Richard Cœur de Lion, Saint Winfred, King Alfred, Rollo the Viking, Clovis, Theodoric, Attila the Hun, Alaric the Goth, and many more.
First published in 1911, this edition is derived from the original book with 24 black and white illustrations. As always this edition is complete and unabridged.