Book V. The City of Rome in the Carolingian Epoch up to the Year 900: 1. Altered attitude of Rome to the world; 2. Lothar Co-Emperor; 3. Sergius II Pope; 4. Benedict III elected Pope; 5. Rise of papal supremacy; 6. Difficult position of John VIII with regard to Lambert and the Emperor; 7. Farmosus Pope, 891; Book VI. History of the City in the Tenth Century: 1. Benedict IV crowns Lewis of Provence Emperor, 901; 2. Leo VI and Stephen VII; 3. Octavianus succeeds Alberic in the government; 4. Coronation of Otto II; 5. Deeper dependence of the papacy; 6. Consequences of the fall of Crescentius; 7. Barbarism of the tenth century; Index.
The first modern study of the history of medieval Rome, translated between 1894 and 1902 from the fourth German edition.