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Christianization and Commonwealth in Early Medieval Europe: A Ritual Interpretation

Nathan J. Ristuccia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198810209
eISBN:
9780191848476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810209.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book re-examines the alterations in Western European life that followed widespread conversion to Christianity—the phenomena traditionally termed “Christianization”; it re-centers scholarly ... More


Introduction

Sarah Davis-Secord

in Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501704642
eISBN:
9781501712593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704642.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines Sicily's place within the religious, diplomatic, military, commercial, and intellectual networks of the Mediterranean world. It traces the history of Sicily, from the sixth-century ... More


Sicily between Constantinople and Rome

Sarah Davis-Secord

in Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501704642
eISBN:
9781501712593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704642.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the web of connections linking Sicily to the Greek Christian world of the eastern Mediterranean and, simultaneously, to the Latin Christendom of Rome and the Franks during the ... More


Sicily from the Dār al-Islām to Latin Christendom

Sarah Davis-Secord

in Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501704642
eISBN:
9781501712593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704642.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines how Sicily became integrated into the political and religious world of Latin Christendom and describes its position vis-à-vis the Muslim and Christian worlds during the eleventh ... More


Sicily at the Center of the Mediterranean

Sarah Davis-Secord

in Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501704642
eISBN:
9781501712593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704642.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the discontinuities behind the apparent continuities in Norman Sicily during the twelfth century. It looks at the Muslim population of the island, as viewed from both inside and ... More


Conclusion

Sarah Davis-Secord

in Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501704642
eISBN:
9781501712593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704642.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This conclusion summarizes the book's findings about Sicily's conceptual place in the Mediterranean world—a position that had been crafted by the Norman rulers. Later medieval maps, together with the ... More


Introduction

Sverre Bagge

in Cross and Scepter: The Rise of the Scandinavian Kingdoms from the Vikings to the Reformation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169088
eISBN:
9781400850105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169088.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This book charts the rise of three Scandinavian kingdoms—Denmark, Norway, and Sweden—from the tenth century until the end of the Kalmar Union and the introduction of the Reformation in the early ... More


The Consolidation of the Scandinavian Kingdoms, c. 1050–1350

Sverre Bagge

in Cross and Scepter: The Rise of the Scandinavian Kingdoms from the Vikings to the Reformation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169088
eISBN:
9781400850105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169088.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines the consolidation of the Scandinavian kingdoms during the period 1050–1350. It begins with a discussion of dynastic continuity and the rules of succession in Denmark, Norway, ... More


Introduction: Tales of Christianizations

Nathan J. Ristuccia

in Christianization and Commonwealth in Early Medieval Europe: A Ritual Interpretation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198810209
eISBN:
9780191848476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810209.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The concept of Christianization dominates scholarship on the early Middle Ages. Yet, “Christianization” is a vague, anachronistic term, applied haphazardly to group an assortment of diverse changes ... More


History, Story, and Community: Representing the Past in Latin Christendom, 1050–1400

Charles F. Briggs

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 2: 400-1400

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199236428
eISBN:
9780191863349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199236428.003.0020
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter looks at Latin Christendom's evolution of historical writing, which had issued forth from a few, mostly monastic, centers, and eventually swelled into a substantial river fed by many and ... More


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