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The Sleep of Behemoth: Disputing Peace and Violence in Medieval Europe, 1000-1200

Jehangir Yezdi Malegam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451324
eISBN:
9780801467899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451324.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book explores the emergence of conflicting concepts of peace in western Europe during the High Middle Ages. Ever since the early Church, Christian thinkers had conceived of their peace separate ... More


The History of the Holy Roman Empire

GEORGE GARNETT

in Marsilius of Padua and 'the Truth of History'

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199291564
eISBN:
9780191710520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291564.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Medieval History

This chapter begins with the hitherto unremarked parallels between Defensor Pacis and Dante's Monarchia. Both argued for a single monarch, who had to be the Roman emperor. According to Dante, he ... More


To Follow in Their Footsteps: The Crusades and Family Memory in the High Middle Ages

Nicholas L. Paul

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450976
eISBN:
9780801465987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450976.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

When the First Crusade ended with the conquest of Jerusalem in 1099, jubilant crusaders returned home to Europe bringing with them stories, sacred relics, and other memorabilia. In the ensuing ... More


Before the Gregorian Reform: The Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium

John Howe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452895
eISBN:
9781501703713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452895.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Historians typically single out the hundred-year period from about 1050 to 1150 as the pivotal moment in the history of the Latin Church, for it was then that the Gregorian Reform movement ... More


Medieval Germany 1056–1273

Alfred Haverkamp

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221722
eISBN:
9780191678486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221722.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This is a revised and updated edition of a major history of an important period in German and European history, starting with the accession of Henry IV to the German throne in 1056, taking in the ... More


Marriage and the Church's Marriage-Texts

Peter Biller

in The Measure of Multitude: Population in Medieval Thought

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199265596
eISBN:
9780191699085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265596.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

This chapter reviews the Church's theological and canon-legal texts concerning marriage and population. It focuses on a cross-section of a system: the Church covering and trying to control most ... More


Gregory VII and the World Beyond Latin Christendom

H. E. J. Cowdrey

in Pope Gregory VII, 1073–1085

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206460
eISBN:
9780191677144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206460.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

To enter into the frame of mind in which Pope Gregory VII regarded the Byzantine church and empire calls for an effort of imagination. It should be ... More


Sacerdotium and Regnum

H. E. J. Cowdrey

in Pope Gregory VII, 1073–1085

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206460
eISBN:
9780191677144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206460.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

With regard to the question of relations between the priestly element in Christian society, the sacerdotium, and the royal element, the imperium or ... More


The Afterlife of the Chopped-Up Baby: The Sixteenth Century and Beyond

Laura Ackerman Smoller

in The Saint and the Chopped-Up Baby: The Cult of Vincent Ferrer in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452178
eISBN:
9780801470974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452178.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter looks at depictions of Vincent Ferrer in a Christendom divided between Catholic and Protestant. Early modern Catholic authors and artists appropriated Ferrer not simply to affirm the ... More


The Knights of Lazarus

Timothy S. Miller and John W. Nesbitt

in Walking Corpses: Leprosy in Byzantium and the Medieval West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451355
eISBN:
9780801470776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451355.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter provides a history of the order of the “Knights of Saint Lazarus” (or the “Lazarites”). This organization apparently began as a group of ascetic men who served the victims of Elephant ... More


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