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Formative trends in tenth-century political life

Jean Dunbabin

in France in the Making 843–1180

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208464
eISBN:
9780191678028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208464.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter explains much about the political history of West Francia from 888 to 987. To those historians whose interests have concentrated on the development of central institutions of government, ... More


The Significance of the Frontier in the Middle Ages

Robert I. Burns

in Medieval Frontier Societies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203612
eISBN:
9780191675898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203612.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The frontier is a heroic place to take one's stand. On the other hand, the frontier in history, and its image in letters and film, is a concept umbilically attached to Frederick Jackson Turner, a ... More


Peasants and local societies: case studies

Chris Wickham

in Framing the Early Middle Ages: Europe and the Mediterranean, 400—800

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264490
eISBN:
9780191698934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264490.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter presents various case studies involving peasants and local societies. It characterizes a set of individual social realities, located specifically in time and place. The set consists of: ... More


Sources 888–987

Jean Dunbabin

in France in the Making 843–1180

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208464
eISBN:
9780191678028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208464.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The tenth century is very ill-served. Whether through civil war, alien aggression, or simple loss of self-confidence, the habit of recording events wore sadly thin. In fact, the period 888–987 in ... More


The Principalities 888–987

Jean Dunbabin

in France in the Making 843–1180

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208464
eISBN:
9780191678028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208464.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In categorizing as princes those dukes and counts whose power extended over several counties, historians are being more rigid than were contemporaries. The value of the category is not in doubt. ... More


Formative trends in eleventh-century political life

Jean Dunbabin

in France in the Making 843–1180

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208464
eISBN:
9780191678028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208464.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In the first half of the eleventh century, the impotence of the Capetians was openly acknowledged by their subjects. The strength that kingship had derived from its new royal family—the more ... More


From Caledonia to Pictland Scotland to 795

James Fraser

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748612314
eISBN:
9780748672158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612314.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the transformation of Iron Age northern Britain into a land of Christian kingdoms, long before ‘Scotland’ came into existence. Perched at the edge of the western Roman Empire, ... More


Early monasteries: their founders and abbots

Susan Wood

in The Proprietary Church in the Medieval West

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198206972
eISBN:
9780191725029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206972.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Great basilicas or baptismal churches, staffed by clergy living collegiately, were called monasteria; a solitary and his acolyte might call their oratory a monasteriolum; small domestic churches in ... More


The Grandsons of Cinaed and the Grandsons of Ímar

Alex Woolf

in From Pictland to Alba, 789-1070

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748612338
eISBN:
9780748672165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612338.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the reign of Constantín son of Áed. It discusses his relations with his southern neighbours: with the fate of Northumbria and the ambitions of the West Saxon dynasty and the ... More


Conclusion

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/9780801451355.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This concluding chapter returns to the arguments regarding medieval leprosy as derived from previous chapters, emphasizing in particular the close ties between the Latin culture of Western Europe to ... More


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