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Heresy and the Courts

Caroline Humfress

in Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208419
eISBN:
9780191716966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.003.010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter analyses concrete legal processes involving accusations of heresy in late antiquity. Topics discussed include heretics before the courts, the use of heresy accusations by private ... More


Introduction

Julia M. H. Smith

in Europe after Rome: A New Cultural History 500-1000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780192892638
eISBN:
9780191670626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892638.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter presents the main argument of this book, namely that contrary to existing paradigms, the dynamic transformation of Europe's cultures between Antiquity and the Middle Ages ... More


Peaceful Kings: Peace, Power and the Early Medieval Political Imagination

Paul Kershaw

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198208709
eISBN:
9780191594731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208709.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In Rome on Christmas Day 800 Charlemagne, the Frankish king, was acclaimed ‘most August, crowned by God, great and peacemaking emperor’. This event transformed the nature of his rule, marked the ... More


Recuperating the Past (i): Nature and Chronology of the Process

Francis Oakley

in The Mortgage of the Past: Reshaping the Ancient Political Inheritance (1050-1300)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300176339
eISBN:
9780300183504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176339.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter asserts the significance of the attainment of a renewed familiarity with the intellectual legacy of Greek, Roman, and Christian antiquity to the vigorous development of political ... More


Graphic Signs of Authority in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, 300-900

Ildar Garipzanov

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198815013
eISBN:
9780191852848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815013.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Historiography

This book presents a cultural history of graphic signs such as the sign of the cross, christograms, monograms, and other graphic devices, examining how they were employed to relate to and interact ... More


Introduction

Jehangir Yezdi Malegam

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451324
eISBN:
9780801467899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451324.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter sets the stage for discussion on a period of unstructured experimentation with ideas of peace during the eleventh and early twelfth centuries. Between 1000 and 1200, ... More


The Modern Origins of the Early Middle Ages

Ian Wood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199650484
eISBN:
9780191747861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650484.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Modern Europe has been seen as having its origins in the Fall of the Roman Empire and the Barbarian Invasions of the fourth, fifth, and sixth centuries. As a result, the period has been drawn into a ... More


The Emergence of Late Antiquity

Ian Wood

in The Modern Origins of the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199650484
eISBN:
9780191747861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650484.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The misuse of the early medieval past in the period before 1945 led scholars in different countries to read the history of the barbarian invasions in radically different ways. The Germans had little ... More


Conclusion

Ildar Garipzanov

in Graphic Signs of Authority in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, 300-900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198815013
eISBN:
9780191852848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815013.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Historiography

The concluding chapter highlights how the cultural history of graphic signs of authority in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages encapsulated the profound transformation of political culture in ... More


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