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The Filioque from the Seventh to the Eleventh Century

Edward A. Siecienski

in The Filioque: History of a Doctrinal Controversy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372045
eISBN:
9780199777297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372045.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Following the death of Maximus the Confessor in 662 there was a centuries-long silence about the filioque from Eastern sources although the West continued to embrace and teach the doctrine as an ... More


The Anglo-Saxon Library

Michael Lapidge

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199239696
eISBN:
9780191708336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239696.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The cardinal role of Anglo-Saxon libraries in the transmission of classical and patristic literature to the later middle ages has long been recognized, for these libraries sustained the researches of ... More


Received Wisdom

J. M. Wallace‐Hadrill

in The Frankish Church

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269069
eISBN:
9780191600777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269064.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Gives an account of two scholars who attended Charlemagne's court. The first is Alcuin, who was English (Northumbrian) and born between 735 and 745; he was primarily a York scholar, although he ... More


The Changing Face of Sodom, Part I: The Latin Tradition

David Clark

in Between Medieval Men: Male Friendship and Desire in Early Medieval English Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558155
eISBN:
9780191721342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558155.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

Chapters 4 and 5 constitute another pair of chapters, but this time the argument is that critics have been premature in finding evidence of same‐sex activity. Chapter 4 begins with a review of the ... More


Of Saxons, a Viking and Normans: Colmán, Gerald and the Monastery of Mayo

Ní Máire Mhaonaigh

in Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the historical accounts of Viking raids in Ireland and Britain during the last years of the eighth century or the early years of the ninth. It compares the accounts of Bede and ... More


‘Quid Hinieldus?’ Bishop Unwona and Friends

Richard North

in The Origins of Beowulf: From Vergil to Wiglaf

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199206612
eISBN:
9780191709807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206612.003.05
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature, Mythology and Folklore

This chapter treats the lost poem on Ingeld, on which the poet of Beowulf relies for Ingeld and Freawaru, as identical with the carmina on Hinieldus for which Alcuin, in 797, blames a correspondent ... More


‘Thryth’ and the Reign of Offa

Richard North

in The Origins of Beowulf: From Vergil to Wiglaf

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199206612
eISBN:
9780191709807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206612.003.08
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature, Mythology and Folklore

This chapter begins to place Beowulf in Mercian history by reconsidering parallels between Offa of Angeln (I) and ‘Thryth’, in lines 1925-62 of Beowulf, also in Widsith, and King Offa (II) and Queen ... More


The Franks' Imagined Empire

Matthew Gabriele

in An Empire of Memory: The Legend of Charlemagne, the Franks, and Jerusalem before the First Crusade

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591442
eISBN:
9780191725128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591442.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Chapter 4 opens by considering what was meant by ‘empire’ in the early Middle Ages. The ninth‐century Franks fundamentally defined the idea for subsequent generations, positing themselves inclusively ... More


Continuity and revival of classical learning 1

D. Gary Miller

in External Influences on English: From its Beginnings to the Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654260
eISBN:
9780191742064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654260.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

Revival of the liberal arts and classical studies at several times was responsible for multiple periods of influx of Greek and Latin loanwords in English. This chapter outlines the works that were ... More


The Sources and Manuscript Evolution of the Glossa Ordinaria on Genesis 22

Devorah Schoenfeld

in Isaac On Jewish and Christian Altars: Polemic and Exegesis in Rashi and the Glossa Ordinaria

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823243495
eISBN:
9780823243532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243495.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Glossa Ordinaria, like Rashi’s commentary, truncates, paraphrases, and rearranges it sources to give the impression of unified authorship. Because many early and late manuscripts of the Gloss ... More


The Eighth and Ninth Centuries

H.A.G. Houghton

in The Latin New Testament: A Guide to its Early History, Texts, and Manuscripts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198744733
eISBN:
9780191805905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744733.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

The scriptorium of Wearmouth–Jarrow was home to Bede and responsible for Codex Amiatinus, the most famous manuscript of the Vulgate. Gospel books were produced in the Insular regions of Britain, ... More


The Carolingian Subject: The Sacramentum of Baptism and the Formation of Identity in Alcuin of York

Owen M. Phelan

in The Formation of Christian Europe: The Carolingians, Baptism, and the Imperium Christianum

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718031
eISBN:
9780191787454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718031.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Chapter 3 traces baptism’s hold on Carolingian ideas of people and society—theologically, socially, politically, and culturally. It focuses on the example of Alcuin of York, an advisor to Charlemagne ... More


One York or several?: The city resettled 1

D. M. Palliser

in Medieval York: 600-1540

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199255849
eISBN:
9780191746871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255849.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

York's urban revival is set in the context of the sub-Roman north and of invasion by the conquering English (Angles).The better-recorded English York (Eoforwic) is then described, from the baptism of ... More


The Power of the Cross and Cruciform Devices in the Carolingian World

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/9780198815013.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Historiography

This chapter shows the unquestionable role of the sign of the cross as the primary sign of divine authority in Carolingian material and manuscript culture, a role partly achieved at the expense of ... More


The Curricular Classics in the Middle Ages

Rita Copeland

in The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature: Volume 1: 800–1558

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199587230
eISBN:
9780191820410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587230.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The medieval teaching of the liberal arts ensured contact with the classical auctores. From the late classical period to the late Middle Ages, the copying of classical verse and prose never ceased: ... More


The Rules of the Otherworld

Richard Sowerby

in Angels in Early Medieval England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198785378
eISBN:
9780191827303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785378.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

This chapter explores Anglo-Saxon beliefs about the fate of the soul after death. Early medieval Christians possessed a number of apparently eyewitness accounts about the afterlife, many of which ... More


The Servants of the Saints

Richard Sowerby

in Angels in Early Medieval England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198785378
eISBN:
9780191827303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785378.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

Angels were not the only source of supernatural assistance to which early medieval Christians could turn. This was also the period in which the cult of saints rose to particular prominence across ... More


Alcuin, Ars grammatica and Disputatio de rhetorica et de virtutibus, CA. 790–800

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses Ars grammatica and Disputatio de rhetorica et de virtutibus (Dialogue on Rhetoric and on Virtues), two treatises written by Alcuin of York around 790–800. Ars grammatica, part ... More


Intercession for Monastic Companions

Renie S. Choy

in Intercessory Prayer and the Monastic Ideal in the Time of the Carolingian Reforms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198790518
eISBN:
9780191834486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790518.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter 4 concerns the obvious relationship between intercession and the ascetic goal: the support through prayer which monks offered one another in spiritual combat against the devil and in the ... More


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