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The Letters to Boniface and Petronius

Alden A. Mosshammer

in The Easter Computus and the Origins of the Christian Era

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199543120
eISBN:
9780191720062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543120.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Early Christian Studies

The Easter‐table of Dionysius Exiguus was the continuation of a 95‐year list he attributes to Cyril of Alexandria. He describes his work in two letters—one to Boniface and Bonus written in AD 525/6 ... More


The Making of the German Church

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:
10.1093/0198269064.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

An examination is made of the making of the German Church as a result of missionary activities among the Germanic peoples bordering the Frankish world in the Merovingian and early Carolingian ... More


Purgatory in Bede and Boniface

Isabel Moreira

in Heaven's Purge: Purgatory in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199736041
eISBN:
9780199894628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736041.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines how purgatory was described and understood in the works of Bede and Boniface. Particular attention is given to Bede as the author of works in which purgatory was given ... More


Missionary Eschatology and the Politics of Certainty

Isabel Moreira

in Heaven's Purge: Purgatory in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199736041
eISBN:
9780199894628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736041.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the role of purgatory in Anglo-Saxon writings (especially those of Boniface) and in missionary eschatology. It discusses how pagan and Christian beliefs about the afterlife were ... More


The Sanctity of Louis IX: Early Lives of Saint Louis by Geoffrey of Beaulieu and William of Chartres

Simon Finger

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451379
eISBN:
9780801469145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451379.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Louis IX of France reigned as king from 1226 to 1270 and was widely considered an exemplary Christian ruler, renowned for his piety, justice, and charity toward the poor. After his death on crusade, ... More


The Letter of Perugia

PATRICK NOLD

in Pope John XXII and his Franciscan Cardinal: Bertrand de la Tour and the Apostolic Poverty Controversy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268757
eISBN:
9780191708510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268757.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on the investigation of the content of the two Perugia texts, which were produced in a relatively short period of time. It explains that the Littera is the first text of Perugia ... More


Canon Law and the Conflict Between Emperor and Pope

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/9780199291564.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Medieval History

In his treatment of the current crisis, Marsilius shows himself to be very well-versed in the latest papal pronouncements — so well-versed that he is capable of forging a document in impeccable ... More


Women Latin Poets in Early Medieval Europe

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter discusses the education and culture of noblewomen of the late Roman empire and successor states. It presents evidence for the literary culture of Radegund of Poitiers and later medieval ... 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


Life and Works around 1300

Kurt Flasch

in Meister Eckhart: Philosopher of Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204865
eISBN:
9780300216370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204865.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses Meister Eckhart's life and works around the year 1300. Eckhart was from Tambach, near Gotha, during the time of the Interregnum (1254–1273). In 1294, Eckhart preached his ... More


Dante's Farewell to Politics

Peter Hainsworth

in Dante and Governance

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159117
eISBN:
9780191673498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159117.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

The disunity brought about by the actions of Boniface and his peers is still evident in the final lines of Paradiso XXX, where Beatrice points out to Dante the seat reserved in the heavenly Rose for ... More


The Life of Virtue—Giles of Rome, James of Viterbo, and John of Paris

M. S. KEMPSHALL

in The Common Good in Late Medieval Political Thought

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207160
eISBN:
9780191677526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207160.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses the disputations between Philip IV and Boniface VIII when the latter prohibited all taxation of the church which did not have his prior consent, and, more seriously, when the ... More


Newark's Forgotten Riot

Thomas A. McCabe

in Miracle on High Street: The Rise, Fall and Resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233106
eISBN:
9780823234950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233106.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter provides an account of the riot that occurred in Newark on September 5 1854. Three thousand men wanted to make a show of force on behalf of the Know-Nothing Party ... More


St. Benedict's Prep from Depression to War, 1926–1945

Thomas A. McCabe

in Miracle on High Street: The Rise, Fall and Resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233106
eISBN:
9780823234950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233106.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the effect of the Great Depression and World War II on St. Benedict's prep school. Depression and war marked Father Boniface Reger's headmastership at ... More


Experiments in Guardianship

G.W.S. Barrow

in Robert Bruce: And the Community of the Realm of Scotland

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620227
eISBN:
9780748672189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620227.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the work of William Wallace and Andrew Murray (d. 1297) as Guardians of Scotland 1297-8. Starting with an examination of the titles they used, and noting that John Balliol, by ... More


The Fall of the Papal Monarchy and the Rise of Territorial Power

Tomaž Mastnak

in Crusading Peace: Christendom, the Muslim World, and Western Political Order

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520226357
eISBN:
9780520925991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226357.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter explains how Papal monarchy sank with its banners flying high. The bull was a clear statement of Papal Monarchism, which described the church as the only monarchial structure, and also ... More


F. Donald Logan<i>, University Education of the Parochial Clergy in Medieval England: The Lincoln Diocese, c.1300–c.1350</i> (Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, 2014), xiv + 197 pp., 6 tables. ISBN: 9780888441881

Virginia Davis

in History of Universities: Volume XXX / 1-2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198807025
eISBN:
9780191844812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807025.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reviews the book University Education of the Parochial Clergy in Medieval England: The Lincoln Diocese, c.1300–c.1350 (2014), by F. Donald Logan. In 1298, Pope Boniface VIII’s ... More


Pope Boniface VIII’s Bull Gloria Laus (11 August 1297)

M. Cecilia Gaposchkin and Sean L. Field (eds)

in The Sanctity of Louis IX: Early Lives of Saint Louis by Geoffrey of Beaulieu and William of Chartres

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451379
eISBN:
9780801469145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451379.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter contains Boniface VIII's bull of canonization, which marks the official recognition of Louis' sanctity and represents the way in which he was now being remembered and modeled as saint. ... More


Syneisactism and Reform: Gender Relations in the Anglo-Saxon Cultural Province in Francia

Felice Lifshitz

in Religious Women in Early Carolingian Francia: A Study of Manuscript Transmission and Monastic Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256877
eISBN:
9780823261420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256877.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines gender relations in the Main Valley, primarily among ecclesiastics and secondarily among the laity, and traces how they became more complex and conflicted over the course of the ... More


The Struggle for Power

Meaghan A. McEvoy

in Child Emperor Rule in the Late Roman West, AD 367-455

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664818
eISBN:
9780191749544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664818.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 8 traces the efforts of the east Roman imperial court to establish 6-year-old Valentinian III as the new western emperor in 425. The usurpation of John which arose in the west after Honorius’ ... More


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