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Charlemagne

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:
10.1093/0198269064.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Presents an analysis of Charlemagne's reign and unprecedented series of conquering campaigns, stretching over 30 years and more, which cast a lurid light on secular Christianity as understood by ... 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 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


British Academy Lectures 2013-14

Janet Carsten and Simon Frith (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780197265864
eISBN:
9780191772016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265864.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The content derives from the British Academy’s public lecture programme which presents specialist research in an accessible manner. The papers range in subject matter over music, psychology, history, ... More


The Frankish Church

J. M. Wallace-Hadrill

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269069
eISBN:
9780191600777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269064.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book, the first of its kind in English, surveys the development of the Frankish Church under the Merovingian and Carolingian kings (c.500–900 a.d.), and the special difficulties that it ... More


The New Israel and Its Rulers

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:
10.1093/0198269064.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The first part of this chapter looks at the reign of Louis the Pious, sole survivor of Charlemagne's legitimate sons in 814, during which there were two revolts (the last of which temporarily ... More


Reform and Its Application

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:
10.1093/0198269064.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History

An analysis is made of reform of the Frankish Church and its application in the Carolingian period. There are three sections. The first, ‘Legislation and Exhortation’, goes chronologically through ... More


Ancient and Early Medieval Precedent

Catherine Kovesi Killerby

in Sumptuary Law in Italy 1200-1500

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247936
eISBN:
9780191714733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247936.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter evaluates how different rulers of olden times implemented the sumptuary laws especially on women. It discusses that the advent of Christianity brought more force to traditional ... More


Emperor of the World: Charlemagne and the Construction of Imperial Authority, 800-1229

Anne A. Latowsky

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451485
eISBN:
9780801467790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451485.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Charlemagne never traveled farther east than Italy, but by the mid-tenth century a story had begun to circulate about the friendly alliances that the emperor had forged while visiting Jerusalem and ... More


Aachen as a Third Rome: Caroline Books; Filioque; Eriugena

Henry Chadwick

in East and West: The Making of a Rift in the Church: From Apostolic Times until the Council of Florence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264575
eISBN:
9780191698958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264575.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

Bishop Theodulf of Orleans compiled the ‘Caroline Books’ condemning both iconoclast and iconophile councils and denying all spiritual value to images except to recall past events or to provide ... More


Before the Union

T. N. Bisson

in The Medieval Crown of Aragon: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202363
eISBN:
9780191675294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202363.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter begins with a description of the geography of the regions commonly spoken of as Aragon and Catalonia. It then discusses the histories of Aragon and Catalonia from ad 800–1137. From the ... More


843–888

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/9780198208464.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Nithard, Charlemagne's grandson, ended his description of the negotiations leading up to the Treaty of Verdun in 843, by which Charlemagne's empire was partitioned between his three legitimate ... More


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

Matthew Gabriele

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591442
eISBN:
9780191725128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591442.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Beginning shortly after his death in 814, the inhabitants of Charlemagne's historical empire looked back upon his reign and saw in it an exemplar of Christian universality—Christendom. They mapped ... More


Siblings and Other Relatives

Elizabeth Archibald

in Incest and the Medieval Imagination

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198112099
eISBN:
9780191708497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112099.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Sibling incest seems to have been regarded in medieval writing as less serious than parent-child incest, and is usually a sub-plot rather than the main theme in medieval literature, though more ... 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


4. 4. New Solomons

Paul J. E. Kershaw

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198208709
eISBN:
9780191594731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208709.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter explores Carolingian political thought in the period following Charlemagne's death in 814 to that of his grandson Charles the Bald in 877. Whilst political communication in Charlemagne's ... More


Introduction: Looking for Charlemagne

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/9780199591442.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

The Introduction surveys modern scholarship on Charlemagne and his legend. The chapter suggests that modern disciplinarity and conceptions of genre have little value in thinking about the Charlemagne ... More


“Charlemagne and the East” in France

Anne A. Latowsky

in Emperor of the World: Charlemagne and the Construction of Imperial Authority, 800-1229

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451485
eISBN:
9780801467790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451485.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the “Charlemagne and the East” narrative from the political culture of France, studying particularly the Descriptio as well as the Voyage of Charlemagne to Jerusalem and ... More


Texts in Conversation: Charlemagne Epics and Romances in Insular Plural-text Codices

Marianne Ailes and Phillipa Hardman

in Insular Books: Vernacular manuscript miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265833
eISBN:
9780191771996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265833.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Anglo-Norman and Middle English manuscripts of the insular Charlemagne tradition are in many respects very different, but both may present the texts in material contexts that raise the question ... More


Rebel Barons: Resisting Royal Power in Medieval Culture

Luke Sunderland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198788485
eISBN:
9780191830365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788485.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

Ambivalence towards kings, and other sovereign powers, is deep-seated in medieval culture: sovereigns might provide justice, but were always potential tyrants, who usurped power and ‘stole’ through ... More


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