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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


The Uses of Learning

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:
10.1093/0198269064.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Discusses the uses of learning in the Carolingian period of the Frankish Church. There are six sections. These look at: Lupus, Abbott of Ferrières, in the Gâtinais (Sens) who was a classical scholar ... More


Pippin III and the Pull of Rome

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:
10.1093/0198269064.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Starts by looking at the weakening of the Merovingian dynasty and the growing divisions between eastern and western Francia (Austrasia and Neustria) from the middle of the 7th century to the middle ... More


The Wealth of Anglo-Saxon England

Peter Sawyer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199253937
eISBN:
9780191750632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253937.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

How did the Anglo-Saxons obtain the treasure that tempted Vikings to raid England frequently in the ninth century and again between 980 and 1018. As Britain then had no gold mine and its lead mines ... More


A Lot of Latin and Less Greek: Pathways to a Thousand-Year-Old Forgery

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter conducts an investigation to look for a late 10th-century writer who had an interest in biography and hagiography, and whose Latin prose showed strong Frankish influences in vocabulary ... More


Managing the land

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/9780199264490.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter is concerned with the organization of agricultural production, particularly agriculture, based from the standpoint of landowners. It tries to show how unimportant slave-mode production ... 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


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 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


Hincmar of Rheims: Life and work

Rachel Stone and Charles West (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091407
eISBN:
9781781708453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091407.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Archbishop Hincmar of Rheims (d. 882) is a crucial figure for all those interested in early medieval European history in general, and Carolingian history in particular. As the powerful Archbishop of ... More


The Princes of the Western Nations

Peter Sarris

in Empires of Faith: The Fall of Rome to the Rise of Islam, 500-700

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199261260
eISBN:
9780191730962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261260.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter charts the crystallization of a new social, political, and economic order in the West. In the emergent Langobard kingdom of Italy, a society dominated by a warrior aristocracy achieved a ... More


The Narratives of Charlemagne's Journey to the East before 1100

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/9780199591442.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Chapter 2 begins with close examinations of the three substantial pre-1100 narratives of Charlemagne's journey to the East. They came from central Italy, Aquitaine, and Northern Francia, they all ... More


The emergence of lay rulers' lordship over monasteries

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/9780198206972.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

By Charlemagne's time, in his dominions, large numbers of real monasteries and important collegiate churches were distinguished from others as in some sense belonging to the king. This chapter ... More


Kings and princes

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/9780198206972.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

The emergence of rulers' explicit lordship over particular monasteries is not in itself — at least in Francia — particularly obscure; but the character of this lordship is complex and elusive. This ... More


Lesser churches’ resources in tithes and offerings

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/9780198206972.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter argues that lords in some regions had a decisive influence on the allocation or direction of so-called pastoral revenues; not, however, fitting any universal pattern of directing their ... More


The Heritage of the Church

Charles M. Atkinson

in The Critical Nexus: Tone-System, Mode, and Notation in Early Medieval Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148886
eISBN:
9780199852185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148886.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the traditions and practices of the Christian church and some of the early attempts to develop a rational system of classification for its music. A great irony in the series of ... More


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

Felice Lifshitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256877
eISBN:
9780823261420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256877.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book is a study of the intellectual culture of the women’s monasteries of the Main Valley during the eighth century, with a particular focus on Karlburg and Kitzingen. It is based on an analysis ... More


From Solidi to Sceattas

Peter Sawyer

in The Wealth of Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199253937
eISBN:
9780191750632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253937.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Much gold and other treasure was imported to Britain when it was ruled by Rome. The supply stopped after 410 but the treasure continued to tempt raiders, By 600 a large part of Britain was ruled by ... More


Family order and kingship according to Hincmar

Sylvie Joye

in Hincmar of Rheims: Life and work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091407
eISBN:
9781781708453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091407.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Hincmar’s treatise De raptu, written in the 850s, is the only early medieval moral text which tackles raptus, the abduction of women, but it also forms part of a new and wider discourse on marriage. ... More


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