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Adso of Montier-en-Der and the Fear of the Year 1000

Daniel Verhelst

in The Apocalyptic Year 1000: Religious Expectation and Social Change, 950-1050

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161625
eISBN:
9780199849666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161625.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Christianity has repeatedly experienced events that have given rise to eschatological expectations. Over and over again, people have emerged who, with ambitious curiosity, have attempted to evaluate ... More


Avarice and the Apocalypse

Richard Newhauser

in The Apocalyptic Year 1000: Religious Expectation and Social Change, 950-1050

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161625
eISBN:
9780199849666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161625.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Reflecting on the history of the church and the stage of its turmoil in the 12th century, Gerhoh of Reichersberg found it necessary to draw on the language of the Apocalypse in describing the ... More


An Ottonian Queen at the West Frankish Court, 939–54

Simon MacLean

in Ottonian Queenship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198800101
eISBN:
9780191839887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198800101.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

This chapter discusses the career of Gerberga, a sister of Otto I who married the West Frankish (‘French’) king Louis IV in 939. It begins with a discussion of the internal conflicts over the ... More


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