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Marriage and the Church's Marriage-Texts

Peter Biller

in The Measure of Multitude: Population in Medieval Thought

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199265596
eISBN:
9780191699085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265596.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

This chapter reviews the Church's theological and canon-legal texts concerning marriage and population. It focuses on a cross-section of a system: the Church covering and trying to control most ... More


Sacerdotium and Regnum

H. E. J. Cowdrey

in Pope Gregory VII, 1073–1085

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206460
eISBN:
9780191677144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206460.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

With regard to the question of relations between the priestly element in Christian society, the sacerdotium, and the royal element, the imperium or ... More


Sons of Ishmael: Muslims through European Eyes in the Middle Ages

John V. Tolan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032221
eISBN:
9780813038964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032221.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

“Sons of Ishmael” is the epithet that many Christian writers of the Middle Ages gave to Muslims. This book focuses on the history of conflict and convergence between Latin Christendom and the Arab ... More


The Vernacular

Walter Cohen

in A History of European Literature: The West and the World from Antiquity to the Present

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198732679
eISBN:
9780191796951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732679.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The collapse of the classical empires opens the way to the rise of the vernacular, arguably the turning point in the history of European and world literature. The replacement of one spoken vernacular ... More


Sicily from the Dār al-Islām to Latin Christendom

Sarah Davis-Secord

in Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501704642
eISBN:
9781501712593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704642.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines how Sicily became integrated into the political and religious world of Latin Christendom and describes its position vis-à-vis the Muslim and Christian worlds during the eleventh ... More


Sicily at the Center of the Mediterranean

Sarah Davis-Secord

in Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501704642
eISBN:
9781501712593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704642.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the discontinuities behind the apparent continuities in Norman Sicily during the twelfth century. It looks at the Muslim population of the island, as viewed from both inside and ... More


Sicily between Constantinople and Rome

Sarah Davis-Secord

in Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501704642
eISBN:
9781501712593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704642.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the web of connections linking Sicily to the Greek Christian world of the eastern Mediterranean and, simultaneously, to the Latin Christendom of Rome and the Franks during the ... More


The Virtues of Economy: Governance, Power, and Piety in Late Medieval Rome

James A. Palmer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742378
eISBN:
9781501742385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742378.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

The humanist perception of fourteenth-century Rome as a slumbering ruin awaiting the Renaissance and the return of papal power has cast a long shadow on the historiography of the city. Challenging ... More


Medieval Germany 1056–1273

Alfred Haverkamp

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221722
eISBN:
9780191678486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221722.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This is a revised and updated edition of a major history of an important period in German and European history, starting with the accession of Henry IV to the German throne in 1056, taking in the ... More


. The Expansion of Royal Government

Robin Frame

in The Political Development of the British Isles 1100–1400

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206040
eISBN:
9780191676949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206040.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Political History

English government grew in complexity and professionalism; it also expanded geographically by taking in, not merely the fringes of the kingdom ... More


Introduction

Sarah Davis-Secord

in Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501704642
eISBN:
9781501712593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704642.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines Sicily's place within the religious, diplomatic, military, commercial, and intellectual networks of the Mediterranean world. It traces the history of Sicily, from the sixth-century ... More


History, Story, and Community: Representing the Past in Latin Christendom, 1050–1400

Charles F. Briggs

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 2: 400-1400

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199236428
eISBN:
9780191863349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199236428.003.0020
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter looks at Latin Christendom's evolution of historical writing, which had issued forth from a few, mostly monastic, centers, and eventually swelled into a substantial river fed by many and ... More


The Knights of Lazarus

Timothy S. Miller and John W. Nesbitt

in Walking Corpses: Leprosy in Byzantium and the Medieval West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451355
eISBN:
9780801470776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451355.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter provides a history of the order of the “Knights of Saint Lazarus” (or the “Lazarites”). This organization apparently began as a group of ascetic men who served the victims of Elephant ... More


Conclusion

Sarah Davis-Secord

in Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501704642
eISBN:
9781501712593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704642.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This conclusion summarizes the book's findings about Sicily's conceptual place in the Mediterranean world—a position that had been crafted by the Norman rulers. Later medieval maps, together with the ... More


The Church and the Beginning of Scottish Independence: From the Council of Windsor and the Submission of Abernethy (1072) to Cum universi and the Quitclaim of Canterbury (1189)

Dauvit Broun

in Scottish Independence and the Idea of Britain: From the Picts to Alexander III

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623600
eISBN:
9780748653416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623600.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter extends Professor Davies's insights into a more detailed discussion of how the Scottish kingdom was regarded by Scottish kings and churchmen in relation to the king of England. It notes ... More


Europe’s Christian Heritage

Olivier Roy

in Is Europe Christian?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190099930
eISBN:
9780197520710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190099930.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses Europe's Christian heritage. The importance of Christianity in European history, even in the very idea of Europe, cannot be doubted. The area which can be called Europe today ... More


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