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Bruno of Cologne and Ruotger's Life of Bruno

Henry Mayr‐Harting

in Church and Cosmos in Early Ottonian Germany: The View from Cologne

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199210718
eISBN:
9780191705755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210718.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the real politics in which Bruno of Cologne was involved, as well as on the principal source for Ruotger's Life of Bruno. Ruotger's Life of Bruno is the most important piece ... More


Telling Stories in Church: The Early Medieval Liturgy and the Reception of the Pericope Adulterae

Jennifer Knust and Tommy Wasserman

in To Cast the First Stone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691169880
eISBN:
9780691184463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169880.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses the divergent liturgical history of the pericope adulterae. Assigned to the third Saturday of Lent in Rome, the story gained even greater prominence in Latin contexts, ... 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


Visualizing the Millennium: Eschatological Rhetoric for the Ottonian Court

Sasun E. Von Daum Tholl

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/9780195161625.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Ottonian iconography, like Ottonian culture and politics, had strong precedent in the Carolingian realm. The manner in which this art presents its message, however, differs from its earlier ... More


Ottonian Queenship

Simon MacLean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198800101
eISBN:
9780191839887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198800101.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

This is the first major study in English of the queens of the Ottonian dynasty (919–1024). The Ottonians, a family from Saxony, are often regarded as the founders of the medieval German kingdom. They ... More


Commemorating Power in Early Medieval Saxony: Writing and Rewriting the Past at Gandersheim and Quedlinburg

Sarah Greer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198850137
eISBN:
9780191884580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850137.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the function of convents as memorial centres in early medieval Saxony as expressed in the historical texts written for and by these institutions. In the early medieval world, how ... More


Revenants, Resurrection, and Burnt Sacrifice

Nancy Mandeville Caciola

in Afterlives: The Return of the Dead in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702617
eISBN:
9781501703478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702617.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter highlights eleventh century central Europe, a pagan Slavic region then being colonized by the Ottonian emperors of Germany. This was the frontier of Christendom at the time, and the ... More


“A White Mantle of Churches”

John Howe

in Before the Gregorian Reform: The Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452895
eISBN:
9781501703713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452895.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the church building and reconstruction boom in postmillennial Europe, and especially in France and Italy: what Rodulfus Glaber calls a “white mantle of churches.” The new ... More


Charlemagne, the Carolingian Empire, and Its Successors

Rosamond McKitterick

in The Oxford World History of Empire: Volume Two: The History of Empires

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197532768
eISBN:
9780197532799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197532768.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

Both the Christian empire of Charlemagne and the subsequently hugely influential imperial ideology of the early Middle Ages were rooted in the Roman past. This chapter addresses the reality of the ... More


A Tale of Three Cities: History and Histories

Veronica West-Harling

in Rome, Ravenna, and Venice, 750-1000: Byzantine Heritage, Imperial Present, and the Construction of City Identity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198754206
eISBN:
9780191815942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754206.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Cultural History

After a brief recall of Italian history from late antiquity to 750, this chapter provides a city-by-city history from the end of the Exarchate to 1000. The history of Rome follows the Lombard crises ... More


Looking Forward, Looking Beyond

Lucy K. Pick

in Her Father's Daughter: Gender, Power, and Religion in the Early Spanish Kingdoms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714320
eISBN:
9781501714344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714320.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The conclusion asks whether anything, changed for royal daughters when one of them, Queen Urraca, became queen in her own right in 1109, and, to what extent did these women share features with ... More


The Bishop’s Clergy, 840–1039

Benjamin Brand

in Holy Treasure and Sacred Song: Relic Cults and their Liturgies in Medieval Tuscany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199351350
eISBN:
9780199351374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351350.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The relationships between Tuscan bishops and the chapters of canons resident at their cathedrals shaped the relic cults of these churches. These chapters took as their primary duty the veneration of ... More


Introduction: Commemorating Power in Early Medieval Saxony

Sarah Greer

in Commemorating Power in Early Medieval Saxony: Writing and Rewriting the Past at Gandersheim and Quedlinburg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198850137
eISBN:
9780191884580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850137.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter presents the importance of memory as a theme within the study of medieval history and explains the ability of monasteries to function as memorial sites in multiple different ... More


Saxon Female Monasticism c.852–1024

Sarah Greer

in Commemorating Power in Early Medieval Saxony: Writing and Rewriting the Past at Gandersheim and Quedlinburg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198850137
eISBN:
9780191884580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850137.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The suggestion that early medieval Saxon female monasticism is unique or exceptional for its intensity and prestige dominates current scholarship. Explanations for this exceptionality have focused on ... More


Rewriting the Origins of Gandersheim

Sarah Greer

in Commemorating Power in Early Medieval Saxony: Writing and Rewriting the Past at Gandersheim and Quedlinburg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198850137
eISBN:
9780191884580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850137.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim’s version of her monastery’s origin story is a central source for our understanding of the early history of the Liudolfing family and the role that monastic commemoration ... More


The Origins of Quedlinburg

Sarah Greer

in Commemorating Power in Early Medieval Saxony: Writing and Rewriting the Past at Gandersheim and Quedlinburg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198850137
eISBN:
9780191884580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850137.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The foundation of a new convent at Quedlinburg fundamentally altered the history of Saxon female monasticism. However, the early years of the convent, from its establishment in 936 down to the ... More


Rewriting the Origins of Quedlinburg

Sarah Greer

in Commemorating Power in Early Medieval Saxony: Writing and Rewriting the Past at Gandersheim and Quedlinburg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198850137
eISBN:
9780191884580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850137.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The foundation of Quedlinburg by Queen Mathilda in 936 seems obvious; numerous sources from the later tenth and eleventh century describe the queen as the individual responsible for setting up a ... More


Conclusion: Ottonian Convents as Memorial Institutions

Sarah Greer

in Commemorating Power in Early Medieval Saxony: Writing and Rewriting the Past at Gandersheim and Quedlinburg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198850137
eISBN:
9780191884580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850137.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This concluding chapter elucidates the larger points which emerged over the preceding chapters. Memorial centres like Gandersheim and Quedlinburg were able to embody and articulate concepts of ... More


Illegitimacy and the Making of Medieval Dynasties c.900–c.1050

Sara McDougall

in Royal Bastards: The Birth of Illegitimacy, 800-1230

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198785828
eISBN:
9780191827631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785828.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the succession in the Ottonian, Capetian, and Anglo-Saxon dynasties of the tenth and eleventh centuries. As it demonstrates, mothers and maternal lineage would play if anything ... More


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