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Introduction

Susan Boynton

in Silent Music: Medieval Song and the Construction of History in Eighteenth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199754595
eISBN:
9780199918850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754595.003.0000
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents an overview of the liturgical reform by Alfonso VI that replaced the Old Hispanic rite with the Roman Rite in Toledo after Alfonso’s conquest of the city in 1085. One ... More


Burriel and the Practice of History in the Spanish Enlightenment

Susan Boynton

in Silent Music: Medieval Song and the Construction of History in Eighteenth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199754595
eISBN:
9780199918850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754595.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter situates Burriel in the context of Spanish Enlightenment historiography. Specifically, it focuses on the state-supported practice of church history, which took on an increasingly ... More


A Gem Worthy of a King: The Facsimile of a Mozarabic Chant Book

Susan Boynton

in Silent Music: Medieval Song and the Construction of History in Eighteenth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199754595
eISBN:
9780199918850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754595.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter interprets the cultural significance of the full-color, full-size parchment facsimile of a Toledan Mozarabic liturgical book that Palomares created for presentation to Ferdinand VI, ... More


The Deluge

Jonathan Harris

in The Lost World of Byzantium

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300178579
eISBN:
9780300216097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178579.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on attacks on Byzantium's territories. The first crack appeared in the empire's expanded borders three years after the death of Justinian in 565. As pressure from the Avars ... More


Goths and Romans 332–489

Peter Heather

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205357
eISBN:
9780191676581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205357.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the collision of Goths and Romans in the fourth and fifth centuries. In these years Gothic tribes played a major role in the destruction of the western half of the Roman Empire, ... More


The Historical Value of Jordanes’ Getica

P. J. Heather

in Goths and Romans 332–489

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205357
eISBN:
9780191676581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205357.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the historical methods and materials of Jordanes. It looks at Jordanes' Getica, which is an account of Gothic history that includes an anachronistic account of the division of ... More


The Invention of the Reconquest

Peter Linehan

in History and the Historians of Medieval Spain

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219453
eISBN:
9780191678349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219453.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Because in both its versions the Chronicle of Alfonso III begins with Wamba's election in 672 and ends with the death of Ordono I, it might initially be supposed that the work's principal purpose was ... More


The Fifth Century

John F. Drinkwater

in The Alamanni and Rome 213-496: (Caracalla to Clovis)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199295685
eISBN:
9780191711718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295685.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In this period, the Empire weakened and Germani—strange (Visigoths) and familiar (Burgundians and Franks)—increasingly exploited the opportunity to partition Gaul, but not the Alamanni. These, in ... More


Byzantium, the Balkans, and the West: The Late Sixth Century

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/9780199261260.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the East Roman position in the Balkans in the sixth century and the imperial response to mounting pressure caused by Slavonic raiders and settlers. The migration to the north of ... More


A History of the Spanish Lexicon: A Linguistic Perspective

Steven N. Dworkin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199541140
eISBN:
9780191741395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541140.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Language Families

This history of the Spanish lexicon is written from the interacting perspectives of linguistic and cultural change and in the light of advances in the study of language contact and lexical change. ... More


2. 2. After the Pax Romana

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/9780198208709.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

With the currents that fed into post‐Roman political thought mapped, this chapter looks at the relationship of peace and power in several post‐Roman (or sub‐Roman) kingdoms: Vandal Africa, Visigothic ... More


Visigothic Inheritance, Asturian Monarchy

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/9781501714320.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter explores the background of why royal women in León-Castilla had access to their particular clusters of resources and norms. Visigothic inheritance patterns help explain their command of ... More


The Letter Collection of Ruricius of Limoges

Ralph W. Mathisen

in Late Antique Letter Collections: A Critical Introduction and Reference Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520281448
eISBN:
9780520966192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281448.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The letters of Ruricius survive only in the Codex Sangallensis 190, written in the late eighth or early ninth century. They cover the period from ca.470 until ca. 507, the crucial transitional phase ... More


The Interregnum and the Rise of Flavius Constantius

Meaghan A. McEvoy

in Child Emperor Rule in the Late Roman West, AD 367-455

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664818
eISBN:
9780191749544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664818.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In this chapter the events following the execution of Stilicho are explored, particularly the rapid rise and fall of successive chief ministers, and the striking inactivity of the now adult emperor ... More


The Visigoths: History of a Conquered People

Daniel G. König

in Arabic-Islamic Views of the Latin West: Tracing the Emergence of Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737193
eISBN:
9780191800689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737193.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 5 analyses how Arabic-Islamic scholars approached the history of the Visigoths. Before the Muslim invasion, the Arabic-Islamic world had little knowledge of the Iberian Peninsula and its ... More


Uncovering the Germanic Past: Merovingian Archaeology in France, 1830-1914

Bonnie Effros

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199696710
eISBN:
9780191804885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199696710.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book brings to light an unexpected side effect of France's nineteenth-century Industrial Revolution. While laying tracks for new rail lines, quarrying for stone, and expanding lands under ... More


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