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New Jerusalems and Pilgrimage 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/9780199591442.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Chapter 3 steps backwards to think about the role Jerusalem has played in Latin Christianity. Quickly moving through the first centuries, the chapter then focuses on the anagogical and ... More


Papacy and Law in the Gregorian Revolution: The Canonistic Work of Anselm of Lucca

Kathleen G. Cushing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207245
eISBN:
9780191677571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207245.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This book explores the role of canon law in the ecclesiastical reform movement of the eleventh century, commonly known as the Gregorian Refom movement. Focusing on the ... More


The English Church and the Continent in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries: Cultural, Spiritual, and Artistic Exchanges

Veronica Ortenberg

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198201595
eISBN:
9780191674945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201595.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This book is a study of the connections between the English and Continental churches during the tenth and eleventh centuries. The book draws on the whole range of narrative, liturgical, ... More


Introduction

Floris Bernard

in Writing and Reading Byzantine Secular Poetry, 1025–1081

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198703747
eISBN:
9780191773044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703747.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides an overview of modern approaches towards Byzantine literature, especially its sociological aspects. It argues for a methodology that focuses on reading and writing contexts, and ... More


Scribes and Scholars at Salisbury Cathedral c. 1075–c. 1125

Teresa Webber

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203087
eISBN:
9780191675706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203087.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This is a study of the books of Salisbury Cathedral and their scribes in the late eleventh and early twelfth centuries. These manuscripts form the largest collection to have survived from any English ... More


Disputing Privileges

Jennifer C. Edwards

in Superior Women: Medieval Female Authority in Poitiers' Abbey of Sainte-Croix

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198837923
eISBN:
9780191874529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837923.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Cultural History

Chapter 4 examines disputes between the abbess of Sainte-Croix, canons of Sainte-Radegonde, and the bishop of Poitiers over jurisdiction and privileges between the eleventh and fourteenth centuries. ... More


Social Change in Town and Country in Eleventh-Century Byzantium

James Howard-Johnston (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198841616
eISBN:
9780191877100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841616.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The history of Byzantium pivots around the eleventh century. For it was then that it reached its apogee, in terms of power, prestige, and territorial extension, only to plunge into steep political ... More


‘Whoever has cash (denarios) can acquire anything he wants’

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/9780199253937.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter underlines the connection between an abundant coinage and economic development. It also explains the contrast between England and France in the eleventh century


Introduction

James Howard-Johnston

in Social Change in Town and Country in Eleventh-Century Byzantium

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198841616
eISBN:
9780191877100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841616.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The fundamental structures of Byzantium in the eleventh century have not been subjected to close and sustained scrutiny since the 1970s: it was during the eleventh century that Byzantium reached its ... More


Origins

Neguin Yavari

in The Future of Iran's Past: Nizam al-Mulk Remembered

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190855109
eISBN:
9780190943219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855109.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In the pursuit of political thought on authoritative and efficacious rule, this chapter contains a brief introduction to those currents that shaped the eleventh century: the coming of the Turks to ... More


Cnut the Great

Timothy Bolton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300208337
eISBN:
9780300226256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208337.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book is a biography of the underappreciated eleventh-century Scandinavian warlord-turned-Anglo-Saxon monarch who united the English and Danish crowns to forge a North Sea empire: Cnut. The book ... More


The Social Views of Michael Attaleiates

Dimitris Krallis

in Social Change in Town and Country in Eleventh-Century Byzantium

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198841616
eISBN:
9780191877100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841616.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The historian Michael Attaleiates was a judge and well-connected political agent active in eleventh-century Byzantium. The opinions he expressed in his historical work, but also in the synopsis of ... 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


Writing and Reading Byzantine Secular Poetry, 1025–1081

Floris Bernard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198703747
eISBN:
9780191773044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703747.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the mid eleventh century, secular poetry attained a hitherto unseen degree of wit, vividness, and personal involvement, chiefly exemplified in the poetry of Christophoros Mitylenaios, Ioannes ... More


The Shaping of Past and Present, and Historical Writing in Rus’, c.900–c.1400

Jonathan Shepard

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/9780199236428.003.0015
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter explores how Rus' chronicles from the late eleventh century onwards included deeds of princes, town assemblies, invaders, and reverend men and women. These chronicles make up the bulk of ... More


Moses, the Mushites, and the Rise of the Levites

Mark Leuchter

in The Levites and the Boundaries of Israelite Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190665098
eISBN:
9780190665128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190665098.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The early Israelite priesthood formed among priest-saint groups beyond the boundaries of chiefdoms. The traditions regarding Moses outshine those of virtually all other such venerated figures, ... More


Song Dynasty Neo-Confucianism

Barry C. Keenan

in Neo-Confucian Self-Cultivation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834968
eISBN:
9780824868499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834968.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter discusses the beginnings of the Neo-Confucian intellectual movement, beginning in the eleventh century, to track the development of one of the most sophisticated formulations of ... More


The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Nicholas Saul and Susan Tebbutt (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313950
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Since their arrival in Europe at the beginning of the eleventh century, the ‘Gypsies’ have stimulated and fascinated the European imagination, but have also always been perceived as ‘other’ and ... More


The Letters of Psellos: Cultural Networks and Historical Realities

Michael Jeffreys and Marc D. Lauxtermann (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787228
eISBN:
9780191829307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787228.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

The 500-odd letters of Michael Psellos (1018–1078) are literary masterpieces, with attractive subtlety and humour, but also often difficult to understand in their entirety. They offer precious ... More


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