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D. L. D’ AVRAY

in Death and the Prince: Memorial Preaching Before 1350

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203964
eISBN:
9780191676055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203964.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the ideas of the preachers about political virtue, another theme that bridges the gap between political history and the study of mentalities. It presents ideas about kingship ... More


The Prince

D. L. D’ AVRAY

in Death and the Prince: Memorial Preaching Before 1350

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203964
eISBN:
9780191676055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203964.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter concentrates on passages oriented towards life this side of the grave viewed by the preachers from a moral perspective. Medieval memorial sermons anticipate many of the attitudes to ... More


Death and the Afterlife

D. L. D’ AVRAY

in Death and the Prince: Memorial Preaching Before 1350

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203964
eISBN:
9780191676055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203964.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter casts some light on attitudes to death and to the body-soul relationship. Death and the afterlife are treated in numerous places in medieval theological writings, but it tends to be ... More


Introduction

D. L. D’ AVRAY

in Death and the Prince: Memorial Preaching Before 1350

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203964
eISBN:
9780191676055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203964.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Memoria, the liturgical commemoration of the dead, is one of the best-studied phenomena in medieval history. From difficult sources such as ‘Books of Life’ and necrologies, they ... More


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