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Epilogue

JOHN NIGHTINGALE

in Monasteries and Patrons in the Gorze Reform: Lotharingia c.850-1000

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208358
eISBN:
9780191716645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208358.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The narratives of the later monastic reform in early medieval Lotharingia might look back on the activities of their predecessors as worthless and contemptible but, in the absence of a better ... More


Introduction

JOHN NIGHTINGALE

in Monasteries and Patrons in the Gorze Reform: Lotharingia c.850-1000

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208358
eISBN:
9780191716645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208358.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the relations between monasteries and the nobility in Upper Lotharingia both before and during the movement of monastic reform which spread throughout the region in the early ... More


The Commission Des Réguliers

John McManners

in Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France Volume 1: The Clerical Establishment and its Social Ramifications

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270034
eISBN:
9780191600685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270038.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Commission des Réguliers was set up in 1765, after the expulsion of the Jesuits, to inquire into and reform the regular orders. The documentation it produced provides an impressionistic view of ... More


Monasteries and Patrons in the Gorze Reform: Lotharingia c.850-1000

John Nightingale

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208358
eISBN:
9780191716645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208358.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book explores the prominent role of monasteries in the early medieval period and their relationship to the nobility in Lotharingia throughout the 9th and 10th centuries. It focuses on the ... More


Bishop Adalbero as Reformer

JOHN NIGHTINGALE

in Monasteries and Patrons in the Gorze Reform: Lotharingia c.850-1000

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208358
eISBN:
9780191716645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208358.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

With the monastic reform of 934, Gorze comes out of the shade. It was Bishop Adalbero of Metz (929-962) who ceded Gorze to the reformers and agreed to subsequent restitutions. However, this stance as ... More


Expansion, Endowment, and Restitution

JOHN NIGHTINGALE

in Monasteries and Patrons in the Gorze Reform: Lotharingia c.850-1000

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208358
eISBN:
9780191716645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208358.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Any attempt to account for Saint-Maximin's prominence as a centre of monastic reform expertise in early medieval Lotharingia must look at the abbey's material prosperity as well as its religious ... More


Reform: Giselbert, the Liudolfings, and Robert of Trier

JOHN NIGHTINGALE

in Monasteries and Patrons in the Gorze Reform: Lotharingia c.850-1000

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208358
eISBN:
9780191716645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208358.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The monastic reform of 934 has been considered by historians as a watershed in the history of the abbey of Saint-Maximin. In attempting to detect the causes of reform they have tended to argue for ... More


The Mirror of Holy Virginity

Sara Ritchey

in Holy Matter: Changing Perceptions of the Material World in Late Medieval Christianity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452536
eISBN:
9780801470950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452536.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines how devotion and theology centered on the world's re-creation developed in the twelfth century, using the Speculum virginum as a starting point. The Speculum virginum (Mirror of ... More


Reading And Writing In Early Modern German Convents

CHARLOTTE WOODFORD

in Nuns as Historians in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256716
eISBN:
9780191719691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256716.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter examines the function of literacy in nuns' daily lives during the early modern period. It begins by examining the social history of early modern nuns, reasons for entering a convent, ... More


Monastic reform: lordship and liberty

Susan Wood

in The Proprietary Church in the Medieval West

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198206972
eISBN:
9780191725029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206972.003.0024
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

During the collective silence of the bishops over much of the 10th century, the foundation or reform of monasteries was attracting support from increasing numbers of individual bishops, monks, and ... More


The Sources

JOHN NIGHTINGALE

in Monasteries and Patrons in the Gorze Reform: Lotharingia c.850-1000

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208358
eISBN:
9780191716645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208358.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Saint-Evre, situated some 500 metres outside the south gate of Toul, was an older foundation than Gorze. Centred on the tomb of Saint Aper, one of the earliest bishops of Toul, it was certainly by ... More


St-Evre before the Reform: Continuity and Vigour

JOHN NIGHTINGALE

in Monasteries and Patrons in the Gorze Reform: Lotharingia c.850-1000

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208358
eISBN:
9780191716645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208358.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The interpretation of Saint-Evre's history and the pattern of its reform is inseparably linked to the interpretation of a succession of episcopal charters and diplomata stretching through the 9th, ... More


Macarius and the Cappadocians

Marcus Plested

in The Macarian Legacy: The Place of Macarius-Symeon in the Eastern Christian Tradition

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199267798
eISBN:
9780191602139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267790.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

A consideration of the relationship between Macarius and the Cappadocian Fathers (focussing on St Basil and St Gregory of Nyssa). A number of parallels and possible links are established in the case ... More


The Miracula Maximini

JOHN NIGHTINGALE

in Monasteries and Patrons in the Gorze Reform: Lotharingia c.850-1000

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208358
eISBN:
9780191716645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208358.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

With its account of Norse destruction, lay abbots, land appropriation, negligent provosts, and a faltering ordo, the Miracula Maximini has frequently been cited as a classic account of pre-reform ... More


The Private Charters

JOHN NIGHTINGALE

in Monasteries and Patrons in the Gorze Reform: Lotharingia c.850-1000

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208358
eISBN:
9780191716645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208358.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Saint-Maximin's private charters from before the monastic reform of 934 offer a glimpse into the religious community's internal life, its sense of identity, and its relations with lay patrons. As a ... More


General Conclusions

Roman Cholij

in Theodore the Stoudite: The Ordering of Holiness

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199566976
eISBN:
9780191701993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566976.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Despite being bound by his profession as a monk to abstain from involvement in the affairs of the world, Theodore the Stoudite's personality and convictions compelled him to push for monastic reforms ... More


Introduction

Steven Vanderputten

in Monastic Reform as Process: Realities and Representations in Medieval Flanders, 900-1100

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451713
eISBN:
9780801468117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451713.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter presents an untitled community account of an anonymous monk from the Benedictine monastery of Lobbes. This account was modeled on the gesta abbatum a genre in which a ... More


Monastic Reform as Process: Realities and Representations in Medieval Flanders, 900-1100

Steven Vanderputten

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451713
eISBN:
9780801468117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451713.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The history of monastic institutions in the Middle Ages may at first appear remarkably uniform and predictable. Medieval commentators and modern scholars have observed how monasteries of the tenth to ... More


Overlordship and Reform in the Ninth Century

JOHN NIGHTINGALE

in Monasteries and Patrons in the Gorze Reform: Lotharingia c.850-1000

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208358
eISBN:
9780191716645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208358.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The mid-9th-century charters of Gorze provide an opening into the complex and closely enmeshed relationships between the abbey, the bishop of Metz, and the region's nobility. They also offer a ... More


Introduction

Steven Vanderputten

in Imagining Religious Leadership in the Middle Ages: Richard of Saint-Vanne and the Politics of Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453779
eISBN:
9780801456305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453779.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter describes the emergence of the most influential Carolingian abbots—such as Burgundy Odilo of Cluny, William of Dijon, and Poppo of Stavelot—in the history of Western ... More


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