An Age of Saints?

Power, Conflict and Dissent in Early Medieval Christianity

Edited by Peter Sarris, Matthew Dal Santo and Phil Booth

Status: 
€105,00
$140.00
ISBN13: 
9789004206601
E-ISBN: 
9789004206595
Publication Year: 
2011
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
256 pp.
Imprint: 
Language: 
ISSN: 
1878-4879
Volume: 
20

Sean Gilsdorf, Harvard University

In The Favor of Friends, Sean Gilsdorf explores the ideology and practice of intercession within early medieval aristocratic society.
Series: 
Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004264588
Publication date: 
March 2014

Laury Sarti, Freie Universität Berlin

In Perceiving War and the Military, Laury Sarti highlights the significance of a permanently increasing contact with armed violence for the gradual transition from Antiquity to the Middle Ages, analysing contemporary ideas and concepts of war and the military.
Series: 
Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256187
Publication date: 
September 2013

Jamie Wood, University of Manchester

This book reappraises the historical writings of the seventh-century Spanish bishop Isidore of Seville as a coherent and pastorally-informed programme intended to reconcile the population of Spain to their recent conquest by the barbarian Visigoths.
Series: 
Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004209909
Publication date: 
March 2012

Wolfgang Eric Wagner

The aim of this study is to give a more precise interpretation, using the commemorative form of activity of confraternity, of the function and purpose behind such depictions, in the case of a few selected early medieval images of rulers, from the historical and social contexts of their genesis...
Series: 
Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004189232
Publication date: 
October 2010

Guy Halsall

This volume collects seven of Guy Halsall's most important essays on the social interpretation Merovingian cemetery archaeology, alongside two rewritten pieces and two wholly new articles. These are accompanied by five 'commentaries' on the debates to which these chapters contributed.
Series: 
Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004179998
Publication date: 
December 2009

Anna Trumbore Jones

This book examines the range of bishops’ activities in tenth- and eleventh-century southwest France, as they ruled their cathedrals, interacted with lay powers, patronized religious communities, and wrestled with the complex nature of their office.
Series: 
Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004177864
Publication date: 
August 2009

Ildar H. Garipzanov

Drawing on numismatic, diplomatic, liturgical, and iconographic evidence, this book offers a comprehensive view of political signs, images, and fixed formulas in the Carolingian period and of their use in the indirect communication of royal/imperial authority.
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004166691
Publication date: 
April 2008

Edited by David M. Gwynn

This volume offers a reassessment of the life and scholarship of A.H.M. Jones and of the impact and legacy of his great work The Later Roman Empire 284–602: A Social, Economic, and Administrative Survey (1964).
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004163836
Publication date: 
December 2007