Michael Frassetto (Ph.D. University of Delaware) is Adjunct Professor of history at the University of Delaware. He is an expert on medieval religion, heresy, and anti-Judaism/anti-Semitism and is the author of The Great Medieval Heretics: Five Centuries of Religious Dissent (Bluebridge, 2010).
Matthew Gabriele (Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Religion and Culture at Virginia Tech. He graduated from UD with a Honors BA in 1997, mentored by Daniel F. Callahan.is the author of An Empire of Memory: The Legend of Charlemagne, the Franks, and Jerusalem before the First Crusade (OUP, 2011).
John D. Hosler (Ph.D. University of Delaware) is Associate Professor of History at Morgan State University. A specialist on high medieval military history, he is the author of John of Salisbury: Military Authority of the Twelfth-Century Renaissance (Brill, 2013).
Institutions, research libraries, graduate students, and scholars interested in the history of Christianity, medieval culture and religion, heresy, Jerusalem and the West, and Adémar of Chabannes.
Table of contents
Matthew Gabriele, Virginia Tech
Part 1 – Temporal Concerns
Chapter 1: “Gregory the Great's Gout: Suffering, Penitence, and Diplomacy in the Early Middle Ages”
John Hosler, Morgan State University
Chapter 2: “The Missing Mancus and the Early Medieval Economy”
Richard Ring, University of Kansas
Chapter 3: “Ademar of Chabannes as a Military Historian”
Bernard Bachrach, University of Minnesota
Chapter 4: “The 'Renaissance' vs. the Medieval Papacy: The Cases of Popes Nicholas V (1447-55) and Pius II (1458-62)”
Lawrence Duggan, University of Delaware
Part 2 – Spiritual Concerns
Chapter 5: “Insular Latin Sources, ‘Arculf,’ and ‘Islamic Jerusalem’”
Lawrence Nees, University of Delaware
Chapter 6: “Customs Confirmed by Reason and Authority’: The Function and Status of Houses of Canons in Tenth-Century Aquitaine”
Anna Trumbore Jones, Lake Forest University
Chapter 7: “Ademar of Chabannes and the Peace of God”
Michael Frassetto, University of Delaware
Chapter 8: “The Liturgy, Its Music, and Their Power to Persuade”
James Grier, University of Western Ontario
Chapter 9: “Female Religious as Collectors of Relics: Finding Sacrality and Power in the “Ordinary””
Jane Schulenberg, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Chapter 10: “Heresy and the Antichrist in the Writings of Ademar of Chabannes'”
Daniel F. Callahan, University of Delaware