To open a dispute over property rights with a `violent' move -- burning crops or flogging peasants, for example -- was a common early medieval practice which was not necessarily treated as a criminal act, either in the period we are considering or during the golden age of public order provided by Carolingian
There may well be justification for the conclusions concerning the ruler's need to protect the economic and political interests in the women's institutions within his kingdom, and that the Carolingians
, like other nobles, could not permit allegiance to some religious ideal to undermine their capacity to control the landed wealth that meant power and authority.
841; "Book on the Origins and Development of Certain Matters in Church Practice"), is valuable for its data on Carolingian
religious affairs and administration.
The author dwells on the essentials of post Carolingian
expansion, knights who built castles in conquered lands, the Latin Christendom that produced the Orders that were also organizers of businesslike arts and crafts, the burgesses of the new chartered towns who paid the new tithes and tolls, the local lords who issued the charters and minted coins in lands that had never known them.
He briefly explains some key events, like the Treaty of Verdun , which formalized the tripartite division of the Carolingian
Empire, but anyone unfamiliar with the likes of Louis the Pious, Louis the German, Louis the Younger, and Louis the Stammerer (respective son, grandson, and two great-grandsons of Charlemagne) will need a reliable textbook, such as Roger Collins's Early Medieval Europe, 300-1000.
De Jong, who has published extensively on the intersections between politics and religion in the Early Middle Ages, elucidates the events of 833 by contextualizing them in relation to early ninth-century Carolingian
In particular most of the bishops surveyed operated within political contours shaped by the end of the Carolingian
Empire, where territorial lordships supplanted centralized authority.
Shepherds of the Lord: Priests and Episcopal Statutes in the Carolingian
Benedictines now understand the key moment in their historical development to have been the emergence of the Carolingian
Empire, when the Rule served as a basis for monastic unity and reform.
THE LIFE AND REIGN of Louis d'Outremer were part of the slow dying of the Carolingian
monarchy in what is now France.
Manhandling previous scholarship, Levine here treats analyses of Carolingian
manorial records as describing peasant life several centuries later, and cites inquisitorial reconstructions of Montaillard testimony and Christine de Pizan as sources for northern European peasant attitudes toward sex and marriage.
Geerlings reviews the early Christian sentiments regarding anniversaries; Ziegler acquaints the 'Jubiland' with the origins of the Jubilus in Carolingian
era does not commend itself to anyone wishing, as most historians do, to study expressions of sainthood within a saint's own social and cultural milieu, for Adalhelm lived in an age and a culture which preferred to ascribe sanctity to those who were long since dead.
Geographically, the origins of the Crown of Aragon were in the northeast of the Iberian Peninsula in the frontier between the area of Carolingian
origin and Islam and included expansion toward Occitania in the south of modern France.
Similarly, his view of Carolingian
and Ottoman governance generally could be characterized as primitivist, as he explicitly rejects the applicability of the concept of statehood.