Closing chapters explore formulae as an historical source, delving into questions of chronological scope, diffusion throughout the Merovingian and Carolingian
world, and manuscript survival.
Despite its title, Images, Iconoclasm, and the Carolingians
says very little about actual images and their role in Carolingian
Chapter Three examines the Carolingian
period, during which Charlemagne and his heirs presented themselves as the keepers of the peace in Francia in order to legitimize their family's deposition of the Merovingian dynasty.
This shift would lead to the dispersal of Roman relics north of the Alps, transforming relations between the pontiff and the Carolingians
In the first seven chapters, Pedersen explores this "give and take" beginning with the birth of science, the early church fathers, the Carolingian
Renaissance, medieval science and theology, and ending with the early modern science of Isaac Newton.
In the 9th century, a Visigothic aristocrat named Witiza was called upon by the church to revive monasticism and impose uniformity throughout the Carolingian
Mac Carthy's assertions that "a fervent religious devotion places Boiardo's Marfisa on the wrong side of the Carolingian
wars" and that "Ariosto's version, though, is not such a glaring threat to Christianity" (76) go against textual evidence to the contrary.
Choose between Carolingian
minuscule, black letter, secretary hand and semi-uncial.
Hope also explains the pages on the Carolingian
and Merovingian kings - hope that I'd find time to trace my ancestry back through the Middle Ages and discover that I have as good a claim as the next guy to heading up the Roman Empire.
Teschke draws on Robert Brenner's work on European history to ascertain that international relations have changed in accordance with the evolution of social property relations between the Carolingian
Empire and twentieth-century Europe.
Allaire is well placed to contribute to this process, as her previous work on the Carolingian
tradition of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries has demonstrated.
Christopher Andrew there are nine essays examining a wide range of topics: religious authority among Christians and Mohammedans; the Carolingian
inheritance in Europe; an essay on 'What is Europe?
They had carried this running, zooamorphic [sic], animal pattern of design across northern Europe, to Ireland where it had influenced the Irish illuminated manuscripts up to the Carolingian
With this book, Juliann Vitullo analyzes a number of Carolingian
epics produced in Northern Italy during the late Middle Ages.
He points out, for example, that the gesture of the folded hands at prayer, which some Catholics may assume to have been prescribed by the Lord himself or at least by the Apostles, is actually a product of the new order of feudal institutions (complete with lords and vassals) that emerged after the disintegration of the Carolingian