The Social Life of Hagiography in the Merovingian Kingdom.

By: Kreiner, JamieMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandCambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series: Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (344 p.)ISBN: 9781139911122Subject(s): Christian hagiography -- History -- To 1500 | Church and state -- France | France -- Civilization -- To 700 | France -- History -- To 987 -- Historiography | France -- History -- To 987 -- Sources | Merovingians -- France -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Social Life of Hagiography in the Merovingian KingdomDDC classification: 944.013072 | 944/.013072 LOC classification: DC65 .K66 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Series information; Title page; Copyright information; Dedication; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Note on the text; List of abbreviations; Introduction; The structure and argument of the book; Audience and reception; Historical method and a theory of cultural change; Chapter 1 Hagiographical argument and legal culture; The legal document; The vita; New views of justice: the regicide of 675; Chapter 2 The style and science of persuasion; The art of memory; Speech and psychology; Christianity and political order
Chapter 3 Double-scope narrative and the economy of governmentRoyal economy in the histories; Episcopal responsibility and representation; The economy of government; Chapter 4 Property and community beyond the cult; Place and power in the historiography; The properties of property; The value of sacred space; Chapter 5 The Carolingian synthesis; New lives for Vedast and Leudegar; Merovingian saints in Carolingian collections; Appendix: The Merovingian manuscript evidence
Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France Ms. Lat. 9550: Eucherius of Lyon's formulae, instructiones, and passio acaunensium martyrum, plus three lettersMaterials; Origin and provenance; Organization; Script; Mise en page and rhetorical presentation (for the passio); Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France Ms. Lat. 18315: vita wandregiseli; Materials; Origin; Provenance; Organization; Script; Mise en page and rhetorical representation; Bibliography; Manuscript sources; Karlsruhe, Badische Landesbibliothek; London, British Library; Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France
St. Gallen, StiftsbibliothekTrier, Domschatz; Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek; Primary sources; Secondary sources; Index
Summary: This book shows how a set of great stories changed the political playing field in an early medieval society.
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Cover; Half-title; Series information; Title page; Copyright information; Dedication; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Note on the text; List of abbreviations; Introduction; The structure and argument of the book; Audience and reception; Historical method and a theory of cultural change; Chapter 1 Hagiographical argument and legal culture; The legal document; The vita; New views of justice: the regicide of 675; Chapter 2 The style and science of persuasion; The art of memory; Speech and psychology; Christianity and political order

Chapter 3 Double-scope narrative and the economy of governmentRoyal economy in the histories; Episcopal responsibility and representation; The economy of government; Chapter 4 Property and community beyond the cult; Place and power in the historiography; The properties of property; The value of sacred space; Chapter 5 The Carolingian synthesis; New lives for Vedast and Leudegar; Merovingian saints in Carolingian collections; Appendix: The Merovingian manuscript evidence

Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France Ms. Lat. 9550: Eucherius of Lyon's formulae, instructiones, and passio acaunensium martyrum, plus three lettersMaterials; Origin and provenance; Organization; Script; Mise en page and rhetorical presentation (for the passio); Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France Ms. Lat. 18315: vita wandregiseli; Materials; Origin; Provenance; Organization; Script; Mise en page and rhetorical representation; Bibliography; Manuscript sources; Karlsruhe, Badische Landesbibliothek; London, British Library; Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France

St. Gallen, StiftsbibliothekTrier, Domschatz; Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek; Primary sources; Secondary sources; Index

This book shows how a set of great stories changed the political playing field in an early medieval society.

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