Early Medieval Rome and the Christian West

Essays in Honour of Donald A. Bullough
Brill (Verlag)
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erscheint ca. am 21. Juni 2000
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • XXXII, 482 Seiten
978-90-04-11716-7 (ISBN)
Students and academic teachers and researchers interested in urban history, church history, the papacy as well as specialists in early medieval history, archaeology, art history, numismatics, liturgy, palaeography.
  • Englisch
  • Leiden
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  • Niederlande
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • mit Schutzumschlag
30 Abb., 1 Taf.
  • Höhe: 243 mm
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  • Breite: 165 mm
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  • Dicke: 38 mm
  • 1021 gr
978-90-04-11716-7 (9789004117167)
9004117164 (9004117164)
Julia M.H. Smith, D.Phil. (1985), Oxford, is Reader in Mediaeval History at the University of St. Andrews, where she teaches late antique and early medieval European history. She publishes widely on politics, religion and gender in Carolingian Europe.
Acknowledgements ... ix
List of Illustrations ... xi
List of Abbreviations ... xiii
Donald A. Bullough ... xvii
Julia M.H. Smith
A Bibliography of the Historical Writings of
Donald A. Bullough ... xxi
Alice Harting-Correa
Introduction: Rome and Romanitas: Aspects of Transition ... 1
Frances Andrews
Rome in Transition: Economic and Political Change in the
Fourth and Fifth Centuries ... 21
Federico Marazzi
Continuity and Discontinuity of a Seat of Power:
the Palatine Hill from the Fifth to the Tenth Century ... 43
Andrea Augenti
Paradoxes and Possibilities in the Sources for Roman
Society in the Early Middle Ages ... 55
Thomas F.X. Noble
Monetary Circulation in Byzantine and Carolingian Rome:
a Reconsideration in the Light of Recent
Archaeological Data ... 85
Alessia Rovelli
Residential Building in Early Medieval Rome ... 101
Riccardo Santangeli Valenzani
Constantinople on the Tiber: the Byzantines in Rome
and the Iconography of their Images ... 113
Per Jonas Nordhagen
The Reliquary Altar of S. Maria del Priorato in Rome ... 135
Adriano Peroni and Stefano Riccioni
The Romans according to their malign custom: Rome in Italy
in the Late Ninth and Tenth Centuries ... 151
Chris Wickham
The Commemoration of the Dead in the Early Middle Ages 169
Giles Constable
The Papacy, Rome and the Wider World in the Seventh
and Eighth Centuries ... 197
Paolo Delogu
Canterbury, Rome and the Construction of English
Identity ... 221
Nicholas Brooks
In Search of Saints: The English Church and the Cult of
Roman Apostles and Martyrs in the Seventh and
Eighth Centuries ... 247
Alan Thacker
Charlemagne and Rome ... 279
Rudolf Schieffer
"Roman Books" Reconsidered: the Theology of Carolingian
Display Script ... 297
David Ganz
Old Saints, New Cults: Roman Relics in Carolingian
Francia ... 317
Appendix: Relic Translations from Rome to Francia,
750-900 ... 335
Julia M.H. Smith
Roman Liturgy and Frankish Allegory ... 341
Edition of Fragments of Amalarius ... 355
Herbert Schneider
Bibliography ... 379
Index ... 415
This illustrated book is a coherently conceived collection of interdisciplinary essays by distinguished authors on the city of Rome and its contacts with western Christendom in the early Middle Ages (c. 500-1000 AD). The first part integrates historical, archaeological, numismatic and art historical approaches to studying the transition of the city of Rome from Antiquity to the Middle Ages and offers groundbreaking new analyses of selected sites and problems. Attention is given to the economic, social, religious and cultural history of the city. In the second part of the volume historical, archaeological, liturgical and palaeographical approaches address Rome's contacts and influence in Latin Christendom in this period, with particular regard to Rome's place within Italian politics and its cultural influence in Carolingian Francia and Anglo-Saxon England.

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