History and Memory in the Carolingian World

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Cambridge University Press, Jul 29, 2004 - History - 337 pages
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This study reveals the remarkable quantity of varied forms and new types of history written in the Frankish realms of Western Europe during the eighth and ninth centuries. The Franks also preserved the classical and Judaeo-Christian histories from earlier centuries. Their books reflect a highly sophisticated and many-layered understanding of the past as well as a very creative use of history. Rosamond McKitterick illuminates the extraordinarily influential role of these history texts in the formation of political ideologies and senses of identity within Europe.
  

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Contents

Introduction History and memory in the Carolingian world
1
Carolingian history books
28
Paul the Deacons Historia langobardorum and the Franks
60
The Carolingians on their past
84
Politics and History
120
Kingship and the writing of history
133
Social memory commemoration and the book
156
History and memory in early medieval Bavaria
174
The reading of history at Lorsch and St Amand
186
Texts authority and the history of the church
218
Christianity as history
245
Conclusion History and its audiences in the Carolingian world
265
Bibliography
284
Index of manuscripts
323
General index
327
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History and Memory in the Carolingian World
History and Memory in the Carolingian World. The writing and reading of history in the early middle ages form the. key themes of this book. ...
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The Carolingians had an appetite for history, a fact indicated by the number of cartularies and annals as well as the frequently copied Liber historiae ...
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Rosamond mckitterick (nias)
Rosamond mckitterick's most recent books, History and memory in the Carolingian world (Cambridge, 2004) and Perceptions of the past in the early middle ages ...
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She is the author and editor of over twenty books, including History and Memory in the Carolingian World. Perceptions of the Past in the Early Middle Ages ...
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Liber Historiae Francorum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It has been explored and interpreted by Richard Gerberding and more recently by Rosamond mckitterick in History and Memory in the Carolingian World. ...
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Rosamond mckitterick: History and Memory in the Carolingian. World, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2004, XVI + 337. S., ISBN 0-521-53436-4, GBP 17,99 ...
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About the author (2004)

Rosamond McKitterick is Professor of Medieval History in the University of Cambridge. Her previous publications include The Carolingians and the Written Word (Cambridge University Press,1989), The Frankish Kings and Culture in the Early Middle Ages (1995) and The New Cambridge Medieval History Vol II c.700-c.900 (ed. 1995). She has presented many conference papers and lectured extensively at universities throughout Britain, continental Europe, North America and Australia. She is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

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