The Middle Ages between the Eastern Alps and the Northern Adriatic: Select Papers on Slovene Historiography and Medieval History

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BRILL, Aug 13, 2010 - History - 488 pages
Following contemporary approaches and current trends in historiography, the book in 18 papersdeals with the history of Slovene and neighbouring territories in the Middle Ages, and Slovene historiography related to the period. It makes the medieval history of this part of Europe accessible to the widest range of researchers.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
THE MIDDLE AGES SLOVENE HISTORIOGRAPHY AND THE NATIONAL FORMATION OF THE SLOVENES
7
I On Nationalised History Myths and Stereotypes
9
II Theories of Indigeneity and their Like among the Slovenes
38
III On the Modern Mis Understanding of Old History in the Case of the Enthronement of the Carinthian Dukes
56
IV A Plea for a Different View of Ancient Slovene History
71
FROM THE SLAVIC SETTLEMENT TO THE END OF FRANKISH RULE
85
V Wiped out by the Slavic Settlement? The Issue of Continuity between Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages in the Slovene Area
87
XI On the Eastern Border of Italy in the Early Middle Ages
190
XII Istria at the Onset of the Frankish Rule or the Impact of Global Politics on Regional and Local Conditions
212
BISHOPRICS THE NOBILITY AND THE LÄNDER IN THE HIGH AND LATE MIDDLE AGES
231
XIII The Origin and the Beginnings of Episcopal Property in the Territory of PresentDay Slovenia
233
XIV The Patriarchs of Aquileia as Margraves of Carniola
256
XV The Beginnings of Ljubljana and the Bavarian Nobility
274
XVI The Counts of Gorizia as Domini Terrae in Gorizia Carniola and Istria
318
XVII The Counts of Cilli the Issue of their Princely Authority and the Land of Cilli
338

From Confrontation to Integration
100
VII The Carantanians an Early Medieval Slavic Gens between East and West
108
VIII Carniola Patria Sclavorum
123
IX Structures of the Slovene Territory in the Early Middle Ages
136
X The Early Medieval State and the Tribal Formations in the Slavic Settlement Area of the Eastern Alps
169
Issues of its Tradition Development and Course
380
Bibliography
409
Index
449
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