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Religious Franks

Religion and Power in the Frankish Kingdoms: Studies in Honour of Mayke De Jong

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This volume in honour of Mayke De Jong offers twenty-five essays focused upon the importance of religion to Frankish politics, a discourse to which De Jong herself has contributed greatly in her academic career. The prominent and internationally renowned contributors offer fresh perspectives on various themes such as the nature of royal authority, the definition of polity, unity and dissent, ideas of correction and discipline, the power of rhetoric and the rhetoric of power, and the diverse ways in which power was institutionalised and employed by lay and ecclesiastical authorities. As such, this volume offers a uniquely comprehensive and valuable contribution to the field of medieval history, in particular the study of the Frankish world in the eighth and ninth centuries. -- .

Product code: 9781526118547

ISBN 9781526118547
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H234xW156
No. Of Pages 584
Publisher Manchester University Press
A unique collection that offers fresh and original perspectives on some of the most important themes in Frankish history -- .