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1st Edition

Medieval Monasticism

ISBN 9780367887155
Published December 12, 2019 by Routledge
364 Pages

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Book Description

Collected Studies CS1064

This collection of Giles Constable's key articles on medieval monastic and ecclesiastical history provides nothing less than a comprehensive overview of research in the field. The book provides an insight into monastic life in the Middle Ages - from Germany to Normandy and from England to Sicily.

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I The Commemoration of the Dead in the Early Middle Ages 169-195

Early Medieval Rome and the Christian West: Essays in Honour of Donald A. Bullough, ed. Julia M. H. Smith (Leiden-Boston-Cologne, 2000)

II The Cross in Medieval Monastic Life 236-250

Christianity and Culture in the Middle Ages: Essays to Honor John Van Engen, eds. David C. Mengel and Lisa Wolverton (Notre Dame, 2015)

III Carolingian Monasticism as Seen in the Plan of St Gall 199-217

Le monde carolingien. Bilan, perspectives, champs de recherches. Actes du colloque interanational de Poitiers, Centre d’Etudes supérieures de Civilisation médiévale, 18-20 novembre, 2004, eds. Wojciech Fałkowski and Yves Sassier (Culture et société médiévales, 18; Turnhout, 2009)

IV Monks and Canons in Carolingian Gaul: The Case of Rigrannus of Le Mans 320-336

After Rome’s Fall: Narrators and Sources of Early Medieval History. Essays presented to Walter Goffart, ed. Alexander Callander Murray (Toronto-Buffalo London, 1998)

V Religious Communities, 1024-1215 335-367 and 817-822

The New Cambridge Medieval History, Vol. IV: c. 1024-c. 1198, part I, eds. David Luscombe and Jonathan Riley-Smith (Cambridge, 2004)

VI Abbatial Profession in Normandy and England in the Eleventh and Twelfth Century, with particular attention to Bec 105-120

Ins Wasser geworfen und Ozeane durchquert. Festschrift für Knut Wolfgang Nörr, eds. M. Ascheri, F. Ebel, M. Heckel, A. Padoa-Schioppa, W. Pöggeler, F. Ranieri, and W. Rütten (Köhl-Weimar-Wien, 2003)

VII The Image of Bruno of Cologne in his Mortuary Roll 63-72

Ovidio Capitani: Quaranta anni per la storia medioevale, ed. Maria Consiglia De Matteis (Bologna, 2003) II

VIII Saint

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Giles Constable is Professor Emeritus of Medieval History in the School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA.