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Patterns of Episcopal power : bishops in tenth and eleventh century Western Europe = Strukturen bischöflicher Herrschaftsgewalt im westlichen Europa des 10. und 11. Jahrhunderts /
edited by Ludger Körntgen and Dominik Wassenhoven.
imprint
Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, c2011.
description
226 p. ; 22 cm.
ISBN
3110262029, 9783110262025
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imprint
Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, c2011.
isbn
3110262029
9783110262025
general note
Proceedings of a workshop held in Apr. 2009 at the University of Bayreuth and of a session of the International Medieval Congress held in July 2009 in Leeds, England.
language note
Text chiefly in English, one contribution in German.
catalogue key
7838425
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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In medieval Europe, the death of a king could not only cause a dispute about the succession, but also a severe crisis. In times of a vacant throne particular responsibility fell to the bishops - whose general importance for the time around the first milennium has been revealed by recent scholarship - as royal counsellors and policy makers. This volume therefore concentrates on the bishops' room for manoeuvre and the patterns of episcopal power, focusing on the Eastern Frankish Reich and Anglo-Saxon England in a comparative approach which is not least based upon the research of a renowned medievalist, Timothy Reuter. His article about "A Europe of Bishops" ("Ein Europa der Bisch fe") is presented in English translation for the first time.

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