Communications and Power in Medieval Europe

The Gregorian Revolution and Beyond by Karl Leyser

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Subjects:

  • European history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • Social history,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • History: World,
  • Medieval World History (Circa 450 - Circa 1450),
  • History - General History,
  • Military art and science,
  • Europe,
  • Medieval,
  • Europe - General,
  • History / Medieval,
  • 476-1492,
  • Communication,
  • History,
  • Medieval, 500-1500

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The book addresses three interconnected themes in the study of the history of the early and high Middle Ages. Firstly, historiography, the development of the modern study of the medieval past.

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About Communications and Power in Medieval Europe. Karl Leyser's intuitive and imaginative historical writing drew on deep reading in the primary sources and, above all, on an intimate knowledge of the major historians of the period displayed in this collection of his work.

Communications and power in medieval Europe: the Gregorian revolution and beyond Item Preview The crisis of medieval Germany -- From Saxon freedoms to the freedom of Saxony: the crisis of the eleventh century -- Gregory VII and the Saxons -- Money and supplies on the First Crusade -- The Anglo-Norman succession, -- Frederick Pages: Communications and Power in Medieval Europe: The Gregorian Revolution and Beyond Karl Leyser.

In the first half of this collection of Karl Leyser's studies on the high middle ages, two themes are especially explored. The first is the European aristocratic world of the early eleventh century; the second is the fragmentation of this world in the. This book gives an informative glance at the life of the trader in Europe during the Middle Ages when there was no law, no dependable travel or communications, and every merchant had to live by his wits and sometimes by his sword.

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By integrating the histories of the Islamic and Byzantine worlds into the main narrative, the author offers a look at the continuum of interaction, social, cultural, intellectual, and commercial, that existed among all three societies. In the first half of this collection of Karl Leyser's studies on the high middle ages, two themes are especially explored.

The first is the European aristocratic world of the early eleventh century; the second is the fragmentation of this world in the course of the revolution set in motion by Gregory VII. The essays in the second half stress the importance of communications for the new forms.

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Free shipping for many products. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Concepts of Europe in the early and High Middle Ages --Three historians --Early medieval warfare --Early medieval canon law and the beginnings of knighthood --The Ottonians and Wessex --The Anglo-Saxons "at home" --Liudprand of Cremona, preacher and homilist --Ends and means in.

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Author: Karl Leyser ISBN: Genre: History File Size: MB The book's ten chapters explore the role of monasteries in maintaining political and cultural borders, in breaking and sustaining.

zoom back in Geography Early Europe Social Structure The social structure of early medieval Europe had kings and queens, nobles, knights and peasants. Later Medieval Social Structure The later medieval Europe social structure consisted of Popes, Kings, crusaders, and peasants.

According to Karl Leysers' book Communications and Power in Medieval Europe: Carolingian and Ottonian, Otto I's choice was not "to be searched for in the parlance of high politics" as his decision was ultimately made on the basis of securing his dynasty with the birth of the next Ottonian emperor.

EmpressFather: unknown, perhaps Constantine Skleros. Communications and power in medieval Europe: the Carolingian and Ottonian centuries. Chapter: K. Leyser, ‘Ends and Means in Liudprand of Cremona’, pp. ; puts Liudprand’s disastrous visit to tenth-century Constantinople (primary sources for this below) in context.

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In his new book "Struggle for Empire: Kingship and Conflict under Louis the German, " (Cornell University Press, ), Eric J. Goldberg, assistant professor of history at Williams College, gives life to the struggle for power in medieval Europe that followed the death of Charlemagne.

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