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Learning and Culture in Carolingian Europe

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John J. Contreni is a Professor in the Department of History, Purdue University, USAA collection of essays, nine of the ten which ... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Autorentext
John J. Contreni is a Professor in the Department of History, Purdue University, USA

Zusammenfassung
A collection of essays, nine of the ten which appeared first between 1995 and 2005. It explores how the seventh-century Visio Baronti was read in the ninth century and how social and cultural imperatives transformed the life of scholarship, schools and learning in Carolingian Europe.

Inhalt
Contents: Preface; 'Building mansions in Heaven': the Visio Baronti, Archangel Raphael, and a Carolingian king; The pursuit of knowledge in Carolingian Europe; Counting, calendars, and cosmology: numeracy in the early Middle Ages; Bede's scientific works in the Carolingian age; John Scottus and Bede; The early career and formation of John Scottus, (with Pádraig Ã'Néill); Carolingian biblical culture; 'By lions, bishops are meant; by wolves, priests': history, exegesis, and the Carolingian Church in Haimo of Auxerre's Commentary on Ezechiel; What was Emperor Augustus doing at a Carolingian banquet (Anth. Lat.² 719f)?; The Laon Formulary and the cathedral school of Laon at the beginning of the 10th century; Addenda; Indexes.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Learning and Culture in Carolingian Europe
Untertitel: Letters, Numbers, Exegesis, and Manuscripts
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EAN: 9781409420415
ISBN: 978-1-4094-2041-5
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Taylor and Francis
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 336
Jahr: 2011