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Howe, John 1947 March 13-

Works: 8 works in 36 publications in 2 languages and 1,216 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Church history  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: BX4700.D73, 274.503
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Howe
Church reform and social change in eleventh-century Italy : Dominic of Sora and his patrons by John Howe( Book )

8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the dawn of the second millennium, new churches and castles sprang up throughout Western Europe. In central Italy, St. Dominic of Sora (d. 1032) and his patrons played a key role in this process. John Howe mines the surprisingly rich but heretofore neglected sources that tell their story. He has written an absorbing case study of an ecclesiastical reform that was earlier - if less literate and less centralized - than the Gregorian Reform that would soon follow. At the center of his book is Dominic, a well-documented saint, hermit, abbot, and founder of monastic establishments, whose life and career reveal how central Italy was transformed during the first part of the eleventh century by the creation of walled hilltop villages and the establishment of unparalleled numbers of monasteries. In this lively and readable book, Howe argues that reform in the world of the eleventh century meant restoring lands, building churches, regularizing the clergy's distinctive garb, and changing the celebration of the liturgy. Much of what Dominic and his patrons accomplished soon became obsolete, swept aside by a more legalistic and coherent reform ideology. Yet nearly a thousand years later, traces of the new order that Dominic and his followers created can still be found in the Italian countryside
Inventing medieval landscapes : senses of place in Western Europe( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Far from the forest primeval of popular imagination, the historians and literary scholars in this book describe a Western European landscape just as consciously constructed by its inhabitants as any modern landscape--physically, conceptually, and spiritually. All appearing for the first time in print, their essays provide a wealth of detail on this "deep ecology" of the Middle Ages and a better understanding of the creativity and skill of our cultural ancestors
Before the Gregorian reform : the Latin Church at the turn of the first millennium by John Howe( Book )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians typically single out the hundred-year period from about 1050 to 1150 as the pivotal moment in the history of the Latin Church, for it was then that the Gregorian Reform movement established the ecclesiastical structure that would ensure Rome's dominance throughout the Middle Ages and beyond. This book challenges this familiar narrative by examining earlier, "pre-Gregorian" reform efforts within the Church
The Medieval Southwest : manifiestations of the old world in the new( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek influence on the eleventh-century Western revival of Hermitism by John Howe( )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Rezension von:] Boeckl, Christine M.: Images of plague and pestilence : iconography and iconology. - Kirksville, Mo. : Truman State University Press, 2000 by John Howe( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riforma della Chiesa e trasformazioni sociali nell'Italia dell'XI secolo : Domenico di Sora e i suoi patroni by John Howe( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Underachievement in college men by John Howe( )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Audience level: 0.54 (from 0.30 for Before the ... to 0.97 for [Rezension ...)

Church reform and social change in eleventh-century Italy : Dominic of Sora and his patrons
Alternative Names
Howe, John, 1947. gada 13. marts-

Howe, John 1947 Mar. 13-

Howe, John M. 1947-

Howe, John Macdonald, 1947-

Howe John McDonald 1947-....

Inventing medieval landscapes : senses of place in Western Europe