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Carolingian culture : emulation and innovation

Author: Rosamond McKitterick
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume of specially commissioned essays takes as its theme the legacy of Rome in Carolingian culture in eighth- and ninth-century Europe. No such comprehensive survey of this kind exists in any language. The book is made the more unusual by departing from the customary stress on the concept of renewal to emphasise the enormous creativity and inventiveness of the Franks in every aspect of their intellectual and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Carolingiens, (dynastie); Carolingiens (dynastie)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rosamond McKitterick
ISBN: 0521405246 9780521405249 0521405866 9780521405867
OCLC Number: 26855358
Description: xvii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction : the Carolingian Renaissance / Giles Brown --
Kingship and empire in the Carolingian world / Janet L. Nelson --
The study of grammar / Vivien Law --
The emergence of Carolingian Latin literature and the court of Charlemagne (780-814) / Mary Garrison --
German vernacular literature : a survey / Cyril Edwards --
Carolingian thought / John Marenbon --
The writing of history / Matthew Innes and Rosamond McKitterick --
Script and book production / Rosamond McKitterick --
Emulation and invention in Carolingian art / George Henderson --
Carolingian music / Susan Rankin --
The legacy of the Carolingians / Rosamond McKitterick.
Responsibility: edited by Rosamond McKitterick.
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