Rituals of power : from late antiquity to the early Middle Ages (Book, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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Rituals of power : from late antiquity to the early Middle Ages

Author: F Theuws; Janet L Nelson
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2000.
Series: Transformation of the Roman world, v. 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of papers discusses, analyzes and criticizes modern interpretations of early medieval rituals and their material correlates. Some deal with rituals relating to death, life cycles and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rituals of power.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2000
(OCoLC)606349334
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: F Theuws; Janet L Nelson
ISBN: 9004109021 9789004109025
OCLC Number: 43333600
Description: viii, 503 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : rituals in transforming societies / Frans Theuws --
Migration period Europe / Lotte Hedeager --
The theoretical strength and practical weakness of the Visigothic monarchy of Toledo / Pablo Diaz and Ma. R. Valverde --
Kingship rituals and ideology in Lombard Italy / Stefano Gasparri --
Imperial funerals in the later Roman Empire / Javier Arce --
Carolingian royal funerals / Janet L. Nelson --
Transformations of penance / Mayke de Jong --
The dead and their gifts / Christina La Rocca and Luigi Provero --
Frankish giving of arms and rituals of power / Régine Le Jan --
Beyond power : ceremonial exchanges in Beowulf / Jos Bazelmans --
The circulation of weapons in Anglo-Saxon society / Heinrich Härke --
A kind of mirror for men : sword depositions in late antique northern Gaul / Frans Theuws and Monica Alkemade --
Rituals of power : by way of conclusion / Janet L. Nelson.
Series Title: Transformation of the Roman world, v. 8.
Responsibility: edited by Frans Theuws and Janet L. Nelson.

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