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Rituals of power : from late antiquity to the early Middle Ages

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

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
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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