An empire of memory [electronic resource] : the legend of Charlemagne, the Franks, and Jerusalem before the First Crusade / Matthew Gabriele
- Gabriele, Matthew
- Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource
- Machine generated contents note: I.THE FRANKS REMEMBER EMPIRE -- 1.The Birth of a Frankish Golden Age -- The Franks after Charlemagne -- Religious Houses and their Charlemagnes -- The Expanding Empire -- 2.The Narratives of Charlemagne's Journey to the East before 1100 -- A Donation to St. Andrew on Monte Soratte: c.970 -- The Foundation of Charroux: c.1095 -- A Capetian Translatio: c.1080 -- The Relationship among the Sources -- II.JERUSALEM -- 3.New Jerusalems and Pilgrimage to the East before 1100 -- Jerusalem and the West before the Eleventh Century -- Jerusalem and Pilgrimage from the West during the Eleventh Century -- III.THE FRANKS RECREATE EMPIRE -- 4.The Franks' Imagined Empire -- A Christian Realm -- The Empire to Come -- The Franks at the End of History -- 5.The Franks Return to the Holy Land -- Frankish Identity in the Eleventh Century -- Calling the Franks to Holy War: Ideas Become Action.
- Using the legend of Charlemagne, an often-overlooked current in early medieval thought, 'An Empire of Memory' looks at how the contours of the relationship between East and West moved across centuries, particularly in the period leading up to the First Crusade.
- 9780191725128 (ebook)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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