The Peace of God: Social Violence and Religious Response in France around the Year 1000

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Thomas Head, Richard Landes
Cornell University Press, 5 juil. 2018 - 384 pages

During the dissolution of the former Carolingian Empire, warfare and plunder went unchecked. An innovative response to this violence was the Church-led initiative known as the Peace of God, perhaps history's earliest mass peace movement. In the thirteen essays collected here, leading scholars consider key aspects of the movement and episodes in its history.

 

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Introduction
1
1 History Historians and the Peace of God
21
2 The Cult of Relics and Pilgrimage in Burgundy and Aquitaine at the Time of the Monastic Reform
41
Reflections on a Vocabulary 5001100
58
Early EleventhCentury Aquitaine as Seen from Auxerre
80
The Auvergnat Origins of the Peace of God
104
6 The Castellan Revolution and the Peace of God in Aquitaine
135
7 The Peace of God and the Cult of the Saints in Aquitaine in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries
165
10 Monks Feuds and the Making of Peace in EleventhCentury Flanders
239
On the Purposes and Character of the Peace of God 9891038
259
An Aspect of Social Reform between the Late Tenth Century and 1076
280
The Peace of God and the Social Revolution
308
Selected Documents on the Peace of God in Translation
327
To Control Military Requisitions A Letter from Hincmar of Reims to Charles the Bald 859
343
The Latin Texts of the Letter of Heribert
347
Contributors
351

Popular Participation in the Limousin Peace of God 9941033
184
Andrew of Fleurys Account of the Peace League of Bourges
219

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À propos de l'auteur (2018)

Thomas Head is Assistant Professor of History at Yale University. He is the author of Hagiography and the Cult of Saints: The Diocese of Orleans. Richard Landes is Assistant Professor of History at Boston University.

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