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Title LinkCarolingian civilization : a reader / edited by Paul Edward Dutton.
Edition 2nd ed.
Imprint North York, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, c2009.
Description xv, 549 p. :  ill. ;  23 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( Readings in medieval civilizations and cultures ; ; 1 )
Series ( Readings in medieval civilizations and cultures ; 1.)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 547-549) and index.
Contents Contents: Preface to the second edition -- Introduction to the first edition -- The time of Pepin the Short (741-768). A list of superstitions and pagan practices ; The correspondence of Boniface, missionary and martyr ; The elevation of Pepin the Short ; The reanointing of Pepin in 754 ; The donation of Constantine -- The time of Charlemagne (768-814). Pope Stephen scolds Charlemagne and Carloman ; Einhard’s Life of Charlemagne ; Pepin’s victory over the Avars ; Epitaphs and eulogies ; The equestrian statue of Theoderic ; The Lateran Palace of Pope Leo III ; Charlemagne and Pope Leo ; Capitularies ; An exhortation to the faithful ; The Iconodule controversy in Francia ; Theodulf’s mosaic of the ark ; Theodulf and the antique vase ; Six short poems by Theodulf ; Theodulf of Orľans: precepts for the priests of his diocese ; Letters of Alcuin ; Five poems of Alcuin ; Alcuin’s dialogue with young Prince Pepin ; Charlemagne’s division of his kingdoms ; The Diet of Aachen in 813 -- The time of Louis the Pious (814-840). Lament on Charlemagne’s death ; Thegan’s Life of Louis ; Benedict of Aniane: his life and times ; The Ordinatio Imperii of 817 ; The vision of the poor woman of Laon ; Louis’s public penance in 822 ; The Polyptyque of St.-Germain-des-Přs ; The Polyptyque of the Church of Marseilles ; Agobard of Lyons and the popular belief in weather magic ; Of bread and provisions in the statutes of Adalhard of Corbie ; A royal judgment of Pepin ; Claudius of Turin’s complaint ; The penitential of Haltigar ; St-Riquier (Centula): its precious goods ; The Emperor Louis’s Palace at Ingelheim ; Freculf dedicates his book to Empress Judith ; The astronomer’s account of the rebellions ; Paschasius Radbertus’s Defense of Wala ; Rudolf of Fulda’s The life of Saint Leoba ; The final days and death of Louis the Pious --
Contents: The time of the Civil War (840-843). Nithard’s history ; Engelbert at the Battle of Fontenoy ; The Treaty of Verdun ; Dhuoda’s advice to her son -- The time of the three kings and their sons (844-877). The annals of Xanten for the year 844 to 862 ; Audradus Modicus and his Book of Revelations ; Gottschalk and the Predestination controversy ; Popular and learned beliefs: two specimens ; The epitaphs of Ermengard and Lothar ; Sedulius Scottus’s On Christian rulers ; Lothar II’s divorce ; The Susanna crystal of King Lothar ; Otfrid of Weissenburg on Old High German ; Anskar and his mission to Scandinavia ; Ratramnus and the dog-headed humans ; The vision of Charlemagne ; Letters of Lupus of Ferrïres ; The wandering monks of St-Philibert ; The monk Bernard’s journey to Jerusalem : A judicial dispute in the Loire Valley ; A charter of immunity from Charles the Bald ; Saint Remi’s protection of people and property ; The coronation of Charles the Bald as King of Lotharingia ; Eriugena’s Periphyseon: the beginning and end ; Wulfadus’s library ; Wulfadus goes to court ; Charles the Bald grants a benefice ; The capitulary of Quierzy, 877 ; The death of Charles the Bald -- The time of Charles the Fat (878-888). The annals of St-Vaast for the years 882 to 886 ; The song of Louis: Ludwigslied ; Abbo’s account of the Siege of Paris by the Northmen ; Hincmar of Rheims’s On the governance of the palace ; Notker the Stammerer addresses Charles the Fat ; The Saxon poet’s thoughts on Charlemagne ; The vision of Charles the Fat ; Last thoughts.
Subject LinkCarolingians -- Sources.
LinkFrance -- History -- To 987 -- Sources.
Add.Author LinkDutton, Paul Edward, 1952-

System Number 000678166
ISBN Link9781551114927

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