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Author Vanderputten, Steven, author

Title Monastic reform as process : realities and representations in medieval Flanders, 900-1100 / Steven Vanderputten
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Summary The history of monastic institutions in the Middle Ages may at first appear remarkably uniform and predictable. Medieval commentators and modern scholars have observed how monasteries of the tenth to early twelfth centuries experienced long periods of stasis alternating with bursts of rapid development known as reforms. This book puts the history of monastic reform to the test by examining the evidence from seven monasteries in Flanders, one of the wealthiest principalities of north-western Europe, between 900 and 1100
Notes Previously issued in print: 2013
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on June 24, 2016)
Subject Monasticism and religious orders -- Belgium -- Flanders -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500
Monasticism and religious orders -- France -- Flanders -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500
Flanders (Belgium) -- Church history.
Flanders (France) -- Church history.
Genre/Form Church history.
History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0801468116
9780801468117 (ebook)