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Title An age of saints? : power, conflict, and dissent in early medieval Christianity / edited by Peter Sarris, Matthew Dal Santo, Phil Booth
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 223 pages)
Series Brill's series on the early Middle Ages, 1878-4879 ; v. 20
Brill's series on the early Middle Ages ; v. 20
Contents Restless peasants and scornful lords: lay hostility to holy men and the church in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages / Peter Sarris -- Methodology, authority and spontaneity: sources of spiritual truthfulness in late antique texts and life / Peter Turner -- The cult of saints and religious processions in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages / Peter Kritzinger -- Augustine, Donatists and martyrdom / Collin Garbarino -- Excluded from power? The boundaries of orthodoxy in the works of Athanasius and John of Ephesus / Philip Wood -- The conversion of King Caleb and the religious and political dynamics of sixth-century Ethiopia and Southern Arabia / Ralph Lee -- The emergence of martyrs' shrines in late antique Iran: conflict, consensus and communal institutions / Richard Payne -- Orthodox and heretic in the early Byzantine cult(s) of Saints Cosmas and Damian / Phil Booth -- The god-protected empire? Scepticism towards the cult of saints in early Byzantium / Matthew Dal Santo -- Images of authority? Imperial patronage of icons from Justinian II to Leo III / Mike Humphreys -- Hagiography as an instrument for political claims in Carolingian Northern Italy: the Saint Syrus Dossier (BHL 7976 and 7978) / Giorgia Vocino -- Relics and texts: hagiography and authority in ninth-century Francia / Gerda Heydemann -- Conclusion: An age of saints? Power, conflict and dissent in early medieval Christianity / Matthew Dal Santo and Phil Booth
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Christian sociology -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600 -- Congresses.
Christian sociology -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500 -- Congresses.
Church history -- Middle Ages, 600-1500 -- Congresses.
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600 -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
History.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Booth, Phil, 1981-
Dal Santo, Matthew.
Sarris, Peter.
ISBN 9004206590 (electronic bk.)
9004206604 (electronic bk.)
9789004206595 (electronic bk.)
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