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Author Muceniecks, André, author

Title Saxo Grammaticus : hierocratical conceptions and Danish hegemony in the thirteenth century / by André Muceniecks
Published Kalamazoo, [Michigan] : ARC Humanities Press, [2017]


Description 1 online resource (xix, 216 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series CARMEN monographs and studies
CARMEN monographs and studies.
Contents Denmark and the Baltic in the thirteenth century -- The work -- Political conceptions -- Euhemerism and the East in Saxo Grammaticus -- Virtues and values in Saxo Grammaticus : the four cardinal virtues -- The thematic of the counsellor -- Conclusion remarks -- Gesta Danorum/List of Abbreviations -- Other primary sources -- Appendix 1: List of the kings in the books I to VIII of the Gesta Danorum -- Appendix 2: Rulers and archbihops of Denmark in relation to the events in Baltic, empire and papacy -- Appendix 3: Genealogy of the Valdemarian kings
Summary "This works analyzes the transitions of the twelfth to thirteenth centuries in Denmark, particularly in the context of the Northern Crusades. Our main primary source is the Gesta Danorum of Saxo Grammaticus, a Danish cleric"--Provided by publisher
Analysis Christianity in Scandinavia
Medieval Scandinavia
Northern Crusades
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-200) and indexes
Notes In English
Print version record
Subject Saxo, Grammaticus, -approximately 1204. Gesta Danorum.
Saxo, Grammaticus, -approximately 1204 -- Criticism and interpretation
Saxo, Grammaticus, -approximately 1204 -- Criticism and interpretation
Saxo, Grammaticus, -approximately 1204. Gesta Danorum
Saxo, Grammaticus, -approximately 1204
SUBJECT Gesta Danorum (Saxo, Grammaticus) fast
Subject Crusades.
Clergy -- Political activity -- Denmark -- History -- To 1500
Hegemony -- Denmark -- History -- To 1500
HISTORY / Europe / Scandinavia
Clergy -- Political activity
Kings and rulers
Denmark -- History -- To 1241.
Baltic Sea Region -- History
Denmark -- Kings and rulers -- History
Denmark -- Church history
Baltic Sea Region -- Church history
Europe -- Baltic Sea Region
Genre/Form Electronic books
Church history
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016050562
ISBN 9781942401148