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Author Reimitz, Helmut, author.
Title History, Frankish identity and the framing of Western ethnicity, 550-850 / Helmut Reimitz, Princeton University.
Alternative Title History, Frankish Identity & the Framing of Western Ethnicity, 550–850
Publisher Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015.



Descript 1 online resource (xiv, 513 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
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Contents Part I. Communities of the Middle Ground in Sixth-Century Gaul -- 1. Gregory of Tours and his genealogy of pastoral power in late antique Gaul -- 2. Virtutes sanctorum et strages gentium : "The deeds of the saints and the slaughters of the peoples" : the radicalisation of church history -- 3. The dangers of history -- 4. Continuities and discontinuities : Roman and Frankish alternatives to Gregory -- 5. The politics of identity in the Merovingian kingdoms of the sixth century -- Part II. Countermyths : The Search for Origins in the Merovingian Kingdoms -- 6. The persistence of Gregory's vision of community : the réécriture and reconfiguration of the Histories in the seventh century -- 7. Iocundus in fabolis et strenuus in consiliis : Roman trickery and Frankish mythmaking in the Chronicle of Fredegar -- 8. "... sicut ceterae gentes" : "...like the other peoples" : the Liber historiae Francorum and the definition of the populus in the seventh and eighth century -- 9. Spielräume of Frankish identity in the long seventh century -- Part III. A Common Future : The Reforms of Frankish Identity under the Carolingians -- 10. Gens Francorum inclita : "the illustrious Frankish people" : the centralization of Frankishness under the early Carolingians -- 11. Correctio : the redefinition of central Frankishness -- 12. Before and after 800 : central and local Frankishness in the Carolingian world -- 13. Before and after 829 : the transformation of Frankish identity from the short to the long history of the Royal Frankish Annals -- Conclusion: Frankish identity, Western ethnicity.
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Author Reimitz, Helmut, author.
Series Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought ; 4th ser., 101
Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought ; 4th ser., 101.
Subject Franks -- Historiography.
Franks -- Ethnic identity -- History.
Merovingians -- Historiography.
Carolingians -- Historiography.
Ethnicity -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Group identity -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Christianity -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Social change -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Europe -- Ethnic relations -- History.
Europe -- Social conditions -- To 1492.
Alternative Title History, Frankish Identity & the Framing of Western Ethnicity, 550–850
Descript 1 online resource (xiv, 513 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Note Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015).
Contents Part I. Communities of the Middle Ground in Sixth-Century Gaul -- 1. Gregory of Tours and his genealogy of pastoral power in late antique Gaul -- 2. Virtutes sanctorum et strages gentium : "The deeds of the saints and the slaughters of the peoples" : the radicalisation of church history -- 3. The dangers of history -- 4. Continuities and discontinuities : Roman and Frankish alternatives to Gregory -- 5. The politics of identity in the Merovingian kingdoms of the sixth century -- Part II. Countermyths : The Search for Origins in the Merovingian Kingdoms -- 6. The persistence of Gregory's vision of community : the réécriture and reconfiguration of the Histories in the seventh century -- 7. Iocundus in fabolis et strenuus in consiliis : Roman trickery and Frankish mythmaking in the Chronicle of Fredegar -- 8. "... sicut ceterae gentes" : "...like the other peoples" : the Liber historiae Francorum and the definition of the populus in the seventh and eighth century -- 9. Spielräume of Frankish identity in the long seventh century -- Part III. A Common Future : The Reforms of Frankish Identity under the Carolingians -- 10. Gens Francorum inclita : "the illustrious Frankish people" : the centralization of Frankishness under the early Carolingians -- 11. Correctio : the redefinition of central Frankishness -- 12. Before and after 800 : central and local Frankishness in the Carolingian world -- 13. Before and after 829 : the transformation of Frankish identity from the short to the long history of the Royal Frankish Annals -- Conclusion: Frankish identity, Western ethnicity.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9781139505765 (ebook)
9781107032330 (hardback)
Author Reimitz, Helmut, author.
Series Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought ; 4th ser., 101
Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought ; 4th ser., 101.
Subject Franks -- Historiography.
Franks -- Ethnic identity -- History.
Merovingians -- Historiography.
Carolingians -- Historiography.
Ethnicity -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Group identity -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Christianity -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Social change -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Europe -- Ethnic relations -- History.
Europe -- Social conditions -- To 1492.
Alternative Title History, Frankish Identity & the Framing of Western Ethnicity, 550–850

Subject Franks -- Historiography.
Franks -- Ethnic identity -- History.
Merovingians -- Historiography.
Carolingians -- Historiography.
Ethnicity -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Group identity -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Christianity -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Social change -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Europe -- Ethnic relations -- History.
Europe -- Social conditions -- To 1492.
Descript 1 online resource (xiv, 513 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Note Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015).
Contents Part I. Communities of the Middle Ground in Sixth-Century Gaul -- 1. Gregory of Tours and his genealogy of pastoral power in late antique Gaul -- 2. Virtutes sanctorum et strages gentium : "The deeds of the saints and the slaughters of the peoples" : the radicalisation of church history -- 3. The dangers of history -- 4. Continuities and discontinuities : Roman and Frankish alternatives to Gregory -- 5. The politics of identity in the Merovingian kingdoms of the sixth century -- Part II. Countermyths : The Search for Origins in the Merovingian Kingdoms -- 6. The persistence of Gregory's vision of community : the réécriture and reconfiguration of the Histories in the seventh century -- 7. Iocundus in fabolis et strenuus in consiliis : Roman trickery and Frankish mythmaking in the Chronicle of Fredegar -- 8. "... sicut ceterae gentes" : "...like the other peoples" : the Liber historiae Francorum and the definition of the populus in the seventh and eighth century -- 9. Spielräume of Frankish identity in the long seventh century -- Part III. A Common Future : The Reforms of Frankish Identity under the Carolingians -- 10. Gens Francorum inclita : "the illustrious Frankish people" : the centralization of Frankishness under the early Carolingians -- 11. Correctio : the redefinition of central Frankishness -- 12. Before and after 800 : central and local Frankishness in the Carolingian world -- 13. Before and after 829 : the transformation of Frankish identity from the short to the long history of the Royal Frankish Annals -- Conclusion: Frankish identity, Western ethnicity.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9781139505765 (ebook)
9781107032330 (hardback)

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