Society: History: By_Time_Period: Middle_Ages: Religion: Christianity
Archives for medieval-religion
Archives of postings to the academic discussion list, Medieval Religion.
Bruno Segri's De Sacramentis Ecclesial and the Gregorian Reform
An essay placing Bruno's liturgical commentary within the context of the 12th century reform movement.
The Development of Christian Society in Early England
An original article by Tim Bond
Extensive glossary on terms as used by the Catholic Church.
El Camino de Santiago
A virtual pilgrimage to a medieval shrine, the background for an introductory course in medieval Spanish literature.
The Electronic Grosseteste
Provides e-texts of the Latin works of Robert Grosseteste (ca. 1170-1253), Bishop of Lincoln, touching on science, theology, philosophy and religion.
Firth's Celtic Scotland
Short biographies of some of the early Celtic Saints who brought Christianity to the Picts of north-east Alba including pictures of their churches.
The Household Chapel in Medieval England, c.1250-c.1450
Outlines ongoing doctoral research concerning the Medieval Household Chapel and Chaplain (from the University of Durham, UK); It includes a Handlist and Gazetteer of Extant Medieval Household Chapels in England.
The Investiture Controversy
Provides an overview of the lay investiture question in Europe with images, including early reform efforts, the rise of Hildebrand, and the struggle between Henry IV and Gregory VII.
Lübeck's Dance of Death
Focuses on the "Death from Lübeck", a 30 meter painting showing Death in a long chain-dance with 24 humans from all classes of society. Provides information on similar 'Dances of Death' from the Baltic Region.
A short essay on medieval attitudes towards miracles, with links.
The Rise and Fall of the Church of Rome
Politics, control and corruption of Catholicism seen through historical examination and discussion of 21 ecumenical councils.
Rupert of Deutz on the Gospel of John
A paper by Dr Abigail Ann Young, University of Toronto.
The Russian Church: An Overview
The church from around 900 A.D. to the seventeenth century.
The Spanish Church and the Papacy in the Thirteenth Century
A full-text online book by Peter Linehan, published 1971.
The Taxatio Database
A database of the assessment for taxation carried out on the orders of Pope Nicholas IV in 1291-1292. For nearly 250 years virtually all ecclesiastical taxation of England and Wales was based on this extremely thorough and detailed assessment.
'Viking' Pilgrimage to Jerusalem
Documents the popularity of medieval pilgrimage to Jerusalem in medieval christianized Scandinavia.
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