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The representation of weeping rulers in the early Middle Ages
(University of St Andrews, 2018) - Thesis
This thesis examines the representation of weeping rulers in early medieval sources, focusing on the Carolingian empire between 790 and 888. The meanings applied to tears are culturally specific: thus, exploring how, why, ...
Italia meridionale longobarda (secoli VIII-IX) : competizione, conflittualità e potere politico
(University of St Andrews, 2018-11) - Thesis
Gandersheim and Quedlinburg, c. 852-1024: the development of royal female monasteries in Saxony
(University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - Thesis
This thesis examines the relationships between royal convents and rulers in Saxony from 852 to 1024. The spate of female monasteries founded in Saxony in the ninth and tenth centuries, alongside the close relationships of ...
Representations of collective action in Mantua and Parma, c.1000-c.1120
(University of St Andrews, 2013) - Thesis
During the 1970s Keller codified a Ständeordnung (social order) in the cities of Italy in the ninth to twelfth centuries dividing political society into three ordines: the capitanei (high nobility), valvassores (low ...
Italian queens in the ninth and tenth centuries
(University of St Andrews, 2014-06-26) - Thesis
This thesis investigates the role of queens in ninth and tenth century Italy. During the Carolingian period the Italian kingdom saw significant involvement of royal women in political affairs. This trend continued after ...