Ermengard of Narbonne and the World of the Troubadours / Edition 1

Ermengard of Narbonne and the World of the Troubadours / Edition 1

by Fredric L. Cheyette
     
 

Before France became France its territories included Occitania, roughly the present-day province of Languedoc. The city of Narbonne was a center of Occitanian commerce and culture during the eleventh and twelfth centuries. For most of the second half...See more details below

Overview

Before France became France its territories included Occitania, roughly the present-day province of Languedoc. The city of Narbonne was a center of Occitanian commerce and culture during the eleventh and twelfth centuries. For most of the second half...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801489259
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Series:
Conjunctions of Religion and Power in the Medieval Past Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
1,469,607
Product dimensions:
6.55(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

Maps
Genealogies
Preface
A note on money, weights, and measures
Introduction1
Ch. 1The viscountess comes of age14
Ch. 2Names and titles, histories and myths41
Ch. 3The urban marketplace54
Ch. 4City and countryside66
Ch. 5Cities of Mammon, cities of Mars80
Ch. 6The bishop in the city103
Ch. 7Lordship129
Ch. 8Serfdom and the dues of domination149
Ch. 9Ermengard's entourage168
Ch. 10Oaths and oath takers187
Ch. 11Anger, conflict, and reconciliation199
Ch. 12Giving and taking220
Ch. 13Love and fidelity233
Ch. 14Raymond V builds his empire253
Ch. 15The ravaging of Occitania274
Ch. 16Sowing the seeds of crusade286
Ch. 17A war like an omen308
Ch. 18Impatient heirs31
Ch. 19The undoing of Occitania347
Abbreviations363
Notes365
Bibliography441
Index463

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