Pope, Church and City: Essays in Honour of Brenda M. Bolton

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Overview

This illustrated volume is a series of essays by distinguished authors on themes which are central to the work of Brenda Bolton as a scholar and teacher: Innocent III, the city of Rome, the late medieval Church and the urban context of the Italian peninsula in the twelfth to fourteenth centuries. The essays combine new analyses with careful reading of the sources to demonstrate the vibrancy of the study of the ecclesiastical and social history of the Mediterranean in the late Middle Ages.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789004140196
  • Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/30/2004
  • Series: Medieval Mediterranean Series , #56
  • Pages: 402
  • Product dimensions: 6.54 (w) x 9.66 (h) x 1.31 (d)

Meet the Author

Frances Andrews, Ph.D. (1994) University of London, is Lecturer in Mediaeval History at the University of St Andrews where she teaches late medieval European history. Recent publications include The Early Humiliati (Cambridge, 1999).
Christoph Egger, Dr. phil. (1996) University of Vienna, is Associate Professor at the University of Vienna, and the Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung. He specializes in papal history and intellectual history of the twelfth century. Recent publications include articles on Adrian IV and on early scholastic theology.
Constance M. Rousseau, Ph.D. (1992), University of Toronto, is Professor of History at Providence College, Rhode Island, USA. Recent articles include 'Home Front and Battlefield: the gendering of papal crusading policy (1095-1221)', in Gendering the Crusades (Columbia U.P., 2002).

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Table of Contents

Brenda Bolton, an appreciation
Bibliography of the writings of Brenda M. Bolton
Introduction 1
The growling of the lion and the humming of the fly : Gregory the Great and Innocent III 13
Produced in sin : Innocent III's rejection of the immaculate conception 47
Pope Innocent III and usury 59
The interdict and medieval theories of popular resistance 77
Innocent III and the uses of spiritual marriage 101
The resignations of Bishop Bernat de Castello (1195-8) and the problems of la Seu d'Urgell 115
Bastard nepotism : Niccolo di Anagni, a nephew of pope Gregory IX, and camerarius of pope Alexander IV 129
Thomas Becket's Italian network 177
The Romana Fraternitas and urban processions at Rome in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries 205
Mirabilia, munitiones fragmenta : Rome's ancient monuments in medieval historiography 223
The church and monastery of S. Pancrazio, Rome 245
Letters of Honorius III (1216-1227) concerning the Order of Preachers 269
Quiddam minus catholicum sapiebat : consuetudines and rule among the Humiliati of the Milanese House of the Brera 287
Guariento's crucifix for Maria Bovolini in San Francesco, Bassano : women and franciscan art in Italy during the later middle ages 309
Florentine peacemaking : the Oltrarno, 1287-1297 327
The Misericordia of Bergamo and the frescoes of the Aula diocesana : a chapter in communal history 345
Regular observance and communal life : Siena and the employment of religious 357
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