Roman Barbarians: The Royal Court and Culture in the Early Medieval West / Edition 1by Y. Hen
Pub. Date: 01/17/2012
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
This study investigates the place of the royal court and the operation of patronage in several European kingdoms in the early Middle Ages. It seeks to identify the roots of later medieval developments, and especially of the Carolingian Renaissance, in the centuries immediately succeeding the period of Roman rule.
Table of ContentsIntroduction: A Series of Unfortunate Events Adaptation: The Ostrogothic Court of Theoderic the Great Out of Africa: The Vandal Court of Thrasamund Before and After: The Frankish Court of Chlothar II and Dagobert I Music of the Heart: The Unusual Case of King Sisebut Postcards from the Edges: A Prelude to the Carolingian Renaissance Conclusion
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