Apocalypse and Reform from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages

Apocalypse and Reform from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages

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ISBN-13: 9781138684041
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/15/2018
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Matthew Gabriele is Associate Professor and Coordinator of Medieval & Early Modern Studies in the Department of Religion and Culture at Virginia Tech, USA. His previous publications include An Empire of Memory: The Legend of Charlemagne, the Franks, and Jerusalem before the First Crusade (2011), The Legend of Charlemagne in the Middle Ages: Power, Faith, and Crusade (2008) and Where Heaven and Earth Meet: Essays on Medieval Europe in Honor of Daniel F. Callahan (2014).

James T. Palmer is Reader in Medieval History at St Andrews, UK. His previous publications include The Apocalypse in the Early Middle Ages (2014) and Anglo-Saxons in a Frankish World 690–900 (2009).

Table of Contents

Introduction: reform and the beginning of the end

James T. Palmer and Matthew Gabriele


  1. "The chronicle of Hydatius: a historical guidebook to the last days of the Western Roman Empire"
  2. Veronika Wieser

  3. "To be found prepared: eschatology and reform rhetoric ca. 570–ca. 640"
  4. James T. Palmer

  5. "The final countdown and the reform of the liturgical calendar in the early Middle Ages"

    Immo Warntjes
  6. "Apocalypse and reform in Bede’s De die iudicii"
  7. Peter Darby

  8. "Creating futures through the lens of revelation in the rhetoric of the Carolingian Reform ca. 750 to ca. 900"
  9. Miriam Czock

  10. "Eschatology and reform in early Irish law: the evidence of Sunday legislation"
  11. Elizabeth Boyle

  12. "Apocalypse, eschatology and the interim in England and Byzantium in the tenth and eleventh centuries"
  13. Helen Foxhall Forbes

    "Apocalypticism and the rhetoric of reform in Italy around the year 1000"

    Levi Roach

  14. "This time. Maybe this time. Biblical commentary, monastic historiography, and Lost Cause-ism at the turn of the first millennium"
  15. Matthew Gabriele

  16. "Against the silence: twelfth-century Augustinian reformers confront apocalypse"
  17. Jehangir Yezdi Malegam

  18. Afterword
  19. Jay Rubenstein

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