ISBN-10:
0521038995
ISBN-13:
2900521038996
Pub. Date:
08/18/2007
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Holy Rulers and Blessed Princesses: Dynastic Cults in Medieval Central Europe

Holy Rulers and Blessed Princesses: Dynastic Cults in Medieval Central Europe

by Gabor Klaniczay

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ISBN-13: 2900521038996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/18/2007
Series: Past and Present Publications Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of genealogical tables; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. From god-king to sacral kingship; 2. Martyr kings and blessed queens of the Early Middle Ages; 3. Rex iustus: the saintly institutor of Christian kingship; 4. The chaste prince and the athleta patriae; 5. Saintly princesses and their 'heavenly courts'; 6. The cult of dynastic saints as propaganda: the Angevin-Luxemburg synthesis; Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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