Robes and Honor: The Medieval World of Investiture

Robes and Honor: The Medieval World of Investiture

by S. Gordon (Editor)

Hardcover(1st ed. 2090)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312212308
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 01/01/2001
Series: The New Middle Ages
Edition description: 1st ed. 2090
Pages: 394
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

Stewart Gordon is a Research Scientist at the Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies Center, University of Michigan.

Table of Contents

Introduction--Stewart Gordon
Part I: The Ancient World
• Silk, Robes, and Relations Between Early Chinese Dynasties and Nomads Beyond the Wall--Xinru Liu
• Textile and Ceremonial in Sassanid Iran--Jenny Rose
Part II: Medieval Christiandom
• Robing, Power, and Legitimacy in 9th-10th Century Georgia and Armenia--Anthony Eastmond and Lynn Jones
• Royal and Episcopal Regalia in the Frankish Empire--Michael Moore
• Coronation and Legitimacy in the Hapsburg World--Willian Tronzo
• Robing and its Significance in English Mystery Plays--Martial Rose
• Robing, Sculpture, and Relics in Medieval France--Janet Snyder
• Initiation, Robing, and Veiling of Nuns in the Middle Ages--Desiree Koslin
• Evolution and Change of Robes at the Papal Court from Innocent III to Leo X, 1216-1521--Bernard Berthold
• The Cult of the Robe of Mary--Anne Marie Weyl-Carr
Part III: Medieval Islam and Eurasia
• Robes of Honor of the Abbassids of Baghdad 8th-13th C.--Dominique Sourdel
• Robes of Honor in Ummayid Ceremonial--Paula Sanders
• Turko-Mongol Gift-giving in Diplomacy and Ceremonial Bonding--Gavin Hambly
• Robing Ceremonials in Late Mamluke Egypt--Carl Petry
• Sufi Robes (Khirqa) as a Vehicle of Spiritual Authority--Jamal J. Elias
• Robing in the Mongolian Empire--Thomas Allsen
• Robing as a Vehicle of Kingly Assassination--Michelle Maskiel
• Conclusion--Stewart Gordon

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