The Cistercian Order in Medieval Europe: 1090-1500

The Cistercian Order in Medieval Europe: 1090-1500

by Emilia Jamroziak


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405858649
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/04/2013
Series: Medieval World Series
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Emilia Jamroziak is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Leeds She has published two monographs (Rievaulx Abbey and its Social Context in 2005 and Survival and Success on Medieval Borders in 2011) and two collected volumes (Religious and Laity in Northern Europe 1000-1400 in 2007 with Janet Burton and Monasteries on the Borders of Medieval Europe in 2013 with Karen Stöber).

Table of Contents

Introduction 1 Origins: ideas, myths and interpretations 2 The first multinational? How the Cistercian Order spread across Europe 3 Cistercian communities and the lay world 4 Cistercian nuns: the role of women in the order 5 Visual culture of Cistercian communities 6 Economy: not just sheep and grain 7 Intellectual horizons: writing, preaching and Cistercian spirituality 8 Was there a crisis of the Cistercian Order in the later middle ages? Conclusion

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