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Limits of thought and power in Medieval Europe

by Edward Peters

  • 8 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 1000 to c 1500,
  • European history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • British Isles,
  • Europe,
  • Europe - General,
  • Medieval,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Kings and rulers, Medieval,
  • Philosophy, Medieval,
  • Power (Christian theology)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesVariorum Collected Studies Series, 721
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages1
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11661575M
    ISBN 100860788474
    ISBN 109780860788478

      ‘When medieval men and women thought and wrote about power in the early Middle Ages – what it was, what it should be, what it had been – peace was never far from their thoughts’ (p. ). Thus writes Paul Kershaw in the last paragraph of this important work on the ideas behind rulership but it explains perfectly the previous odd pages. A spirited and thought-provoking history of the vast changes that transformed Europe during the 1,year span of the Middle Ages The millennium between the breakup of the western Roman Empire and the Reformation was a long and hugely transformative period—one not easily chronicled within the scope of a few hundred pages/5(58).

    Eileen Power was a history and economics scholar in the early 's who wrote extensively. This book is a collection of essays gathered by her husband after her death in about women in medieval Europe it is fascinating while at times difficult to read.4/5. opment of medieval social and political institutions broadly understood.2 His second book, focusing on Hermann Conring (–), professor of medicine and politics at the University of Helmstedt, examined the work of one particular early modern thinker in order to trace the limits of historical thought by turning historical methods.

    From the rise of the earliest kingdoms to the wars that ravaged Europe during the end of the period, will you be able to put all of your thoughts in order as you try to get a high score on this medieval history quiz? If we had to guess, the terminology questions will . In medieval times, an Abbess could exercise considerable power, especially if she was also of noble or royal birth. Few women could rise to such power in any other way by their own achievements. Queens and empresses gained their power as a daughter, wife, mother, sister, or other relatives of a powerful man. Limits on That Power.


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: Limits of Thought and Power in Medieval Europe (Variorum Collected Studies) (): Peters, Edward: BooksCited by: 3. The essays in this volume constitute a series of investigations into the limitations on thought and power as conceived by thinkers in the medieval West and they draw on material ranging from law to literature.

The author deals with limits on the. A series of investigations into the limitations on thought and power as conceived by thinkers in the medieval West. The author deals with limits on the human desire for knowledge, the passion with which knowledge could legitimately be pursued, and the propriety of the knowledge sought.

Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen Bradford.

Author: Edward Peters; Publisher: Variorum ISBN: N.A Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The essays in this volume constitute a series of investigations into the limitations on thought and power as conceived by thinkers in the medieval West and they draw on material ranging from law to literature.

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