Roman Barbarians Paperback

The Royal Court and Culture in the Early Medieval West

by Yitzhak Hen;

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Roman Barbarians

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Roman Barbarians investigates the nature of early medieval culture, and what place the royal court had in it. It explores the place of the royal court and the operation of patronage through it in several European kingdoms of the early Middle Ages, such as the Ostrogothic court of Theoderic the Great, the Vandal court of Thrasamund, the Frankish courts of Dagobert I and the Visigothic court of Sisebut. It seeks to identify the roots of later medieval developments, and especially of the so-called Carolingian Renaissance, in the centuries immediately succeeding the period of Roman rule. After all, it was in that formative period that Roman and Christian ideas and practices came together to be mingled with indigenous Germanic practices, to produce the seeds of what we now call 'the medieval civilisation'.

Roman Barbarians by Yitzhak Hen was published by Palgrave Macmillan in December 2011 and is our 59170th best seller. The ISBN for Roman Barbarians is 9780333786666.

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Details for Roman Barbarians

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan (December 2011)
Number of Pages232
Thickness13 mm
Height215 mm
Width137 mm
Product Code3978758
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