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Charlemagne's Survey of the Holy Land

Wealth, Personnel, and Buildings of a Mediterranean Church between Antiquity and the Middle Ages

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$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780884023630

Publication Date: 10/17/2011

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310 pages

7 x 10 inches

6 halftones, 23 tables, 3 maps

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  • List of Illustrations
  • List of Tables
  • Acknowledgments
  • A Forgotten Voyage to the East
  • Part I. A Mediterranean Church in the Early Middle Ages
    • 1. The Relative Wealth of a Mediterranean Church
      • 1.1 Annual Expenditures of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem around 808
      • 1.2 Assessing the Wealth of the Holy Land Church
    • 2. A Bumpy Road from Late Antiquity: The Holy Land Churches
      • 2.1 Shortcomings, Ambiguities, and Solutions
      • 2.2 Numbers and Populations of Palestinian Religious Houses
    • 3. Toward a Comparative Sociology of Early Medieval Religious Houses
      • 3.1 General Patterns within the Holy Land Church
      • 3.2 The Christian Religious Populations of the Holy Land in Medieval Context
      • 3.3 Women’s Houses
      • 3.4 Two Early Medieval Churches: Lyons and the Holy Land
    • 4. The Carolingian Establishments in the Holy Land
      • 4.1 European Nuns in Jerusalem
      • 4.2 The Monastery of Saints Peter and Paul on the Mount of Olives
      • 4.3 The Hostel of Charlemagne
    • 5. Late Antique Monuments and Early Medieval People of the Holy Land
      • 5.1 People in the Roll
      • 5.2 Charlemagne and the Architectural Dimensions of Holy Land Monuments
  • Part II. The Documents
    • 6. The Basel Roll
      • 6.1 The Discovery
      • 6.2 Codicology and Paleography
      • 6.3 The Three Documents: Organization and Nomenclature
    • 7. The Languages and Sources of the Basel Roll
      • 7.1 Late Popular Latin
      • 7.2 Talking in Greek and Arabic
      • 7.3 Echoes of the Court
      • 7.4 Languages, Sources, and Orality
    • 8. The Date, Purpose, and Context of the Documents
      • 8.1 Date and Purpose of the Documents on the Basel Roll
      • 8.2 Count Roculf and the Filioque Controversy
      • 8.3 Date and Purpose of the Basel Roll
    • 9. From Aachen to Jerusalem
  • Part III. Texts, Translation, and Textual Commentary
    • 10. The Basel Roll: Critical Edition and Translation
      • Breue commemoratorii
      • Memoria de illis monasteriis quae sunt in extremis Hierusalem in terra promissionis
      • Dispensa patriarche inter presbiteris, diaconibus, monachis, clericis, et omne congregatione ecclesiae per unum annum
    • 11. Textual Commentary
  • Abbreviations
  • Bibliography
  • Index Verborum
  • General Index

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