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Church and cosmos in early Ottonian Germany [electronic resource] : the view from Cologne / Henry Mayr-Harting.

Author/Creator:
Mayr-Harting, Henry.
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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Subjects:
Bruno, Saint, Archbishop of Cologne, 925?-965.
Germany -- History -- Otto I, 936-973.
Holy Roman Empire -- History -- Otto I, 936-973.
Cologne (Electorate) -- Intellectual life.
Cologne (Electorate) -- Politics and government.
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Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Integrating the brilliant biography of Bruno, Archbishop of Cologne (953-65) and brother of Emperor Otto I, by the otherwise obscure monk Ruotger, with the intellectual culture of Cologne Cathedral, this is a study of actual politics in conjunction with Ottonian ruler ethic. Our knowledge of Cologne intellectual activity in the period, apart from Ruotger, must be pieced together mainly from marginal annotations and glosses in surviving Cologne manuscripts, showing how and with whatconcerns some of the most important books of the Latin West were read in Bruno's and Ruotger's Cologne. These incl
Contents:
Contents; List of Plates; Introduction; Abbreviations; Chronological Table; Map of North-West Europe in the Time of Bruno of Cologne, 925-965; 1. Bruno of Cologne and Ruotger's Life of Bruno; 1.1. Ottonian Politics I: General; 1.2. Ottonian Politics II: The Church; 1.3. Ruotger's Life of Bruno I: Content; 1.4. Ruotger's Life of Bruno II: Purpose and Sources; 1.5. Ruotger, Bruno, and Lotharingia; 1.6. Bruno, Lotharingia, and the Proposed Coronation of Hugh the Great; 1.7. Bruno and Monastic Reform in Lotharingia; 1.8. Bruno and the Ottonian Kingdom; 1.9. Bruno and Architecture
1.10. Ruotger, Bruno, and the Liberal Arts1.11. Ruotger, Bruno, and Greek; 1.12. Learning and Rule; 2. Methods of This Study; 2.1. Annotations of Manuscripts; 2.2. The Cologne Cathedral Library; 3. Ruotger, Bruno, and the Fathers; 3.1. Augustine; 3.2. Gregory; Appendix: Texts of the Marginalia in Cologne Ms. 94 (Gregory's Letters); 4. Prudentius; 5. The Liberal Arts at Cologne; 5.1. Cologne Cathedral School and Scholars; 5.2. The Liberal Arts and the Good Arts; 5.3. Legal Studies; 5.4. The Heribert Period, 999-1021; 5.5. Priscian
6. Arithmetic, Platonism, and Calculation in Bruno's and Ruotger's Cologne6.1. The Glosses in Cologne Ms. 186 of Boethius' Arithmetic; 6.2. Calculation and Platonist Arithmetic I; 6.3. Calculation and Platonist Arithmetic II; 6.4. A Carolingian Cologne Background; 6.5. The Cologne Glosses in Their Wider Setting; 6.6. Conclusion; 7. Cologne and Martianus Capella; 7.1. Early Medieval Interest in Martianus; 7.2. The Cologne Glosses in Cologne Ms. 193 of Martianus; 7.3. Conclusion; Appendix: Texts of Principal Glosses to Martianus Capella Added to Cologne Ms. 193 at Cologne in the Tenth Century
Conclusion to Chapters 3-7: Ruler Ethic8. Edition of the Glosses to Boethius' De Arithmetica in Cologne Ms. 186; 8.1. The Manuscript in Cologne by c.1000; 8.2. Textual History; 8.3. Text; Bibliography; Index of Manuscripts; I . OTHER THAN THOSE OF PRUDENTIUS'; II. PRUDENTIUS, PSYCHOMACHIA; III. BOETHIUS, DE ARITHMETICA; IV. MARTIANUS CAPELLA, DE NUPTIIS; General Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-292) and indexes.
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ISBN:
9786611160715
1-281-16071-7
0-19-152622-3
1-4356-2140-9
OCLC:
712015952