East and west in the early Middle Ages : the Merovingian kingdoms in Mediterranean perspective / edited by Stefan Esders, Freie Universität, Berlin ; Yaniv Fox, Bar-Ilan University, Israel ; Yitzhak Hen, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel ; Laury Sarti, Freie Universität Berlin.
Contributor(s): Esders, Stefan | Fox, Yaniv [editor.] | Hen, Yitzhak [editor.] | Sarti, Laury | Minerva-Gentner Symposium (2014 : Berlin, Germany)Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, Copyright date: Description: xvi, 360 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781107187153Other title: Merovingian kingdoms in Mediterranean perspectiveSubject(s): Merovingians -- France -- History | France -- Relations -- Mediterranean Region | Mediterranean Region -- Relations -- France
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Expanding political horizons -- Archaeological perspectives on communication and exchange between the Merovingians and the Eastern Mediterranean / Jörg Drauschke -- Anxiously looking east: Burgundian foreign policy on the eve of the reconquest / Yaniv Fox -- Pax inter utramque gentem: the Merovingians, Byzantium and the history of Frankish identity / Helmut Reimitz -- Patterns of intensification the 580s -- Cultural transmission caught in the act: Gregory of Tours and the relics of St Sergius / Phillip Wynn -- Hermenegild's rebellion and conversion: Merovingian and Byzantine connections / Wolfram Drews -- Early Byzantine church silver offered for the eternal rest of Framarich and Karilos: evidence of 'the army of heroic men' raised by Tiberius II Constantine? / Benjamin Fourlas -- Money for nothing? Franks, Byzantines and Lombards in the sixth and seventh century / Andreas Fischer -- The Pope as a Mediterranean player -- The papacy and the Frankish bishops in the sixth century / Sebastian Scholz -- A one-way ticket to Francia: Constantinople, Rome and Northern Gaul in the mid-seventh century / Charles Mériaux -- The digression on Pope Martin I in the life of Eligius of Noyon. A testimony to late seventh-century knowledge exchange between east and west? / Laury Sarti -- Perceptions of Rome and the papacy in late Merovingian Francia: the Cononian recension of the Liber pontificalis / Rosamond McKitterick -- Religious and cultural exchange -- Relocation to the west: the relic of the true cross in Poitiers / Galit Noga-Banai -- A generic Mediterranean: hagiography in the early Middle Ages / Jamie Kreiner -- Defensor of Ligugé's Liber scintillarum and the migration of knowledge / Yitzhak Hen -- Willibald in the holy places / Ora Limor -- Rethinking the late Merovingians -- 'Great security prevailed in both east and west': the Merovingian kingdoms and the 6th Ecumenical Council (680/81) / Stefan Esders -- In the circle of the Bishop of Bourges: Bern 611 and late Merovingian culture / David Ganz -- Contact with the Eastern Mediterranean in the late Merovingian period / Ian Wood -- 'Merovingian' illuminated manuscripts and their links with the eastern Mediterranean world / Laurence Nees -- 'Sons of ishmael, turn back!' / Ann Chrystis -- Carolingian kingship, apostolic authority and imperial recognition of Pippin the Short's 'Italienpolitik' and the quest for royal legitimacy / Erik Goosmann.