The flight and fall of the eagle : a history of Medieval Germany 800-1648 / John R. Sommerfeldt.

Author
Sommerfeldt, John R. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Lanham, Maryland : Hamilton Books, An Imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
  • ©2017
Description
xii, 198 pages : map, genealogical tables ; 23 cm

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Subject(s)
Summary note
"In addition to tracing the political, cultural and religious history of medieval Germany, this volume examines the thought of outstanding German men and women, and includes an extensive account of the changing status of German Jews."--Page 4 of cover.
Bibliographic references
Includes indexes.
Contents
  • The eagle is born
  • Restoring the Roman Empire
  • Growing peace and prosperity
  • A vision of Christendom
  • Reform and imperial theocracy
  • The construction of a state
  • Apogee of empire
  • The investiture conflict
  • The great settlement
  • Kings, Cistercians, and crusades
  • The red-bearded ruler
  • The flowering of Medieval German literature
  • The turning point
  • Political reconstitution
  • The late medieval laity
  • Thirteenth-century friars and holy women
  • Fourteenth-century spiritual leaders
  • The failure of the institutional church
  • The Cusanus
  • The death of the eagle.
Other title(s)
History of medieval Germany, 800-1648
ISBN
  • 0761868380 ((pbk.))
  • 9780761868385 ((pbk.))
LCCN
2016948978
OCLC
957021981
RCP
H - S
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