Chapter 4. The Carolingian Accommodation: Christian Rulership in the Germanic Successor Kingdoms of Western Europe

  1. Francis Oakley

Published Online: 25 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693636.ch4

Kingship: The Politics of Enchantment

Kingship: The Politics of Enchantment

How to Cite

Oakley, F. (2006) The Carolingian Accommodation: Christian Rulership in the Germanic Successor Kingdoms of Western Europe, in Kingship: The Politics of Enchantment, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693636.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631226956

Online ISBN: 9780470693636

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Keywords:

  • carolingian accommodation;
  • imperial ideology;
  • political augustinianism;
  • sacral monarchy;
  • salvation history

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • “Political Augustinianism” and the Half-life of Sacral Monarchy in the Early Medieval West

  • King by the Grace of God: Carolingian, Anglo-Saxon, and Ottonian Kingship in the Early Middle Ages

  • The Christocentric or “Liturgical” Kingship of the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries