4. Monks, Books, and Saints in the Christian North

  1. Roger Collins

Published Online: 3 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118273968.ch4

Caliphs and Kings: Spain, 796-1031

Caliphs and Kings: Spain, 796-1031

How to Cite

Collins, R. (2012) Monks, Books, and Saints in the Christian North, in Caliphs and Kings: Spain, 796-1031, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118273968.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2012

Book Series:

  1. A History of Spain

Book Series Editors:

  1. John Lynch

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631181842

Online ISBN: 9781118273968

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Keywords:

  • the Christian North, and monks, books, and saints;
  • monastic life and organization, in the Visigothic;
  • earliest surviving Asturian charters;
  • Visigothic law, Lex Visigothorum or Forum Iudicum;
  • the Gospels of Gregory the Great, and St Augustine's City of God;
  • martyr Eulogius;
  • architectural legacy of the Asturian kingdom;
  • distinctive style of figured decoration;
  • cult of Santiago;
  • Compostela

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Monasteries

  • Learning

  • Buildings

  • The Cult of Santiago

  • Mozarabic Style