Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2008

416 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719077340

Bookseller Code (01)


Eleventh-century Germany

The Swabian chronicles

I. S. Robinson

Published by Manchester University Press

Manchester Medieval Sources MUP

  • The only available English translation of three of the most important Latin chronicles of eleventh-century Germany
  • An essential source for the study of the political and ecclesiastical conflicts of Germany throughout the eleventh century
  • Crucial for the study of 'the Investiture Contest', the conflict of empire and papacy in the late eleventh century as well as the history of ideas
  • Contains the only full account in English of the biography and works of three of the most important German intellectuals of the Central Middle Ages - Herman of Reichenau, Berthold of Reichenau and Bernold of St Blasien
  • Essential for the study of monasticism and the religious life in the Central Middle Ages

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