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Published: 16 February 2017

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780198797586

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Heresy and Dissent in the Carolingian Empire

The Case of Gottschalk of Orbais

Matthew Bryan Gillis

  • The first full-length study of the exceptional ninth-century religious outlaw, Gottschalk of Orbais
  • Studies how the Carolingian Empire preserved order within the church through coercive reform
  • Takes a broader look at heresy within the early medieval church
  • Synthesizes vital French and German language scholarship on Gottschalk of Orbais