Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 January 2011

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780198208709

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Peaceful Kings

Peace, Power and the Early Medieval Political Imagination

Paul Kershaw

  • The first full history of peace in medieval thought
  • Explores ideas of peace in a variety of literature - poetry, history, political tracts
  • Broad and wide-ranging - examines Europe from AD 500-900, from Ostrogoths to Charlemagne, Vandals to Anglo-Saxons
  • Reveals the influence of Solomon on medieval ideals