Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 August 2004

432 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719038754

Bookseller Code (06)


The Papal Reform of the Eleventh Century

Lives of Pope Leo IX and Pope Gregory VII

I. S. Robinson

Published by Manchester University Press

Manchester Medieval Sources MUP

  • Presents for the first time in English translation the earliest biographies of Pope Leo IX (1048-54) and Pope Gregory VII (1073-85)
  • Bears witness to the startling impact of the papal reform and of the 'Investiture Contest', the conflict of empire and papacy that was one of its consequences
  • Assembled in one essential volume for students and teachers of papal reform in medieval history
  • Covers a fascinating and popular period in Medieval history
  • A major addition to MUP's successful Medieval Sources series

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