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He is known largely through the writings of Hilduin, the powerful abbot of Saint-Denis in Paris (814–40), who described the life and martyrdom of the saint in prose and verse.

Author: Michael Lapidge

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004343627

Category: History

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St Dionysius was one of the principal saints of medieval France. He is known largely through the writings of Hilduin, the powerful abbot of Saint-Denis in Paris (814–40), who described the life and martyrdom of the saint in prose and verse. Both versions are edited here, with facing-page English translation and commentary.
2017-05-25 By Michael Lapidge

narratives of the Passio and the Vita Genovefae, they resulted in a biographical story of Saint Denis filled with legend and miraculous events. King Louis I (“the Pious,” r. 814–40) commissioned Hilduin in 835 to write a biography of ...

Author: Suger (Abbot of Saint Denis)

Publisher: CUA Press

ISBN: 9780813229973

Category: History

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Translated with Introduction and Notes by Richard Cusimano and Eric Whitmore Suger, the twelfth century abbot of Saint-Denis, has not received the respect and attention that he deserves. Bernard of Clairvaux and Peter the Venerable have garnered more attention, and students of medieval history know their names well. In one respect, however, Suger has earned due praise, for his architectural innovations to the church of Saint-Denis made it truly one of the most beautiful churches in Europe. Students of history and architecture know Suger best for his work on Saint-Denis, the burial site of medieval French kings, queens, and nobility. The abbot enlarged, decorated, improved, and redesigned the building so beautifully that it is safe to say that he became the foremost church architect of twelfth-century France. The man, however, was so much more than an architect. He served as a counselor and member of the courts of King Louis VI and VII, who sent him across Europe on diplomatic missions. He represented those kings at the papal curia and imperial diets. He was also a close friends and confidante of King Henry I of England, whom he often visited on behalf of French royal interests. Never shy, Suger seems almost obsessed that his works and deeds not be forgotten. He acquired numerous properties and estates for his abbey, as well as improved the ones it already possessed. He built new buildings, barns, walls for villages, and increased the return of grain from all the abbey’s lands. Readers interested in the medieval agricultural system and way of life will also enjoy these texts. Suger’s texts also provide a wealth of information about the events of his era as well as a large amount of biographical material on his accomplishments. This translation of his writings intends to enhance his reputation and make his name better known by students at all levels and among those interested in medieval topics.

The Carolingians, like their predecessors, made SaintDenis their mausoleum.27 Charters show their largesse to the abbey.28 When Hilduin became abbot, SaintDenis housed about 150 residents.29 In accordance with Louis's zeal for reform, ...

Author: Anna Lisa Taylor

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107030503

Category: History

Page: 327

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This is the first book to focus on Latin epic verse saints' lives in their medieval historical contexts. Anna Taylor examines how these works promoted bonds of friendship and expressed rivalries among writers, monasteries, saints, earthly patrons, teachers, and students in Western Europe in the central middle ages. Using philological, codicological, and microhistorical approaches, Professor Taylor reveals new insights that will reshape our understanding of monasticism, patronage, and education. These texts give historians an unprecedented glimpse inside the early medieval classroom, provide a nuanced view of the complicated synthesis of the Christian and Classical heritages, and show the cultural importance and varied functions of poetic composition in the ninth, tenth, and eleventh centuries.
2013-09-02 By Anna Lisa Taylor

But the translations made later often continued to be prefaced by Hilduin's Life.18 On another level , that of ... Crosby , L'abbaye royale de Saint - Denis ( Paris , 1953 ) ; Hilduin added a chapel which was consecrated in 832.

Author: Diana Greenway

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521524997

Category: History

Page: 292

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Essays on the cultures of England and Normandy in the period after the Norman Conquest.
2002-07-18 By Diana Greenway

This incipit—if it is to be believed—casts interesting light on Hilduin's activities after he had left Saint-Denis ca. 840, always assuming that it was Hilduin of Saint-Denis who became archchancellor of Emperor Lothar and held the ...

Author: S. Hayes-Healy

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137037060

Category: History

Page: 293

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This collection of essays in two volumes explores patterns of medieval society and culture, spanning from the close of the late antique period to the beginnings of the Renaissance. Volume 2 analyzes of forms of devotion, both popular movements and those practices and ceremonies limited to elite groups. The exploration of medieval paradigms comes to a close with a group of essays which follow the medieval patterns well past the Middle Ages, even into the present.
2016-09-23 By S. Hayes-Healy

I. DIE ÜBERSETZUNG DES ABTES HILDUIN VON SAINT - DENIS . Bolasit 9 9 ei dem großen Einfluß , den das Schrifttum des Pseudo - Dionysius Areopagita auf die Scholastik und Mystik des Mittelalters ausgeübt hat , ist es von Wichtigkeit ...

Author: Martin Grabmann

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015026757032

Category: Mysticism

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1926 By Martin Grabmann

Denis ' writings were first translated into Latin by Hilduin of SaintDenis by the year 835. John the Scot - Eriugena produced two revisions of this translation before 866. Long before this , however , Pope Gregory the Great had ...

Author: Albert Zimmermann

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110080273

Category: Social history

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Die MISCELLANEA MEDIAEVALIA präsentieren seit ihrer Gründung durch Paul Wilpert im Jahre 1962 Arbeiten des Thomas-Instituts der Universität zu Köln. Das Kernstück der Publikationsreihe bilden die Akten der im zweijährigen Rhythmus stattfindenden Kölner Mediaevistentagungen, die vor über 50 Jahren von Josef Koch, dem Gründungsdirektor des Instituts, ins Leben gerufen wurden. Der interdisziplinäre Charakter dieser Kongresse prägt auch die Tagungsakten: Die MISCELLANEA MEDIAEVALIA versammeln Beiträge aus allen mediävistischen Disziplinen - die mittelalterliche Geschichte, die Philosophie, die Theologie sowie die Kunst- und Literaturwissenschaften sind Teile einer Gesamtbetrachtung des Mittelalters.

... et son cercle scientifique quand il alla à Bagdad en 830 comme ambassadeur de Théophile.44 Denys l'Aréopagite fut ainsi, ... le passé profane de l'Aréopagite, on peut le déduire de la Vie du saint écrite par Hilduin de Saint-Denis.

Author: Michael Grünbart

Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

ISBN: 9783643108975

Category: Ceremonial exchange

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Buchner argues that Hilduin's use of the tale is directly borrowed from the passio of saints Lucian and Fuscian. See: Buchner M., “Die Areopagitika des Abtes Hilduin von St. Denis und ihr kirchenpolitischer Hintergrund”, ...

Author: Catrien Santing

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004253551

Category: History

Page: 332

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Discussing medieval and early modern 'disembodied heads' this collection questions the why and how of the primacy of the head in the bodily hierarchy during the premodern period. On the basis of beliefs, mythologies and traditions concerning the head, they come to an ‘cultural anatomy’ of the head.
2013-07-18 By Catrien Santing

translating the relics of such saints from Rome to various regions in an effort to supplant the local saints of those ... the translations discussed by Geary is the acquisition of relics of St Sebastian by Abbot Hilduin of Saint - Denis ...

Author: Thomas Head

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521023424

Category: History

Page: 364

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This book explores the uses made of sanctity and patronage by the Franks.
2005-11-24 By Thomas Head