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Conclusions to Part 1

Emma Southon

Emma Southon lives in Belfast and is a freelance writer and editor. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marriage, Sex and Death : The Family and the Fall of the Roman West

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

Book chapter

...While the post-Imperial legal codes are not interested in marriage or betrothal in processes or life course stages in and of themselves, but in the property ownership matters which arise as a result of their occurrence, the literary texts...

A Family Affair

Jamie Wood

Jamie Wood is Principal Lecturer in History at the University of Lincoln (UK). He works on the social and religious history of the late antique West, especially in the Iberian Peninsula and has published widely on the works of Isidore of Seville. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Isidore of Seville and his Reception in the Early Middle Ages : Transmitting and Transforming Knowledge

Amsterdam University Press, 2016

Book chapter

...Isidore, Versus 13–14, Sánchez Martín, ed., Isidori Hispalensis Versus, p. 225.Introduction There is no doubt that Pope Gregory I (r. 590–605) had a deep and lasting impact on the religious life of early medieval Spain.Collins, Early...

Approaches to the Christianization of the Anglo-Saxons

Marilyn Dunn

Marilyn Dunn is Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Glasgow, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Christianization of the Anglo-Saxons c.597–C.700 : Discourses of Life, Death and Afterlife

Continuum, 2009

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...The difficulties of studying the religions of the Anglo-Saxons in the conversion period are well known. Historians have agonized over the basic and ‘fearsome question of how religious activity is to be identified in the surviving...

Anglo-Saxon Paganism and the Dead

Marilyn Dunn

Marilyn Dunn is Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Glasgow, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Christianization of the Anglo-Saxons c.597–C.700 : Discourses of Life, Death and Afterlife

Continuum, 2009

Book chapter

...Past and Current Approaches The written sources for pagan Anglo-Saxon religion and the dead are even more fragmentary than those which tell us about Anglo-Saxon religious beliefs and the living. But we possess an extensive archaeological...

Private Records of Official Diplomacy: The Franco-Byzantine Letters in the Austrasian Epistolar Collection

The Merovingian Kingdoms and the Mediterranean World : Revisiting the Sources

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...A major part of our knowledge on diplomatic relationships between sixth-century Austrasia and the East relies on a single epistolary collection, known as the Austrasian Letters. The letters themselves were written between the end...

Late Sasanian Society between Orality and Literacy

The Sasanian Era

I.B.Tauris, 2008

Book chapter

...In the past few years, a whole range of studies has been devoted to the theme of orality and literacy (in its widest sense) during the pre-Islamic period in Iran. Many of the topics only briefly touched upon in the present paper...

Conclusions

Emma Southon

Emma Southon lives in Belfast and is a freelance writer and editor. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marriage, Sex and Death : The Family and the Fall of the Roman West

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

Book chapter

...We began this work with a New York Times article, one which questioned the role of marriage in the modern Western world and considered its cultural purpose, and with some thoughts about how the family is changing its meaning in the modern...

Concordia

Emma Southon

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Marriage, Sex and Death : The Family and the Fall of the Roman West

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

Book chapter

...So far, all the discourses of marriage and the issues that have emerged have focused only on the most practical or most negative aspects: death, divorce, property and control. Where marriage is discussed in a Christian context the dominant...

Ecclesiastical Endowment

Ian Wood

Ian Wood, Emeritus Prof. (Univ. of Leeds), has authored over 200 articles on the post-Roman West and the recent monograph: The Modern Origins of the Early Middle Ages. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Transformation of the Roman West

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Bishops, clergy, and ascetics had to be provided for, and the establishment of churches and the growth of the clergy had major socio-economic implications.Haldon, “Framing Transformation, Transforming the Framework,” p. 347. Already...

The Legal Role of Mothers

Emma Southon

Emma Southon lives in Belfast and is a freelance writer and editor. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marriage, Sex and Death : The Family and the Fall of the Roman West

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

Book chapter

...The legal construction and handling of mothers and motherhood is one of the few areas of familial law that has received a good amount of scholarly attention. Women in late Roman law have been well covered, while the Frankish laws have been...