The respite from hostilities which followed was called the "Truce of God." It was not the musical voice of the bell that made Gilbert de Hers pause on the very threshold of the struggle, and bite his lip until it grew white; ...
Author: George Henry Miles
Publisher: Good Press
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Rodulphus Glaber on the Truce of God (1041). Historiarum 5.1.15–16. Composed ca. 1044(?). Translation by Richard Landes. 5.1.15. It happened about that time  that, by the inspiration of divine grace, a pact was confirmed starting ...
Author: Thomas Head
Publisher: Cornell University Press
During the dissolution of the former Carolingian Empire, warfare and plunder went unchecked. An innovative response to this violence was the Church-led initiative known as the Peace of God, perhaps history's earliest mass peace movement. In the thirteen essays collected here, leading scholars consider key aspects of the movement and episodes in its history.
The Truce of God Proclaimed in the Diocese of Cologne The great initial age of the movement known as the Peace and Truce of God stretched from the late tenth to the mid - eleventh century . It is best studied in the collection of essays ...
Author: Fulcher of Chartres
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
To its contemporaries, the first Crusade was a journey and its participants were pilgrims. The identifying terminology of "Crusade" came about nearly a century later. In a greatly expanded second edition, Edward Peters brings together primary texts that document 11th-century events leading to what we now call the First Crusade.
Author: Jeffrey M. Shaw Ph.D.Publish On: 2017-03-27
Following the Peace of God, the Truce of God emerged as a movement toward the second quarter of the 11th century. Just like the Peace of God, the Truce of God was a religious movement, yet it demonstrated a much stronger adherence to ...
Author: Jeffrey M. Shaw Ph.D.
This three-volume reference provides a complete guide for readers investigating the crucial interplay between war and religion from ancient times until today, enabling a deeper understanding of the role of religious wars across cultures. • Enables readers to explore the ongoing and important relationship between war and religion across history through coverage of the wars themselves; the important leaders, battles, and campaigns; and the treaties that resulted from these wars • Directs readers to further reading material and supplies a comprehensive bibliography that guides further inquiry into the topic of war and religion • Supplies primary source documents that include letters written by participants of the Crusades, proclamations and declarations from the Protestant Reformation, and UN documents related to war and religion
The Peace of God was established in a region by drawing together the people of the area and inducing them to swear to ... there are some accounts of monks who were active in propagating this movement and also the Truce of God , which ...
Author: Phyllis G. Jestice
Focussing on the German empire, this book explains the diversification of monasticism during a period of great change, in particular a shift towards a greater interest in lay religious life. Jestics investigates the changing role of monks in society and examines monastic values in such areas as misionary work, public preaching, pilgrimage and the gregorian reform. It is based on monastic writings, particularly polemics and also uses hagiography.
The Truce of God , which spread soon after the Peace of God in neighbouring regions , tried to go one step further ; no longer only to shield people from war , so attempting to reserve it to warriors , but now to protect them , to limit ...
Author: Rosamond McKitterick
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Annotation The fourth volume of The New Cambridge Medieval History covers the eleventh and twelfth centuries, which comprised the most dynamic period in the European Middle Ages. The first of two parts, this volume deals with ecclesiastical and secular themes, in addition to major developments such as the expansion of population, agriculture, trade, and towns; the radical reform of the Western Church; the appearance of new kingdoms and states, the Crusades, knighthood and law; and the development of literature, art and architecture, heresies and the scholastic movement.
Peace of God movement.24 But as the movement spread east, north, and south from Aquitaine, Berry, and Auvergne, and as the movement's first wave was followed between 1019 and 1038 by a second, it underwent important changes, ...
Author: Tomaz Mastnak
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Describes the size, characteristics, and composition of the planet Mercury.
Among the ecclesiastics who were foremost in propagating the Truce of God none were more influential than Odilon , abbot of Cluny , and Richard , abbot of Saint - Vanne of Verdun . Consequently it is remarkable that although Richard of ...
Author: David Charles Douglas
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Category: Civilization, Medieval
Both a study of Anglo-Norman history based upon long and detailed research and also the biography of a man whose personal career was spectacular.
The first source dates from 990 and is a proclamation of the Peace of God by Guido II, bishop of Le Puy-en-Velay. The second is an example of the Truce of God. Preserved as a communication from Reginbald, archbishop of Arles, ...
Author: Alfred J. Andrea
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
Fully updated and revised, this edition of a classic medieval source collection features: Clear modern English translations, based on the best available critical editions, of more than 116 documentary sources—more than any other book of its kind Thirty-four artifactual sources ranging from fine art to everyday items A broad topical, geographical, and chronological approach, including textual and artifactual selections that shed light on such often-overlooked cohorts as women, Jews in Christian Europe, Byzantium, and Islam, and that range in time from the second century to 1493 Introductions and notes setting each source in its historical context A detailed Student's Guide providing step-by-step instruction on how to analyze documentary and artifactual sources Numerous illustrations in each chapter Topical Contents and a Glossary to assist students in their research
Some required penance even for lawful homicides, as during a war, and others did not.7 The Peace of god Warfare was endemic, and so was personal combat. The Catholic Church was not pacifist, but the church did try to restrain ...
Author: David B. Kopel
Shedding new light on a controversial and intriguing issue, this book will reshape the debate on how the Judeo-Christian tradition views the morality of personal and national self-defense. • Takes a multidisciplinary approach, directly engaging with leading writers on both sides of the issue • Examines Jewish and Christian sacred writings and commentary and explores how interpretations have changed over time • Offers careful analysis of topics such as the political systems of the ancient Hebrews, the Papacy's struggle for independence, the ways in which New England ministers incited the American Revolution, and the effects of the Vietnam War on the American Catholic church's views on national self-defense • Covers the many sects that have played crucial roles in the debate over the legitimacy of armed force, including Gnostics, Manicheans, Lutherans, Calvinists, and Quakers • Engages with the ideas of leading Jewish philosophers such as Rashi and Maimonides; Christian philosophers such as Origen, Augustine, Aquinas, and Sidney; and the most influential modern exponents of pacifism, such as Dorothy Day, the Berrigan Brothers, and John Howard Yoder