Recherches sur l'Histoire de la France Medievale : Des Merovingiens aux Premiers Capetiens, Hardback Book

Recherches sur l'Histoire de la France Medievale : Des Merovingiens aux Premiers Capetiens Hardback

Part of the Variorum Collected Studies series

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This selection of articles by Robert-Henri Bautier deals with the political and institutional history of France between the 6th and 12th centuries, and is above all concerned with the changing extent of the rulers' power from the rise of the Carolingians onwards.

A subsequent volume will focus on the Capetians, while a further pair of volumes deal with economic history.

The first studies here examine two general topics: the emergence of Paris as the undisputed capital of France, and the ceremony of Royal coronation and consecration.

The following articles, on Carolingian France, reconsider the significance of the battle of Roncevaux and the importance of the region of Neustria, then study the decomposition of the Carolingian empire in Southern France and Catalonia.

The last group is concerned with various aspects of the re-expansion of central power under the early Capetian kings and, finally, with the evolution of one of the fundamental organs of medieval municipal government, the echevinage. Cette selection d'articles par Robert-Henri Bautier traite de l'histoire politique et institutionnelle franAaise entre le VIe et le XIIe siecle, et s'interesse avant tout A l'entendue territoriale changeante du pouvoir monarchique des le debut de la dynastie carolingienne.

Un volume subsequent se concentre sur les Capetiens et deux autres ont pour theme l'histoire economique.

Les premieres etudes inclues dans le present recueil examinent deux sujets d'ordre general: l'avenement de Paris en tant que capitale incontestable de la France et le developpement de la ceremonie du couronnement et de la consecration royale. Les etudes suivantes considerent A nouveau la signification de la bataille de Roncevaux et l'importance de la region de Neustrie.

L'auteur passe ensuite A l'analyse de la desagregation de l'empire carolingien dans le Midi de la France et en Catalogne.

Le dernier groupe d'etudes concerne divers aspects de la re

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9780860783008

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