The Mortgage of the Past: Reshaping the Ancient Political Inheritance

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Authors

Francis Oakley

Year 2012
Pages 344
Publisher Yale University Press
Language en
ISBN 9780300176339
File Size 1.05 MB
File Format PDF
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Ebook Description

Francis Oakley continues his magisterial three-part history of the emergence of Western political thought during the Middle Ages with this second volume in the series. Here, Oakley explores kingship from the tenth century to the beginning of the fourteenth, showing how, under the stresses of religious and cultural development, kingship became an inceasingly secular institution.