Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist
Crusade Propaganda and Ideology

Crusade Propaganda and Ideology
Model Sermons for the Preaching of the Cross

£72.00

  • Date Published: February 2000
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521590617

£ 72.00
Hardback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
Paperback, eBook


Looking for an inspection copy?

This title is not currently available on inspection

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • This book, first published in 2000, presents an edition of seventeen ad status model sermons for the preaching of the crusades from the thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries. The majority of these texts had never been printed before publication of this book. They are unique sources for the content of crusade propaganda in the later Middle Ages, giving a rare insight into the way in which propaganda shaped the public's view of crusading during that period. Accompanying the Latin texts is an English translation which is aimed at making these sources accessible to a wider circle of students and scholars. The first part of the book consists of a study of these model sermons which focuses on their place in the pastoral reform movement of the thirteenth century, their specific character as models for the use of crusade propagandists, their internal structure, and the image of the crusade conveyed in the texts.

    • This book presents a body of important but mostly previously unpublished source material
    • The book has been designed to be as user-friendly as possible, with accompanying English translations and helpful introductory material
    • Straddles two vibrant areas of medieval studies, the crusades and medieval preaching
    Read more

    Reviews & endorsements

    '… extremely useful for teaching the crusades … This volume forms a valuable addition to the library of crusade texts and to the study of how the Cross was preached in a period when the devotional aspect of crusading was in full flower.' The English Historical Review

    '… Maier's work is a valuable and significant contribution to the study of medieval sermons and the crusades.' Journal of Ecclesiastical History

    '… a precious contribution not only to the literature on the crusades, but also to that on preaching and the role of mendicants in the new spirituality of the thirteenth century.' Cristianesimo nella storia

    See more reviews

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: February 2000
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521590617
    • length: 290 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.56kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Acknowledgements
    List of abbreviations
    Part I:
    1. The authors, the sermons and their context
    2. Crusade sermons and crusade model sermons
    3. The texts and their structure
    4. Portraying the crusade
    Part II:
    5. Notes on the transcription and translation
    6. The manuscripts
    7. The sermons
    Appendix
    Bibliography
    Indexes.

  • Author

    Christoph T. Maier, Universität Zürich

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×