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By Matthew Innes, Yitzhak Hen

ISBN-10: 0521630010

ISBN-13: 9780521630016

This quantity investigates the ways that humans within the early heart a while used the previous: to valid the current, to appreciate present occasions, and as a resource of id. every one essay examines the mechanisms wherein principles in regards to the previous have been subtly (and occasionally no longer so subtly) reshaped for current reasons.

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But this is not very likely. We would have to regard Paul’s reference to the text found in the Edict as a lie that prompted others to fabricate exactly what he had pretended to have found; furthermore, the end of the king-list with Perctarit and several archaisms in the text would have to be explained.           number of power centres: the duchy of Friuli at Cividale where he grew up, the royal court at Pavia where he held office under the last Lombard kings, the duchy of Benevento where he served as an advisor to the princeps Arichis II and his wife Adelperga in times of confrontation with the Franks, and last but not least the Carolingian court in whose orbit he spent some years.

The politics of memory and textual commemoration form the focus of my study of Felix’s Life of Guthlac which also shows the role of texts – here Bede’s prose Life of Cuthbert – in creating memory. While the Life of Guthlac may be almost wholly dependent upon other texts rather than upon living memories of the saint, it poses the question of whether anything is recoverable about the men behind the cults. What lay behind these textual models of perfection? Was the saint for most Anglo-Saxon contemporaries a holy man, a source of wisdom and sage advice, rather than the model of monastic perfection portrayed by Bede in his interpretation of Cuthbert?

But even to him, the distant Lombard past was not infinitely malleable. Medieval historiographers mostly dealt with truths that were already there, with an order of discourse about the past that gave meaning to the narrative modules they arranged or produced. Even invented pasts could not be created freely, they had to be likely enough to have come to pass. In the s, the melodramatic Italian film ‘Alboin, King of the Lombards’ showed how Alboin made his Gepid wife Rosamund drink out of her father’s skullcup, and she conspired to murder him.

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