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Vie Chretienne et Culture dans l'Espagne de VII au Xe Siecles 9780860783312

Vie Chretienne et Culture dans l'Espagne de VII au Xe Siecles

ISBN-10: 0860783316
ISBN-13: 9780860783312
PUBLISHER: Ashgate Publishing Company
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Product Description: In the 7th century the political and economic situation of Visigothic Spain seemed to grow ever worse, yet it was at this time that there was established a Christian culture that lasted up to the 11th century. This culture forms the subject of the present volume and was the product, the author holds, of the survival of classical learning, on the one hand, and, on the other, the needs of a sustained programme of evangelisation led by both bishops and monks. Of the articles here, one set focuses on monastic life and the influence on this of Isidore of Sevil≤ a second group examines the liturgical texts of the period, one of the key means of propagating the Christian faith amongst an often illiterate population. The questions of language and literacy, finally, form the subject of two specific studies on the availability of books in post-Visigothic Spain, and on a set of early medieval Latin texts scratched on slate. La situation politique de lâe(tm)Espagne visigothe au 7e siècle semblait aller de mal en pire. Câe(tm)est cependant à cette époque que sâe(tm)établissait une culture chrétienne qui allait durer jusquâe(tm)au 11e siècle. Cette culture forme le sujet du présent volume et, selon lâe(tm)auteur, était le resultat du maintient du savoir antique dâe(tm)une part, et dâe(tm)autre, du besoin éprouvé dâe(tm)un programme dâe(tm)évangélisation soutenu et mené par les evêques, ainsi que par les moines. Parmi les articles, une série se concentre sur la vie monastique et lâe(tm)influence dâe(tm)Isidore de Séville sur celle-ci; un deuxième groupe procède à lâe(tm)examen des textes liturgiques de la période, qui représentaient des moyens de propagation de la foi chrétienne au sein dâe(tm)une population souvent illettrée. Pour finir, la question de la langue et de lâe(tm)alphabétisation est abordée au travers de deux études spécifiques: lâe(tm)une sur la disponibilité des livres dans lâe(tm)Espagne post-visigothique et lâe(tm)autre sur une série de textes latins du Haut Moyen Age grattés sur de lâe(tm)ardoise.

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