Shaping a Monastic Identity: Liturgy & History at the Imperial Abbey of Farfa, 1000-1125
During the eleventh and early twelfth centuries, the imperial abbey of Farfa was one of the most powerful institutions on the Italian peninsula. In this period many of the lands of central Italy fell under its sway, and it enjoyed the protection of the emperor until the 1120s, when it passed gradually into the control of the papacy. At the same time, the monastery was an i...more
Hardcover, 289 pages
Published January 5th 2006 by Cornell University Press
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