Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-307) and index.
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The prominent role of monasteries in the early medieval period is examined in this illuminating study of the relations between monasteries and the nobility in Lotharingia throughout the 9th and 10th centuries.
pt. I. Gorze -- 1. The Charters -- 2. Overlordship and Reform in the Ninth Century -- 3. The Bosonids at Gorze -- 4. The Holders of Precariae -- 5. The Pre-Reform Community -- 6. Bishop Adalbero as Reformer -- 7. Beyond the Bishops of Metz -- pt. II. St-Evre and Bouxieres-Aux-Dames -- 8. The Sources -- 9. St-Evre before the Reform: Continuity and Vigour -- 10. Bishops and Patrons after the Reform -- 11. A New Foundation and its Donors: Bouxieres-aux-Dames -- pt. III. St-Maximin -- 12. Introduction -- 13. The Miracula Maximini -- 14. Kings and Lay Abbots: The Royal Diplomata -- 15. The Private Charters -- 16. Reform: Giselbert, the Liudolfings, and Robert of Trier -- 17. Expansion, Endowment, and Restitution -- App. Gorze's Witness Lists and their Authenticity.
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