Authority and asceticism from Augustine to Gregory the Great

When barbarians invaded the Roman Empire in the years around 400 AD, Christian monks hid their cloisters. Conrad Leyser shows that monks in the early medieval West were, in fact, pioneers in the creation of a new language of moral authority

Main Author: Leyser, Conrad
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Clarendon 2000, 2000
Series:Oxford historical monographs / Oxford historical monographs
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:When barbarians invaded the Roman Empire in the years around 400 AD, Christian monks hid their cloisters. Conrad Leyser shows that monks in the early medieval West were, in fact, pioneers in the creation of a new language of moral authority
Physical Description:xii, 221 p.
ISBN:9780191678127