By Mr Knibbs Eric
Ansgar and Rimbert, ninth-century bishops and missionaries to Denmark and Sweden, are furnishings of medieval ecclesiastical heritage. infrequent is the survey that doesn't pause to say their paintings one of the pagan peoples of the North and their beginning of an archdiocese situated at Hamburg and Bremen. yet Ansgar and Rimbert have been additionally shrewdpermanent forgers who wove a fancy tapestry of myths and half-truths approximately themselves and their challenge. They labored with the tacit approval-if no longer the outright cooperation-of kings and popes to craft a fictional account of Ansgar's lifestyles and paintings. the real tale, very various from that present in our historical past books, hasn't ever been informed: Ansgar didn't chanced on any archdiocese in any respect. really, the assumption of Hamburg-Bremen in basic terms took root within the 10th century, and royal sponsorship of the challenge to Denmark and Sweden ended with the demise of Louis the Pious.
This e-book certain philological and diplomatic research with broader old contextualization to overturn the consensus view at the uncomplicated reliability of the root records and Rimbert's Vita Anskarii. by means of revising our knowing of Carolingian northeastern growth after Charlemagne, it offers new perception into the political and ecclesiastical heritage of early medieval Europe.
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Ansgar, Rimbert and the Forged Foundations of Hamburg-Bremen (Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West) by Mr Knibbs Eric