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McKitterick, Rosamond

Works: 121 works in 596 publications in 5 languages and 12,918 library holdings
Genres: History  Maps  Biography  Church history  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Director, Contributor, ed
Classifications: D117, 940.1
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Most widely held works by Rosamond McKitterick
The New Cambridge medieval history by Timothy Reuter( Book )

111 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume covers the period of Frankish and Carolingian dominance in western Europe. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, the authors consider developments in Europe as a whole and how power and authority actually worked
Atlas of the medieval world by Rosamond McKitterick( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes over 90 maps, a chronology, a glossary of terms, index, and many color illustrations
The Uses of literacy in early mediaeval Europe by Rosamond McKitterick( Book )

43 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlemagne : the formation of a European identity by Rosamond McKitterick( Book )

23 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and German and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this study, Rosamond McKitterick re-examines Charlemagne the ruler and his reputation. She analyses the narrative representations of Charlemagne produced after his death, and thereafter focuses on the evidence from Charlemagne's lifetime concerning the creation of the Carolingian dynasty and the growth of the kingdom, the court and the royal household, communications and identities in the Frankish realm in the context of government, and Charlemagne's religious and cultural strategies. She offers a completely fresh and critical examination of the contemporary sources and in so doing transforms our understanding of the development of the Carolingian empire, the formation of Carolingian political identity, and the astonishing changes effected throughout Charlemagne's 46-year period of rule. This is a major contribution to Carolingian history which will be essential reading for anyone interested in the medieval past."--Jacket
The Frankish kingdoms under the Carolingians, 751-987 by Rosamond McKitterick( Book )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Carolingians and the written word by Rosamond McKitterick( Book )

31 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History and memory in the Carolingian world by Rosamond McKitterick( Book )

29 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and French and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analysing the writing and reading of history in the early Middle Ages, this book focuses on historical memory of the Frankish kingdoms during the 8th and 9th centuries. These writings would subsequently play an influential role in forming the political ideologies and sense of identity within Europe
The Early Middle Ages : Europe 400-1000 by Rosamond McKitterick( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book provides a set of thematic interpretations of one of the most dynamic and crucial periods in the formation of Europe, covering the politics, society, economy, culture, and religion of the Early Middle Ages. It focuses primarily on the territory of Latin Christian Europe, but also incorporates comparisons with other areas affected by Western European civilization, including Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, and Byzantium. The Early Middle Ages offers an examination of the complexities and excitement of six hundred years of transition."--Jacket
Carolingian culture : emulation and innovation( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume of specially commissioned essays takes as its theme the legacy of Rome in Carolingian culture in eighth- and ninth-century Europe. The authors, all leading scholars in the field, examine the 'Carolingian Renaissance', political theory, the teaching of grammar, Latin and German literature, thought, the writing of history, script and book production, art and music. Each chapter therefore addresses the theme of the legacy of Rome from the vantage point of a particular specialism, incorporates the author's own new research, and provides an introduction to the study of each subject. In every respect the essays demonstrate the creation of firm cultural foundations and the inauguration of a long period of intellectual and artistic creativity. Beside the emulation of Rome, the Carolingians made many remarkable innovations in all aspects of cultural life. Rather than focusing on 'renewal', as has usually been done, this book stresses the vigorous use of a rich heritage to create something new and distinctively Carolingian that provided the bedrock for the subsequent development of medieval European culture
The Frankish church and the Carolingian reforms, 789-895 by Rosamond McKitterick( Book )

11 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Gibbon and empire( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ireland in early mediaeval Europe : studies in memory of Kathleen Hughes( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and Latin and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1982 collection examines Ireland's relations with the rest of western Europe between AD 400 and 1200
Perceptions of the past in the Early Middle Ages by Rosamond McKitterick( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Historical writing of the early middle ages tends to be regarded as little more than a possible source of facts, but Rosamond McKitterick establishes that early medieval historians conveyed in their texts a sophisticated set of multiple perceptions of the past. In these essays, McKitterick focuses on the Frankish realms in the eight and ninth centuries and examines different methods and genres of historical writing in relation to the perceptions of time and chronology. She claims that there is an extraordinary concentration of new text production and older text reproduction in this period that has to be accounted for, and whose influence is still being investigated and established. Three themes are addressed in Perceptions of the Past in the Early Middle Ages. McKitterick begins by discussing the Chronicon of Eusebius-Jerome as a way of examining the composition and reception of universal history in the ninth and early tenth centuries. She demonstrates that original manuscripts turn out in many cases to be compilations of sequential historical texts with a chronology extending back to the creation of the world or the origin of the Franks. In the second chapter, she explores the significance of Rome in Carolingian perceptions of the past and argues that its significance loomed large and was communicated in a great range of texts and material objects. In the third chapter, she looks at eighth- and ninth-century perceptions of the local past in the Frankish realm within the wider contexts of Christian and national history. She concludes that in the very rich, complex, and sometimes contradictory early medieval perceptions of a past stretching back to the creation of the world, the Franks in the Carolingian period forged their own special place."--Publisher's website
Books, scribes, and learning in the Frankish Kingdoms, 6th-9th centuries by Rosamond McKitterick( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Frankish kings and culture in the early Middle Ages by Rosamond McKitterick( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History and its audiences : inaugural lecture by Rosamond McKitterick( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old Saint Peter's, Rome by Rosamond McKitterick( Book )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First full study of the predecessor church of St Peter's Basilica in Rome, from late antique construction to Renaissance destruction
Rome across time and space, c. 500-1400 : cultural transmission and the exchange of ideas by Claudia Bolgia( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Medieval Rome was uniquely important, both as a physical city and as an idea with immense cultural capital, encapsulating the legacy of the ancient Empire, the glorious world of the martyrs and the triumph of Christian faith. Rome Across Time and Space explores these twin dimensions of 'place' and 'idea' and analyses Rome's role in the transmission of culture throughout the Middle Ages. Ranging widely over liturgy, architecture, sculpture and textual history, the authors focus on the mutual enrichment derived from the exchange of ideas and illuminate how cultural exchanges between Rome and its 'neighbours' (Byzantium, Italy, England and France), and within Rome (between Ancient and early Christian Rome and the medieval city) worked as catalysts for change, both to shape the medieval city and to help construct the medieval idea of Rome itself. The result is a rich and original perspective on a beguiling city with enduring appeal."--Publisher's website
The resources of the past in early medieval Europe( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume analyses the importance of history, the textual resources of the past and the integration of Christian and imperial Rome into the cultural memory of early medieval Europe within the wider question of identity formation. The case studies in this book shed new light on the process of codification and modification of cultural heritage in the light of the transmission of texts and the extant manuscript evidence from the early middle ages. The authors demonstrate how particular texts and their early medieval manuscript representatives in Italy, Francia, Saxony and Bavaria not only reflect ethnic, social and cultural identities but themselves contributed to the creation of identities, gave meaning to social practice, and were often intended to inspire, guide, change, or prevent action, directly or indirectly. These texts are shown to be part of a cultural effort to shape the present by restructuring the past."--Page i
The Times Medieval world by Rosamond McKitterick( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Far from being a disorderly retreat from the glories of the Classical Age, the Medieval World saw a period of astonishing political transformation and cultural vibrancy. Forged in an age of faith and war, tempered by great statesmen, lawgivers and artists, it was truly a world reborn. The Times Medieval World is a vivid new illustrated history of a thousand years of amazing diversity and development, from the fall of the Roman Empire around AD 500 and the Islamic expansion, to the discovery of the New World by Columbus in 1492
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The New Cambridge medieval history
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English (402)

French (9)

German (4)

Polish (2)

Latin (1)

Atlas of the medieval worldThe Uses of literacy in early mediaeval EuropeCharlemagne : the formation of a European identityThe Frankish kingdoms under the Carolingians, 751-987The Carolingians and the written wordHistory and memory in the Carolingian worldThe Early Middle Ages : Europe 400-1000Carolingian culture : emulation and innovation