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The Resource The empire at the end of time : identity and reform in late medieval German prophecy, Frances Courtney Kneupper, (electronic resource)

The empire at the end of time : identity and reform in late medieval German prophecy, Frances Courtney Kneupper, (electronic resource)

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The empire at the end of time : identity and reform in late medieval German prophecy
Title
The empire at the end of time
Title remainder
identity and reform in late medieval German prophecy
Statement of responsibility
Frances Courtney Kneupper
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Even within the sensational genre of eschatological prophecy, the prophecies of the late medieval Empire stand out as strikingly bitter and violent texts. They foresee the savage chastisement of the clergy, the murder of clerics, and the forceful restructuring of the Church. But they also infuse the apocalyptic narrative with explicitly German elements. German speakers are frequently cast as the agents of these stirring events, in which the clergy suffer tribulations and the Church hierarchy is torn down. Thus the central argument of this book is that popular German prophecies encouraged a vision of members of the Empire as the ordained reformers of Christendom at the end of time--
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Kneupper, Frances Courtney
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Oxford scholarship online.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eschatology
  • Nationalism
  • Group identity
Target audience
specialized
Label
The empire at the end of time : identity and reform in late medieval German prophecy, Frances Courtney Kneupper, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190279363.001.0001
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction Part I Context Chapter 1 Audience and Reception Part II Individual Prophecies of Late Medieval German-Speaking Europe Chapter 2 The Gamaleon Prophecy Chapter 3 The Letter of Brother Sigwalt Chapter 4 The Auffahrt Abend Prophecy Chapter 5 The Wirsberger Letters Part III Themes in Late Medieval German Prophecy Chapter 6 The Church and Clergy in Prophetic Thought Chapter 7 German Identity in Prophetic Thought Conclusion
Control code
EDZ0001358016
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780190279387
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)936040353
Label
The empire at the end of time : identity and reform in late medieval German prophecy, Frances Courtney Kneupper, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190279363.001.0001
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction Part I Context Chapter 1 Audience and Reception Part II Individual Prophecies of Late Medieval German-Speaking Europe Chapter 2 The Gamaleon Prophecy Chapter 3 The Letter of Brother Sigwalt Chapter 4 The Auffahrt Abend Prophecy Chapter 5 The Wirsberger Letters Part III Themes in Late Medieval German Prophecy Chapter 6 The Church and Clergy in Prophetic Thought Chapter 7 German Identity in Prophetic Thought Conclusion
Control code
EDZ0001358016
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780190279387
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)936040353

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