- Year of publication: 2016
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- Pages: 3-8
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The paper discusses the organisation of the realm of Mieszko I based on a network of strongholds. It seeks to examine the functions of fortified settlements and Mieszko’s engagement in the construction of strongholds.
The Přemyslid dynasty’s authority to rule drew on a pagan tradition of ‘a holy marriage’ (between Přemysl the Ploughman and the prophetess Libuše) and any military dimension was secondary. The Wenceslas legends point to a transformation of this tradition during the Czech state’s identification with Christianity (mercy and justice).
Based on a comparison of the contemporary Annals of Fulda, Annals of St. Bertin, Chronicle of Regino and papal letters, the author analyses the position of the Moravian prince Svatopluk I (871-894). Through the comparison of Svatopluk with his contemporaries, princes of Brittany, the analysed texts are further studied in the framework of the Carolingian policy and political thinking.
The text analyses the problem of the sanctity of rulers, especially non-martyrs, in Latin Europe in the Early and High Middle Ages. The starting point for this discussion is a frequently asked question about the reasons for the lack of such a phenomenon in Poland.
The paper discusses the issue of worship and imitation of Charlemagne during the reign of Bolesław the Brave in the context of the ruler’s responsibilities and the legitimacy of royal power. The analysis includes primarily the Christianization activity led by Bolesław and a later legend of the ruler.
Bolesław Chrobry the apostolate in the Middle Ages the legend of Charlemagne the ideology of power in the Middle Ages Charlemagne apostolstwo w średniowieczu legenda Karola Wielkiego ideologia władzy w średniowieczu Karol Wielki
The article explores the specificity of early medieval Hungarian Christianity, which lay in the existence of two metropolises in the Kingdom, i.e., Esztergom and Kalocsa, and the belief in the sanctity of the Árpád dynasty, expressed as early as in the second half of the thirteenth century.
This study reflects on questions of a beginning and an end in the view of St. Thomas Aquinas and Dante Alighieri. Critical and comparative analysis will show: (1) in what ways the authors perceived the ultimate goals of humanity; (2) what impact doing so had on their political outlooks.
This paper deals with delicts against human life (more specifically, newborn child murder by mother, killing in self-defence and accidental killing, premeditated homicide and manslaughter) in Province of XIII scepus towns, which were recorded in the protocols of central administration of Province of XIII scepus towns together with others records related to the administration of the province. Time limits of the issue are years 1550 and 1650.
François Guizot was the most important collaborator of king Louis Philippe, a clever political thinker and a brilliant historian. But finally, in 1848, all his political conceptions and ideas failed completely. This article tries to explain why this happened.
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