Auslandsbeziehungen unter den salischen Kaisern. Geistige Auseinandersetzung und Politik

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Author: Benjamin Arnold
Date: Sept. 1997
From: The English Historical Review(Vol. 112, Issue 448)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Document Type: Book review
Length: 502 words

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Although the imperium of the Salian emperors (1024-1125) was perceived as a species of sovereignty rather than a territorial empire, a point driven home in this collection by Egon Boshof's essay on 'The Salian Empire and the European East', it is justifiable to regard eleventh-century Germany as having 'foreign relations' as a historiographical convenience; hence the title Auslandsbeziehungen unter den salischen Kaisern. Geistige Auseinandersetzung und Politik (Speyer: Verlag der Pfalzischen Gesellschaft zur Forderung der Wissenschaften, 1994; pp.296. Pb.n.p.) adopted by the editor, Franz Staab. Further essays directly concerning Germany's political connections abroad include Bernd Schneidmuller's on Abbot Suger's denunciation of Emperor Henry V as regni aut ecclesie turbator; Karl Schnith's on 'The Salians and England', and Erich Hoffmann's on 'The Salians and Scandinavia'. Boshof reviews...

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