Carolingian Renaissance


Carolingian Renaissance

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  • Carolingian Renaissance —    An intellectual and cultural revival of the eighth and ninth centuries, the Carolingian Renaissance was a movement initiated by the Carolingian kings, especially Charlemagne, who sought not only to improve learning in the kingdom but to… …   Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe

  • Carolingian Renaissance — The Carolingian Renaissance was a period of intellectual and cultural revival occurring in the late eighth and ninth centuries, with the peak of the activities occurring during the reigns of the Carolingian rulers Charlemagne and Louis the Pious …   Wikipedia

  • Carolingian art — is the roughly 120 year period from about AD 780 to 900 mdash; during the reign of Charlemagne and his immediate heirs mdash; popularly known as the Carolingian Renaissance. For the first time, Northern European kings patronized classical… …   Wikipedia

  • Carolingian Schools — comprised a small number of educational institutions which had a major share in the Carolingian renaissance, specifically cathedral schools and monastic schools. Contents 1 Antecedents 2 The start at court 3 Further ambition …   Wikipedia

  • Carolingian architecture — is the style of north European architecture belonging to the period of the Carolingian Renaissance of the late 8th and 9th centuries when the Carolingian family dominated west European politics. It was a conscious attempt to emulate Roman… …   Wikipedia

  • Renaissance (disambiguation) — Renaissance usually refers to a period in the history of Europe between the Middle Ages and the Modern Age. See also .Cultural movementspecific regions of Europe* English Renaissance * French Renaissance * German Renaissance * Italian Renaissance …   Wikipedia

  • Renaissance carolingienne — Raban Maur (gauche), présenté par Alcuin (centre), dédicace son œuvre à l archevêque Otgar de Mayence (droite). Liber de laudibus Sanctae Crucis, manuscrit de Fulda, vers 831 840. La renaissance carolingienne est une période de renouveau de la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Carolingian minuscule — [ right|frame|Example from 10th century manuscript, Vulgate Luke 1:5 8.] Carolingian or Caroline minuscule is a script developed as a writing standard in Europe so that the Roman alphabet could be easily recognized by the small literate class… …   Wikipedia

  • Carolingian Dynasty —    Ruling nearly all of Christian Europe from the eighth to the tenth century, the Carolingians, as they were known from their greatest member, Charles the Great, in Latin Carolus Magnus, known as Charlemagne, established a great empire, presided …   Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe

  • Renaissance — The Renaissance (from French Renaissance , meaning rebirth ; Italian: Rinascimento , from re again and nascere be born ) [ [http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=renaissance searchmode=none Renaissance, Online Etymology Dictionary] ] was a… …   Wikipedia


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