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The politics of interpretation: language, philosophy, and authority in the Carolingian Empire (775-820)

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Is language a tool of empire or is empire a tool of language? This thesis examines the cultivation of Carolingian hegemony on a pan-European scale; one defined by a renewed interest in the study of language and its relationship to Carolingian eagerness for moral and spiritual authority. Intended to complement previous work on Carolingian cultural politics, this thesis reiterates the emergence of active philosophical speculation during the late eighth and early ninth centuries. Prior resear...

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University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Lady Margaret Hall
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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English
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2012-05-30

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