The Resource The birth of a stereotype : Polish rulers and their country in German writings, c. 1000 A.D., by Andrzej Pleszczynski, (electronic resource)

The birth of a stereotype : Polish rulers and their country in German writings, c. 1000 A.D., by Andrzej Pleszczynski, (electronic resource)

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The birth of a stereotype : Polish rulers and their country in German writings, c. 1000 A.D.
Title
The birth of a stereotype
Title remainder
Polish rulers and their country in German writings, c. 1000 A.D.
Statement of responsibility
by Andrzej Pleszczynski
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In early Medieval Western Europe intellectuals were used to indicate the external location of Slavic countries, as though outside civilization, with the term the North. The problem did not only concern nomenclature. The stereotype associated with the North pointed at the obvious cold weather, but also the primeval nature of the land and people. This study shows the detailed image of Poland created by German authors in the earliest period of existence of the Piast state (963-1034). An important aim of this work was also to identify the wider context of written opinions. Another purpose was to g
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Pleszczyński, Andrzej
Dewey number
  • 943.8/022
  • 943.8022
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DK4213
LC item number
.P55 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
East Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages, 450-1450,
Series volume
v. 15
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  • Piast dynasty
  • Kings and rulers, Medieval
  • Slavs
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Historiography
  • Poland
  • Poland
  • Poland
  • Germany
  • Poland
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The birth of a stereotype : Polish rulers and their country in German writings, c. 1000 A.D., by Andrzej Pleszczynski, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter One Appearance of the Piast State within Eyeshot of the Elites in the Liudolfings' Empire; 1.1 Mieszko as 'King of the North'-rex barbarorum; 1.1.1 Widukind on the Events of 963; 1.1.2 The So-called Account by Ibrahim ibn Yaqub of the Country of Mieszko; 1.1.3 Archetype of the 'Savage Slav'-a Dweller of the North; 1.1.4 Sclavus-captivus, servus; 1.2 Amicus imperatoris; 1.2.1 Account of a Skirmish of Mieszko I with the Veleti and Wichman in 967; 1.2.2 Meaning of the Term 'Amicitia' in the Chronicle by Widukind
  • 1.2.3 Mieszko I and the Empire in the Views of Widukind of Corvey and Thietmar of Merseburg1.3 Titles of Power of Duke Mieszko I; 1.3.1 Quidam dux Wandalorum, Misico nomine; 1.3.2 Misicho comes et Sclavus; 1.3.3 Misicho marchio; 1.3.4 Significance of Mieszko I's Titles of Power; Chapter Two Integration of the Piasts' Territorial Power into the Empire of the Liudolfings-Opinions of the German Elites on the Poland of Boleslav Chrobry; 2.1 The Polish Ruler and His Country in German Sources c. 1000; 2.1.1 Vulpes callida-Power Struggle in Poland after Mieszko I's Death
  • 2.1.2 Amicus familiaris-Relationships between Boleslav Chrobry and Margrave Ekkehard I2.1.3 Dominus [Sclaviniae]-Sources on the Events of 1000; 2.1.4 Origin of the Names: the Poles and Poland; 2.2 Opinions by Brun of Querfurt and Thietmar of Merseburg on the Polish Ruler; 2.2.1 Dei servorum mater-the Guardian of Church and a Helper of Christianization; 2.2.2 Dux infaustus-an Evil Ruler and a False Christian; 2.3 Congress of Merseburg, July 1002; 2.3.1 The Context and Course of the Congress, Boleslav Chrobry's Participation
  • 2.3.2 The Attack on Boleslav Chrobry in the Structure of Thietmar's Narration2.3.3 Reasons for Breaking the Alliance between Henry II and Boleslav Chrobry and the Alleged Instigators of the Attack on the Piast Retinue; 2.3.4 Henry II and the Saxon Elites: Boleslav Chrobry's Place in the Political Structure of the Region; Chapter Three Polarisation of Attitudes towards the Polish State and the Prevalence of Views Unfavourable to the Piast Monarchy; 3.1 Mieszko II-Thietmar's Miles Regis; 3.1.1 Family Background of Mieszko II's Mother; 3.1.2 Congress of Merseburg 1013
  • 3.1.3 Mieszko II-the "Civilised" Duke3.2 Rex invictissimus-Mieszko II in Mathilda's Codex; 3.2.1 Archangel Michael-Field Commander of the Army of God and Satan's Adversary; 3.2.2 St. Sebastian-an Ascetic and a Soldier of Christ; 3.2.3 Dedicational Miniature; 3.3 Misako ipse suique, immo diaboli satellites-Mieszko II, Servant of the Devil; 3.3.1 The 1025 Piast Coronations as Viewed by German Observers; 3.3.2 The Piast Coronations of 1025 in the Historical Context; 3.3.3 The King's Status and how it Changed throughout the Early Middle Ages
  • 3.3.4 Salian Monarchs and the Royal Institution in Poland
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (364 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004205642
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000040984
  • (EBL)737759
  • (OCoLC)741614157
  • (SSID)ssj0000502551
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11337398
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000502551
  • (PQKBWorkID)10519609
  • (PQKB)10706790
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC737759
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000040984
Label
The birth of a stereotype : Polish rulers and their country in German writings, c. 1000 A.D., by Andrzej Pleszczynski, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter One Appearance of the Piast State within Eyeshot of the Elites in the Liudolfings' Empire; 1.1 Mieszko as 'King of the North'-rex barbarorum; 1.1.1 Widukind on the Events of 963; 1.1.2 The So-called Account by Ibrahim ibn Yaqub of the Country of Mieszko; 1.1.3 Archetype of the 'Savage Slav'-a Dweller of the North; 1.1.4 Sclavus-captivus, servus; 1.2 Amicus imperatoris; 1.2.1 Account of a Skirmish of Mieszko I with the Veleti and Wichman in 967; 1.2.2 Meaning of the Term 'Amicitia' in the Chronicle by Widukind
  • 1.2.3 Mieszko I and the Empire in the Views of Widukind of Corvey and Thietmar of Merseburg1.3 Titles of Power of Duke Mieszko I; 1.3.1 Quidam dux Wandalorum, Misico nomine; 1.3.2 Misicho comes et Sclavus; 1.3.3 Misicho marchio; 1.3.4 Significance of Mieszko I's Titles of Power; Chapter Two Integration of the Piasts' Territorial Power into the Empire of the Liudolfings-Opinions of the German Elites on the Poland of Boleslav Chrobry; 2.1 The Polish Ruler and His Country in German Sources c. 1000; 2.1.1 Vulpes callida-Power Struggle in Poland after Mieszko I's Death
  • 2.1.2 Amicus familiaris-Relationships between Boleslav Chrobry and Margrave Ekkehard I2.1.3 Dominus [Sclaviniae]-Sources on the Events of 1000; 2.1.4 Origin of the Names: the Poles and Poland; 2.2 Opinions by Brun of Querfurt and Thietmar of Merseburg on the Polish Ruler; 2.2.1 Dei servorum mater-the Guardian of Church and a Helper of Christianization; 2.2.2 Dux infaustus-an Evil Ruler and a False Christian; 2.3 Congress of Merseburg, July 1002; 2.3.1 The Context and Course of the Congress, Boleslav Chrobry's Participation
  • 2.3.2 The Attack on Boleslav Chrobry in the Structure of Thietmar's Narration2.3.3 Reasons for Breaking the Alliance between Henry II and Boleslav Chrobry and the Alleged Instigators of the Attack on the Piast Retinue; 2.3.4 Henry II and the Saxon Elites: Boleslav Chrobry's Place in the Political Structure of the Region; Chapter Three Polarisation of Attitudes towards the Polish State and the Prevalence of Views Unfavourable to the Piast Monarchy; 3.1 Mieszko II-Thietmar's Miles Regis; 3.1.1 Family Background of Mieszko II's Mother; 3.1.2 Congress of Merseburg 1013
  • 3.1.3 Mieszko II-the "Civilised" Duke3.2 Rex invictissimus-Mieszko II in Mathilda's Codex; 3.2.1 Archangel Michael-Field Commander of the Army of God and Satan's Adversary; 3.2.2 St. Sebastian-an Ascetic and a Soldier of Christ; 3.2.3 Dedicational Miniature; 3.3 Misako ipse suique, immo diaboli satellites-Mieszko II, Servant of the Devil; 3.3.1 The 1025 Piast Coronations as Viewed by German Observers; 3.3.2 The Piast Coronations of 1025 in the Historical Context; 3.3.3 The King's Status and how it Changed throughout the Early Middle Ages
  • 3.3.4 Salian Monarchs and the Royal Institution in Poland
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (364 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004205642
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000040984
  • (EBL)737759
  • (OCoLC)741614157
  • (SSID)ssj0000502551
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11337398
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000502551
  • (PQKBWorkID)10519609
  • (PQKB)10706790
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC737759
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000040984

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