Search

Your search for 'dc_creator:( "Mastnak, Tomaž" ) OR dc_contributor:( "Mastnak, Tomaž" )' returned 4 results. Modify search

Sort Results by Relevance | Newest titles first | Oldest titles first

Gregory VII

(1,637 words)

Author(s): Mastnak, Tomaž
Pope Gregory VII, Hildebrand Date of Birth: About 1020-25 Place of Birth: Unknown, possibly Sovana in southern Tuscany Date of Death: May 25 1085 Place of Death: Salerno Biography Hildebrand’s family background and early life remain obscure. He was of modest origins but did not grow up in destitution. He later claimed that, as a child, he had been schooled at Rome. His education was completed in the Lateran palace with boys from leading Roman families and he most probably became a monk in his adolescence. He entered the pap…

Urban II

(1,748 words)

Author(s): Mastnak, Tomaž
Pope Urban II (Odo of Châtillon-sur-Marne) Date of Birth: About 1035 Place of Birth: Châtillon-sur-Marne, France Date of Death: 29 or 30 July 1099 Place of Death: Rome Biography Urban, whose name was Odo (Eudes), was born into a noble family in Châtillon-sur-Marne around 1035. He studied with St Bruno, the founder of the Carthusians, at Reims, where he was made canon and archdeacon. Around 1070, he entered Cluny, where he was first a monk and later became prior. Pope Gregory VII summoned him to Rome, made him cardinal bisho…

 Epistolae et privilegia

(5,500 words)

Author(s): Mastnak, Tomaž
Letters and privileges Urban II Date: 15 October 1088-4 May 1099 Original Language: Latin Description Relevant to Christian-Muslim relations are portions of Urban II’s papal letters and privileges, as well as decrees and canons of church councils convoked by the pope, contemporary reports of Urban’s actions and speeches (some by eye-witnesses), and fragments and testimonia in later sources. Letters and privileges are our most extensive source. Jaffé’s Regesta cites 463 items; additional documents have been discovered since, mostly by Kehr and his collaborators.…

 Epistolae et privilegia

(6,909 words)

Author(s): Mastnak, Tomaž
Letters and privileges Gregory VII Date: From 22 April 1073 to [1085] Original Language: Latin Description Most of Gregory VII’s surviving letters are collected in his Register, which is both the only preserved register of any reform pope and the earliest surviving original register of a pope (although on this point there are some dissenting views). The Register contains around 390 items: letters written by Gregory, as well as a small number of letters written to him and records of his Lateran synods. More than 60 of his surviving letters were never registered ( extravagantes), and only …