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Legenda Christiani and modern historiography / by David Kalhous.

By: Kalhous, David.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: East Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages, 450-1450, volume 34.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2015]Description: 158 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789004284906 (hardback : acidfree paper).Subject(s): Legenda Christiani | Historians -- Czech Republic -- History | Nationalism -- Czech Republic -- History | Medievalism -- Czech Republic -- History | Czech Republic -- Historiography | Czech Republic -- History -- Sources | Middle Ages -- Sources | 943.7 -- History Czechoslovakia
Contents:
Points of view? : introduction -- Certainty and doubts : Legenda Christiani in the controversy of the Baroque and Enlightenment era -- "Our oldest chronicle" : Josef Pekar and his opponents -- Intermezzo : the victory of Josef Pekar -- Ancient compilation or modern forgery : Vaclav Chaloupecky and his opponents -- The victory of authenticity? : Jaroslav Ludvikovsky and his opponents -- Historiographical debate : the case of Legenda Christiani -- Medieval primary sources -- Primary sources -- Literature.
Scope and content: "Legenda Christiani and Modern Historiography focuses on the long history of the discussion over the authenticity of Legenda Christiani, a crucial text for the medieval history of the Czech lands. First, this study shows the birth and development of a critical historiography in the era of nationalism (19th-20th c.). Second, it explains the different textual strategies used by historiography in the modern era. Third, comparison with similar discussions about the consistency in or the age of medieval texts is offered. This book will be of interest for medievalists and for those studying the historiography of the Middle Ages"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references pages (139-152) and index.

Points of view? : introduction -- Certainty and doubts : Legenda Christiani in the controversy of the Baroque and Enlightenment era -- "Our oldest chronicle" : Josef Pekar and his opponents -- Intermezzo : the victory of Josef Pekar -- Ancient compilation or modern forgery : Vaclav Chaloupecky and his opponents -- The victory of authenticity? : Jaroslav Ludvikovsky and his opponents -- Historiographical debate : the case of Legenda Christiani -- Medieval primary sources -- Primary sources -- Literature.

"Legenda Christiani and Modern Historiography focuses on the long history of the discussion over the authenticity of Legenda Christiani, a crucial text for the medieval history of the Czech lands. First, this study shows the birth and development of a critical historiography in the era of nationalism (19th-20th c.). Second, it explains the different textual strategies used by historiography in the modern era. Third, comparison with similar discussions about the consistency in or the age of medieval texts is offered. This book will be of interest for medievalists and for those studying the historiography of the Middle Ages"--Provided by publisher.

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