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Christian commonwealth of Otto III.

James Edward Walker

Christian commonwealth of Otto III.

by James Edward Walker

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Published by Universtiy Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Otto -- III, -- Holy Roman Emperor, -- 980-1002,
  • Germany -- History -- Otto III, 983-1002,
  • Holy Roman Empire -- History -- 843-1273

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 56 leaves.
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15574610M

    Otto III (Jun/Jul - Janu ) was Holy Roman Emperor from until his early death in A member of the Ottonian dynasty, Otto III was the only son of the Emperor Otto II and his wife Theophanu.. Otto III was crowned as King of Germany in at the age of three, shortly after his father's death in southern Italy while campaigning against the Byzantine Empire and the Emirate. The Bamberg Apocalypse (Bamberg State Library, ) is an 11th-century richly illuminated manuscript containing the pictorial cycle of the Book of Revelation and a Gospel Lectionary of the books of pericopes. This medieval illuminated manuscript was created during the Ottonian dynasty; it is unknown whether it was commissioned by Otto III or Henry II.

    *Early Christian, Baptistry of a Christian house-church, Dura-Europos, Syria, b. CE * Good Shepherd with Adam and Eve, dtl of wall painting at Dura-Europos *Early Christian, Good Shepherd, . Study 27 Early christian, Byzantine, Migration, Carolingian, Ottonian, Aachen Gospels of Otto III. AD. Ottonian Art. Germany. Virgin of Essen. AD. Ottonian Art. Germany. Santiago de Compstein. Janson's History of Art Portable Edition Book 1: The Ancient World (8th Edi.

    The website Icon of St. Luke is taken from the Gospel Book of Otto III, produced by the German Reichau school. This manuscript depicts the enthroned figure of St. Luke in a state of religious ecstasy. The saint supports a host of Jewish prophets and heavenly messengers; books from the Old Testament are stacked in his lap. Otto III: An Imperial Ideal During the disturbed tenth century in Western Europe, royal power held its ground and extended its authority only in Germany-whence the Emperor Otto III sallied into Italy with the purpose of reviving Roman classical tradition and combining it with the dream of a Christian Commonwealth under imperial aegis.


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By James E. Walker, Published on 08/01/ Recommended Citation. Walker, James E., "The Christian Commonwealth of Otto III" ().Author: James E. Walker. The double page opening of the ruler portrait of Otto III (f, above right) and the accompanying image of provinces bringing tribute (fv, above left) is taken from the Gospels of Otto III (Munich, Bayerische Stattsbibliothek, Clm), one of the most magnificent manuscripts to have come down to us from the early medieval period.

The Prayerbook of Otto III or Pommersfelden Prayerbook is an Ottonian illuminated manuscript, made up of 44 bound parchment folios. It was produced around in Mainz for the private use of Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor, commissioned by his mother Theophanu and Archbishop Willigis. It is the only prayerbook to survive from the Ottonian era and its texts and images set out a monastic model for.

Description This small prayer book was once owned by the Holy Roman Emperor Otto III (−). Although it hardly stands out when compared with other luxuriously illuminated manuscripts, it was intended for the sovereign’s private devotion and is one of only two royal prayer books from the early Middle Ages to survive.

The prayer book of Otto III has a unique place in history as the only surviving royal prayer book from the Ottonian era. Its exceptional worth is indicated not only by the miniatures, but also the script in gold on purple vellum. One can still immerse themselves today in the splendor of the private prayer book of the king and : Faksimile Verlag.

Portrait of St. Luke in the Gospel Book of Otto III by Mary Elizabeth Podles T his Luke is not a conventional seated scholar, placidly penning his Gospel. This Luke is a mystic, a visionary in a state of exaltation, lifted up to heaven by the inspiration of the Holy Spirit and set among visionaries.

During the disturbed tenth century in Western Europe, royal power held its ground and extended its authority only in Germany-whence the Emperor Otto III sallied into Italy with the purpose of reviving Roman classical tradition and combining it with the dream of a Christian Commonwealth under imperial aegis.

By J.B. Morrall. Otto III ascended his powerful and influential throne at the age of three, ruling 'from the moment of his coronation [ ] as a legal adult even though biologically he was still a child' (p. 2), an illustration of the idea of the king's two bodies, there being no legal notion of a minor king in Ottonian Germany at the time.

Otto III, (born July —died Jan. 23,near Viterbo, Italy), German king and Holy Roman emperor who planned to recreate the glory and power of the ancient Roman Empire in a universal Christian state governed from Rome, in which the pope would be subordinate to the emperor in religious as well as in secular affairs.

Otto III (June/July – 23 January ) was Holy Roman Emperor from until his early death in A member of the Ottonian dynasty, Otto III was the only son of the Emperor Otto II and his wife Theophanu.

Otto III was crowned as King of Germany in at the age of three, shortly after his father's death in Southern Italy while campaigning against the Byzantine Empire and the.

Gospel Book of Otto III. Practice: Ottonian art (quiz) Sort by: Top Voted. Bronze doors, Saint Michael's, Hildesheim, commissioned by Bishop Bernward, Up Next. Bronze doors, Saint Michael's, Hildesheim, commissioned by Bishop Bernward, Our mission is to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere.

Otto III enthroned, the Gospels of Otto III, a late 10th or early 11th century illuminated Gospel Book Front cover of an Evangeliary with the Crucifixion, Front cover of a gospel book with the crucified Christ between Mary and John, Front cover of a gospel book of gilded copper and enamel champlevé.

Otto III () was one of the most powerful rulers in Europe in the late tenth century. He is also one of the most enigmatic.

The son of the German emperor Otto II and the Greek princess Theophanu, he came to the throne at the age of three and was /5(3). Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Otto III Gerd Althoff, and Translated by Phyllis G.

Jestice “Althoff's careful attention to the sources (quoted extensively in the translation with full Latin citations) and his insights regarding the ritualistic and demonstrative behavior of the early Middle Ages mark this as a book that demands the attention of scholars and students alike and one that should have an English translation.

Papacy - Papacy - The medieval papacy: Although much about the early popes remains shrouded in darkness, scholars agree that the bishops of Rome were selected in the same manner as other bishops—that is, elected by the clergy and people of the area (though there is some evidence that some of the early bishops attempted to appoint their successors).

Today kept in the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek of Munich, the Royal Prayer Book for Otto III is a historic, cultural, and bibliophile monument of the highest order: a private prayer book made for a king of the early Middle Ages, it constitutes an absolutely rare and precious item.

The Gospels of Otto III (Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm ) is a late tenth or early eleventh century illuminated Gospel manuscript contains the Vulgate versions of the four gospel s plus prefatory matter including the Eusebian canon manuscript is a major example of Ottonian was produced at Reichenau Abbey in the workshop headed by the monk Liuthard.

OTTO III SUCCEEDED to the throne of the Holy Roman Empire at the age of three, which did not give him a promising start. He was crowned at Aachen on Christmas Daysoon after the premature death of his father, Otto II. The book shows Gerbert in his official capacity was more concerned with the management of the Church’s holdings than with supposed impen Pope Sylvester II headed the church in the year Nancy Marie Brown does a fine job disproving the myth that the Church and the West believed the year heralded the end of the world/5(52).

The Gospels of Otto III (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek CLM ) probably produced in Reichenau Abbey, in the scriptorium headed by the monk Liuthard, for Holy Roman Emperor Otto III, "must be a candidate for the most valuable book in the world. It was made for Otto around It is in its original golden binding set with jewels and with a Byzantine ivory panel.Otto III considered the Pope as one of his optimates, and treated Rome as his capital.

Otto questioned the authenticity of the Donation of Constantine that had become a foundation for Papal authority. Otto III in these images fashions himself as a new Constantine. The miniature above is another representation of Otto III.Emperor Otto III, descended from both German and Byzantine imperial lines, appears in this Gospel book enthroned and holding the scepter and cross-inscribed orb signifying his universal authority.

ospel Book of Otto III In a Gospel book containing some of the finest early medieval paintings of the life of Christ (for example, Fig. A), one full-page representation (Fig. ) stands apart from the rest.