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Charlemagne’s Months and their Bavarian Labors

The politics of seasons in the Carolingian Empire

£21.00
S676
9780860548652
Carl I. Hammer
1997
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Description

A fresh look at the two early-ninth-century illustrations of the ‘Labours of the Months’ produced in the area of Salzburg. The author disputes the accepted opinion that the ‘Labours’ depict contemporary rural life and argues for a rather more complex interpretation.