Forgot your password?  

Research Article: Medieval Europe 814-1450: Religion

This encyclopedia article consists of approximately 195 pages of information about Medieval Europe 814-1450.
This section contains 900 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Medieval Europe 814-1450: Religion Encyclopedia Article

Important Events in Religion

800 Charlemagne is crowned emperor of the Romans by Pope Leo III, creating a linkage between spiritual and temporal powers.
813 Charlemagne requires all Christian altars to contain holy relics.
815 Byzantine iconoclastic policies (removal of sacred images from church decoration) are revived by Emperor Leo V.
843 The iconoclastic controversy in Byzantine Christianity comes to an end, and the use of icons is restored.
860 Russian ambassadors to the court of Constantinople embrace Christianity.
909 The founding of the famous Benedictine monastery of Cluny, France, occurs in this year.
945 A Christian church is built in the Russian city of Kiev.
962 The coronation of the German ruler Otto I as emperor of the Romans occurs in this year, reestablishing strong ties between spiritual and temporal powers.
990–1096 Local church councils address Peace of God and Truce of God legislation attempting to lessen medieval violence.
c. 1000–1080 This is...

(read more)

This section contains 900 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Medieval Europe 814-1450: Religion Encyclopedia Article
Follow Us on Facebook