Several of these are dealt with in detail, perhaps most notably the three which Kiening edits in one of his appendices: a German translation from Olomouc of Innocent III
's De miseria humanae conditionis, Guilhelmus Savonensis's An mortui sint lugendi an non, and Menrad Molther's free Latin adaptation of the Ackermann, the Dialogus Mortis ac Coloni.
As Britain refined the jury system, Pope Innocent III
(1198-1216) launched the Holy Inquisition against heretics.
Dor contends that Chaucer's treatment of Constance constitutes a 'pseudo-rewriting' (79) of Book II of Pope Innocent III
's De misera humane conditionis.
Other articles which will be of wide interest are the examination of the parochial responsibilities of English cathedrals by Michael Franklin, which raises interesting questions about the origins of the parish system within cities; Brenda Bolton on Innocent III
's attitude to the towns of the Papal State; and Giles Constable on the relation of the abbey and townsmen of Cluny in the twelfth century.
This ambitious project seeks to catalogue bishops of the western church from the earliest times to the pontificate of Innocent III
, a volume being devoted to each metropolitan area.
Pope Innocent III
suspended Langton for siding against the king and annulled the Charter, which incited a civil war; but, when John and the Pope died in 1216, Langton compelled a reissue of the Charter in Henry III's name and a confirmation of it when the young king came of age.
Chapman s conclusion argues for Bernards subtlety as opposed to Gelasiuss distinction, and gives an overview of how ecclesiastical independence and the debate surrounding power progressed from Innocent III
to Boniface VIII.
* As a biographer of Pope Innocent III
, I have reservations about Hans Kung's recent column in which he urges Pope Francis to follow the model of St.
He accomplished this despite the opposition of his former guardian, Pope Innocent III
. Frederick aroused the opposition of such subsequent popes as Gregory IX and Innocent IV, tenaciously administering the German territories and southern Italy until the end of his life.
In 1205, Pope Innocent III
wrote that athe Jews, by their own guilt, are consigned to perpetual servitude because they crucified the Lord.a This false charge, based on anti-Semitic revisions of the Gospels that minimize the role of Pontius Pilate, laid the groundwork for accusations that Jews used Christian blood in their rituals and justified countless acts of anti-Semitic savagery.
Contemporary sources like Gratian's Decretum (c.1140), the writings of Thomas Aquinas (1227-1274), Pope Innocent III
(1198-1216), and a handful of twelfth-century Parisian reformers (for example, Peter the Chanter), lend weight to both practical and theoretical dimensions of medieval charity from this period onward.
He was renounced by his father, Innocent III
dreamed of him, he gave a sermon to the birds, he received stigmata, he died.