Posts Tagged ‘ Staufer ’

The Middle Ages to the output of the Hohenstaufen 400 to 1250

Stauferzeit

Der Zerfall des römischen Weltreiches bedeutet für uns den Beginn einer neuen weltgeschichtlichen Periode. Hatte sich im Altertum das geschichtliche Leben vom Orient nach dem Westen zu immer reicher entfaltet… …und in Griechenland und im römischen Reich seine äußeren und inneren Höhepunkte gefunden, so übernahmen nun vorwiegend germanische Völker die geschichtliche Führung und mit ihnen verlegte sich das geschichtliche Leben nach Norden. Das Abendland trat an die Stelle des Morgenlandes und des Mittelmeergebietes. Von der türkischen Herrschaft abgesehen, entstand im Osten keine neue geschichtliche Kraft  [...]



Reinald of Cologne, a Chancellor of the Middle Ages

About 50 Years, had Pope- and the empire stood hostile, than by the Concordat of Worms, a legal compensation and brought ceasefire was agreed. The Hohenstaufen dynasty came to the empire at a time to the absolute supremacy of the Church. For better or worse, it had to come to clash again, the more certain, as Hadrian IV. an arrogant Englishman came to the See of Rome, as in Germany, the powerful and warlike Frederick I. received the crown… Reinald came from the family of the counts of Dassel and he[...]



History of the Dukes of Zähringen

In October 1883 Baden Historical Commission decided to publish a story about the Duke of Zähringen. There was,, that the history of the branch line should be excluded to Teck. Main objective of this work is the origin of the Zähringer and their participation in the affairs of the kingdom, their social position, their possessions.. The result includes a detailed history of their founders Zähringer Bertold I. by Bertold V. their duties and rights, ministeriales. Many pages are devoted to the genealogical aspects and the question of the position of Rudolf's[...]