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Il capitolo della cattedrale di Firenze dalle origini al XV secolo

  • Elena Rotelli,

The chapter, a collegial body formed by the canons, is entrusted with the celebration of the sacred offices of the cathedral. In the Middle Ages it had the task of electing the bishop and assisting him in his acts of government, as well as providing, in the event of a vacant see, in the person of a chapter vicar, the spiritual and temporal jurisdiction of the diocese. For these important tasks, and for the political weight that in fact it was to exercise, the chapter held a particularly prestigious role in medieval Florence. Its members, belonging to the most representative families, were very often involved in the events of the city, while the election of the prelate often turned into a clash between adverse factions. Therefore, the study of this important ecclesiastical body leads us to retrace the salient events of Florentine history.

  • Keywords:
  • Storia,
  • Medioevo,
  • Chiesa cattolica romana,
  • Firenze,
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Elena Rotelli

University of Florence, Italy

Elena Rotelli , confirmed Researcher at the Department of Social Studies of the University of Florence, dealt with medieval religious history, publishing, among other works, Vescovi e legati pontifici nella società fiorentina del primo Trecento, 1997 and Un vescovo fiorentino del trecento: Antonio d'Orso di Biliotto, 2000. She also wrote the booklet: Fra Dolcino e gli Apostolici nella storia e nella tradizione, published by Claudiana.
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Book Title

Il capitolo della cattedrale di Firenze dalle origini al XV secolo

Authors

Elena Rotelli

Peer Reviewed

Number of Pages

98

Publication Year

2005

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© 2005 Author(s)

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CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 IT

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CC0 1.0

Publisher Name

Firenze University Press

DOI

10.36253/88-8453-250-7

ISBN Print

88-8453-251-5

eISBN (pdf)

88-8453-250-7

eISBN (xml)

978-88-5518-769-5

Series Title

Strumenti per la didattica e la ricerca

Series Issn ISSN

2704-6249

Series E-Issn

2704-5870

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