A Companion to the Eucharist in the Middle Ages by Edited by Ian Christopher Levy, Gary Macy and Kristen Van

By Edited by Ian Christopher Levy, Gary Macy and Kristen Van Ausdall

The Eucharist within the eu heart a long time used to be a multimedia occasion. before everything it used to be a drama, a festival, a liturgy. The atmosphere itself used to be striking. lovely paintings decorated titanic constructions. Underlying and helping the liturgy, the paintings and the structure was once a gently developed theological international of notion and trust. renowned ideals, spilling over into the paranormal, celebrated that presence in different tumultuous varieties. Church legislations regulated how some distance such perform may well move in addition to who used to be allowed to accomplish the liturgy and the way and while it'd be played. This quantity offers the medieval Eucharist in all its glory combining introductory essays at the liturgy, artwork, theology, structure, devotion and theology.

Contributors comprise: Celia Chazelle, Michael Driscoll, Edward Foley, Stephen Edmund Lahey, Lizette Larson-Miller, Ian Christopher Levy, Gerhard Lutz, Gary Macy, Miri Rubin, Elizabeth Saxon, Kristen Van Ausdall and Joseph Wawrykow.

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465), and Peter Chrysologus of Ravenna (bishop 433–450). 71 Several important archeological surveys have resulted in detailed information about the complex of buildings that supported the “Ambrosian Rite” of Milan,72 as well as the double-cathedral and However its differences are as remarkable as its similarities . ” The Origins of the Roman Rite, trans. Gordon P. Jeanes (Bramcote, Nottingham, 1991), p. 30. 69 Several scholars have acknowledged similarities of phrasing with known Eastern prayers, as well as similarities with Latin-language excerpts of eucharistic prayers, but without falling back on the unproven single source for which there is no extant third or fourth century text.

Justin and Irenaeus write in Greek, Tertullian in Latin, and yet the second century/early third century similarities are interesting. Enrico Mazza, The Celebration of the Eucharist: The Origin of the Rite and the Development of Its Interpretation (Collegeville, 1999), pp. 111–115. 55 Especially Cyprian’s treatise “On the Lapsed” 15, 16 and Letter 63 to Cecil. See Worship in the Early Church: An Anthology of Historical Sources, ed. Lawrence Johnson (Collegeville, 2009). Also John D. Laurence, ‘Priest’ as Type of Christ: The Leader of the Eucharist in Salvation History According to Cyprian of Carthage (New York, 1984).

Some early liturgical practice is filtered through monastic ritual and preserved in the monastic customaries or ritual books. See the section on customaries (pp. 213–220) in Eric Palazzo, A History of Liturgical Books: From the Beginning to the Thirteenth Century, trans. Madeleine Beaumont (Collegeville, 1998). the liturgical inheritance of the late empire 17 to have first emerged in late second century North Africa11 and spread through Rome to many other areas within the Western part of the Roman Empire.

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