Change Was a Difficult Concept in Medieval Society; the Introduction of new or different ideas and approaches was generally viewed with suspicion, and could leave an innovator open to the charge of novitas, or innovation, or even heresy. Yet, change did occur. Rose Walker investigates the mechanism of change in the Middle Ages through the study of one particular innovation: the shift from the Mozarabic to the Roman liturgy in Spain after 1080. Walker focuses on the joint northern Spanish kingdoms of Leon and Castile to ...

Views of Transition 1998, University of Toronto Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780802043689