Markus Karl von Pföstl

Pueri oblati I.

Eine historisch-anthropologische Untersuchung des Reifealters.
Band I: Spätantike und frühes Mittelalter.

[Pueri oblati. A Historical and Anthropological Study about the Age of Majority.
Volume I: Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages.]

This study analyses the development of the age of majority that was required in order to receive the sacraments of eucharist, confession, and confirmation as well as making the vows in the religious profession in monasteries from Late Antiquity to the High Middle Ages.


336 Pages, Paperback, Date of Publication: July 2011, Format: 14,8 x 21 cm

Language: German
ISBN: 978-3-9812101-9-4
54.00 €

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Monastic and Religious Life / Legal History / Early Church / Initiation Rites / Legal History / Infant Baptism / Coming of Age / Consecration of Virgins / Chivalric Orders / Order of Saint Benedict / Cistercians / Canons Regular

Alkuin Volker Schachenmayr, Rez. zu Markus Pföstl: Pueri oblati. Eine historisch-anthropologische Untersuchung des Reifealters. Kiel, Solivagus-Verlag 2011, in: Analecta Cisterciensia 62 (2012), S. 368 f.

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Dr Markus Karl von Pföstl, born 1962 in Meran, studied Theology and was ordained priest in 1987. From 1990, he studied History at the University of Vienna and received his PhD in 1994.


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