Cover

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pp. 1-1

Title Page, Frontispiece, Copyright

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pp. 2-7

Contents

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pp. v-vi

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Preface

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pp. vii-viii

Suger's Deeds of Louis the Fat is a key source for twelfth-century French history; and it was in the conviction that it should be made available to students and other readers who do not wish tackle the author's demanding Latin that we began, unbeknownst to each other, to translate it some years ago. ...

Abbreviations

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pp. ix-xi

Chapter Titles in the Text

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pp. xii-xiv

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Introduction

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pp. 1-20

Suger, abbot of St. Denis, has won a lasting place in European history as the man responsible for the rebuilding of the great abbey church of St. Denis, a reconstruction crucial in the transition from Romanesque to Gothic architecture.1 But at the very time that work was proceeding on the great abbey ...

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The Deeds of Louis the Fat

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pp. 21-160

To Lord Josselin, the duly revered bishop of Soissons, from Suger, an unworthy servant of Jesus Christ, whom God suffered to be called abbot of blessed Dionysius the Areopagite: may he be united as a bishop with the bishop of bishops.a ...

Endnotes

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pp. 161-214

Index

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pp. 215-224

Production Notes

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pp. 242-242