Eucharist
Part 2 History

Chapter e23 Early Medieval Period [800-1199]

History & Culture

Summary

Dates

Liturgy & Theology

Devotion & Piety

Summary

3. Early Medieval [800-1199] 
Beginning of written texts. 
Rites form around the city centers. 
Priest goes from presbyter to sacerdos. 
Mass understood in terms of "sacrifice". 
Loss of offertory procession.
Few communicate. 
1079 Oath of Berengarius. 
Devotions multiply, passion, Corpus Christi, saints, Mary.

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