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Det personliga äktenskapet : ett exempel ur medeltida litteratur

Christensen-Nugues, Charlotte LU (1997) In Ugglan 7.
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Cet article a pour cadre le développement de l'idée du mariage comme une union personnelle se fondant sur la relation entre les époux. Les théories qui se sont développées à partis du XIe siècle à l'intérieur de l'église ont mis l'accent sur le caractère personnel du mariage: le fondement du sacrement du mariage étant devenu l'union entre deux individus et non pas l'interêt familial. À partir de la seconde moitié du XIIe siècle, l'accord de la famille n'a plus été, selon le droit canonique, nécessaire pour un mariage valide. Cette nouvelle conception entrait en conflit manifeste avec l'idée du mariage comme un accord entre familles qui prévalait alors dans la société féodale.

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Abstract in French

Cet article a pour cadre le développement de l'idée du mariage comme une union personnelle se fondant sur la relation entre les époux. Les théories qui se sont développées à partis du XIe siècle à l'intérieur de l'église ont mis l'accent sur le caractère personnel du mariage: le fondement du sacrement du mariage étant devenu l'union entre deux individus et non pas l'interêt familial. À partir de la seconde moitié du XIIe siècle, l'accord de la famille n'a plus été, selon le droit canonique, nécessaire pour un mariage valide. Cette nouvelle conception entrait en conflit manifeste avec l'idée du mariage comme un accord entre familles qui prévalait alors dans la société féodale.

Cet article montre comment les nouvelles idées ont influencé les mentalités sans préjuger de changements concrets dans le pratique du mariage. J'utilise à cette fin un roman de la première moitié du XIIIe siècle: Jehan et Blonde de Philippe de Rémi. Ce roman décrit un mariage par choix réciproque, contre la volonté des parents qui ne se limite pas à la simple satisfaction des époux mais se révèle exemplaire aussi pour la société. (Less)
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In this article I examine the development of the idea of marriage as a personal union whose foundation is the relation between the spouses. The theories which developed within the Church from the eleventh century and onwards put the emphasis on the personal side of marriage; the sacrament of marriage was founded on the union between the spouses and not on family interest. From the middle of the twelfth century the family's ascent was, according to Canon Law, no longer necessary for a valid marriage. This would have been totally in contravention of the then prevailing idea in feudal society, that marriage was an agreement between families.

This article does not primarily deal with the actual marriage practices but how the new ideas... (More)
In this article I examine the development of the idea of marriage as a personal union whose foundation is the relation between the spouses. The theories which developed within the Church from the eleventh century and onwards put the emphasis on the personal side of marriage; the sacrament of marriage was founded on the union between the spouses and not on family interest. From the middle of the twelfth century the family's ascent was, according to Canon Law, no longer necessary for a valid marriage. This would have been totally in contravention of the then prevailing idea in feudal society, that marriage was an agreement between families.

This article does not primarily deal with the actual marriage practices but how the new ideas influenced the mentalities. To this end I analyse a novel from the first half of the thirteenth century; Jehan et Blonde by Philippe de Rémi. This novel describes a marriage by choice, against the will of the family, which not only satifies the spouses but also proves to be exemplary from the society's point of view. (Less)
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Marriage, Middle Ages, Canon Law, litterature, Jehan et Blonde
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Ugglan
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7
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107 pages
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Avd. för idé- och lärdomshistoria, Lunds universitet
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1102-4313
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Swedish
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  title        = {Det personliga äktenskapet : ett exempel ur medeltida litteratur},
  volume       = {7},
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