Reflection on “Life of Luis VI” from “Codex Lindellensis” essay

“Life of Luis VI” is a panegyric writing by Abbot Suger devoted to Luis VI, king of France. It reflects the Medieval idea of a perfect Christian ruler, demonstrating Luis’s life and virtues in development. At the beginning Luis is a faithful son “illustrious and courageous defender of his father’s realm”. As Luis becomes king …

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