Investiture Controversy Between Pope Gregory VII And Emperor Henry IV Of Germany

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The Investiture Controversy between Pope Gregory VII and Emperor Henry IV of Germany Investiture Controversy represents the division, conflict, and blurring of borders between the two realms of sacerdotium and regnum; ‘Church’ and ‘State.' Describes the early Church and relations which formed with the state institutions and imperial leaders. Events that led to the degradation of the papacy and wider Church and therefore brought about the reform movement. Analyses how these factors brought regnum and sacerdotium into direct and somewhat inevitable conflict and competition with one another.
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