IMC 2003: Sessions

Session 1121: Narrative Historical Sources, II: Written Sources as Perspectives on Travelling and Mobility

Wednesday 16 July 2003, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Project 'Narrative Historical Sources in the Medieval Low Countries', Department of History, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Organiser:Jelma Hoekstra, Instituut voor Geschiedenis, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Moderator/Chair:Suzan Folkerts, Faculteit der Letteren, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Paper 1121-aHousehold Accounts as a Historical Source: Mobility and Relationships of the Countesses of Late Medieval Holland
(Language: English)
Femke Prinsen, Instituut voor Geschiedenis, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Index terms: Archives and Sources, Gender Studies, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 1121-bTravelling in the Historiography of the High Middle Ages: Henry the Lion's Journey to Jerusalem According to Arnold of Lübeck's Chronicle (1210)
(Language: English)
Volker Scior, Mittelalterliche Geschichte, Universität Osnabrück
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Language and Literature - Latin, Mentalities
Paper 1121-cWritten Sources for the Research of Medieval Mobility in the Southeast Provinces of the Empire
(Language: English)
Miha Kosi, Milko Kos Historical Institute, Slovenian Academy of Sciences & Arts, Ljubljana
Index terms: Archives and Sources, Daily Life
Paper 1121-dTravellers from the Northern Low Countries to the Holy Land in the Late Middle Ages: Some Narrative Sources
(Language: English)
Jelma Hoekstra, Instituut voor Geschiedenis, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Index terms: Archives and Sources, Historiography - Medieval, Language and Literature - Dutch, Language and Literature - Latin
Abstract

This session aims to work on a great variety of written sources for the research of travelling and mobility. Besides narrative sources (travel stories), household accounts, merchant books, toll tarifs, monastic testimonies of travels, and other sources will be treated. The speakers will show how various written sources can be used in research of medieval travelling and mobility.