IMC 2004: Sessions

Session 1609: The Durham Liber Vitae: The Making and Remaking of a Commemorative Record, 850-1540

Thursday 15 July 2004, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College, University of London / AHRB Centre for North-East England History
Organiser:David Rollason, AHRB Centre for North-East England History, University of Durham
Moderator/Chair:Alan J. Piper, University Library, Durham University
Paper 1609-aThe Durham Liber Vitae and Anglo-Saxon Memorial Texts
(Language: English)
Jan Gerchow, Ruhrlandmuseum, Essen
Index terms: Archives and Sources, Ecclesiastical History, Genealogy and Prosopography, Lay Piety
Paper 1609-bTaking Directions from the M√ľnster School: The Durham Liber Vitae in the Early and Central Middle Ages
(Language: English)
Andrew Wareham, Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Index terms: Archives and Sources, Ecclesiastical History, Genealogy and Prosopography, Lay Piety
Paper 1609-cThe Durham Liber Vitae: Just One Aspect of Durham's Commemorative Tradition after 1300
(Language: English)
Lynda Rollason, Department of History, Durham University
Index terms: Archives and Sources, Ecclesiastical History, Genealogy and Prosopography, Lay Piety
Abstract

These sessions will present and explore the uses of the English memorial texts for historians, palaeographers, philologists and all those with an interest in the connections between the commemoration of the dead and lay and monastic piety in the Middle Ages. The session will bring together experts in memorial texts, humanities computing ans the connection between England and the continent.