IMC 2008: Sessions

Session 1509: Varieties of Urban Literacy, III: From City to Heaven - Urban Testaments and Literate Mentalities

Thursday 10 July 2008, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Utrecht Centre for Medieval Studies, Universiteit Utrecht
Organiser:Anna Adamska, Onderzoekinstituut voor Geschiedenis en Kunstgeschiedenis, Universiteit Utrecht
Moderator/Chair:Marco Mostert, Onderzoekinstituut voor Geschiedenis en Kunstgeschiedenis, Universiteit Utrecht
Respondent:Anna Adamska, Onderzoekinstituut voor Geschiedenis en Kunstgeschiedenis, Universiteit Utrecht
Paper 1509-aLast Wills of Medieval Transylvanian Burghers
(Language: English)
María-Magdolna Lupescu Makó, Facultatea de Istorie şi Filosofie, Universitatea Babeş-Bolyai, Cluj-Napora
Index terms: Literacy and Orality, Religious Life, Social History
Paper 1509-bUrban Testaments in Medieval Poland: Researches Present and Future
(Language: English)
Jakub Wysmulek, Akademia 'Artes Liberales', Poland
Index terms: Literacy and Orality, Religious Life, Social History
Abstract

The papers concern the last wills and testaments of town dwellers in Transylvania and medieval Poland, the information they shed on the development of literacy, the development of literate mentalities, and the development of religious sentiment.