IMC 2009: Sessions

Session 719: Defending the Doctrine: Latins and Greeks, Catholics and Schismatics in Latin Romania

Tuesday 14 July 2009, 14.15-15.45

Organiser:Nicky Tsougarakis, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Moderator/Chair:Graham A. Loud, School of History, University of Leeds
Paper 719-aSchismatics or Heretics?: The Justification of Crusading Action against the Greeks in the 13th Century
(Language: English)
Nikolaos Chrissis, Royal Holloway, University of London
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Crusades, Religious Life
Paper 719-bThe Franciscans as Defenders of Catholic Orthodoxy in Medieval Greece
(Language: English)
Nicky Tsougarakis, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Monasticism, Religious Life
Paper 719-cHeretics and Schismatics in Marino Sanudo
(Language: English)
Peter Lock, Department of History, York St John University
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Geography and Settlement Studies, Religious Life
Paper 719-dFrom Schismatics to Associates: The Role of Byzantium in Western Crusade Proposals, c.1300-1334
(Language: English)
Michael Carr, Royal Holloway, University of London
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Crusades, Islamic and Arabic Studies, Maritime and Naval Studies
Abstract

The papers of this session aim to investigate different aspects of the religious interaction between Latins and Greeks in Latin Romania. In particular, they focus on the way that the Latins perceived their religious differences with the Greeks, and the actions that they deemed necessary for the promotion of the Roman rite and the preservation of the Catholic communities in Greece. Amongst other things, the papers examine the attitudes of the Latin settlers towards their heterodoxous neighbours, official policies (either from the part of the papacy or the Latin states of Greece), and ad hoc measures adopted by the Catholic Church and its religious orders in order to promote Latin Christianity in Greece.