IMC 2012: Sessions

Session 1619: 'Ruling' the Script, V: Ruling with Script

Thursday 12 July 2012, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:APICES - Association paléographique internationale: Culture, Écriture, Société / Institut de Recherche et d'Histoire des Textes (CNRS), Paris
Organiser:Georg Vogeler, Zentrum für Informationsmodellierung in den Geisteswissenschaften, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
Moderator/Chair:Dominique Stutzmann, Institut de Recherche et d'Histoire des Textes (IRHT), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris
Paper 1619-aCauses and Rules for the Variations of Gothic Scripts in the Writing Office of the Chapter of Oviedo during the 15th Century
(Language: English)
Néstor Vigil Montes, Área de Ciencias y Técnicas Historiográficas, Universidad de Oviedo
Index terms: Administration, Ecclesiastical History, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 1619-bConstructing a Self Image of Königsfeld Abbey by Writing
(Language: English)
Tobias Hodel, Historisches Seminar, Universität Zürich
Index terms: Administration, Charters and Diplomatics, Manuscripts and Palaeography, Monasticism
Paper 1619-cOfficium capituli and Liber capituli: Lack and Existence of Rules in Monastic and Canonical Context at the End of the Middle Ages
(Language: English)
Michaël George, Université de Nancy
Index terms: Administration, Ecclesiastical History, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Abstract

Literacy as a political mean influenced not only the political style but the actual mode of writing too. Néstor Vigil Montes gives an example of the correspondences between the type of script and the social and political situation in which the scribe worked. Tobias Hodel analyses palaeographically the copies of the charters the nuns of Königsfeld received from the daughter of their founder queen Agnes of Hungary to show how these documents got symbolic value. Michael Georges studies the rules for the actual writing down of the texts in a book of religious administration.