IMC 2012: Sessions

Session 333: A 'Field of Play': Conflicts, Players, and Rules in Medieval Italy, II - Narratives and Images

Monday 9 July 2012, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Organiser:Markus Krumm, Historisches Seminar, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Moderator/Chair:Paul Oldfield, Department of History & Economic History, Manchester Metropolitan University
Paper 333-aKnowledge and Power: A New Approach to Falco of Benevento's Chronicle
(Language: English)
Markus Krumm, Historisches Seminar, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Index terms: Literacy and Orality, Rhetoric
Paper 333-bPresentation of Politics: The Pictures of Peter of Eboli's Liber ad honorem Augusti and the Conquest of the Norman Kingdom of Sicily
(Language: English)
Sebastian Brenninger, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Projekt 'Herrschaftsumbruch und Historiographie', Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Index terms: Literacy and Orality, Rhetoric
Paper 333-cThe Perception of Sicilian Chaplains in Norman and Hohenstaufen Historiography
(Language: English)
Lioba Geis, Lehrstuhl für Mittlere Geschichte, Historisches Institut, RWTH Aachen
Index terms: Literacy and Orality, Rhetoric
Abstract

Using Gerd Althoff’s concept of ‘rules of the game’, the three papers in this session will attempt to reinterpret contemporary historical narratives of Norman and Hohenstaufen southern Italy.