IMC 2013: Sessions

Session 1219: Pleasure and Leisure in Medieval Dalmatia, Croatia, and Slavonia, I

Wednesday 3 July 2013, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:School of History, Croatian Catholic University, Zagreb
Organiser:Hrvoje Kekez, Department of History, Catholic University of Croatia, Zagreb
Moderator/Chair:Marija Karbić, Department of History of Slavonia, Syrmia & Baranya, Croatian Institute of History, Zagreb
Paper 1219-aPleasures in Home: Family Life in Medieval Dalmatian City
(Language: English)
Zrinka Nikolić Jakus, Department of History, University of Zagreb
Index terms: Daily Life, Social History
Paper 1219-bMarriage, Honour, Love, and Lust: Attitudes towards Adultery in Late Medieval Dubrovnik
(Language: English)
Zrinka Pešorda Vardić, Department of Medieval History, Croatian Institute of History, Zagreb
Index terms: Daily Life, Social History
Paper 1219-cA Luxurious Way?: Traces of Material Culture in the Everyday Life of the Late Medieval Croatian Nobility
(Language: English)
Ivan Majnarić, Department of History, Catholic University of Croatia, Zagreb
Index terms: Daily Life, Social History
Abstract

The section discusses different aspects of leisure and pleasure in everyday life in medieval Dalmatian cities and their hinterland. First paper, based on notarial records, discusses material and non-material ways of finding pleasure in everyday life in a home of upper class family in medieval Dalmatian city. The second one discusses the attitudes towards adultery in Late Medieval Dubrovnik, the impact of class boundaries on adultery and extramarital affairs, the influence of social ranking on attitudes towards adultery and its frequency, the most common outcome of adulterous affairs. The third paper depicts the luxury in everyday life of the nobility of Zadar’s hinterland.