IMC 2013: Sessions

Session 203: Neglected Texts in Late Antique and Early Medieval Monasticism

Monday 1 July 2013, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Network for the Study of Late Antique & Early Medieval Monasticism
Organiser:Julian Hendrix, Department of Classics & History, Carthage College, Wisconsin
Moderator/Chair:Janneke Raaijmakers, Afdeling Middeleeuwse Geschiedenis, Universiteit Utrecht
Paper 203-aHildemar of Corbie on Prayer and Monastic Practice
(Language: English)
Julian Hendrix, Department of Classics & History, Carthage College, Wisconsin
Index terms: Monasticism, Religious Life
Paper 203-bThe Manuscripts of the Hildemar Commentary
(Language: English)
Mariël Urbanus, Independent Scholar, Utrecht
Index terms: Manuscripts and Palaeography, Monasticism
Paper 203-cA Neglected Text Concerning Augustine of Hippo’s Monasticism: The Regularis Informatio
(Language: English)
Matheus Coutinho Figuinha, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa
Index terms: Gender Studies, Monasticism

Monastic historiography has been substantially based on a limited number of sources. Many early medieval monastic texts have received limited scholarly attention despite a wide medieval circulation. This session will focus on some of these marginalized texts, presenting their contents and the new perspectives they offer on monks and monasticism.