IMC 2013: Sessions

Session 825: Remembering the Bishop: Commemorative Strategies, II

Tuesday 2 July 2013, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Conventus: Problems of Religious Communal Life in the High Middle Ages / Episcopus: Society for the Study of Bishops & Secular Clergy in the Middle Ages
Organiser:Steven Vanderputten, Vakgroep Geschiedenis, Universiteit Gent
Moderator/Chair:Diane J. Reilly, Hope School of Fine Art, Indiana University, Bloomington
Paper 825-aZealous Reformer or Political Intrigant?: The 'Nachleben' of Adalbero of Reims, 969-989
(Language: English)
Ortwin Huysmans, Onderzoeksgroep Geschiedenis van de Middeleeuwen, KU Leuven
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Religious Life
Paper 825-bThe Story of a Vetulus Traditor: The Impact of Selective Memory on the Representation of Bishop Adalbero of Laon (977-1031)
(Language: English)
Jelle Lisson, Department of History, KU Leuven
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Religious Life
Paper 825-cErasing Bad Memories: Fashioning the Posthumous Reputation of Manasses I, Archbishop of Reims, c. 1069-1080
(Language: English)
John S. Ott, Department of History, Portland State University, Oregon
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Religious Life

This is the second of two sessions that will address issues relating to the remembrance of bishops in the central Middle Ages. This session will look specifically at the ways in which postumous memories of bishops were fashioned to reflect current ideas regarding episcopal office and address political, religious, and other issues.