IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 1117: Reform and Changes in Ecclesiastical Life between the Adriatic and the Pannonian Plain, II: Monasteries and Society in Medieval Slavonia and Dalmatia

Wednesday 8 July 2015, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Department of History, University of Zagreb
Organiser:Zrinka Nikolić Jakus, Department of History, University of Zagreb
Moderator/Chair:Zrinka Nikolić Jakus, Department of History, University of Zagreb
Paper 1117-aFriars and the City: Franciscan Reform Movement in the Context of Ragusan Secular Politics in the 15th Century
(Language: English)
Zrinka Pešorda Vardić, Department of Medieval History, Croatian Institute of History, Zagreb
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Monasticism, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 1117-bTown and Monasteries: Changes in Monastic Life in the Urban Settlements of Late Medieval Slavonia
(Language: English)
Marija Karbić, Department of History of Slavonia, Syrmia & Baranya, Croatian Institute of History, Zagreb
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Monasticism, Religious Life, Social History
Paper 1117-cHermits and Landholders: Pauline Monasteries in Late Medieval Slavonia
(Language: English)
Silvija Pisk, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Economics - Rural, Monasticism
Abstract

The session deals with the changes which late medieval monastic communities experience as the result of the interaction with the local societies. The first paper discusses the changes within Observant movement in Ragusan Franciscan monastery and its impact on Ragusan secular politics. The second paper explores how the life within and in the surrounding of towns of medieval Slavonia was changing the monastic communities (Franciscans, Dominicans, Cistercians). The third paper discusses how the Slavonian Pauline monasteries transformed into wealthy and distinctive monasteries after the initial poverty and modest hermit-like accommodations.