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IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 1125: Southern Italy in Context (10th-13th Centuries), I: The Papacy and the South

Wednesday 8 July 2015, 11.15-12.45

Organiser:Richard Engl, Historisches Seminar, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz
Moderator/Chair:Amy Devenney, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Paper 1125-aNormans and Popes: A Feudal Relationship?
(Language: English)
Michael Schwab, Zentrum für Mittelalter- und Renaissancestudien, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Historiography - Modern Scholarship, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 1125-bFalco of Benevento in His Charters
(Language: English)
Markus Krumm, Historisches Seminar, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Index terms: Archives and Sources, Charters and Diplomatics, Historiography - Medieval
Paper 1125-cSacrum palatium Beneventanum: The Remains in 1272
(Language: English)
Daniel Siegmund, Independent Scholar, Leipzig
Index terms: Archaeology - Sites, Ecclesiastical History

Paper -a will once again approach the relationship between the papacy and the Normans, a relationship which German scholars in particular have tended to describe as being feudal; paper -b analyses the charters of the notary, judge, and chronicler Falco of Benevento in order to come to a better understanding of his career and historiographical practice. Paper -c will discuss possibilities and limits in the reconstruction of the papal palace in Benevento which was destroyed in the 13th century during the struggle between emperor Frederick II and Pope Innocent IV.