IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 1133: Cristianos, Judíos y Musulmanes Ante la Pobreza: Realidades Cotidianas y redes de Solidaridad en la Península Ibérica durante la Edad Media

Wednesday 8 July 2015, 11.15-12.45

Organiser:Miguel García Fernández, Departamento de Historia Medieval e Moderna, Universidad Santiago de Compostela
Moderator/Chair:Marina Garzón Fernandez, Departamento de Historia da Arte, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Paper 1133-a¿Mitigar o erradicar la pobreza?: Actitudes caritativas de los musulmanes de al-Andalus
(Language: Español)
Ana María Carballeira-Debasa, Escuela de Estudios Árabes, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Granada
Index terms: Daily Life, Islamic and Arabic Studies, Social History
Paper 1133-bPobreza o riqueza?: En torno a la situación económica de los judíos en la Galicia medieval
(Language: Español)
María Gloria de Antonio Rubio, Instituto de Estudios Gallegos 'Padre Sarmiento', Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Santiago de Compostela
Index terms: Daily Life, Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Social History
Paper 1133-cPaliar la pobreza y ayudar en la enfermedad: legados píos de mujeres cristianas en los testamentos de la Galicia bajomedieval
(Language: Español)
Miguel García Fernández, Departamento de Historia Medieval e Moderna, Universidad Santiago de Compostela
Index terms: Daily Life, Social History, Women's Studies
Abstract

This session discusses the attitudes of Christians, Jews, and Muslims to poverty: solidarity networks and realities of everyday life in the Iberian Peninsula during the Middle Ages. The first paper examines the forms and functions of Islamic charity in the Andalusian period. The second paper is an approach to the economic situation of the Jews in medieval Galicia to see if the stereotype of wealthy Jews is real or not. Finally, the third paper analyzes the last wills of Christian women to study the pious endowments in favor of the poor and sick people. In short, we’ll talk about how medieval people lived poverty and about solidarity networks to alleviate it.