IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 1222: Reform and Renewal in East and Central Europe: Law and Politics, III - Royal Power

Wednesday 8 July 2015, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Research Group for Medievistics (Hungarian Academy of Science / National Archives of Hungary / University of Szeged / Center for Transylvanian Studies, Romanian Academy of Sciences, Cluj-Napoca)
Organisers:Éva B. Halász, Magyar Medievisztikai Kutatócsoport, Budapest - Szeged
Alexandru Simon, Center for Transylvanian Studies, Romanian Academy of Sciences, Cluj-Napoca
Moderator/Chair:Bálint Lakatos, Research Group for Medievistics, Hungarian Academy of Science, National Archives of Hungary, University of Szeged
Paper 1222-aThe Transformation of the Hungarian State Structure during the 10th-11th Centuries
(Language: English)
György Szabados, Research Group for Medievistics, Hungarian Academy of Science, National Archives of Hungary, University of Szeged
Index terms: Administration, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 1222-bThe Concept of Nova Donatio in the 15th-Century Maramures County
(Language: English)
Ioana Terezia Pop, Center for Transylvanian Studies, Romanian Academy of Sciences, Cluj-Napoca
Index terms: Administration, Local History
Abstract

The third session will discuss the development of royal authority depicting various aspects of the rule. It will discuss the brand-new system of public administration, the official Latin literacy (chartres, codified laws) and the coinage appearance in the Realm of St Stephen. Furthermore, it will emphasize institutional changes of Angevin period on the example of county authorities and how royal power transformed the legal nature of the land. Finally, the last paper will put emphasis on the patronage system and its visual respresentation in the East bordering area of Serbia and Bulgaria.