IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 1226: Paul the Deacon: Reform and Renewal, I

Wednesday 8 July 2015, 14.15-15.45

Organisers:Eduardo Fabbro, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto
Zachary Guiliano, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge
Christopher Heath, School of Arts, Languages & Cultures, University of Manchester
Moderator/Chair:Ross Balzaretti, Institute for Medieval Research, University of Nottingham
Paper 1226-aPaul the Deacon and Angilram: Metz, Reform, and the Gesta Episcopum Mettensium
(Language: English)
Christopher Heath, School of Arts, Languages & Cultures, University of Manchester
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Historiography - Medieval, Language and Literature - Latin
Paper 1226-bPaul as Hymnographer: St John the Baptist and St Mercurius
(Language: English)
Sidney Ross, Department of History, University of York
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Hagiography, Historiography - Medieval, Language and Literature - Latin
Abstract

Building on 2014’s three inter-linked sessions this proposal aims to consider the impact of Paul the Deacon as one of Charlemagne’s ‘collected’ scholars at the heart of the Carolingian programme of correctio and emendatio. Paul’s own contribution during his stay in Francia and his intellectual background and foundations in Italy will allow speakers to discuss and analyse Paul’s impact upon not only the broader contours of the Carolingian programme as it developed in the early 8th-century but also specific commissions that Paul undertook whilst in residence within the palace environment .