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IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 1326: Paul the Deacon: Reform and Renewal, II

Wednesday 8 July 2015, 16.30-18.00

Organisers:Zachary Guiliano, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge
Christopher Heath, School of Arts, Languages & Cultures, University of Manchester
Moderator/Chair:Paul Fouracre, School of Arts, Languages & Cultures, University of Manchester
Paper 1326-aUsages du passé et présence de l’Historia Longobardorum dans la Légende dorée de Jacques de Voragine: mémoire des empires dans le chapitre sur pape Pélage
(Language: Français)
Igor Salomão Teixeira, Departamento e do Programa de Pós-Graduação em História, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre
Index terms: Hagiography, Historiography - Medieval, Rhetoric
Paper 1326-bY-a-t-il un intêrét accru pour les femmes dans l'historiographie carolingienne?: Le cas de Paul Diacre
(Language: Français)
Ecaterina Gabriela Lung, Facultatea de Istorie, Universitatea din Bucureşti
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Language and Literature - Italian

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.