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IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 237: Cistercians, II: The Devil and the Details - Life Inside - And Outside - A Cistercian Abbey

Monday 6 July 2015, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Cîteaux: Commentarii cistercienses
Organiser:Terryl N. Kinder, _Cîteaux: Commentarii cistercienses_, Pontigny
Moderator/Chair:Terryl N. Kinder, _Cîteaux: Commentarii cistercienses_, Pontigny
Paper 237-aLa conception des pôles sanitaires dans les abbayes cisterciennes au travers des exemples normands
(Language: Français)
Jean-Baptiste Vincent, Centre de Recherches Archéologiques et Historiques Médiévales (UMR 6273), Université de Caen Basse-Normandie / Groupe de Recherche d'Histoire, Université de Rouen Normandie
Index terms: Archaeology - Sites, Architecture - Religious, Monasticism, Religious Life
Paper 237-bThe Cistercians and Their Contribution to the Communal Life of Parishes
(Language: English)
Toshio Ohnuki, Faculty of Letters, Okayama University / Forschungsstelle für Vergleichende Ordensgeschichte (FOVOG), Technische Universität Dresden
Index terms: Canon Law, Monasticism, Religious Life, Social History
Paper 237-cA Bawdy Book and English Visitors to French Cistercian Abbeys in the 17th and 18th Centuries
(Language: English)
David N. Bell, Department of Religious Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Index terms: Archives and Sources, Monasticism, Printing History, Social History

Cistercian abbeys were not isolated institutions. As papers in this session will demonstrate, they had to organize the water systems so the latrines would function properly, and had to deal with the wider world of local parishes as well as visitors, including the bewildering objects they left behind.