IMC 2016: Sessions

Session 1213: Food in the Portuguese Medieval University

Wednesday 6 July 2016, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Departamento da História, Universidade de Lisboa
Organiser:Hermenegildo Fernandes, Centro de História, Universidade de Lisboa
Moderator/Chair:Maria Helena da Cruz Coelho, Centro de História da Sociedade e da Cultura, Universidade de Coimbra
Paper 1213-aEarning for Learning: The Income of the Portuguese University, 14th and 15th Centuries
(Language: English)
António Castro Henriques, Departamento de História, Universidade de Lisboa
António Castro Henriques, Departamento de História, Universidade de Lisboa
Index terms: Daily Life, Economics - General, Education, Social History
Paper 1213-bHow to Supply a Scholar's Table
(Language: English)
Hermínia Maria Vasconcelos Vilar, Centro Interdisciplinar de História, Culturas e Sociedades, Universidade de Évora
Hermínia Maria Vasconcelos Vilar, Centro Interdisciplinar de História, Culturas e Sociedades, Universidade de Évora
Index terms: Daily Life, Economics - General, Education, Social History
Paper 1213-cThe Liturgy of Feast
(Language: English)
Hermenegildo Fernandes, Centro de História, Universidade de Lisboa
Hermenegildo Fernandes, Centro de História, Universidade de Lisboa
Index terms: Daily Life, Economics - Urban, Education, Social History
Abstract

This panel aims to provide a portrait of the Portuguese university in the Middle Ages, concerning some of the various aspects of the topic of food, looking for examples of famine and abundance. One the one hand, we will address the rents that allowed the maintenance of the studium generale and those who studied in it, while on the other hand we will analyse the problems related with the subsistence of the poor students at the studium. Finally, we will also discuss the university rituals, such as the banquets that took place in several academic ceremonials.