IMC 2016: Sessions

Session 1526: Matthew Paris: New Perspectives, I

Thursday 7 July 2016, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Centre for Historiography & Historical Culture, Aberystwyth University / Institute of Medieval & Early Modern Studies (IMEMS), Aberystwyth & Bangor Universities
Organiser:Björn Weiler, Department of History & Welsh History, Aberystwyth University
Moderator/Chair:Thomas O'Donnell, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York
Paper 1526-aMatthew Paris's Reputation: Fact or Fiction?
(Language: English)
Jessica Coatesworth, School of Arts, Languages & Cultures, University of Manchester
Jessica Coatesworth, School of Arts, Languages & Cultures, University of Manchester
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Historiography - Medieval
Paper 1526-bRepresenting St Albans's Saintly History in Matthew Paris's Manuscripts
(Language: English)
Judith Collard, Department of History & Art History, University of Otago, New Zealand
Judith Collard, Department of History & Art History, University of Otago, New Zealand
Index terms: Art History - General, Historiography - Medieval
Paper 1526-cNews Gathering in Matthew Paris's Chronica Majora
(Language: English)
Nathan Greasley, Department of History & Welsh History, Aberystwyth University
Nathan Greasley, Department of History & Welsh History, Aberystwyth University
Index terms: Daily Life, Historiography - Medieval
Abstract

These sessions bring together new perspectives on perhaps one of the most important writers of history in the European Middle Ages: the monk, cartographer and artist Matthew Paris of St Albans (c. 1200 – c. 1259).