IMC 2016: Sessions

Session 1613: Law, Rules, and Reality: Food Standards in Late Medieval Poland

Thursday 7 July 2016, 11.15-12.45

Organiser:Beata Możejko, Zakład Historii Średniowiecza Polski i Nauk Pomocniczych Historii, Uniwersytet Gdański
Moderator/Chair:Beata Możejko, Zakład Historii Średniowiecza Polski i Nauk Pomocniczych Historii, Uniwersytet Gdański
Paper 1613-aFraud in Gdańsk Food Trade in the Late Middle Ages
(Language: English)
Marcin Grulkowski, Instytut Historii im. Tadeusza Manteuffla, Polish Academy of Science, Gdansk
Marcin Grulkowski, Instytut Historii im. Tadeusza Manteuffla, Polish Academy of Science, Gdansk
Index terms: Daily Life, Economics - Trade, Law, Social History
Paper 1613-bCulinary Taste in Medieval Monastic Orders in the Gdańsk Pomerania: Rules Versus Reality
(Language: English)
Jędrzej Szerle, Zakład Historii Średniowiecza Polski i Nauk Pomocniczych Historii, Uniwersytet Gdański
Jędrzej Szerle, Zakład Historii Średniowiecza Polski i Nauk Pomocniczych Historii, Uniwersytet Gdański
Index terms: Daily Life, Law, Monasticism, Social History
Abstract

Section of topics on selected aspects of the regulatory standards of nutrition in late medieval Poland.The first of the papers presents the problem of papal dispensation from fasting in late medieval Poland. Church, law, and the practice of the ecclesiastical courts in Poland in the late Middle Ages – food and fasting. The second paper is about the adulteration of food and legal aspects of Hanseatic Gdansk. The subjects of trade fraud were fish, honey, flour, and spices. The third paper concerns the relationship between the rule and practice when it comes to food and posts in the monasteries of Gdansk Pomerania. Furthermore, it explains how the rules in regulations influenced on the diet the Norbertine Pomeranian Żukowo and other gatherings.