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IMC 2016: Sessions

Session 235: Southern Italy in the Norman and Staufen Periods, II: Papacy and Empire

Monday 4 July 2016, 14.15-15.45

Organiser:Michael Schwab, Institut für mittelalterliche Geschichte, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Moderator/Chair:Hervin Fernández-Aceves, School of History, University of Leeds
Paper 235-aRituals in Context: The Norman-Papal Relationship in 1120
(Language: English)
Michael Schwab, Institut für mittelalterliche Geschichte, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 235-bFrederick II, Catholic Ruler and Faithful Son of the Church: The Imperial Version
(Language: English)
John Phillip Lomax, Department of History, Politics & Justice, Ohio Northern University
Index terms: Canon Law, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 235-c'Habeas tu privilegia et nos habeamus possessionem': The Borders of the Territory of Benevento in 1272
(Language: English)
Daniel Siegmund, Independent Scholar, Leipzig
Index terms: Archives and Sources, Geography and Settlement Studies, Local History

Paper -a discusses the historical context of the oath and homage served by Duke William of Apulia and other Norman nobles to Calixtus II on the occasion of their investiture in 1120. Paper -b examines, from the emperor's perspective, the issue of the emperor's faith in papal-imperial discourse. Paper -c analyzes the borders of Benevento and the process of redefining them at the end of the Staufen period.