IMC 2017: Sessions

Session 1537: 10th-Century Uses of the Past, I

Thursday 6 July 2017, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:HERA Project 'After Empire: Using & Not Using the Past in the Crisis of the Carolingian Empire'
Organiser:Simon MacLean, Department of History, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge
Moderator/Chair:Stefan Esders, Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut, Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin
Paper 1537-aRemembering Bad Bishops: Flodoard's Presentation of Rheims's Troubled Past
(Language: English)
Edward Roberts, Department of History, University of Liverpool
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Religious Life
Paper 1537-bSearching for the Past in 10th-Century Liturgical Manuscripts: A Case Study
(Language: English)
Lenneke Van Raaij, Department of History, University of Exeter
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Liturgy, Religious Life
Paper 1537-cRemembering Law in 10th-Century Germany
(Language: English)
Alice Hicklin, Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut, Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Law

This is the first of two sessions on the theme of Using the Past in the 10th Century. How did authors and communities deal with, imagine, use, and not use the various pasts available to them after the end of the Carolingian Empire? This session focuses on bishops, law, and liturgy.