IMC 2017: Sessions

Session 1637: 10th-Century Uses of the Past, II

Thursday 6 July 2017, 11.15-12.45

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:Matthias Martin Tischler, Institut d'Estudis Medievals, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Paper 1637-aReading Waltharius in the Ottonian Empire
(Language: English)
Simon MacLean, Department of History, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 1637-bFrom the Outside Looking In: Rather of Verona's Notions of Community between Past and Present
(Language: English)
Jelle Wassenaar, Institut für Mittelalterforschung, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Religious Life
Paper 1637-cRemembering the Carolingians at Prum: The Liber Aureus and Regino's Chronicon Contrasted
(Language: English)
Elina Screen, Trinity College, University of Oxford
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Politics and Diplomacy
Abstract

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