IMC 2017: Sessions

Session 737: A 'Dark Matter': Archaeology and History of Fiscal Estates, III - Changing Features, 9th-11th Centuries

Tuesday 4 July 2017, 14.15-15.45

Organisers:Paolo Tomei, Dipartimento di Civiltà e Forme del sapere, Università di Pisa
Giacomo Vignodelli, Dipartimento di Storia Culture Civiltà, Università di Bologna
Moderator/Chair:Clemens Gantner, Institut für Mittelalterforschung, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien
Paper 737-aThe Control of Public Goods in Early Carolingian Italy: Fiscal Lands and beneficia
(Language: English)
Giuseppe Albertoni, Dipartimento di Lettere e Filosofia, Università di Trento
Paper 737-bThe Economic Basis of Public Powers in Lombard Southern Italy, 8th-10th Centuries
(Language: English)
Vito Loré, Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici, Università degli Studi Roma Tre
Index terms: Administration, Charters and Diplomatics, Economics - General, Politics and Diplomacy

Every powerful ruler in the West had a strong land base. However the fisc, its features and management did not remain static through the age considered, neither they were the same in every region. This session will put in contrast diverging arrangements and processing paths adopted in Carolingian and non-Carolingian areas. Paper -a will focus on the transition from 8th to 9th century in Northern Italy following the Carolingian conquest. Paper -b will investigate coeval transformations in Lombard Southern Italy.