IMC 2018: Sessions

Session 335: Memory and the Materiality of Medieval Texts, III: (Pseudo-) Prophecies as Future Memory in Medieval Historiography and Hagiography

Monday 2 July 2018, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Fate, Freedom & Prognostication, Internationales Kolleg für Geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung (IKGF), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Organiser:Hans-Christian Lehner, Internationales Kolleg für Geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung (IKGF), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Moderator/Chair:Anke Holdenried, Department of History, University of Bristol
Paper 335-aManipulated Memoria: How Andronikos I Survived in Historiographical Thought
(Language: English)
Michael Grünbart, Institut für Byzantinistik und Neogräzistik, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Historiography - Medieval
Paper 335-b(Pseudo-)Prophecies as Future Memory in Medieval Chronicles
(Language: English)
Hans-Christian Lehner, Internationales Kolleg für Geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung (IKGF), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Mentalities
Paper 335-cHagiography and Future Memory
(Language: English)
Klaus Herbers, Institut für Geschichte, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Index terms: Hagiography, Religious Life
Abstract

This session considers cultures of collective reading and memorialising, with a thematic focus on the manipulation of memory. In particular, the papers explore how the predictive mode in medieval texts attempted to influence what future generations would remember.