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IMC 2020: Sessions

Session 740: Between Paganism and Christianity at the Eastern Border of Christendom, 8th-15th Centuries, III

Tuesday 7 July 2020, 14.15-15.45

Organiser:Ovidiu Cristea, Nicolae Iorga Institute of History, Romanian Academy, Bucharest
Moderator/Chair:Suzana Miljan, Institute of Historical & Social Sciences, Croatian Academy of Sciences & Arts, Zagreb
Paper 740-aFunerary Practices in the Carpathian-Danubian Region during the 8th-11th Centuries
(Language: English)
Sergiu Musteață, Institute of Archaeology, Romanian Academy - Iasi Branch
Index terms: Archaeology - General, Archaeology - Sites, Geography and Settlement Studies, Pagan Religions
Paper 740-bThe Curious Case of the County of Borkoth: The Early Angevine Administration of Hungary's Eastern Border
(Language: English)
Alexandru Simon, Center for Transylvanian Studies, Romanian Academy of Sciences, Cluj-Napoca
Index terms: Geography and Settlement Studies, Local History, Political Thought, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 740-cThe Emergence and Development of Mendicant Convents at the Eastern Borders of the Hungarian Kingdom between the 13th and 14th Centuries
(Language: English)
Corina Cioltei Hopârtean, Academia Română Institutul de Cercetări Socio-Umane Sibiu Universitatea 'Lucian Blaga' Sibiu
Index terms: Architecture - Religious, Ecclesiastical History, Geography and Settlement Studies, Local History

Considering their popularity and feasibility, by the mid-13th century and the 14th one, the development of urban mendicant clusters shouldn't come as a surprise, not even in Transylvania, at the eastern border of the Christianitas. Topics to be covered include (but are not limited to): the physical transformation of the landscapes by ecclesiastical institutions, strategies of Christianisation.