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IMC 2023: Sessions

Session 1518: Ecclesiastical Networks in Early Medieval Gaul, Hispania, and Italy, I

Thursday 6 July 2023, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Medieval Studies Research Group
Organisers:Marta Szada, Instytut Historyczny, Uniwersytet Warszawski
Jerzy Szafranowski, Instytut Historyczny, Uniwersytet Warszawski
Moderator/Chair:Ian N. Wood, School of History, University of Leeds
Paper 1518-aThe Role of Late Antique Lay Elites in Ecclesiastical Construction Works on the Italian Peninsula
(Language: English)
Isabelle Mossong, Kommission für Alte Geschichte und Epigraphik, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, München
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Epigraphy, Lay Piety
Paper 1518-bUnhappy in the Ecclesiastical Web: Valerius of Bierzo's Critique of the Church in 7th-Century Gallaecia
(Language: English)
Marta Szada, Instytut Historyczny, Uniwersytet Warszawski
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Language and Literature - Latin, Monasticism, Religious Life
Paper 1518-cUnorthodox Christian Networks in 8th-Century Iberia: Entanglements of the Adoptionism Crisis
(Language: English)
Nicola Meyrick, School of Humanities & Heritage, University of Lincoln
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Theology

In this session we will take a look at the ecclesiastical network in Italy and Hispania. Isabelle Mossong will discuss epigraphic evidence of the involvement of various powerful lay figures in church building and their influence on ecclesiastical networks in Italy. Marta Szada will examine how non-ordained individuals (in this case, an itinerant monk) interacted with the clerical organization and the tensions this created. Finally, Nicola Meyrick will look at the relationships between certain ecclesiastical figures in 8th-century Hispania associated with the Adoptionist controversy.