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IMC 2023: Sessions

Session 1640: iForal Project, II: Historical Perspectives on Portuguese Municipal Charters, 12th to 15th Centuries

Thursday 6 July 2023, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:iForal Project 'Portuguese Municipal Charters in the Middle Ages: An Historical & Linguistic Approach in the Digital Era'
Organiser:Filipa Roldão, Instituto de Estudos Medievais, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa / Fundação para a Ciência & Tecnologia, Lisboa
Moderator/Chair:Hermenegildo Fernandes, Centro de História, Universidade de Lisboa
Paper 1640-aThe Network of Royal Notaries-Public in the Reign of King Afonso III, 1248-1279
(Language: English)
Bernardo de Sá-Nogueira, Departamento de História, Faculdade de Letras, Universidade de Lisboa
Index terms: Administration, Charters and Diplomatics, Local History, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 1640-bPublic Notaries on Municipal Charters of Trás-os-Montes during the Middle Ages
(Language: English)
Ricardo Seabra, Centro de Investigação Transdisciplinar 'Cultura, Espaço e Memória' (CITCEM) / Faculdade de Letras, Universidade do Porto
Index terms: Administration, Archives and Sources, Charters and Diplomatics, Local History
Paper 1640-cThe Municipal Charters Granted by King Dinis of Portugal, 1279-1325: An Online Edition and Its Many Research Perspectives
(Language: English)
Ana Rita Rocha, Centro de História da Sociedade e da Cultura, Universidade de Coimbra
Helena Coelho, Faculdade de Letras Universidade de Coimbra
Index terms: Administration, Archives and Sources, Charters and Diplomatics, Manuscripts and Palaeography

This session intends to present the first results of the ongoing project iForal. Portuguese municipal charters in the Middle Ages: an historical and linguistic approach in the digital era (Centre for History of the University of Lisbon). Municipal charters were granted by kings to towns in order to rule the rights and the duties of the inhabitants. They are networked texts by nature, as their normative content were transmitted from one town to another, creating a complex textual tradition. Participants in this session will explore different historical perspectives on the circumstances of production and use of these charters.

Paper -c is co-authored by Ana Rita Rocha, Instituto de Estudos Medievais (IEM), Universidade Nova de Lisboa.