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IMC 2023: Sessions

Session 216: The Crusading Movement in the Holy Roman Empire, II: Narrative and Motivation

Monday 3 July 2023, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Northern Network for the Study of the Crusades
Organiser:Alan V. Murray, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Moderator/Chair:Graham A. Loud, School of History, University of Leeds
Paper 216-aThe Early Crusades and Knightly Military Service in the Holy Roman Empire
(Language: English)
Marco Krätschmer, Seminar für Mittelalterliche Geschichte, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
Index terms: Crusades, Military History, Social History
Paper 216-bThe So-Called Ansbert and the Historia de expeditione Friderici imperatoris as a Research Problem
(Language: English)
Mikuláš Netík, Katedra Historie, Masarykova univerzita, Brno / Historisches Seminar, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Index terms: Crusades, Historiography - Medieval
Paper 216-cThe Marginalisation of Women Crusaders in German Translations of Robert the Monk, c. 1450-1500
(Language: English)
Georg Strack, Historisches Seminar, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Index terms: Crusades, Historiography - Medieval, Women's Studies
Abstract

This session interrogates selected narrative and documentary sources in order to illuminate the motivation and recruitment of participants in crusades launched from the Holy Roman Empire, notably knights and women, and their changing perception in the sources between the First Crusade and the end of the Middle Ages.