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IMC 2023: Sessions

Session 313: Moving Byzantium, III: The Fragmentation and (Re-)Entanglement of 13th-Century Anatolia

Monday 3 July 2023, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:FWF-Project 'Entangled Charters of Anatolia', Abteilung Byzanzforschung, Institut für Mittelalterforschung, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien
Organiser:Johannes Preiser-Kapeller, Institut für Mittelalterforschung, Abteilung Byzanzforschung, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien
Moderator/Chair:Claudia Rapp, Institut für Byzantinistik & Neogräzistik, Universität Wien / Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien
Paper 313-aMapping the Prosopographical Networks of the Lascarid Realm, 1204-1261
(Language: English)
Ekaterini Mitsiou, Institut für Byzantinistik & Neogräzistik, Universität Wien
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Computing in Medieval Studies, Genealogy and Prosopography, Social History
Paper 313-bGreek Christian Networks in Muslim Anatolia: Noble Courts, Cities, and Countryside
(Language: English)
Rustam Shukurov, Department of Medieval History, Lomonosov Moscow State University
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Genealogy and Prosopography, Islamic and Arabic Studies, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 313-cEntangled Charters of Anatolia, 1200-1300: Networks of Charters as Webs of World-Ordering after Crisis
(Language: English)
Johannes Preiser-Kapeller, Institut für Mittelalterforschung, Abteilung Byzanzforschung, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Charters and Diplomatics, Computing in Medieval Studies, Politics and Diplomacy
Abstract

The research programme Moving Byzantium highlights the role of Byzantium as a global culture and analyses the internal flexibility of Byzantine society. It aims to contribute to a re-evaluation of a society and culture that has traditionally been depicted as stiff, rigid, and encumbered by its own tradition. This is achieved by the exploration of issues of mobility, micro-structures, and personal agency. This session explores networks within and between the polities of Nicaea, Trebizond, Cilician Armenia and the Seljuk Sultanate due to the mobility of people and documents after the Fourth Crusade (1204) and before and after the Mongol invasion of Anatolia in 1243 during periods of political crisis and fragmentation.