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Five Steps Downhill. The typological sequence of Carthusian architectural adaption to new surroundings

Architecture provides a shell for monastic life ever since. More than others, the eremitic order of the Carthusians relies on seclusion from the world by the built environment. This contribution to session 516 of the Leeds International Medieval Congress 2015...

Different roles of Empire(s) in the Universal Chronicle of Frutolf of Michelsberg († 1103): ‚Contemporary‘ observations, historical functions, philosophical and theological implications

Frutolf, a monk of the Benedictine monastery of Michelsberg in Bamberg, wrote five years before his death in 1103 a universal or world chronicle of about 300 folios[i]. In this compilation we can trace more than 70 different sources which...

Asteriscos et obelos suis locis restitui – the revision of the Psalter during the Carolingian Renaissance

The Carolingian period is chiefly remembered as a period of renovatio. In joint cooperation, the Carolingian dynasty and intellectual elites saw to revision of a number of practices and texts. Some of the artifacts of these reforms and their agents...

What a pleasure: The IMC Leeds 2013

The International Medieval Congress is held from 1-4 July at the University of Leeds. With Evina Steinová, Sabine Berger, Christine Seidel, Christian Lohmer, Nils Bock and Karoline Döring our blog is well represented at Europe’s biggest congress for medieval studies....