Session706
TitleShaping the Page, Forming the Text: Material Aspects of Medieval Charters
Date/TimeTuesday 13 July 2010: 14.15-15.45
 
SponsorGroupement de recherches 'Diplomatique' (GDR 3177-CNRS)
 
OrganiserSébastien Barret, Institut de Recherche et d'Histoire des Textes (IRHT), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris
 
Moderator/ChairLaurent Morelle, Section des Sciences Historiques et Philologiques, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris
 
Paper 706-a The Discerning Eye of the Forger: Medieval Forgeries as Material Objects
(Language: English)
Mark Mersiowsky, Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften und Europäische Ethnologie, Universität Innsbruck
Index Terms: Charters and Diplomatics; Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 706-b The Notitiae of Marmoutiers and their Continuations: Preparation, Shaping, Practices (150-1150)
(Language: English)
Claire Lamy, Centre d'Études Supérieures de Civilisation Médiévale (CESCM), Université de Poitiers
Index Terms: Charters and Diplomatics; Manuscripts and Palaeography; Monasticism
Paper 706-c Forms and Shapes: 'Private Deeds' in Cluny (10th-11th Centuries)
(Language: English)
Sébastien Barret, Institut de Recherche et d'Histoire des Textes (IRHT), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris
Index Terms: Charters and Diplomatics; Manuscripts and Palaeography; Monasticism
 
AbstractIn accordance to one of the currently existing research programs of the GDR 3177 'Diplomatique', the papers presented at this session will focus on medieval charters and their material aspects in relation to their texts. More precisely, we wish to explore the ways in which size, layout, writing, graphical elements etc. of the documents were used to convey, reinforce, and form the sense the charters carried. These material aspects should therefore be analysed not only as passive recipients or carriers of a textual message, but also as an active part of a whole.