A cura di: Christian Krötzl, Miikka Tamminen
Anno edizione: 2013
Collana: Acta Romana Instituti Finlandiae, 39
Materie: Storia, Storia medievale
"The main focus in research on communication has hiteherto been on its outer forms and means, and has, moreover, concentrated on the Early and High Middle Ages: use of language, the use of oral messages as compared with use of writter messages, and symbolic and ritual forms of communication. Research has also concentrated on the upper levels of society and mostly on the clergy. Far less attention has been given to the modes and purposes of communication, especially at the lower levels of medieval society and in the everyday life of local communities and families" (from Introduction)
Memory, Influence and Promotion.
Lari Ahokas, Remembering the Tyrant: Memory of the Early Abbots of Farfa in the Works of Gregory of Catino.
Teemu Immonen, Communicative Aspects of Eremitical Life in the Tenth- and Eleventh-Century Italy.
Pekka Tolonen, The Secret Lineage of Mathilda of Lappion? On Saintly Women, Men and their Proponents in Thirteenth-Century Northern France and Flanders. Spreading Messages and Exerting Influence.
Christian Krötzl, “Fama volat”. On Propagation, Decision-Making and Influence in the Later Middle Ages
Jussi Hanska, From Historical Event to Didactic Story. Medieval Miracle Stories as a Means of Communication
Marika Räsänen, Making a Saint for the Monastery of Fossanova. The Dispute on the Ownership of the Corpse of Saint Thomas Aquinas at the Time of His Canonisation (1323). Propagation, Interaction and Cultural Boundaries.
Miikka Tamminen, Saracens, Schismatics and Heretics in Jacques de Vitry’s Historia Orientalis. Criticism, Messages and the Use of Sources.
Kirsi Salonen, Illegal Business with Non-Christians and Pilgrims to the Holy Sepulchre. The Apostolic Penitentiary and the Contacts of Christian with Non-Christians during the Pontificate of Pope Pius II (1458-1464).