Session Title

Carolingian Monasticism I: Benedict of Aniane Reconsidered

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Network for the Study of Late Antique and Early Medieval Monasticism; Visions of Community (SFB F42), Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften

Organizer Name

Rutger Kramer

Organizer Affiliation

Visions of Community (SFB F42), Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften

Presider Name

Matthew Ponesse

Presider Affiliation

Ohio Dominican Univ.

Paper Title 1

Anianian Reform of Monastic Property? The Puzzle of Early Medieval Cartularies

Presenter 1 Name

Hans Hummer

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Wayne State Univ.

Paper Title 2

. . . veris disputationum iaculis armatus . . . : Benedict of Aniane Goes to Court

Presenter 2 Name

Rutger Kramer

Paper Title 3

Benedict of Aniane Remembers the Monastic Past

Presenter 3 Name

Martin Claussen

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Univ. of San Francisco

Start Date

15-5-2015 1:30 PM

Session Location

Schneider 1345

Description

Carolingian monastic reforms I: Benedict of Aniane

Benedict of Aniane and his role in the Carolingian monastic reform process are objects of an increased scholarly interest. This session investigates Benedict of Aniane’s impact from three different perspectives. Martin Claussen speaks about the construction of a monastic past within Benedict of Aniane’s rhetoric of reform. Hans Hummer addresses the role of monastic economy and the rhetoric of legitimating wealth in the context of the Anianian Reforms. Rutger Kramer discusses the still controversial question of the interplay of Benedict of Aniane's monastic reform agenda and Louis the Pious’ politics.

Albrecht Diem and Rutger Kramer

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May 15th, 1:30 PM

Carolingian Monasticism I: Benedict of Aniane Reconsidered

Schneider 1345

Carolingian monastic reforms I: Benedict of Aniane

Benedict of Aniane and his role in the Carolingian monastic reform process are objects of an increased scholarly interest. This session investigates Benedict of Aniane’s impact from three different perspectives. Martin Claussen speaks about the construction of a monastic past within Benedict of Aniane’s rhetoric of reform. Hans Hummer addresses the role of monastic economy and the rhetoric of legitimating wealth in the context of the Anianian Reforms. Rutger Kramer discusses the still controversial question of the interplay of Benedict of Aniane's monastic reform agenda and Louis the Pious’ politics.

Albrecht Diem and Rutger Kramer