Session Title

Medieval Money

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Medieval Club of New York

Organizer Name

Valerie Allen

Organizer Affiliation

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

Presider Name

Valerie Allen

Paper Title 1

Money in Decameron 8.1, 8.2, and 8.10 and in the Shipman's Tale

Presenter 1 Name

Frederick M. Biggs

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Connecticut

Paper Title 2

Reifying Money: Banks in Florence and Rome, ca. 1250-1500

Presenter 2 Name

Lauren Jacobi

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Paper Title 3

Public Debt Books as a Money Substitute

Presenter 3 Name

Judith Potter

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Paper Title 4

Alienated Labor and Sacramental Doubt: Rethinking the "Valewe" of the Host in Late Medieval England

Presenter 4 Name

David Lavinsky

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Yeshiva Univ.

Start Date

16-5-2015 3:30 PM

Session Location

Schneider 1330

Description

Four papers that consider the role of money in late medieval Europe, on the one hand in its extended sense in literary and spiritual contexts and on the other in its daily banking practices and management of debt. Together the papers pose essential questions about the difference between modern and medieval money.

Valerie Allen

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Medieval Money

Schneider 1330

Four papers that consider the role of money in late medieval Europe, on the one hand in its extended sense in literary and spiritual contexts and on the other in its daily banking practices and management of debt. Together the papers pose essential questions about the difference between modern and medieval money.

Valerie Allen