A medieval Stylome? Exploring the Universal Stylome Hypothesis in medieval prose. University of Antwerp
Augustine of Hippo’s ‘sermones de diversis’ (ss. 341-363): Textcritical study and analysis of the contents and Medieval reception of a corpus of moralizing/catechetical sermons KU Leuven
My project centres on Augustine’s sermons 341-363. Within the Church Father’s homiletic oeuvre these sermons form a unique corpus as they have an outspoken moral/catechetical focus. Ss. 341363 address diverse themes (penitence, almsgiving, misconduct, obedience…) and are among Augustine’s richest sermons for biographical, socio-religious and historical realia, thus forming a precious source of information on Augustine’s position as bishop, ...
Guiding principles, governing changes. A cross-contextual analysis of political thought in late medieval Europe. KU Leuven
Today we expect total transparency and representation in the decision-making process of our government. These important principles, together with the fundamental political changes that supported them, blossomed in late medieval Europe. Strikingly, they shared many characteristics across regions and were propagated by social groups with diverse interests. By employing a socially-embedded perspective on the ideas of the fourteenth and fifteenth ...
The French translations of Henri de Mondeville’s Chirurgie: edition and challenges in the medieval medical context. KU Leuven
The French translations of Henri de Mondeville's Chirurgie are amongst the first chirurgical texts written in vernacular. From this perspective, these texts present a valuable example of the capacity to create vocabulary, particularly through the many neologisms they present. Many of these terms, never found before these translations, are still used today, which show how important they are in the history of the French scientific vocabulary. ...
Female authorship and authority in late medieval and early modern vernacular sermons from the Low Countries. University of Antwerp
Multiple identities in a late medieval and early modern city: Mechelen in the 15th and 16th centuries. University of Antwerp
The reception of Augustine and Pelagius in the Carolingian commentary on Romans preserved in Paris Bibl. Nat. lat. 11574. Cultural forgetting in medieval theories on grace, free will, and predestination. KU Leuven
They have travelled farther and more extensively in spirit and personally": the position of the late Middle Dutch travel narrative Tvoyage van Mher Joos van Ghistele (ca. 1490) in medieval etnography. University of Antwerp
Clavis clavium: an integrated reference database and collaborative update platform to open up Patristic, Medieval and Byzantine texts KU Leuven
The funding applied for in this proposal will be used to create the infrastructure for a database, called Clavis clavium, which must satisfy three objectives:
- integrating a series of already existing claves (paper), which each have their proper structure and idiosyncrasies
- updating several of these claves (Clavis Patrum Latinorum/Graecorum and Bibliotheca Hagiographica Latina/Graeca) through an online update ...