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The Caliph and the Monks’ Cattle: An Almohad Decree in Favor of a Catalan Monastery (1217 CE)

Umberto Bongianino, Oxford University

February 6, 2020 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · Jones 202

Comparative Antiquities; Program in Medieval Studies

Comparative Diplomatics Workshops are a faculty-graduate student working group of the Comparative Antiquities network at the Humanities Council, co-sponsored by the Program in Medieval Studies.

The Comparative Diplomatics Workshop will hold its first meeting of the spring semester with Professor Umberto Bongianino presenting on “The Caliph and the Monks’ Cattle: An Almohad Decree in Favor of a Catalan Monastery (1217 CE).”  All are welcome.

Conveners: Tom Conlan (EAS/History), Helmut Reimitz (History), Marina Rustow (NES/History)
Coordinator: Brendan Goldman (JDS).

To receive announcements about the workshop and brief precirculated readings, email Brendan Goldman at bgg2@princeton.edu.

Upcoming Comparative Diplomatics Workshops:

February 6 (Thursday), 4:30-6PM
Umberto Bongianino (Oxford)
“The caliph and the monks’ cattle: an Almohad decree in favor of a Catalan monastery (1217 CE)”
Jones Hall 202

February 27 (Thursday), 4:30-6PM
Debjani Bhattacharyya (Drexel)
“Inscribing Land Titles: Geographical Imaginations in Legal Texts”
Jones Hall 202

March 3 (Tuesday), 6:30-8 PM
Helmut Reimitz (History)
“From Medieval Charters to Roman Law and Back Again. Some Examples from the Late Antique West”
Jones Hall 202

March 24 (Tuesday), 4:30-6 PM
Megan Gilbert (EAS)
“Curated Scrap Paper: Documents on the Reverse Sides of Medieval Japanese Diaries”
Jones Hall 202

April 14 (Tuesday), 4:30-6 PM
Miriam Frenkel (The Hebrew University)
“Rich Bride Poor Bride- Two Trousseau Lists from the Cairo Geniza”
Jones Hall 202

April 30 (Thursday) 4:30-6PM
Horikawa Yasufumi (EAS)
“Samurai’s Oath in Medieval Japan: From Princeton University Collection”
Jones Hall 202

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