The Long Arm of Papal Authority
Late Medieval Christian Peripheries and Their Communication
with the Holy See
Gerhard Jaritz is a member of the International
Medieval Congress (Leeds Programming Committee) and
is a Professor in the Medieval Studies Department at
Central European University.
Kirsi Salonen is the author of "The Penitentiary
as a Well of Grace in the Late Middle Ages: The Example
of the Province of Uppsala 1448-1527"
Torsten Jorgensen is Professor at the Centre
for Medieval Studies at University of Bergen
The volume contains selected papers from two conferences
in 2003, at the University of Bergen (Norway) and at
Central European University in Budapest. They deal comparatively
with the communication of the Holy See with Northern
Europe and Eastern Central Europe in the Late Middle
Ages, both areas at the margins of Western Christendom.
Special emphasis is placed on analysis of registers
in the Apostolic Penitentiary.
List of Tables List of Figures Abbreviations
related to the collections of the Vatican Secret Archives
Preface Chapter 1. Piroska Nagy, Peripheries
in Question in Late Medieval Christendom Chapter
2. Kirsi Salonen, The Penitentiary under
Pope Pius II. The Supplications and Their Provenance
Chapter 3. Torstein Jørgensen,
At the Edge of the World: The Supplications from the
Norwegian Province of Nidaros Chapter 4. Kirsi
Salonen, The Supplications from the Province of
Uppsala. Main Trends and Developments Chapter 5.
Irene Furneaux, Pre-Reformation Scottish Marriage
Cases in the Archives of the Papal Penitentiary Chapter
6. Jadranka Neralic, Central Europe and the
Late Medieval Papal Chancery Chapter 7. Etleva
Lala, The Papal Curia and Albania in the Later Middle
Ages Chapter 8. Piroska Nagy and Kirsi
Salonen, East-Central Europe and the Penitentiary
(1458-1484) Chapter 9. Lucie Dolealová,
"But if you marry me": Reflections of the
Hussite Movement in the Penitentiary (1438-1483)
Chapter 10. Ana Marinkovic, Social and Territorial
Endogamy in the Ragusan Republic: Matrimonial Dispenses
during the Pontificates of Paul II and Sixtus IV (1464-1484)
Chapter 11. Gastone Saletnich and Wolfgang
Müller, Rodolfo Gonzaga (1452-1495):News on
a Celebrity Murder Case Chapter 12. Blanka
Szeghyová, Church and Secular Courts in Upper
Hungary (Fourteenth to Sixteenth Century) Chapter
13. Ludwig Schmugge, Penitentiary Documents
from Outside the Penitentiary Chapter 14.
Gerhard Jaritz, Patterns and Levels of Periphery?
List of Contributors
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