The Idea and Ideology of Empire in the Middle Ages
The Idea and Ideology of Empire in the Middle Ages
Hear about the conceptions and understandings of empire that informed political, legal, and historical debate in the Roman Empire during the Middle Ages in this panel discussion.
Morgan Library & Museum online
December 09, 2021 | 12:30 pm
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The Morgan Library & Museum
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Presented by the Morgan Library and Museum in partnership with the German Historical Institute, this virtual event consists of a brief introduction to the exhibition by its two co-curators, followed by four brief papers and discussion.

The Carolingians and the Emergence of a New Imperial Art
Jennifer Davis, Catholic University of America; Fellow, The Israel Institute for Advanced Studies, 2021–22

Charlemagne and Charles IV: Imperial Splendor as Relationship Across the Centuries
Eva Schlotheuber, Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf

Perspectives on European Christian Empires from the Islamicate World
Wolfram Drews, Münster University

Italy and Empire in the Age of Dante and Petrarch
Alexander Lee, University of Warwick

Image: “Lindau Gospels,” in Latin Switzerland, St. Gall, ca. 880 (manuscript) Eastern France, ca. 870 (front cover) NO. 1 Salzburg, ca. 780–800 (back cover) Morgan Library & Museum, 1901 The Morgan Library & Museum, MS M.1, front cover. Photography by Graham S. Haber.