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Author: Jacoba van Leeuwen
ISBN: 905867522X
Language: English
Pages: 127 pages
Category: History & Criticism
Publisher: Leuven University Press; 1 edition (July 1, 2006)
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The authors of Symbolic Communication in Late Medieval Towns explore how new layers of meaning were attached to well-known traditions and how these new rituals were perceived.

The authors of Symbolic Communication in Late Medieval Towns explore how new layers of meaning were attached to well-known traditions and how these new rituals were perceived. They study the public encounters between rulers and towns, as well as among various social groups within the towns.

This volume addresses symbolic forms of communication in the late medieval towns of the Low Countries, northern France and the Swiss Confederation. In context of State centralisation, the political autonomy of these towns was threatened by tensions with higher levels of power. Within this conflict both rulers and towns employed symbolic means of communication to legitimise their power position. The intensive use of rituals like theatreplays and gift-exchange demonstrates that symbolic forms of communication were no routine jobs.

Mediaevalia Lovaniensia 37In the context of late medieval state centralization, the political autonomy of the towns of the Low Countries, Northern France, and the Swiss confederation was threatened by central governments. Within this conflict both rulers and towns employed symbolic means of communication to legitimate their power. The authors of Symbolic Communication in Late Medieval Towns explore how new layers of meaning were attached to well-known traditions and how these new rituals were perceived

Published by: Leuven University Press. Book Description: This volume addresses symbolic forms of communication in the late medieval towns of the Low Countries, northern France and the Swiss Confederation. This ritual transfer was a statutory act of great political importance, since it had to demonstrate the legal foundations of power in the town.

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Mediaevalia Lovaniensia 37 In the context of late medieval state centralization, the political .

Mediaevalia Lovaniensia 37 In the context of late medieval state centralization, the political autonomy of the towns of the Low Countries, Northern France, and the Swiss confederation was threatened by central governments. The authors of Symbolic Communication in Late Medieval Towns explore how new layers of meaning were attached to well-known traditions and how these new rituals were perceived. Mediaevalia Lovaniensia 37. Publisher. Leuven University Press.

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Church buildings dominated medieval towns. Mediaevalia Lovaniensia 38. The faithful flocked to the parish and monastic churches and chapels to attend masses, to receive the Sacraments, to offer up their prayers. However, secular authorities, from the ruler to the town government, the trades or guilds, also made use of these ecclesiastical buildings for storage and preservation, for defense, and to host large gatherings such as coronations, elections, and meetings. This book discusses how secular authorities made use of churches and monasteries in the Low Countries, the German regions and the British Isles during the late.

Jacoba Van Leeuwen (e. 2006. Published by: Leuven University Press. Series: Mediaevalia Lovaniensia - Series 1/Studia. This volume addresses symbolic forms of communication in the late medieval towns of the Low Countries, northern France and the Swiss Confederation.

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Mediaevalia Lovaniensia 37In the context of late medieval state centralization, the political autonomy of the towns of the Low Countries, Northern France, and the Swiss confederation was threatened by central governments. Within this conflict both rulers and towns employed symbolic means of communication to legitimate their power. The authors of Symbolic Communication in Late Medieval Towns explore how new layers of meaning were attached to well-known traditions and how these new rituals were perceived. They study the public encounters between rulers and towns, as well as among various social groups within the towns.