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Citizenship Discourses in the Early Middle Ages

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Publications 

Journal articles

Robert Flierman and Megan Welton, ‘De Excidio Patriae: civic discourse in Gildas’ Britain’, Early Medieval Europe 29:2, (2021), 137–160.

Robert Flierman, ‘Gregory of Tours And the Merovingian letter’, Journal of Medieval History 47:2 (2021), 119–144.

Megan Welton, ‘The City Speaks: Cities, Citizens, and Civic Discourse in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages’, Traditio 75 (2020), 1-37.

Robert Flierman, Els Rose, ‘Banished from the Company of the Good. Christians and Aliens in Fifth-Century Rome’, Al-Masāq 32 (2020) 1, 64-86. (Published online: 10 November 2019)

Els Rose, ‘The Ritual of the Names: A Practice of Intercession in Early Medieval Gaul’, Frühmittelalterliche Studien 51 (2017), 1-18.

Els Rose, ‘Thomas peregrinus. The Apostle as Stranger in the Latin Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles’, Apocrypha 27 (2016), 161-175.

Book chapters

Robert Flierman, ‘Mirror Histories: Frisians and Saxons from the First to the Ninth Century AD’, in John Hines and Nelleke IJssennagger-van der Pluijm (eds), Frisians of the Early Middle Ages (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2021), 223–247.

Els Rose, ‘Inscribed in the Book of Life: Liturgical Commemoration in Merovingian Gaul’, in Bonnie Effros and Isabel Moreira (eds), The Oxford History of the Merovingian World (Oxford-New York: Oxford University Press, 2020), 1012-1030.

Els Rose, ‘Anchoring the Rock: the Latin Liturgical Cult of Peter in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages,  in Roald Dijkstra (ed.), The Early Reception and Appropriation of the Apostle Peter (60-800 CE): the Anchors of the Fisherman, Euhormos: Greco-Roman Studies in Anchoring Innovation 1, (Leiden: Brill, 2020), 277-299.

Els Rose, ‘Plebs sancta ideo meminere debet. The Role of the People in the Early Medieval Liturgy of Massin Uta Heil (ed.), Das Christentum im frühen Europa, Millennium-Studien zu Kultur und Geschichte des ersten Jahrtausends n. Chr.75 (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2019), 459-476.

Robert Flierman, ‘Die Neuerfindung eines Volkes: Sächsische Identitäten vor und nach den Sachsenkriegen’, in B. Ludovici (ed.), Saxones: Eine neue Geschichte der alten Sachsen. Eine neue Geschichte für Niedersachsen (Hanover/Braunschweig, 2019), 26-30.

Els Rose, ‘Provinciae et civitates ecclesiis plenae: Transformation of the civitates Indorum in the Apocryphal Acts and the Liturgical Commemoration of the Apostle Thomas’, in Paul van Geest, Marcel Poorthuis, Els Rose (eds), Sanctifying Texts, Transforming Rituals: Encounters in Liturgical Studies. Essays in Honour of Gerard A.M. Rouwhorst, Studies in Catholic Theology 5 (Leiden etc.: Brill, 2017), 103-122.

Els Rose, ‘Re-inventing the Apostolic Tradition: Transition and Appropriation in the Medieval Commemoration of the Apostles’, in Bruno Boute and Thomas Småberg (eds), Devising Order. Socio-religious Models, Rituals, and the Performativity of Practice (Leiden & Boston: Brill, 2012), 123-144.

Book reviews

Els Rose, review of Philip Burton (ed.), Sulpicius Severus’ Vita Martini, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017, Vigiliae Christianae 75 (2021).

Els Rose, review of Silke Schwandt, Virtus. Zur Semantik eines politischen Konzepts im Mittelalter. Historische Politikforschung 22, Frankfurt-New York: Campus Verlag, 2014, Sehepunkte 18.1 (2018).

Other publications

Robert Flierman, ‘Column: Haargrens’,   Tijdschrift voor de Middeleeuwen 34:4 (2020), 204–207.

Robert Flierman, ‘Column: Quarantainekroniek’, Tijdschrift voor de Middeleeuwen 34:4 (2020), 283–286.

Robert Flierman, ‘Column: Postbode’, Tijdschrift voor de Middeleeuwen 34:2 (2020), 91–94.

Robert Flierman, ‘Column: De Schijn van Leven’, Tijdschrift voor de Middeleeuwen 34:1 (2020), 13–15.

Els Rose, ‘Meer dan een schoolversje alleen. Wat ‘de klassieken’ betekenen bij Radboud van Utrecht (899/900-917)’,Frons, blad voor Leidse classici  41,2 (2021), 41-46.

Kay Boers, Merel de Bruin-van de Beek, Robert Flierman, Els Rose, Megan Welton, ‘De stad verworpen en verworven Denken over burgerschap in de Vroege Middeleeuwen’, Madoc 33 (2019), 82-92.

Els Rose, ‘Burger en/of vreemdeling? Betekenisverandering in Laat en Middeleeuws Latijn’, Amphora Verenigingsblad Vrienden van het Gymnasium 37.4 (2018), 11-16.

Els Rose, ‘O felix locus, laudabilis civitas: Radbouds officie voor Sint Maarten’, Gregoriusblad: over liturgische muziek 142.4 (2018), 12-16.

Els Rose, Radbod’s office In translatione sancti Martini episcopi’,  Teksten bij de CD “Muziek voor Martinus”, Radboud Bisschop van Utrecht (850-917), (2018).

Els Rose, ‘Patroonheiligen: Een nieuw burgerschapsideaal in de vroege Middeleeuwen’, Geschiedenismagazine 53.7 (2018), 62-65.

Presentations

Els Rose, Medieval Conceptualisations of the ‘Global’, International Medieval Congress, (Leeds) 6 July 2021.

Teun van Dijk, From the Wretched World to the Contemplative City: Civic Terminology in 12th-Century Monastic Thought, International Medieval Congress, (Leeds) 6 July 2021.

Robert Flierman, Climates of Consensus at Early Medieval Episcopal Successions, International Medieval Congress, (Leeds) 6 July 2021.

M.E. de Bruin – van de Beek, Saving the City in a Climate of Hostilities, International Medieval Congress, (Leeds) 6 July 2021.

Megan Welton, Pestes corporis: Plague, Pestilence, and Civic Action in the Early Middle Ages, International Medieval Congress, (Leeds) 6 July 2021.

Els Rose, Libertas in the triangle of the apocryphal Acts, early Latin hagiography and the liturgical cult of saints, Beyond Canon, Heterotopien religiöser Autorität im spätantiken Christentum, (Regensburg), 9 December 2020

M.E. de Bruin – van de Beek, Civis and Civitas on Earth and in Heaven: Citizenship Discourses in the Sermons of Augustine of Hippo, Maximus of Turin and Peter of Ravenna, The Postgraduate and Early Career Conference, The Citizen in Late Antiquity, (Utrecht) 25 November 2019

Els Rose, Destructions et reconstructions de la cathédrale Saint-Martin d’Utrecht, Conference Journée d’études martiniennes: Métamorphoses des églises dédiées à saint Martin: Construction, destruction, reconstruction, (Tours) 9 November 2019.

M.E. de Bruin – van de Beek, Citizenship Discourses in Late Antique Preaching: Civis and Civitas in the Sermons of Augustine of Hippo, Maximus of Turin and Peter of Ravenna, 25th Medieval Studies Day: Space and Distance in the Middle Ages, (Antwerp) 8 November 2019

Robert Flierman, A Land of Thorns and Ruins. Civic Terminology and Imagery in Gildas’ De Excidio et Conquestu Britanniae, Graduate Early Medieval Seminar, (Cambridge) 21 October 2019.

M.E. de Bruin – van de Beek, God’s Word and the City: Civis, Civitas and Incola in Hrabanus Maurus’ Sermons and De Rerum Naturis, International Medieval Congress, (Leeds) 1 July 2019.

Robert Flierman, Citizens and Un-Citizens: Religious Boundary Maintenance in the Theodosian Code, International Medieval Congress, (Leeds) 1 July 2019.

Robert Flierman, The Reinvention of a People: Tracing the Saxons in Late Antiquity and Beyond’, Symposium Migrating Identity, Teiresias Studievereniging voor Oudheid, (Utrecht) 15 March 2019.

Kay Boers, Violence in Church Space and the Politics of Victimhood in the Fourth Century CE, The Postgraduate and Early Career Late Antiquity Network: ‘Ideal spaces’ workshop, (London) 14 January 2019.

Kay Boers, “Stranger Things” Re-Mapping Displacement in De Civitate Dei, Master Class Citizenship Discourse: an Interdisciplinary and Diachronic Perspective, (Utrecht) 25 October 2018

M.E. de Bruin – van de Beek, Citizenship Discourses and Urban Christian Identity in the Sermons of Maximus of Turin and Peter Chrysologus of Ravenna, Master Class Citizenship Discourse: an Interdisciplinary and Diachronic Perspective, (Utrecht) 25 October 2018

Megan Welton, Parallel Praise: Encomium Urbis, Civic Personification, and Citizenship in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, Master Class Citizenship Discourse: an Interdisciplinary and Diachronic Perspective, (Utrecht) 25 October 2018

Robert Flierman, Good, bad and un-citizens. Religious boundary maintenance in the Theodosian Code, Master Class Citizenship Discourse: an Interdisciplinary and Diachronic Perspective, (Utrecht) 25 October 2018.

Els Rose, Robert Flierman, Citizenship Discourses in Late Antique Legal and Patristic Sources, Workshop: Cities and Citizenship after Rome, (Cambridge) 5 October 2018.

Megan Welton, Rhetoric in the early Middle Ages:? A Swift Overview of Women in Rhetoric and Encomium Urbis, (Middelburg) October 2018.

Oratio 

Els Rose, Een gekooide tijger? Over Levend Latijn in Late Oudheid en (vroege) Middeleeuwen, (Utrecht) 14 February  2019.