- ItemOpen AccessInnovating from tradition. Notes on historiographical production of Jacques le Goff, from the Mentalities to the Historical Anthropology(Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida, 2018) Mundaca, DiegoThe writing and historiographical production of Jacques Le Goff pursued in the present work focuses on the time period when the Annales journal changed course, following the essential contributions of Fernand Braudel. This article discusses the work of Le Goff after the cultural shift of the late sixties, when he departed from the Ecole des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales and created the Groupe d’Anthropologie historique de l’Occident Medieval. Changes and innovations found in New History are a reflection and expression of the place from where Le Goff wrotes. Within the search for a medieval humanism that transformed alongside historical anthropology, we hold that the logic of Le Goff’s writing was a permanent dialogue between, on the one hand, an innovation stemming from its immediate contingency and, on the other hand, the past, and innovations of tradition.
- ItemOpen AccessHistory popularised and Tweeted: Emotions and Social Representations around the Conquest of Navarre in 1512(Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida, 2018) Mugueta Moreno, ÍñigoThis study analyses the social representations and uses of the Conquest of Navarre in 1512 by the troops of Castile. Starting from an analysis of the feelings that David Lowenthal thinks history arouses, the interpretations of it by non-university authors linked to the Basque nationalist groups, Nabarralde and Nafarroa Bizirik will be analysed. The repercussions of these interpretations in the society of Navarre will also be evaluated through a series of cultural manifestations. Some of the most important are those on social networks such as Twitter, where the theories of some of these authors have achieved a large following.
- ItemOpen AccessCurial e Güelfa, an Italian-Catalan Romance from the 15th Century lacking ‘Anomalies’ and ‘Mysteries’(Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida, 2018) Soler, AbelThe ‘anomalies’ (Jaume Riera, 1991) or ‘mysteries’ (Rosa Navarro, 2011-2016) that have allowed stating the hypothesis of a falsified Curial in the 19th century by Milà i Fontanals do not match with the criteria of palaeographs, philologists and other experts, who certify the authenticity of the only codex and the work it contains. Lola Badia and Jaume Torró prefer to speak about the ‘perplexities’ that a book that does not fit in the literary culture in the Catalonia in the middle of the 15th century has arisen for centuries in the literary criticism. If, alternatively, we search for the origin of the work in the court of Alfonso the Magnanimous in Naples —influenced by the Italian humanism— everything seems more credible.
- ItemOpen AccessTen Years of the Middle Ages Historic Studies Seminar (SEHSEM-UNAM) 2007-2017. Premises, balance and perspectives(Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida, 2018) Ríos Saloma, Martín F. (Martín Federico)This article presents a balance of the achievements that were obtained throughout a decade’s worth of work (2007-2017) by the Middle Ages Historic Studies Seminar (SEHSEM, acronym in Spanish) developed by the Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), and which focuses on the three main areas of the Mexican university: research, teaching and dissemination. Even though the balance considers important achievements such as the integration of a specialized bibliographic collection, the considerable number of graduates in the field of Medieval studies or the appearance of published works on the matter, the analysis also shows that there are still important tasks to be carried out such as the strengthening of liaisons with Latin America and the Anglo-Saxon world.
- ItemOpen AccessThe Romanesque Casket of Saints Adrian and Natalia (The Art Institute of Chicago): Cultural Context and Artistic Analysis(Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida, 2018) Moráis Morán, José AlbertoA monographic study of the caskets of Saints Adrian and Natalia from The Art Institute of Chicago was carried out. Historiography of Romanesque art has forgotten this piece, but it was studied analyzing the life cycle of both Eastern Saints, examining its technical aspects as well as its epigraphs. All is kept in the study limits of the origin of its worship in Byzantium, the transfer of their relics to Rome and during the 9th and 10th centuries, its spread in the old Astur-Leonese Kingdom. Finally, we studied the iconography in relation to the Passio written about the martyr and a comparison is carried out with the silversmith works in San Isidoro de Leon.