Books of exempla : spreading, reception and uses (XIIIth-XVth century)

Project: PHD

Project Details


The aim of the project is the study of real publics and concrete uses of exempla collections. The manuscripts of these collections will be examined in three different ways : by analysing them as material objects; by considering them as cultural medium (versions, surrounding works...); by studying their peregrinations through history (purchases, bequests...).
Effective start/end date1/10/072/07/13


  • literacy
  • codicology
  • History
  • editing practices
  • Middle Ages
  • preaching
  • manuscript
  • exemplum

Student Theses

L'exemplum en pratiques: production, diffusion et usages des recueils d'exempla latins aux 13e-15e siècles

Author: Louis, N., 2 Jul 2013

Supervisor: Hermand, X. (Supervisor), Palumbo, G. (President), POLO DE BEAULIEU, M. (External person) (Co-Supervisor), MORENZONI, F. (External person) (Jury), BERIOU, N. (External person) (Jury) & VANDERPUTTEN, S. (External person) (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of History, Art and Archeology