The richest sources for our knowledge of the countryside in Carolingian times are the polyptychs. It is quite difficult to understand them accurately : problems related to the datation, authenticity and reconstruction of the text, the author's status and aims, the function and use of the document, are at issue. In this perspective, a refined typology could be usefull.
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- economic history
- typology of sources
- Early Middle Ages
- estate surveys