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Confraternities in the Low Countries during the Late Middle Ages...

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Title Confraternities in the Low Countries during the Late Middle Ages (13th-16th Century). A synthetic study of social integration
Period 09 / 2003 - 06 / 2004
Status Completed
URL http://www.nias.nl/Hoven.htm
URL http://www.nias.nl/Trio.htm
Research number OND1296948
Data Supplier Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO)

Abstract

The project Paul Trio and I will be working on at NIAS will be a comparative survey and study of confraternities in the Low Countries during the thirteenth - sixteenth century. Our goal is to write a short monograph, focusing on such topics as the religious, social, economic and cultural roles of these institutions. We intend to put our work in a broader European context as much as possible. In this way we hope to put these organisations, one of the most original and fundamental elements of communal life in Western history, into perspective.

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A82200 Social integration and social structure
A85200 Philosophy of life and religion
D34200 Middle Ages
D34300 Early modern history

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