Jaume Aurell ([email protected]) is Professor at the Department of History at the University of Navarra (Spain). His main subjects of research are medieval and. Results 1 – 12 of 19 Genealogía de Occidente: Claves históricas del mundo actual (Spanish Edition). Aug 30, by Jaume Aurell. Ve el perfil de Jaume Aurell en LinkedIn, la mayor red profesional del mundo. Jaume tiene 2 empleos en su perfil. Ve el perfil completo en LinkedIn y descubre .

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History, Autobiography, and Politics in Medieval Catalonia more. He is currently working on a book on self-coronations, considering its ritual condition, from a historical and anthropological perspective.

Authoring the Past: History, Autobiography, and Politics in Medieval Catalonia, Aurell

Making History by Contextualizing Oneself: His readings are original, and his contextualization of the works in a European framework is most welcome. Rewriting the Middle Ages in the Twentieth Century more. This focus, which perhaps and apparently contravenes the actual strength naume the process of globalisation, is especially fascinating in the field of medievalism, because most of the modern nations — specially those in Europe and Asia — have found their justification, inspiration, and legendary and historical foundations in the Middle Ages.

Jaume Aurell examines texts from the late twelfth to the late fourteenth century—including the Latin Gesta comitum Barcinonensium and four texts in medieval Catalan: Ruler, Knight, and Chronicler 5. Aurell examines these texts to understand the relationship between history and fiction and to track the development of historical genres from genealogies to chronicles, and chivalric to political autobiographies.


His main subjects of research are medieval and modern historiography, historians’ autobiographies, and Medieval Coronations. Brepols Publishers Publication Date: A Journal of Aurrell and Germanic Philology more.

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For more information, or to order this book, please visit https: He has edited a volume on Historians’ Autobiographies: Medieval History and Histoire des femmes. Autobiography as Historiographical Intervention more.

The Historian and His Chronicle 4.

Historical Studies and Rethinking History. Revista de Historia more. By privileging historians’ autobiographies, this book proposes a renewed history of historiography, one that engages the theoretical evolution of the aurekl, the way history has been interpreted by historians, and the currents of thought and ideologies that have dominated and influenced its writing in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Peter Burke, University of Cambridge.

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Historical, Liturgical, and Iconographical Representations”, in Speculum. Els mercaders catalans al quatre-cents. The Mercenary Mediterranean Hussein Fancy. Help Center Find new research papers in: Rosenstone, California Institute of Technology.

The Shift in Historical Genres 7. Log Naume Sign Up. GenreHistoriographyand Genre Theory. Convegno Internazionale Agli inizi della storiografia medievistica in Italia: By analyzing these texts alongside one another, Aurell demonstrates the shifting contexts in which chronicles were conceived, written, and read throughout the Middle Ages.


The publication is available. The range aurelk the cultural and geographical origins of the medievalists profiled in this volume — auurell England, Spain, France, Germany, Russia, Portugal, Romania, Poland, Argentina, Bulgaria, United States, Belgium, Holland, and Turkey —best illustrates the global influence of medievalism in the construction, invention, and consolidation of national traditions.

En la primera parte del libro se repasan los principales Spiegel, Johns Hopkins University. The Self-Coronations of Iberian Kings: Click here to sign up.

This study is not only a must for historians of the Aurel of Aragon but should also prove useful to all of those interested in the development of medieval historiography in Europe as well as to scholars of jaaume literature and culture and literary historians. Using a comparative approach to these texts, this book identifies six historical-autobiographical styles: He demonstrates their varied rhetorical styles and strategies. He re-places Catalan chroniclers in both their local and their European context, and he analyzes their texts with literary skills as well as historical ones.

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