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Manuscript/Mixed Material Coming of age in Byzantium : adolescence and society

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Title

  • Coming of age in Byzantium : adolescence and society

Summary

  • "The various phases of life and their manifestations in theory and social reality constitute a well-established area of research in the fields of western medieval studies and ancient history. In this respect the Byzantine East has been widely neglected. This volume will focus on the Byzantine experience of adolescence, which may be defined as the biological transition from childhood to adulthood as well as the social and psychological experience of leaving the care of parents, guardians and family groups and the gradual integration into adult society. The contributions gathered therein treat seven subtopics that correspond to crucial questions in the current research on adolescence: the legal status of adolescents; the mechanisms of transition from childhood to adolescence; the socialisation and gradual integration into adult society; adolescents in Byzantine art; psychological aspects of adolescence from medieval to modern times; illnesses of adolescents; adolescents in the western medieval world. The focus is on the Middle and Late Byzantine Period, where historical, hagiographical, legal and medical sources offer rich material for an investigation of these aspects. The book contributes to a better understanding of all these questions and to show future trajectories for research."-- Publisher's website.

Names

  • Coming of Age: Adolescence and Society in Medieval Byzantium (2014 : Vienna, Austria)
  • Ariantzi, Despoina, editor

Created / Published

  • Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2018]
  • ©2018

Contents

  • Introduction: Approaches to Byzantine Adolescence (6th-11th centuries) / Despoina Ariantzi -- Too Young to Be Accountable: Is 15 Years Old a Threshold in Byzantium? / Béatrice Caseau -- Adoleszenten in der kirchlichen Rechtsprechung der Byzantiner im Zeitraum 13.-15. Jahrhundert / Günter Prinzing -- The Adolescent Monastic in Middle and Late Byzantium / Alice-Mary Talbot -- Adolescence in the Late Byzantine Society (14th-15th centuries) / Tonia Kiousopoulou -- Adolescent Behavior in Byzantine Sources? Some Observations on Young Byzantine Women Pursuing their Goals / Petra Melichar --Soziale Identitätsbildung im Jugendalter in Byzanz / Despoina Ariantzi -- Images of Byzantine Adolescents / Leslie Brubaker -- Representations and Roles of Adolescence with a Focus on Apocryphal Imagery / Cecily Hennessy -- The Byzantine Adolescent: Real or Imaginary? / Catia Galatariotou -- Erwachsenwerden oder Erwachsensein? / Ulrike Sirsch -- Jugendliche und Heilung / Thomas Pratsch -- Adolescentia in abendländischen Quellen des frühen Mittelalters zwischen Kindheit und Erwachsensein? Ein begriffsgeschichtlicher Zugang / Hans-Werner Goetz.

Headings

  • -  Families--Byzantine Empire--Congresses
  • -  Teenagers--Social aspects--Byzantine Empire--Congresses
  • -  Families
  • -  Manners and customs
  • -  Byzantine Empire--Social life and customs--Congresses
  • -  Byzantine Empire

Genre

  • Conference papers and proceedings

Notes

  • -  "This volume evolved from an international symposium on the subject 'Coming of Age -- Adolescence and Society in Medieval Byzantium', held in Vienna on February 3-4, 2014"--Acknowledgments.
  • -  Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • -  Contributions in English or German.
  • -  Description based on print version record; resource not viewed.

Medium

  • 1 electronic resource (x, 306 pages )

Call Number/Physical Location

  • DF531

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021758283

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Coming Of Age: Adolescence And Society In Medieval Byzantium. Coming of age in Byzantium: adolescence and society. editeds by Ariantzi, Despoinaitor [Berlin ; Boston: De Gruyter, ©, 2018] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021758283/.

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Coming Of Age: Adolescence And Society In Medieval Byzantium, Ariantzi, D., ed. (2018) Coming of age in Byzantium: adolescence and society. [Berlin ; Boston: De Gruyter, ©] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021758283/.

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Coming Of Age: Adolescence And Society In Medieval Byzantium. Coming of age in Byzantium: adolescence and society. ed by Ariantzi, Despoinaitor [Berlin ; Boston: De Gruyter, ©, 2018] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021758283/>.