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The University of Southampton
Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Remarks on the Use of Numbers During Battles in Medieval Chronicles Seminar

Time:
18:00
Date:
13 February 2018
Venue:
Lecture Theatre B, Avenue Campus, SO17 1BF

For more information regarding this seminar, please telephone Mary Andrew on University of Southampton or email m.j.andrew@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

Part of the CMRC Seminar Series for Semester 2. All welcome.

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Speaker information

Dr Pierre Courroux, University of Southampton. I got a PhD in medieval history from the University of Poitiers in 2013. My research mainly focuses on the French medieval chroniclers and the way they use their literary skills to produce truth and mimesis in their narrative. I am currently Newton International Fellow of the British Academy at the University of Southampton, where I am studying the topos used in the portrayal of battles in the French and English chronicles (12th-15th c.). I am also associate researcher at the University of Pau, in France, where I conduct research on the lords of Albret and their principalty in the Late Middle Ages, with a forthcoming biography of Charles I d’Albret, constable of France at Agincourt. Besides, I am currently working on the edition of a verse chronicle known as the Geste des Bretons en Italie.

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