Vol. 17 No. 2 (2020)
Pubblici uffici e competenze grafiche nell’età carolingia: una relazione biunivoca? Il caso di Lucca
Published January 22, 2021
- Carolingian age,
- autograph subscriptions,
- public officers,
- charters of exchange
How to Cite
Mastruzzo, A., & Unfer Verre, G. E. (2021). Pubblici uffici e competenze grafiche nell’età carolingia: una relazione biunivoca? Il caso di Lucca. Scrineum Rivista, 17(2), 107-145. https://doi.org/10.13128/scrineum-11381
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AbstractThe authors examine the way in which the paleographic analysis can enrich the historical knowledge of the public administration in a local context of the Carolingian age. In particular, the case of Lucca is examined. In fact, Lucca offers a privileged point of observation due to the extraordinary richness of its surviving documentation. The analysis focuses on only one type of contract: the exchange that involves ecclesiastical institutions. Finally, the possibility of a more in-depth material analysis of the early medieval document is presented, aiming not only at handwriting classification but also at understanding the timing according to which documents were written.
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