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Project: Encloistered and Profane Masculinities: Comparative Research into the Evolution and Perception of High Medieval Ideals of Manhood (Late Eleventh-Early Fourteenth Centuries)

project duration
01-OCT-11 – 30-SEP-13
This project proposes a diachronic comparative research, based on a varied corpus of narratives and treatises, into the establishment, evolution and effectiveness of medieval ideals of masculinity in monastic and profane circles in the Low Countries. It takes into consideration the period between the second half of the 11th and the beginning of the 14th centuries.