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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/10/2016 | 1787 Views | 4 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

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Episode 8: The general interview with Prof. Dr. Lukas Clemens

In the concluding general interview Prof. Lukas Clemens from Trier University explains the background to the research project. What is the story behind the rediscovered interest and loans register,…

The general interview with Prof. Dr. Lukas Clemens
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/03/2016 | 2488 Views | 4 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

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Episode 7: The digital map of Trier in the Middle Ages

The examination of Trier’s interest and loans register led to many new historical insights, which are to be subsequently displayed in an interactive digital map. This map will enable users to view…

The digital map of Trier in the Middle Ages
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 07/27/2016 | 1286 Views | 4 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

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Episode 6: Capital market Trier

There were no banks in medieval Trier, which citizens in debt could apply to for loans. Instead, there was a so-called annuities market: Anyone needing money could mortgage their property with…

Capital market Trier
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 07/20/2016 | 1238 Views | 4 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

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Episode 5: Wine and Trier

Owing to its location on the Moselle, the city of Trier is inextricably linked with wine production. But what are the historical origins of this connection? What economic importance did wine…

Wine and Trier
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 07/13/2016 | 2018 Views | 4 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

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Episode 4: The Plague in Trier

In 1349 the Black Plague reached the city of Trier. It is estimated that a third of its population lost their lives over the course of the epidemic. To date, few specific facts are known about the…

The Plague in Trier
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 06/29/2016 | 2141 Views | 4 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

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Episode 2: Church and Capital

In the late Middle Ages ecclesiastical institutions such as churches, monasteries, seminaries and convents played a key role for the city of Trier. The team of researchers from Trier University is…

Church and Capital
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 05/28/2016 | 22715 Views | 4 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

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Das Zins- und Hypothekenregister

Project leadership:
Prof. Dr. Lukas Clemens
Prof. Dr. Stephan Laux
Location:
Trier
Info:

Das Forschungsprojekt
Das Projekt hat die Edition und Analyse einer herausragenden Quelle zur Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte des späten Mittelalters im Westen des Reiches zum Ziel: das lange verschollen geglaubte, durch einen glücklichen Umstand aber in der Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Bonn aufgefundene Zins- und Hypothekenregister der Stadt Trier über die Jahre 1347 bis 1405. Anhand dieses in seiner Form einmaligen Dokuments lässt sich weit über den Horizont der Stadt Trier hinaus…