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Des structures inconciliables ? Cartographie comparée des chartes et des édifices « romans » (Xe –XIIIe siècles)

Abstract : Charters and “Romanesque” buildings are deemed to have suffered multiple selections, ranging from complete destruction to complex reconstruction. This article uses digital mapping, geolocation and data mining to compare these two structures at European level. Two corpora are thus employed, one including 520 000 charters (for the seventh to the fourteenth century), the other 8,600 “Romanesque” buildings (collection La nuit des temps of Zodiaque). By varying scales of observation, from the current Burgundy to the whole of Europe, the text shows a close correlation between the two structures: the existence of a large number of charters for the tenth and eleventh centuries (sometimes XII century) allows fairly reliably predict the presence of a large number of Romanesque buildings. In conclusion, by comparing these chrono-geographical distributions to other data (Cistercian foundations, wandering), we show that these correlations could be numerous, thus invalidating the maximalist arguments for selective destruction.
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Nicolas Perreaux. Des structures inconciliables ? Cartographie comparée des chartes et des édifices « romans » (Xe –XIIIe siècles). Bulletin du Centre d'études médiévales d'Auxerre, Centre d'études médiévales d'Auxerre : ARTEHIS, UMR CNRS/uB 2016, Géolocalisation et sources anciennes ?, ⟨10.4000/cem.13817⟩. ⟨halshs-01320661⟩



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