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La datation dans les inscriptions médiévales françaises

Abstract : This first attempt to assess the dating methods used in French mediaeval inscriptions considers, inturn, the computation of years (consular, regnal, and, more prominently, years of the era of theIncarnation), the chronological periods (indictions mainly), the use made of the Roman calendarwith its eventual superseding by the day of the month, and, lastly, dating by feasts of the Church.The inquiry points to frequent differences in French practice between North and South ; and, withrespect to diplomatic, historiographical and liturgical customs, to a set of concordances anddiscordances that brings out both the specificity of epigraphical sources and the cultural kinshipshared by the authors of the various kinds of documents.
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Robert Favreau. La datation dans les inscriptions médiévales françaises. Bibliotheque- Ecole des Chartes, Publiee Par la Societe de L'ecole des Chartes, 1999, 157 (1), pp.11-39. ⟨10.3406/bec.1999.450960⟩. ⟨halshs-03206293⟩



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