Embodying Dynasties II: cults, politics, and genealogies

As my earlier blog post laid out, my research project as part of After Empire looks at royal mausolea as sites of historical memory in the tenth and early eleventh centuries. As we are already almost one year into the project I thought I’d give an update on how my own research is going. Over…

Embodying dynasties: tombs, bodies and politics in the tenth century

Hello! I’m Sarah Greer, one of the postdoctoral research fellows working on After Empire: Using and Not Using the Past in the Tenth Century. The research project that I’m working on as part of my fellowship looks at how burial sites were used in the tenth century. More specifically, I’m interested in royal mausolea –…