Project Team

Peter Gretzel

"Peter Gretzel"

Dr.

Former Project Investigator • CV 

Institute for Austrian Historical Research • University of Vienna

Peter Gretzel studied Catholic Theology and Historical Auxiliaries at the University of Vienna. Since 2004 he is a member of the Institute of Austrian History Research. His dissertation at the Catholic Theological Faculty at the University of Vienna dealt with contemporary history of several monasteries in Lower Austria. From 2005 to 2009 he worked as a librarian, manuscript specialist and archivist in the Cistercian Abbey Zwettl, Austria. From 2009 - 2011 he collaborated as a project employee of the research group at the Institute for Medieval Studies at the Austrian Academy of Sciences by registering charters issued by Emperor Frederic III. between 1483 and 1488. His research interests are Historical Auxiliaries, Codicology and Diplomatics of the late Middle Ages as well as Liturgy and Hagiography.

Publications

  • Regesten Kaiser Friedrichs III. (1440-1493). Nach Archiven und Bibliotheken geordnet. H. xx: Die Urkunden und Briefe des Österreichischen Staatsarchivs in Wien, Abt. Haus-, Hof- und Staatsarchiv: Allgemeine Urkundenreihe, Familienurkunden und Abschriftensammlungen (1483-1488), bearb. von Peter Gretzel - Wien (u.a.), expected 2012.

  • Der nationalsozialistische "Klostersturm" im Gau "Niederdonau" und die Geschicke nicht enteigneter Klöster am Beispiel des Zisterzienserstiftes Zwettl, Diss., Univ. Wien 2010, online: http://othes.univie.ac.at/9111/.

  • Die Urkunden des Zisterzienserklosters Säusenstein in Niederösterreich, 2006, online: www.monasterium.net.

  • Auswirkungen der NS-Herrschaft auf das Stift Zwettl. Bestandsaufnahme und Einschätzung, Univ. Wien, Staatsprüfungsarbeit am Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung, 2004.

  • Gehorsam und Freiheit. Eine Untersuchung zur Lehre der Enzyklika "Veritatis splendor" über das Zueinander von Gehorsam und Freiheit, Dipl.-Arb., Wien 1998.

Presentations

Primary Sources at Your Fingertips: Exploring Medieval Austria, Germany, and Switzerland through Online Digital Resources. The Magnum Legendarium Austriacum: A Digital Edition on the Web at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo (USA), May 2011.