The Presbyters in the Late Antique West is a 5-years project, run at the University of Warsaw and investigating the role of the middle clergy in the Church and society. Our team has been collecting the evidence concerning clerics withina searchable database, accessible on-line: The project is drawing to an end at its closing conference, “Clerics in Church and society up to AD 700” is aiming to achieve a broad picture of the ecclesiastical, economic, and social activity on the lower and middle clerics. We will deal with their ritual role and piety, judicial expertise and legal situation, position in monasteries and local communities, economic status and revenues. All interested are welcome, but please register on this website.


Pałac Tyszkiewiczów-Potockich
Krakowskie Przedmieście 32,
00-067 Warszawa