UCL Lunch Hour Lecture: Medieval languages of persuasion

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UCL Lunch Hour Lecture: Medieval languages of persuasion, 13:15 – 13:55 13 March 2014

Darwin Lecture Theatre, access via Malet Place | Darwin Building

Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Admission: FREE

Ticketing: Open

Dr Antonio Sennis, UCL History

Divine letters, supernatural visions and apocalyptic curses were often successfully employed by medieval clerics to persuade their counterparts to do what they wanted them to do. This lecture will explore how these tools of persuasion responded to a Medieval cultural logic.

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