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
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.