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Myths of Medieval Spain. Symposium, Research Forum, Courtauld Institute of Art, 2-6.30, Weds 11 March 2015.
Four papers offer new ideas on a group of well-known sculptures and manuscripts from twelfth- and thirteenth-century Spain, exploring tensions between local and international concerns.
2: Introductory remarks, Tom Nickson (Courtauld Institute of Art)
2.10: Rose Walker (Courtauld Institute of Art)
Beatus manuscripts during the reign of Alfonso VIII of Castile and Leonor of England: a response to the fall of Jerusalem?
2.40: Rosa Rodríguez Porto (University of York)
Tvrpinus Domini gratia archiepiscopus: Notes on the Codex Calixtinus
3.10: James D’Emilio (University of South Florida)
The West Portals at Compostela and the Book of St. James: Artistic Eclecticism at a Cosmopolitan Shrine
Javier Martínez de Aguirre (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
The voices and the echoes: Saint James, Gregory the Great and Diego Gelmírez in Santiago de Compostela’s Puerta de Platerías
6.30: drinks reception