Why give money to your local church? In this paper Dr Tom Nickson focuses on the 14th-century parish church of Santa Maria del Mar in Barcelona, and explores the risks and rewards it offered to the local merchant community who invested in its construction.
International Symposium on the forms of the prodigy in the Medieval Mediterranean. It will bring together scholars from all areas of medieval history around the marvelous and its image in the Middle Ages. The symposium will talk about how on an ancient substrate, reworked by the Christian tradition, a diversity of places, stories and beliefs were shapingContinue reading “Conference: ‘Imago & Mirabilia. The forms of the prodigy in the Medieval Mediterranean’, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, 18-20 October 2018”
Extended deadline! The Ways of Wonder in the Medieval Mediterranean 18-20 October 2018 | Museu Nacional d’Art de Cataluyna The ways of wonder in the middle Ages were shaped by a variety of places, stories and beliefs with ancient sources reworked by the Christian tradition. Activated by the opening of the Mediterranean, religious, commercial andContinue reading “CFP: Imago & Mirabilia (Barcelona, 18-20 Oct 2018)”
Call for Applications: Cathedral Cities. Planning and Building a Medieval Utopia – II TEMPLA Summer School, “Nicolau d’Olwer i Pere i Joan Coromines” room, Institut d’Estudis Catalans, Carrer del Carme 47, 08001 Barcelona, July 14th-16th 2016 Deadline: May 29, 2016 TEMPLA, a permanent workshop of Medieval Studies composed of specialists from universities, museums and archivesContinue reading “Call for Applications: Cathedral Cities. Planning and Building a Medieval Utopia – II TEMPLA Summer School”
International Symposium: La Sibil·la. So. Imatge. Litúrgia. Escena Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Facultat de Lletres, Sala d’actes 20-21 November 2014 D’ençà que l’any 2010 la interpretació del Cant de la Sibil·la a l’Illa de Mallorca esdevingué part del Patrimoni intangible de la UNESCO, la Sibil·la s’ha posat d’actualitat. Existeix, no obstant això, una certa confusió sobreContinue reading “International Symposium: La Sibil·la. So. Imatge. Litúrgia. Escena (Barcelona, 20-21 November 2014)”