Online Lecture: Salvation and the Apocalypse in Santa Caterina, Galatina – eschatological narratives and Greek identity in the Salento, Maria Harvey, 26th April, 18.00–19.30 (CET)

This event will take place via Zoom and requires advance registration. Please click here to reserve your place. As she returned to the Salento in 1415/6, dowager queen of Naples and Countess of Lecce Maria d’Enghien commissioned an extensive fresco cycle in the Franciscan church of Santa Caterina, founded by her first husband three decades earlier inContinue reading “Online Lecture: Salvation and the Apocalypse in Santa Caterina, Galatina – eschatological narratives and Greek identity in the Salento, Maria Harvey, 26th April, 18.00–19.30 (CET)”

Conference: Experiencing Death in Byzantium (Newcastle, 29 May 2015)

This single day conference will consider the extent to which we can approach the individual experiences surrounding death in Byzantium and the relevance they have for our knowledge of Byzantine self-understanding. How can we approach experiences that played tangible social roles and yet were so irreducible to literal language and meaning that they remained couchedContinue reading “Conference: Experiencing Death in Byzantium (Newcastle, 29 May 2015)”