Workshop: Manipulating the Sun: Picturing Astronomical Miracles from the Bible in the Early Modern Era, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, 21-23 Aug 2019

The workshop is being organized by the research project Iconography of the Imagery on Early Modern Scientific Instruments (funded by the German Research Foundation, DFG). One of the aspects being analysed in the project is biblical imagery that could be related to astronomy. Of particular interest is imagery that was used to argue against theContinue reading “Workshop: Manipulating the Sun: Picturing Astronomical Miracles from the Bible in the Early Modern Era, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, 21-23 Aug 2019”

#OTD: St Gregory the Great is Elected as Pope

#OTD: St Gregory the Great is Elected as Pope St Gregory, Miracles Stories, and the Circulation of Late Medieval Imagery On this day in 590, Gregory, the son of a Roman senator, was elected as Pope at St Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Often called Gregory the Great because of his many influential writings and liturgicalContinue reading “#OTD: St Gregory the Great is Elected as Pope”

Conference: Miracoli ‘di carta’ e miracoli dipinti: testi e immagini del prodigioso in Italia tra XIV e XVIII secolo (9 April 2015)

Istituto Sangalli, Piazza San Firenze, 3 April 9, 2015 Miracoli ‘di carta’ e miracoli dipinti: testi e immagini del prodigioso in Italia tra XIV e XVIII secolo Seminario interdisciplinare di studi Presiede SOFIA BOESCH GAJANO (Università di Roma Tre) 10:30 MAURIZIO SANGALLI (Istituto Sangalli) Vent’anni dopo. A mo’ d’introduzione 11:00 MARCO FAINI (University of Cambridge)Continue reading “Conference: Miracoli ‘di carta’ e miracoli dipinti: testi e immagini del prodigioso in Italia tra XIV e XVIII secolo (9 April 2015)”

Study Days: “Merveilleux, marges et marginalité dans la littérature et l’enluminure profanes en France et dans les régions septentrionales (XIIe-XVe siècles)” (Lille, October 2014 ; Rennes, November 2014)

Study Days: Merveilleux, marges et marginalité dans la littérature et l’enluminure profanes en France et dans les régions septentrionales (XIIe-XVe siècles) Lille, Université de Lille 3, 16 October 2014 Rennes, Université de Rennes, 27 November 2014 La représentation du merveilleux est peu étudiée car les travaux portant sur ce sujet émanent principalement de chercheurs en littérature. Pourtant, celui-ciContinue reading “Study Days: “Merveilleux, marges et marginalité dans la littérature et l’enluminure profanes en France et dans les régions septentrionales (XIIe-XVe siècles)” (Lille, October 2014 ; Rennes, November 2014)”

Upcoming Event: Mapping the Miraculous: A Medieval Hagiography Conference (Cambridge, 2 May 2014)

The Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic is delighted to announce a one-day conference focusing on saintly miracles and their roles in medieval hagiography. Speakers include Robert Bartlett, Dorothy Ann Bray, Thomas Clancy, Catherine Cubitt, Barry Lewis, Rosalind Love and Christine Rauer. Find the Conference poster here. For more information and the full programme, visitContinue reading “Upcoming Event: Mapping the Miraculous: A Medieval Hagiography Conference (Cambridge, 2 May 2014)”