Please join the Friends of the ICMA for the latest in a series of special online events on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 12:00 pm ET (9:00 am PT; 5:00 pm GMT; and 6:00 pm CET). The hour-long program will preview three medieval exhibitions scheduled to open in 2023, each introduced by its curator in charge.
This lecture will focus on a period of medieval Armenian history – eleventh to late thirteenth centuries – that was characterized by a gradual deterioration and break-down of its until then traditional social structure based on land-holding military families known as nakharars.
Elaine Treharne is Senior Associate Vice-Provost for Undergraduate Education, Roberta Bowman Denning Professor of Humanities and Professor of English at Stanford University, where she teaches Manuscript and Archival Studies, and Early British Literatures.
It is well known that Robert endeavoured to present himself as a pious ruler throughout his reign. The Morgan manuscript sheds light on one such way the sovereign endeavoured to do so—by embodying and performing a sacred rulership through his readings of the Lives of the Desert Fathers.
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.