Étiqueté : saints

Journées d’étude : « Picturing Sainthood: Images and the Making of Saints in Early Modern Global Catholicism », Rome, Bibliotheca Hertziana, 19-21 juin 2024

In the early modern period, throughout the process of negotiation that gave shape to sainthood – whether officially recognized or aspirational – images were of paramount importance. Encompassing a wide range of media, from inexpensive medals and woodcuts to costly altarpieces, images were as crucial at the grassroots level of popular devotion as in the context of elite patronage. The conference Picturing Sainthood: Images and the Making of Saints in Early Modern Global Catholicism investigates...

Appel à communications : “Ibersaints – Making and Remaking Saints in the Iberian Peninsula and Beyond during the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period c. 600 – 1600”, Salamanque, Université de Salamanque, 24-26 mars 2025, date limite le 30 septembre 2024

IBERSAINTS Making and Remaking Saints in the Iberian Peninsula and Beyond during the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period c. 600 – 1600 CALL FOR PAPERS AND POSTERS 24 – 26 March 2025 Sala de Grados – Faculty of Geography and History, University of Salamanca Museum of Salamanca We kindly invite paper and poster proposals for an in-person international conference hosted by the University of Salamanca in collaboration with the Museum of Salamanca, Salamanca,...

Appel à contribution : « Saints in Crisis. Emotional Responses to Sanctity in the Middle Ages », Leeds, University of Leeds, 1-4 juillet 2024, date limite le 12 septembre 2023

They were frightened and they hit in great pain their heads and hearts- How do people react when they encounter the sanctity of saints? How do they feel? Are they in crisis – crisis for whom? Does crisis change individuals? The proposed session focuses on the emotional responses of individuals/communities in relation to sanctity. Suggested topics on the emotional reactions of individuals/communities, from any geographic area or time period (between 300-1500), may include, but are not limited to:...

Colloque en ligne : El culto de los santos fundadores, Buenos Aires, 5 novembre 2020.

09:00Hs. Jueves 5 de Noviembre 2020 – sesión de la mañana Moderador:  Julián Barenstein, UBA – CONICET   Mesa A 09.00 hs. Modelos para el ascetismo del siglo IV. Un contrapunto entre Jerónimo y Agustín Estefanía Sottocorno UNTreF   Palabras clave: ascetismo, cenobio, anacoretas, gracia. Resumen: El ascendiente de la tradición egipcia sobre las prácticas y escritos monásticos occidentales de la segunda mitad del siglo IV es, a estas alturas, indiscutible, amén de las gradaciones que cabe...

Parution : Jenni Kuuliala, Saints, Infirmity, and Community in the Late Middle Ages, Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press, 2020

Bodily suffering and patient, Christlike attitudes towards that suffering were among the key characteristics of sainthood throughout the medieval period. Drawing on new work in medieval dis/ability studies, this book analyses the meanings given to putative saints’ bodily infirmities in late medieval canonization hearings. How was an individual saint’s bodily ailment investigated in the inquests, and how did the witnesses (re)construct the saintly candidates’ ailments? What meanings were given to infirmity when providing proofs for...

Exposition : “Heroes, Martyrs, Saints. Routes to Paradise”, Nuremberg, Germanisches National Museum, jusqu’au 4 octobre 2020

Heroes, martyrs, saints – we are fascinated by brave heroes, strong-willed visionaries and staunch defenders of what is (supposedly) right. Stories about them interest and at the same time motivate us to emulate the protagonist. Heroes like this provide an example for our own lives and can bring hope in difficult times. And it is irrelevant whether the person is a historical or fictional figure. Around 50 exhibits from the 13th to 15th century, highlights...

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