Étiqueté : saints

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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