IMC 2009: Sessions

Session 1623: In Search of Contexts: The Bad Ones and the Good Ones in Late Medieval Religious Space, II

Thursday 16 July 2009, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Institut für Realienkunde, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Krems
Organiser:Gerhard Jaritz, Institut für Realienkunde, Universität Salzburg, Krems / Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Moderator/Chair:Isabella Nicka, Institut für Realienkunde des Mittelalters und der frühen Neuzeit, Universität Salzburg
Paper 1623-aDemons, Angels, and the Divinity: The Supernatural in the Cycle of The Life and Passion of Christ in the Bible of Ávila
(Language: English)
Mónica Ann Walker Vadillo, Departamento de Historia del Arte I (Medieval), Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Index terms: Art History - General, Daily Life, Religious Life
Paper 1623-bA Black Saint in a Northern Land: Saint Maurice in Livonia
(Language: English)
Anu Mänd, Institute of History, University of Tallinn
Index terms: Art History - General, Daily Life, Lay Piety, Social History
Paper 1623-cThe Different Contexts of Fools
(Language: English)
Gerhard Jaritz, Institut für Realienkunde, Universität Salzburg, Krems / Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Index terms: Art History - General, Daily Life, Mentalities
Abstract

The session concentrates on the analysis of the late medieval visual representation of bad and good figures in religious space and the application of contrasts and development of patterns in this regard. The pictorial language of signs will be interpreted under consideration of the variety of possible contexts.