Session 515: Border Issues, III: Conflict andf Interpretation of the Natural World
Tuesday 14 July 2009, 09.00-10.30
|Moderator/Chair:||Richard Morris, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds / School of Music, Humanities & Media, University of Huddersfield|
|Paper 515-a||The Symbolical Background of the Medieval Rings from the Republic of Macedonia|
Index terms: Archaeology - Artefacts, Byzantine Studies, Daily Life
The medieval society suffered numerous phobias. In search for a solution of his weakness, the medieval Christian reacted superstitiously. The medieval paradox noticeable in the relation Christianity – superstition, finds its expression in the representations which those people placed on their rings.