IMC 2013: Sessions

Session 1225: The Medieval Elites: Between Spirituality and Sensuality

Wednesday 3 July 2013, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Institute of History of Art & Culture, Pontifical University of John Paul II, Kraków
Organiser:Dariusz Tabor, Institute of History of Art & Culture, Pontifical University of John Paul II, Kraków
Moderator/Chair:Dariusz Tabor, Institute of History of Art & Culture, Pontifical University of John Paul II, Kraków
Paper 1225-aMonks in Paradise: The Pride of Studious Abbots Immortalized in Art
(Language: English)
Piotr Łukasz Grotowski, Institute of History of Art & Culture, Pontifical University of John Paul II, Kraków
Index terms: Art History - General, Byzantine Studies, Monasticism
Paper 1225-bDevotion, Power, and Sensuality: The Role of Polish Duchesses in the Time of Fragmentation of the Realm
(Language: English)
Kinga Łaciak, Institute of History of Art & Culture, Pontifical University of John Paul II, Kraków
Index terms: Art History - General, Lay Piety, Women's Studies
Paper 1225-cThe Choice of Hedwig of Anjou: Between Love, Desire, and Christian Duty
(Language: English)
Joanna Żywina, Institute of History of Art & Culture, Pontifical University of John Paul II, Kraków
Abstract

The medieval elites in the Central Europe and the Byzantine Empire are the object of studies. Pleasure played an enormous role in the life of representations of elites. But they lived in the tension between pleasure and ascetism. This problem will be considered in the some works of art.