IMC 2018: Sessions

Session 1053: Visions of Crusading and the Holy Land in Medieval England

Wednesday 4 July 2018, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Northern Network for the Study of the Crusades
Organiser:Kathryn Hurlock, Department of History- Politics and Philosophy- Manchester Metropolitan University
Moderator/Chair:Kathryn Hurlock, Department of History- Politics and Philosophy- Manchester Metropolitan University
Paper 1053-aVisualising Jerusalem in Anglo-Saxon England
(Language: English)
Meg Boulton, Independent Scholar
Index terms: Architecture - General, Art History - General, Crusades
Paper 1053-bImagining and Reimagining the Holy Land in 12th- and Early 13th-Century Wall Painting
(Language: English)
John Munns, Department of History of Art, University of Cambridge
Index terms: Architecture - General, Art History - General, Crusades
Paper 1053-cApocalypse Manuscripts and the Crusade Spirituality of Women in Medieval England
(Language: English)
Laura Julinda Whatley, College of Arts & Sciences, Auburn University at Montgomery, Alabama
Index terms: Art History - Decorative Arts, Crusades, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Abstract

This session looks at the response seen in of visual works to Jerusalem and the crusades.The first paper will consider and explore various material and immaterial visualisations of the Holy Land as presented through the early ecclesiastical art and architecture of Anglo-Saxon England; the second looks at the development of medieval wall paintings in relation to the crusades, considering new methodological aspects and routes of investigation; the final paper explores the relationship between Apocalypse manuscripts and crusading culture in 13th-century England, personal and family concerns over salvation, and in particular the desire to possess Jerusalem.