IMC 2018: Sessions

Session 1248: Time, Science, and the Body in the Anglo-Norman World: Durham, Cathedral Library, MS Hunter 100 and Its Contexts, III - Illustration by Design

Wednesday 4 July 2018, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Institute of Medieval & Early Modern Studies, Durham University
Organiser:Giles E. M. Gasper, Department of History, Durham University
Moderator/Chair:Eric M. Ramírez-Weaver, McIntire Department of Art, University of Virginia
Paper 1248-aAuthoring Nature: MS Hunter 100 and the Problem of Textual Authority at Durham
(Language: English)
Jay Diehl, Department of History, Long Island University, New York
Index terms: Education, Manuscripts and Palaeography, Monasticism, Religious Life
Paper 1248-bSin, Correction, and Learning: MS Hunter 100 and the Romanesque Sculpture of Durham Cathedral, c. 1120-c. 1140
(Language: English)
Jonathan Turnock, Department of History, Durham University
Index terms: Architecture - Religious, Art History - Sculpture, Manuscripts and Palaeography, Monasticism
Paper 1248-cIlluminated Manuscripts and the Status of Science in 12th-Century England
(Language: English)
Laura Cleaver, Department of History of Art & Architecture, Trinity College Dublin
Index terms: Art History - General, Education, Manuscripts and Palaeography, Science

The third of four sessions exploring Durham, Cathedral Library, MS Hunter 100: a scientific compendium of the early 12th century. From codicology to art history, historical networks, and the local circumstances of the manuscript to computistcal analysis and the context of monastic learning. This session is concerned with the links between building, text, architecture, sculpture, and diagrams in the exposition of Hunter 100, its place in the library of the Cathedral Priory and the wider context of visualisation and medieval science.