IMC 2018: Sessions

Session 1538: The Contexts of Funeral Monuments

Thursday 5 July 2018, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Organiser:Gerhard Jaritz, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Moderator/Chair:Gerhard Jaritz, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Paper 1538-aCommemorating an Individual and an Institution: Grave Slabs of Teutonic Knights in Livonia
(Language: English)
Anu Mänd, Institute of History, Archaeology & Art History, Tallinn University
Index terms: Art History - Sculpture, Daily Life, Folk Studies
Paper 1538-bFuneral Monuments for the Elites of 16th-Century Saxon Towns in Transylvania
(Language: English)
Dóra Mérai, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Index terms: Art History - Sculpture, Daily Life, Social History
Abstract

Funeral monuments offer particular information on social, spatial, symbolic, and iconographic elements, The papers of this session will discuss and analyse the variety of these elements, applying comparative approaches with regard to Southern Italy, Livonia, and Transylvania.