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IMC 2023: Sessions

Session 127: Entanglements of Faith and the Senses, I: Touching Mary(an) Devotion in the Middle Ages

Monday 3 July 2023, 11.15-12.45

Organiser:Andrea-Bianka Znorovszky, Trivent Publishing, Budapest
Moderator/Chair:Andrea-Bianka Znorovszky, Trivent Publishing, Budapest
Paper 127-aArt, Faith, and 'Clinging to' Mary among Poor Clares in Central Europe
(Language: English)
Agnieszka Patała, Institute of Art History University of Wrocław
Index terms: Art History - General, Monasticism
Paper 127-bMaria lactans, Maria doctrix: Touching Mary's Breasts and Female Teaching in the Prayerbook of Constanza de Castilla
(Language: English)
Katherine Smith, Faculty of Medieval & Modern Languages, University of Oxford
Index terms: Language and Literature - Spanish or Portuguese, Liturgy, Theology, Women's Studies
Paper 127-cPieta occulis: The Representation of Marian Sorrow in Early Medieval English Manuscripts from the 10th to the 11th Century
(Language: English)
Julia María García Morales, Departamento de Historia del Arte, Universidad de Murcia
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Hagiography

A series of three sessions are dedicated to the sensory approach of Marian devotion, as reflected in Eastern and Western Christianity, by examining the private/collective expressions of Marian devotion in relation to the senses.
This session is dedicated to the sensory approach of Marian devotion - the touch - as reflected in religious writings dedicated to female audience (Constanza de Castilla), female communities (the Poor Clares), and/or the general community of the faithful from Central Europe to Iberia and England.