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IMC 2023: Sessions

Session 1741: Mourning and Remembrance, III: Memorials in Southern Europe from Late Antiquity to the Late Middle Ages

Thursday 6 July 2023, 14.15-15.45

Organiser:Lena Wahlgren-Smith, Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Culture, University of Southampton
Moderator/Chair:David Lepine, Department of History, University of Exeter
Paper 1741-aConiugi pudicissimae bene merenti: Remembering Women in Rome between the 4th and the 6th Century
(Language: English)
Teodora Georgievová, Filozofická fakulta, Masarykova univerzita, Brno / Dipartimento di Storia Antropologia Religioni Arte Spettacolo, Università degli Studi di Roma 'La Sapienza'
Index terms: Art History - General, Epigraphy, Women's Studies
Paper 1741-bRemembering the Dead on the Edge of Empire: Epitaphs and Emotion in Late Antique Milan, 300-600
(Language: English)
Meghan Dulsky, School of Classics, University of St Andrews
Index terms: Epigraphy, Women's Studies
Paper 1741-cReligious Canopied Tombs: Analysis of the Specimens of the Crown of Aragon during the Late Middle Ages
(Language: English)
Stefania Botticchio Giorgi, Facultad de Geografía e Historia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Index terms: Art History - Sculpture, Ecclesiastical History, Religious Life

Our final session in this strand engages with the tombs and epitaphs of specific groups in Italy and Aragon during the 'long Middle Ages', from the 4th century to the 16th. The first two papers deal with memorials to women from Late Antiquity, in the Roman catacombs and Milan respectively. The third paper discusses a specific group of sculpted memorials to the religious in the Crown of Aragon.