2010 International Congress on Medieval Studies, University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, MI
IAS-Sponsored Session

Sanctity and the Arts in Medieval Italy II: Sites of Veneration: Spurring New Devotion

Bernhard Brown & Gold Room
Saturday, May 15, 2010, 3:30-5:00pm

Organizer and Presider: Gregor A. Kalas, University of Tennessee–Knoxville

How important were the arts–buildings, reliquaries, paintings, sculptures, manuscripts–in spurring devotion, particularly at the moment of the creation of a new cult or the transportation of an extant cult to a new location?


Maya Maskarinec, University of California–Los Angeles
"Newly Constructed Antiquity: Saturn in Late Fourth-Century Rome"
Maura Lafferty, University of Tennessee–Knoxville
"Speaking to the Martyrs of Rome in the Early Middle Ages"
Alan M. Stahl, Princeton University
"The Virgin in the Garden: The Making of a Pilgrimage Site in Medieval Venice"
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