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

Sanctity and the Arts in Medieval Italy III: Moveable Icons, Moveable Cults

Bernhard Brown & Gold Room
Sunday, May 16, 2010, 8:30-10:00am

Organizer and Presider: Rebecca W. Corrie, Bates College

How did new icons change the cultic landscape, what can we learn about a foundation from the presence of a specific icon, and how were icons used as devotional propaganda, particularly by the new Orders?


Alison Locke Perchuk, Yale University
"A Papal Cult in Lazio? The Madonna della Clemenza at Castel Sant’Elia"
Rebekah Perry, University of Pittsburgh
"The 'Inchinata' Procession and the Madonna delle Grazie: Francescanesimo and Civismo between Rome and Tivoli in the Late Thirteenth Century"
Meredith Fluke, Columbia University
"Sanctifying the City: High Medieval Verona and the Ritual Reproduction of Rome"
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