Narrating Power and Authority in Late Antique and Medieval Hagiographies from East to West
Organized by: Ghazzal Dabiri
Thursday 15th-Saturday 17th February 2018
In hagiographies, saints often confront a number of obstacles and it is their conduct in faith that marks them as saints; women and men who stand apart and are presented as exemplars to be modeled. Often, and this is especially the case of martyr acts, the obstacles are of a religio-political nature and the focus… Continue reading Conference Theme
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Program 8:45-9:00 Welcome and Introduction by Ghazzal Dabiri 9:00-10:30 Panel 1: Memories and Mental Projections Chair: Koen De Temmerman (Ghent University) Jason Moralee (University of Massachusetts): State Power, Roman Hagiography, and Mnemonic Communities Enrique S. Marinas (University Complutense of Madrid): Sins of Youth of Saint Rulers in the Byzantine and Rus´ian Hagiographical… Continue reading Thursday, February 15th