A Saint in a Hollow Tree and a Miracle that is not a Miracle: How to Create a Saint’s Cult in the later Middle Ages

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM (ET)
PAC (Harriman Hall) PAC 421 (Pomper Classroom)
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Tanasi, Ann L.
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https://eaglet.wesleyan.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=82548

A Saint in a Hollow Tree and a Miracle that is not a Miracle: How to Create a Saint’s Cult in the later Middle Ages

This lecture will explore the ways that medieval people and institutions might create and manage miracles and saints to strengthen their institutions.

Emilia Jamroziak, Professor of History and Director of the Institute for Medieval Studies, Leeds University

Jamroziak's research focuses on the interactions between religious institutions and the laity from the early twelfth to the early sixteenth century. Geographically her work spans Britain (particularly the North and Scotland), Central Europe, East-Central Europe and the Baltic.

Department of History Lecture

 

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