Saint Elizabeth and Medieval Pictorial Hagiography

Translation der heiligen Elisabeth, Hauptaltar der Elisabethkirche in Košice/Kaschau, 1474-1477, Foto: Alexander Jiroušek
Translation der heiligen Elisabeth, Hauptaltar der Elisabethkirche in Košice/Kaschau, 1474-1477, Foto: Alexander Jiroušek

Workshop at the Herder Institute, Marburg 16 February 2018 organized by Prof. Dr. Ivan Gerát (Bratislava)

Public Lecture by Prof. Dr. Ivan Gerát, 15 February 2018
Immediate Actions and Visual Media. Conceptual Questions in the Pictorial Cult of Saint Elizabeth

Program

10 am Introduction

Prof. Dr. Ivan Gerát (Bratislava): Conceptual Questions in the Pictorial Cult of Saint Elizabeth

10:30 am Presentations and Discussions

  • Prof. Dr. Martin Homza (Bratislava): Patterns of female sanctity between Helene and Elizabeth
  • Dr. Stanislava Kuzmová (Bratislava): Holy princesses and patterns of dynastic sainthood in Krakow
  • Dr. Daniela Rywiková (Ostrava): Art and Devotion in the Female Religious Communities of Medieval Český Krumlov

1:30 pm Excursion to the Church of St. Elizabeth

3:30 pm Presentations and Discussions

  • Dr. Ottó Gecser (Budapest): The pictorial representations of Elizabeth and the lepers
  • Dr. Anu Mänd (Tallinn): The cult of St Elizabeth in medieval Livonia and the altarpiece in the Holy Spirit Church of Tallinn
  • Prof. Dr. Milan Pelc (Zagreb): Pictorial Hagiography and Politics: St Simeon´s Shrine in Zadar (1380)

5:30 pm Summary

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