St Ursula and the 11,000 Virgins

Place
Llanelli/GB
Venue
University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Carmarthen campus
Host/Organizer
Dr Jane Cartwright, School of Welsh and Bilingual Studies, University of Wales
Date
13.07.2013 - 14.07.2013
Deadline
30.11.2012
By
Dr Jane Cartwright

Proposal for papers are invited on the different Latin and vernacular versions of the Life of St Ursula and the 11,000 Virgins of Cologne, as well as all aspects of their medieval cult including: the cult of relics, reliquaries and reliquary busts, visual representations, comparative studies of the different Lives, detailed analysis of their popularity in particular regions and countries, the early development of the cult and its transmission, Elizabeth of Schönau, Hermann Joseph, revelations, calendars, hymns, traditions asscociated with the other virgins and male companions, Ursula’s association with the military orders, guilds and students, church dedications, the political, social and economic implications of the cult, the founding of the Ursuline Order.

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Jane Cartwright

University of Wales Trinity Saint David
School of Welsh and Bilingual Studies, Lampeter SA48 7ED
0044/ 01570-424870

j.cartwright@tsd.ac.uk

Citation
St Ursula and the 11,000 Virgins, 13.07.2013 – 14.07.2013 Llanelli/GB, in: H-Soz-Kult, 19.08.2012, <www.hsozkult.de/event/id/termine-19774>.
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19.08.2012
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