Chivalry and Nobility in Medieval and Early Modern Art (Beer-Sheva, 2 Jan 20)

Oren Hall, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, January 02, 2020

Chivalry and Nobility in Medieval and Early Modern Art
13th Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Visual Culture in the Middle Ages

09:30–09:45 Gathering

09:45–10:00 Greetings
Professor Amit Schejter, Dean, Pinchas Sapir Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Professor Danny Unger, Chair of the Department of the Arts, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

10:00–11:30 Tournaments
Chair: Ilia Rodov, Bar-Ilan University

Justin Sturgeon, University of West Florida
Defining Chivalric Identity in Text & Image: A Focused Case Study of René d'Anjou's Livre de tournois

Eyal Levinson, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
“Those guys who ride horses for a bridegroom and fight with each other other”: Chivalric Culture and Young Jewish Men in Medieval Ashkenaz

Thomas Salmon, Sorbonne Université
Visions of the Byzantine Equestrian Hero in the Komnenian Era (11th–12th Centuries)

11:30–11:45 Coffee Break

11:45–13:15 Epos
Chair: Sarit Shalev-Eyni, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Uri Shachar, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Magic and Chivalry in Near Eastern Visual and Literary Traditions

Aliza Cohen-Mushlin, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Yiddish Bellifortis (Munich, BSB Cod.hebr. 235)

Elizabeth Ross, University of Florida
Nobility and Geographical Imagination in the Armorial of Konrad von Grünemberg

13:15–13:30 Imago Meeting

13:30–14:30 Lunch

14:30–16:15 Courtly Manners
Chair: Gil Fishhof, University of Haifa

Assaf Pinkus, Tel-Aviv University
Spectacular Appearance and Graceful Movement: Courtly decorum and the Viennese Founder Figures

Dafna Nissim, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
The January Illustration from the Très Riches Heures: Emotional Stimulus and Court Delights

Leor Jacobi, Bar-Ilan University
Rejecting Lazarus and Noblesse Oblige: Medieval Visual Augmentation of a New Testament Parable on the Rouen Cathedral

Gili Shalom, Tel-Aviv University
Nobility at the Jacques Coeur Fireplace

16:15–16:30 Coffee Break

16:30–18:00 Allegory
Chair: Mati Meyer, The Open University of Israel

Esthy Lurie Kravitz, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
A Portrait of an Epic Hero in the Bolognese School of Painting

Sharon Khalifa-Gueta, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Raphael's St. Margaret Paintings as Reflections of their Recipient Patron, Marguerite de Navarre

Margherita Tabanelli, Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Rome
The Castle and its Forest: Nature and Hunt in the Sculptural Decoration of Lagopesole (Basilicata)

18:00–18:15 Coffee Break

18:15–19:15 Keynote Lecture
Chair: Sara Offenberg, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Karen Watts, Ecole du Louvre, Musée du Louvre, Paris
Painting a New Picture of Chivalry and Nobility

19:15 Dinner

Reference:
CONF: Chivalry and Nobility in Medieval and Early Modern Art (Beer-Sheva, 2 Jan 20). In: ArtHist.net, Dec 8, 2019 (accessed Aug 9, 2020), <https://arthist.net/archive/22250>.

Contributor: Alexander Ripp, Petach Tikva

Contribution published: Dec 8, 2019

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