Session Title

Bodies that Matter I: Miracles, Manuscripts, and Medicine

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Institute for Medieval Research, Univ. of Nottingham

Organizer Name

Christina Lee

Organizer Affiliation

Institute for Medieval Research, Univ. of Nottingham

Presider Name

Christopher King

Presider Affiliation

Institute for Medieval Research, Univ. of Nottingham

Paper Title 1

Daemons and Aliens: Supernatural Occurrences in Early Byzantine Plague Narratives

Presenter 1 Name

Scott Hieger

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Dallas

Paper Title 2

Treating Infection in the Middle English Translation of Bernard of Gordon’s Lilium medicinae

Presenter 2 Name

Erin Connelly

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. of Nottingham

Paper Title 3

Disease, Winds, and Dangerous Things: Conceptualizations of Disease in Anglo-Saxon England

Presenter 3 Name

Stefanie Künzel

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Univ. of Nottingham

Start Date

14-5-2015 10:00 AM

Session Location

Bernhard 205

Description

The session approaches infectious disease from three different angles: as supernatural events in Byzantine plague narratives and Anglo-Saxon records, as metaphors for calamities and as pragmatic cures in medieval medical texts.

Christina Lee

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May 14th, 10:00 AM

Bodies that Matter I: Miracles, Manuscripts, and Medicine

Bernhard 205

The session approaches infectious disease from three different angles: as supernatural events in Byzantine plague narratives and Anglo-Saxon records, as metaphors for calamities and as pragmatic cures in medieval medical texts.

Christina Lee