Session Title

Saints and Slavery in the Early Middle Ages

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Hagiography Society

Organizer Name

Lois L. Huneycutt

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of Missouri-Columbia

Presider Name

Lois L. Huneycutt

Paper Title 1

Beyond Novelistic Heroism: The Rhetorics of Eugenia, Slavery, and Chastity in the Ancient Greek Novel and Early Christian Narrative

Presenter 1 Name

Koen De Temmerman

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. Gent

Paper Title 2

Servi et Servi Dei: Slaves and Saints in Early Medieval Hagiography

Presenter 2 Name

Christopher Paolella

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. of Missouri-Columbia

Paper Title 3

The Virginal Slave? Honor, Slavery, and Sanctity in the Early Medieval World

Presenter 3 Name

Thomas J. MacMaster

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Morehouse College

Start Date

12-5-2017 10:00 AM

Session Location

Bernhard 205

Description

This session explores the multifaceted role of slavery in the early-medieval world through the hagiographical lens. It examines both case studies of lived experience and literary framing of slavery and servitude in terms of the Christian's voluntary servitude to Christ.

Lois L. Huneycutt

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May 12th, 10:00 AM

Saints and Slavery in the Early Middle Ages

Bernhard 205

This session explores the multifaceted role of slavery in the early-medieval world through the hagiographical lens. It examines both case studies of lived experience and literary framing of slavery and servitude in terms of the Christian's voluntary servitude to Christ.

Lois L. Huneycutt