Session Title

Medieval Ethiopia

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Centre for Medieval Studies, Univ. of Toronto

Organizer Name

Sean M. Winslow

Organizer Affiliation

Karl-Franzens-Univ. Graz

Presider Name

Michael Gervers

Presider Affiliation

Univ. of Toronto

Paper Title 1

Ethiopian Magic Protective Rolls or Animal Sacrifice as a Remedy for a Patient (Ethiopia, Fourteenth-Twentieth century)

Presenter 1 Name

Ayda Bouanga

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Campinas Univ.

Paper Title 2

Zärʾa Yaʿəqob's Campaign against Magic: Prayer, Rhetoric, and Policy

Presenter 2 Name

Augustine Dickinson

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Centre for Medieval Studies, Univ. of Toronto

Paper Title 3

Picturing Theophany in Medieval Ethiopian Gospel Illumination

Presenter 3 Name

Meseret Oldjira

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Princeton Univ.

Paper Title 4

Respondent

Presenter 4 Name

Michael Gervers

Start Date

12-5-2018 10:00 AM

Session Location

Schneider 1160

Description

Study of the Ethiopian past has been gaining interest in recent years, as scholars become more aware of the deep links between Ethiopia and the Christian societies of the Mediterranean and Europe, and buoyed by the recent turn towards a global medieval studies. This session will present papers on Ethiopian magical and artistic practices that are of broader interest to scholars of the medieval past.

Sean M. Winslow

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May 12th, 10:00 AM

Medieval Ethiopia

Schneider 1160

Study of the Ethiopian past has been gaining interest in recent years, as scholars become more aware of the deep links between Ethiopia and the Christian societies of the Mediterranean and Europe, and buoyed by the recent turn towards a global medieval studies. This session will present papers on Ethiopian magical and artistic practices that are of broader interest to scholars of the medieval past.

Sean M. Winslow