Session Title

Manuscripts and Religious Contact in the Middle East

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Hill Museum&Manuscript Library (HMML)

Organizer Name

Matthew Z. Heintzelman

Organizer Affiliation

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

Presider Name

Melissa Moreton

Presider Affiliation

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

Paper Title 1

Mapping Monasteries: Toward a History of Early Christian Book Production in Iraq

Presenter 1 Name

Sharon Silzell

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Arkansas-Monticello

Paper Title 2

Models of Manuscript Movement across Religious Boundaries in the Middle East

Presenter 2 Name

David Calabro

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

Paper Title 3

Noetic or Corporeal Presence? The Illuminated Standing Figure of Saint Francis at the Crucifixion in Stanford's Burke Collection of Early Italian Miniatures M2223

Presenter 3 Name

Maria Terss

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Stanford Univ.

Start Date

9-5-2019 3:30 PM

Session Location

Fetzer 2030

Description

This session will explore how newly opened avenues of research may contribute to questions of contact between Jews, Christians, and Muslims in the medieval Middle East. The papers will address issues such as the diverse composition of manuscript collections, inter-religious influence in manuscript production and decoration, the migration of texts across confessional borders, and written evidence of inter-religious contact in margins and on flyleaves. Matthew Z. Heintzelman

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May 9th, 3:30 PM

Manuscripts and Religious Contact in the Middle East

Fetzer 2030

This session will explore how newly opened avenues of research may contribute to questions of contact between Jews, Christians, and Muslims in the medieval Middle East. The papers will address issues such as the diverse composition of manuscript collections, inter-religious influence in manuscript production and decoration, the migration of texts across confessional borders, and written evidence of inter-religious contact in margins and on flyleaves. Matthew Z. Heintzelman