Session Title

The Scientific and Technical Written Culture: Recipes from Medieval Iberian Texts

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Technology and Knowledge in the Iberian Peninsula (Thirteenth to Sixteenth Centuries), Univ. de Córdoba

Organizer Name

Javier López Rider

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. de Córdoba

Presider Name

Javier López Rider

Paper Title 1

The Dyer's Recipe Manual of Joanot Valero (Fifteenth Century) and Occupational Health for Artisans in Late Medieval Valencia (Spain)

Presenter 1 Name

Stefanos Kroustallis

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Escuela Superior de Conservación y Restauración de Bienes Culturales

Paper Title 2

Glass-Production in Medieval Iberia: The Cook, the Historian, and the Microscope

Presenter 2 Name

David J. Govantes-Edwards

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. de Córdoba

Start Date

9-5-2019 10:00 AM

Session Location

Schneider 1345

Description

The area of Medieval History of the University of Cordoba has been developing during more than a decade a line of research on the scientific and technical knowledge of the Late Middle Ages, directed by Professor Ricardo Córdoba de la Llave. Result of this line is the current research project Technology and knowledge in the Iberian Peninsula (13th-16th centuries): (HAR015-67619P) funded by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. Between its priority objectives is the search, study and publication of Iberian manuscripts dated in the 13th and 16th centuries of a scientific and technical nature, especially those related to commercial, industrial and military art techniques.

In this sense, the proposal of the session entitled The Scientific and Technical Written Culture: Recipes from Medieval Iberian Texts, has as main objective to bring together different specialists who study the medieval Hispanic recipes of a scientific nature. The information obtained from this manuscript literature allows to know the technical procedures that were developed during the 13th and 16th centuries in different artisan activities (textile, leatherwork, metallurgy, lighting), commercial and domestic. Thanks to this content it is possible to deepen the knowledge of the medieval written culture, the history of science and technology, and the teaching and transmission of knowledge in the world of crafts. Javier López Rider

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The Scientific and Technical Written Culture: Recipes from Medieval Iberian Texts

Schneider 1345

The area of Medieval History of the University of Cordoba has been developing during more than a decade a line of research on the scientific and technical knowledge of the Late Middle Ages, directed by Professor Ricardo Córdoba de la Llave. Result of this line is the current research project Technology and knowledge in the Iberian Peninsula (13th-16th centuries): (HAR015-67619P) funded by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. Between its priority objectives is the search, study and publication of Iberian manuscripts dated in the 13th and 16th centuries of a scientific and technical nature, especially those related to commercial, industrial and military art techniques.

In this sense, the proposal of the session entitled The Scientific and Technical Written Culture: Recipes from Medieval Iberian Texts, has as main objective to bring together different specialists who study the medieval Hispanic recipes of a scientific nature. The information obtained from this manuscript literature allows to know the technical procedures that were developed during the 13th and 16th centuries in different artisan activities (textile, leatherwork, metallurgy, lighting), commercial and domestic. Thanks to this content it is possible to deepen the knowledge of the medieval written culture, the history of science and technology, and the teaching and transmission of knowledge in the world of crafts. Javier López Rider