Session508
TitleByzantium in Context, I: The Meaning of (Verse) Inscriptions for Byzantine Greek and Medieval Latin Culture - Similarities and Differences
Date/TimeTuesday 2 July 2013: 09.00-10.30
 
SponsorInstitut für Mittelalterforschung, Abteilung Byzanzforschung, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien / Institute of Historical Research, Department of Byzantine Research, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens
 
OrganiserAndreas Rhoby, Abteilung Byzanzforschung, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien
 
Moderator/ChairAndreas Rhoby, Abteilung Byzanzforschung, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien
 
Paper 508-a Carolingian Versed Inscriptions and Images: From Aesthetics to Efficiency
(Language: English)
Vincent Debiais, Centre de recherches historiques (CRH - UMR 8558), École des hautes études en sciences sociales / Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
Index Terms: Art History - Decorative Arts; Art History - General; Epigraphy; Language and Literature - Italian
Paper 508-b Verses in Latin Inscriptions: From Rhythm and Rimes to Aesthetics
(Language: English)
Estelle Ingrand-Varenne, Centre de recherche française à Jérusalem, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) / Centre d'Études Supérieures de Civilisation Médiévale (CESCM - UMR 7302), Université de Poitiers
Index Terms: Art History - General; Epigraphy; Language and Literature - Latin
Paper 508-c The Epigraphy of the Genoise Pallio: A Reconsideration
(Language: English)
Ida Toth, Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies, University of Oxford
Index Terms: Art History - General; Byzantine Studies; Epigraphy
 
AbstractIn Medieval and Byzantine Studies in recent years, specific focus has been put on the research of the relationship between text and image. The similarities and differences in epigraphic display in West and East, however, have rarely been studied together. In both cultures verse inscriptions play a specific role: they interact with accompanying images and are part of the artistic performance. In a tour from ca. 600 AD to 1300 AD the three presentations will compare Carolingian and High Medieval Ages verses with Late Byzantine inscriptions and present their specific role in the process of word-image interaction.