TitleMedieval Ethiopia, IV: Art, Religion, and Apocalypse
Date/TimeTuesday 4 July 2017: 16.30-18.00
OrganiserChristof Rolker, Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften und Europäische Ethnologie, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
Moderator/ChairAdam Simmons, Department of History, Language & Global Cultures, Nottingham Trent University
Paper 834-a The Miniature of Christ's Entry into Jerusalem in Medieval Ethiopian Illuminated Manuscripts
(Language: English)
Meseret Oldjira, Department of Art & Archaeology, Princeton University
Index Terms: Art History - General; Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 834-b Seeing Faith: Ethiopian Orthodox and Roman Catholic Art during the Jesuit Interlude, 1557-1632
(Language: English)
Kristen Windmuller-Luna, African Art Collections, Princeton University Art Museum
Index Terms: Art History - General; Ecclesiastical History
Paper 834-c The Motif of the Apocalyptic Abyssinian: From Early Islamic hadith to Prophecies during the 5th Crusade
(Language: English)
Mordechay Lewy, Historisches Seminar, Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main
Index Terms: Islamic and Arabic Studies; Manuscripts and Palaeography
AbstractThe papers in this session will deal with art and religion in and around medieval Ethiopia, namely the representation of Christ's entry in Jerusalem in medieval Ethiopian manuscripts, the relationship between Ethiopian Orthodox and Roman Catholic art during the Jesuit mission to Ethiopia, and the motif of the 'Apocalyptic Abyssinian' in Islamic and Christian art, literature and cartography.