Tagged: monsters

Valenciennes, BM, ms. 320, f. 43. Thomas de Cantimpre, Liber de natura rerum, 13th C. Begining of the book on human monsters. On top: instruction for the illuminator: I. monstre demi homme demi beste

Call for papers: Hybrid bodies at the edge of the human in the Middle Ages (Louvain, 19-20 April 2018)

Corps hybrides aux frontières de l’humain au Moyen Âge Conference,  Université  de Louvain-la-Neuve, 19-20 April 2018 Call for papers In the Middle Ages, the integrity of the body constituted a mirror of the universe and a model to understand nature and to reinforce current social and political structures. Deformation and metamorphosis posed a...