Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 29243
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Robertson , Elizabeth
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  • Title: Julian of Norwich's Unmediated Vision [The author addresses a number of issues related to the visual including how Julian related the visual to theology, visual culture available in late fourteenth century Norwich, late medieval concepts of optics, and the importance to Julian of an unmediate
  • Source: Medieval and Early Modern Devotional Objects in Global Perspective: Translations of the Sacred.  Edited by Elizabeth Robertson and Jennifer Jahner. New Middle Ages.  Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.  Pages 97 - 114.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Crosses and Crucifixes Devotional Objects Jesus Christ- Passion Julian of Norwich, Mystic Mystics Theology Visions Visual Literacy Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Abstract: This essay explores the role of the Cross as a devotional object and a symbol of Christian community in the writings of Julian of Norwich, arguing that Julian's understanding of what it means to look upon the Cross serves as a central basis for both her i
  • Author's Affiliation: University of Glasgow
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  • Year of Publication: 2010.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9780230616042
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