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SECRETS AND DISCOVERY IN THE MIDDLE AGES
PROCEEDINGS OF THE 5th EUROPEAN CONGRESS OF THE FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE DES INSTITUTS D’ÉTUDES MÉDIÉVALES (PORTO, 25th TO 29th JUNE 2013)
Edited by José Meirinhos, Celia López Alcalde and João Rebalde
Barcelona, Roma 2017; XV+489 p., 10 b/w ill., 10 b/w tables, 165 x 240 mm; ISBN 978-2-503-57745-6
FIDEM’s 5th European Congress of Medieval Studies took place in Porto, Portu gal, from 25th to 29th June 2013 under the title Secrets and Discovery in the Midle Ages. The Congress set out to discuss the presence and importance of secrets in the spheres of imagination, culture, thinking, sciences, politics, religion, and everyday life during the Middle Ages (from the onset of the 6th to the midle of the 16th cen tury). The Congress was designed to promote discussion on secrets and discovery in all the domains of Medieval Studies, in any medieval language, and in a wide array of subjects: Confession and Intimacy; Conspiracy and Betrayal; Govern ment and Diplomacy; Health and Life; Hermeticism and Transmutation; Holiness and Relics; Knowledge and Scepticism; Mysticisms and Kabbalah; Nature and the Supernatural; Past and Future; Planets and Harmony; Prophecy and Divination; Sermons and Preaching; Symbols and Dreams; Truth and Fakes; Unknown Worlds and Lost Places; Warfare and Strategy. In the tradition of FIDEM’s meetings, the Congress enjoyed a very high attendance, with addresses delivered on all these domains, of which the present volume includes only a part submitted to and selected by a specialised committee.
Contributers: C. Belo; P. Biller; P. Bourgain; E. Montero Cartelle – M. C. Vázquez de Benito; and J. I. Andújar Cantón; S. Allés Torrent; S. Balibrea González; L. A. Berto; M. L. Botelho; M. I. Cabrera Ramos; M. A. A. Campos; H. A. de Carvalho; C. S. S. Correia; M. Cruz Trujillo; M. M. R. Dias; A. Espigares Pinilla; A. Este fânio; M. A. Fornés Pallicer; A. Fossier; S. Gala Pellicer; M. Garcia-Amoros; A. García Leal; A. Gómez Rabal; D. M. González Doreste;
T. Horst; C. Martínez Carrasco; I. Mata; C. Martín Puente; F. M. Plaza Picón; J. Plumtree; O. Prieto Domínguez; M. Puig Rodríguez-Escalona; P. J. Quetglas; E. Rabaçal; A. Rei; C. Romano; P. Saquero Suárez-Somonte; S. Segovia Esteban; J. Soto Chica; C. Teleanu.
This volume is dedicated to the memory of the late Olivia Remie Constable (1961-2014).