Workshop: Visualising Global, Local and Glocal in Roman Archaeology

The theoretical concept of ‘glocalization’, or the refraction of a global phenomenon through local entities, has received increasing attention in… Read more

The Assimilation of Mesoamerican Gods in a Visual Theory of Religion. From the Codex Vat. Lat. 3738 to the Work of Lorenzo Pignoria

The Paduan antiquarian Lorenzo Pignoria composed a small treatise on the gods of different parts of the world as an appendix to Vincenzo Cartari’s famous mythographic work. Pignoria’s Aggionta, compiled in three editions starting in 1615, constituted a new way of observing and interpreting polytheistic gods that was no longer based on apologetic scriptural exegesis...

Date: 25 January 2023

Time: 17:00 - 18:30

Winner Ted Meijerprijs: Warja Tolstoj

Warja Tolstoj (Leiden University), winner of the 2021 edition of the Ted Meijerprijs, has spent the last month at the KNIR, deepening her research on the construction of institutional religious identity and the production of the sacred in Late Medieval and Early Modern Rome. In her RMa thesis “Domine Quo Vadis: Appropriation, Veneration and Fabrication,...

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