Tag: Christianity

Bulgari, cavalieri e bojàri

Bulgari, cavalieri e bojàri di Aldo C. Marturano La prima impressione che si riceve nel leggere le Cronache Russe, stese peraltro nel XII sec., è che i Varjaghi di stirpe germanica appaiono nel IX sec. in procinto di fondersi nella…

La Terra Santa dei pellegrini nel XIII secolo

La Terra Santa dei pellegrini nel XIII secolo. A re-reading of sources around interfaith and interdenominational dynamics of Renata Salvarani The definition of identity in the clash and dialectic relationship with otherness is an issue that is in the southern Mediterranean,it…

La storia sotto i piedi

Testo e foto di Luca Palumbo Assisi, Rome, Verona, Concordia Sagittaria, Aquileia. Cosa hanno in comune questi e tanti altri luoghi italiani? La ricerca medievale è affascinante e, quando si trovano gli edifici aperti, dà sempre grandi soddisfazione. Nelle chiese…

Robert of Molesme and the foundation of Cîteaux

Robert of Molesme and the foundation of the Cistercian Maria Gemma Tomaino Editions Nerbini, 2014. ISBN: 978-88-6434-082-1 368 pp., € 29,00 The book can be purchased for members of the Medieval Italian 20% discount thanks to the agreement with…

The pilgrimage to the transformation

Renzo Nelli. What usually goes under the name of pilgrimage is a phenomenon common to all great religions, and not only to those monotheistic 'historical’ (Christian, Jewish, Muslim): strong is the practice of pilgrimage in Buddhism and…

From Rome to Cyprus to Milan

Michele Colabella. A Nea Paphos, ancient capital of the island of Cyprus, you can admire one of the finest mosaics in the so-called 'beautiful style', which characterizes the revival of Constantine in the arts of the first half of the fourth century. Observing scenes…

The composition “sigma "Last Supper

Michele Colabella. One of the central episodes of the Gospels is undoubtedly that of the Passover meal or the institution of the Eucharist, with the transubstantiation of the wine into the Blood of Jesus Christ. A number of works were dedicated to this topic: here is…

Outlines of the spirituality of the OAS in the Middle Ages. The Trust Blessed Simon of Cascia

Raffaela Tortorelli. Retrieved from miscellany entitled: Omnia religione moventur. Cults, charisms and ecclesiastical institutions. Studies in honor of Cosimo Damiano Fonseca edited by Raffaela Tortorelli – Pierantonio Dishes, and. Leave, Galatina 2006.

The cult of the saints in Southern Italy: hagiographical sources on the Marina (Daisy) of Antioch and Nicholas of Myra

Raffaela Tortorelli. Extract from PhD thesis research in "History of Christianity and the Church”. Title of the thesis: “Cultural areas and hagiographic cycles of the rock civilization. The cases of S. Margherita e S. Nicholas Mottola (Taranto)”. –…