signatis… vultus tui: (re)impressing the Veronica in the Middle Ages

Aden Kumler (University of Chicago) Abstract Originating as an impressed image, in the later Middle Ages the Veronica was itself disseminated in the form of “secondary” impressions realized by means of a range of incised forms: not only seal matrices, but also rings, moulds, coin dies, and the presses employed in the making of eucharistic…

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De sacrosanto sudario Veronicae by Giacomo Grimaldi. First investigation

Federico Gallo (Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milano) Abstract Giacomo Grimaldi (Bologna 1568 – Rome 1623) spent his whole life as a cleric in the Basilica of St Peter’s in the Vatican, to which he devoted all his work. An indefaticable researcher, without being notably erudite or innovative, he compiled numerous compilations of great worth from the archives,…

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The Veronica Conference

  SESSION 1 THE ORIGINS OF THE FAME OF THE ROMAN VERONICA Amanda Murphy Conference Convenor Welcome Herbert L. Kessler Introduction: The Literary Warp and Artistic Weft of Veronica’s Cloth Zbigniew Izydorczyk The Cura Sanitatis Tiberii according to Ernst von Dobschütz Barry Windeatt ‘True Image’? Versions of the Veronica in Medieval England Federico Gallo De sacrosanto sudario…

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