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Peregrinatio pro amore Dei: A Rocky Mountain Medieval Pilgrimmage

Pilgrims from Canterbury1

This past weekend The Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association (RMMRA) held their 46th annual meeting. While not as big as the KZoo conference it allows for more interaction with the presenters both during the sessions and in between sessions. The conference titled: “Peregrinatio pro amore Dei: Aspects of Pilgrimage in the Middle Ages and…

CFP: Peregrinatio pro amore Dei: Aspects of Pilgrimage in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Aspects of Pilgrimage in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Peregrinatio pro amore Dei: Aspects of Pilgrimage in the Middle Ages and Renaissance June 12-14, 2014 Denver, Colorado The Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association invites panel and paper proposals on the conference theme, “Peregrinatio pro amore Dei: Aspects of Pilgrimage in the Middle Ages and Renaissance.” The conference dates are June 12-14, 2014, and…

Winter Harp features strange musical instruments from medieval times

Joaquin Ayala of Winter Harp performs on a menagerie of strange musical instruments from medieval times, and none is more archaic than the monstrous organistrum. Grandfather of the hurdy-gurdy, with the body shape of a guitar, the instrument is played by two musicians, one of whom turns a rosined wheel that rubs or bows the…

At 1841 Society Luncheon, a Medieval Pilgrimage Comes to Life

At a recent luncheon, a Fordham professor gave a virtual tour of a European pilgrimage route that has attracted untold thousands of people throughout history, ranging from medieval noblemen to Fordham students who posted travel dispatches on the Internet. Richard Gyug, Ph.D., professor of history and medieval studies, spoke on Sept. 21 at a luncheon…

Pilgrims flock to Way of St.James during Holy Year

They come from around the world to have time to think, fulfil a promise or have an adventure: the gruelling “Camino de Santiago” has seen an influx of pilgrims this year, a Holy Year, for a variety of reasons. Joshua Fleming, a 20-year-old Austrian student, said he decided to make the pilgrimage to Santiago de…