Conference registration: The Rood in Medieval Britain and Ireland, c.900-c.1500

In a few weeks, I will be speaking on ‘Praying Before the Cross in the Late Anglo-Saxon Church’ at a two-day conference, ‘The Rood in Medieval Britain and Ireland, c.900-c.1500’, at the University of York (2nd-3rd September).  I will be speaking about prayer in front of crosses in a few of the manuscripts that I have discussed in this blog, such as Arundel 155, Tiberius A. iii and Ælfwine’s Prayerbook.

Other papers will cover stone crosses, crosses in churches, rood screens, and being in bed with Jesus.

The conference programme can be found here, and registration is open here until the 26th of August.

Cross CFP image

 

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