Tagged: medieval


Héraldique et numismatique II

The second volume of Héraldique et numismatique, Moyen Age-Temps modernes is out now. Edited by Yvan Loskoutoff, this work deals with the interesting theme of the uses of heraldry on coins, medals and seals. It contains twelve contributions that treat the various aspects of this topic from the 12th to the 17th centuries. The book concentrates on three geographical areas. The first four articles have their focus on France,...


To the Glory of God and Personal Pride. Monuments with Heraldic Programmes as Expression of Art Patronage in Late Medieval Transylvania

Transylvania is one of the most eastern historical regions of Europe where from the Middle Ages heraldry was present in its whole complexity. Its connection to the Western Civilisation is furthermore demonstrated by the presence of its heraldic heritage in the great corpus on heraldry initiated by Johann Siebmacher (Das grosses und allgemeines Wappenbuch. Der Adel von Siebenbürgen. Nürnberg, 1898). A great number of arms have been discovered since...


[conference sessions] “Medieval Heraldry Revisited I-III”. Three Sessions at the International Medieval Congress Leeds 2013

Here is the programme of the tree sessions on medieval heraldry I’m organising at the International Medieval Congress at Leeds this year, which will take place 1-4 July. This sessions will in some way mark the start of my new research project “The performance of coats of arms” granted by VolkswagenStiftung: Session 107 (Monday, 1 July 2013, 11.15-12.45) Parkinson Building: Classics Library

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