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Dying for Christ on the Move
Dying for Christ on the Move

Representing the Martyrdom of Saints Lawrence, Gerard of Cenad, and Eugenia of Rome

Author(s): Andrea-Bianka Znorovszky
Subject(s): History, Middle Ages, Theology and Religion, History of Religion
Published by: Trivent Publishing
Keywords: Conversion; martyrdom; iconography; Saint Lawrence; Saint Eugenia; Saint Gerard of Cenad; relics;

Summary/Abstract: This paper is a case study on the visual representations of conversion and martyrdom in the lives of Saints Lawrence, Saint Gerard of Cenad, and Saint Eugenia. It focuses on the construction and the iconography of the holy body in relation to such themes as: conversion, torture, and death for Christ’s sake. Furthermore, it aims to present the circulation and adaptation of iconographic patterns from the space of cult (Italy) to another space of worship (France).

  • Issue Year: 3/2016
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 42-55
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: English