Domestic Devotions

Domestic Devotions

The Place of Piety in the Italian Renaissance Home

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A Visit to the Marche

The prospect of a study visit to the Marche with Renaissance architectural historians from eleven countries seemed irresistible – that is, until the earthquake struck two days before our departure. The omens seemed strange: the quake occurred on the same date as the eruption of Vesuvius in 79CE, and at the same time of day… (read more)

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Day 1: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800

It was with great excitement that the team gathered this summer for the start of our three-day conference Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World. With speakers travelling from around the world to Cambridge, we were relieved to be able to welcome them to the city on a beautiful sunny day. Our call for papers… (read more)

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