21 November Workshop on Hagiography and Commentaries







Visualising and Annotating
Hagiographical Material


Joint Workshop sponsored by Northumbria University and Newcastle University
Friday 21 November 2014, 11am–4pm
Venue: Northumbria University, LIP231

Registration is necessary. Please contact anja-silvia.goeing@northumbria.ac.uk for details.

JoanCrossSecPope Joan in the Nuremberg Chronicle – the crossed-out section in Hartmann Schedel’s copy, fol. 169v


The one-day event offers researchers who work in this thriving field of study to present their research, exchange ideas and discuss current and planned projects. It provides space to launch ideas towards planning an international network of scholars working on commentaries and annotated books. Lunch and coffee will be provided for all. Please email Anja for questions and to register your interest: anja-silvia.goeing@northumbria.ac.uk


Provisional Programme (please check before the event for updates):

11am Coffee

11:10am Introduction by the Organisors

11:15am – 1pm

Dr Andrea Knox (Northumbria): Irish Hagiography in Late Medieval Spain: Continuity and Change

Dr Simone Schultz-Balluff (Bochum University): Annotated copies of the ‚St. Anselmi Fragen an Maria‘ (14th -16th centuries)

Dr Lesley Twomey (Northumbria): The Virgin and Mary Magdalene: Women seeing the Resurrection in a woman’s account of the Life of Christ (Isabel de Villena’s Vita Christi)

1pm – 2pm Lunch

2pm – 4pm (with coffee at 3:15)

Dr Elizabeth Andersen / Prof. Henrike Lähnemann (Newcastle University): Crossing out and highlighting. Hartmann Schedel’s editing of the Nuremberg Chronicle

Prof.  Alison Shell (UCL): The Elizabethan Catholic martyr-poet John Ingram, and the manuscript transmission of his life and writings

PD Dr Anja-Silvia Goeing (Northumbria/University of Zurich): Commentaries of Biblical Lives in the Reformation era: Heinrich Bullinger’s commentary on the life of Daniel 1542/1565


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