Life and Biography in the Middle Ages: A Villain

The Growth of the Biography of Dismas and Gesmas in Medieval Sources

German medievist and germanist Wilhelm Heizmann (Ludwig-Maxmilians-Universität München) will speak about the constitution of lives of the two prototypic villains of the European Middle Ages: Dismas and Gesmas, the two thieves on the Cross.

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The series is organized by the Department of Scandinavian Studies and the Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages of the Faculty of Arts of the Charles University in Prague. The Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages is part of the Humanities Research Centers.

The series is supported by the Faculty of Arts of the Charles University in Prague.

All the lectures and discussions will be in English.

Event detail

Event start
26.4.2018 17:30 - 19:00
Venue
nám. Jana Palacha 2, Prague 1 (Charles University, Faculty of Arts, room n. 319)
Organizing Institution
Department of Scandinavian Studies, Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages
Event type
Lecture