Building on writings by Aristotle and Ptolemy, astronomical ideas expanded during the Middle Ages, and their influence on medieval art is immense. Looking at examples of Judaeo-Christian art c. 500-1500 AD, this overview considers artworks varying from medieval manuscripts to Renaissance images of the cosmos, sun, moon, comets and Milky Way.

When | Wednesday 19 July 2023, 7.30-c.9pm

Where | St Albans Cathedral and Online via Zoom Webinar 

Cost | £10 (£6 students)

Speaker| Dr Valerie ShrimplinHistorian, Researcher and Author 


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