Vol. 2, Issue 1

ARTICLES

SPECIAL SECTION: LOCAL PILGRIMAGE ART, WITH GUEST EDITOR, JAMES BUGSLAG.

Local Pilgrimages and Their Shrines in Pre-Modern Europe
By James Bugslag, University of Manitoba

Discipline or Security? An analysis of the power mechanisms used to regulate the late medieval pilgrimage to Notre-Dame de Grâce at Scheut near Brussels
By Yvonne Yiu, University of Basel

“Per viam asperam et valde longam”: Voyages of Pilgrims to Local Shrines in Late Medieval Sweden
By Anders Fröjmark, University of Kalmar, Sweden

FEATURES

The Cult of Saint Louis and Capetian Interests in the Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux
By Paula Mae Carns, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Saint Armel of Brittany: The identification of four badges from London
By Hanneke van Asperen, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Cinema Paradiso: Re-Picturing the Medieval Cult of Saints
By Mark A. Hall, Perth Museum & Art Gallery

REVIEW

Review of Michael Viktor Schwarz’s, Visuelle Medien im christlichen Kult. Fallstudien aus dem 13. bis 16. Jahrhundert, Böhlau (Wien / Köln / Weimar 2002).
By Viola Belghaus, TU Dresden / EPHE Paris

DISCOVERIES

Were Fossil Scallop Shells Exploited During the Middle Ages?
By Mark A. Hall, Perth Museum & Art Gallery

Popular and Precious: Silver-Gilt & Silver Pilgrim Badges
By Sarah Blick, Kenyon College

MISCELLANEA

Random Notes

SHORT NOTICES & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Two English Saints Shrines Discovered
Archaeologists discover Saint Chad's Burial Place and Shrine
Original Tomb of King Edward the Confessor discovered in Westminster Abbey
French silver coin found in the keel of a medieval ship

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PHOTO-ESSAYS

Architecture on the Pilgrimage Road to Loches I
By William J. Smither

Architecture on the Pilgrimage Road to Loches II
By William J. Smither

Architecture on the Pilgrimage Road - Eunate
By William J. Smither

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Cover/Splash Page: Photgraph by Albrecht Durer; Woodcut of a pilgrim passing a castle, holding a coat-of-arms (showing the sun, moon, stars, and a winged heart with the letter t on it) in one hand and a staff in the other. Photo: Private Collection.