We are pleased to inform you of the publication of Therese Martin, ed., The Medieval Iberian Treasury in the Context of Cultural Interchange, special issue, Medieval Encounters vol. 25, nos. 1-2 (2019), https://brill.com/view/journals/me/25/1-2/me.25.issue-1-2.xml
The articles in this double issue, selected from papers presented at a conference held at Princeton in 2017, center around the treasury of San Isidoro de León to address wider questions about the meanings of cross-cultural luxury objects and textiles in royal-ecclesiastical collections.
Therese Martin, “Caskets of Silver and Ivory from Diverse Parts of the World: Strategic Collecting for an Iberian Treasury,” pp. 1-38, open access: https://brill.com/view/journals/me/25/1-2/article-p1_1.xml
Ana Rodríguez, “Narrating the Treasury: What Medieval Iberian Chronicles Choose to Recount about Luxury Objects,” pp. 39-58.
Ana Cabrera, “Textiles from the Museum of San Isidoro (León): New Evidence for Re-Evaluating Their Chronology and Provenance,” pp. 59-95, open access: https://brill.com/view/journals/me/25/1-2/article-p59_3.xml
María Judith Feliciano, “Sovereign, Saint, and City: Honor and Reuse of Textiles in the Treasury of San Isidoro (León),” pp. 96-123.
Jitske Jasperse, “Between León and the Levant: The Infanta Sancha’s Altar as Material Evidence for Medieval History,” pp. 124-149.
Pamela Patton, “Demons and Diversity in León,” pp. 150-179.
Julie Harris, “Jews, Real and Imagined, at San Isidoro and Beyond,” pp. 180-201.