PUB: The Medieval Iberian Treasury in the Context of Cultural Interchange, special issue, Medieval Encounters

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),

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:
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:

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.