On Eagles, Lions, and Things to Come: Prophecies in the LAte Medieval Holy Roman Empire

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Speaker: Manuel Kamenzin (History of the Middle Ages; Ruhr University Bochum)


Time: 26 January 2021, 6:15 pm–7:45 pm Central European Time (US East Coast: 12:15 pm–1:45 pm EST; China: 1:15 am–2:45 am CST) 

This talk is part of a series of virtual lectures hosted by the International Research Consortium “Fate, Freedom, and Prognostication” at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. The full schedule is available at http://ikgf.fau.de/events/upcoming-events/


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The lecture addresses prophecy traditions in the late medieval Holy Roman Empire. A particular focus will be on the history of specific prophecies as well as interpretations and adaptions of prophetic texts at the courts of princes. By comparing these developments with the use of prophecies in England, differences, similarities, and possible influences will become apparent. To illustrate these points, the lecture will cover the history of the so-called Veniet Aquila Prophecy.


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