Wine and Society in the Viceroyalty of Peru

By Stephanie Skipp

Wine production was an economic activity in which certain social groups could act outside their regular social limitations. The two that most obviously did so were the Jesuits of Peru and women in the area of Mendoza during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. However, this mostly came about due to the specific environment of colonial … Continue reading →

History, Research, Volume 4

Exploring Meaning – The Lindisfarne Gospels

By Katherine Taggart, Erin Devine

Abstract The Lindisfarne Gospels exemplify traditional Hiberno-Saxon illuminated manuscripts from the late seventh and early eighth centuries in the use of interlace to form abstract designs and animal patterns, in addition to Christian iconography throughout. This unique style demonstrates how medieval artists were able to seamlessly integrate new Christian imagery with the more established animal-interlace … Continue reading →

Research, Volume 4