Faculty of Humanities, Room 2501, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus Campus.
The students in the course "Jewish Spaces and Places in Medieval Northern Europe" presented their research and their ideas for future papers. They offered original and thoughtful insights on the daily life of medieval Jews through the lens of space.
Dr. Bodner explained the term iconography, and introduced methodological tools for the analysis of medieval iconography. Next she presented several examples of medieval objects and discussed the ways to understand their symbolic meanings. In this manner, she showed that physical objects and images can be used as an important historical sources for the study of medieval history.