Dr Rosa Maria Rodriguez Porto

Rosa M. Rodríguez Porto, an art historian by training, has worked extensively on medieval book illumination, medieval Iberian courtly culture, and the Classical tradition in the Middle Ages. Recent publications include: ‘Knighted by the Apostle Himself: Political Fabrication and Chivalric Artifact in Compostela, 1332’, in The Agency of Things in Medieval and Early Modern Art: Materials, Power and Manipulation, ed. by Grażyna Jurkowlaniec, Ika Matyjaszkiewicz, and Zuzanna Sarnecka (Routlegde, 2018), pp. 51-62; ‘Ruined Landscape: Images and Mirages in the Study of Castilian Manuscript Production (1284-1369)’, Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies, 17.3 (2016): 221-37; and ‘Imagines historiarum: Visions of the Past in Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts’, in The Medieval World (2nd edition), ed. by Peter Linehan and Marios Costambeys (Routledge, 2018), pp. 177-94. She is currently working on Late Medieval Iberian historiographical production and, more broadly, medieval historical imagination, paying special attention to the uses of images in the construction of historical discourse.