Representing sodomy in the Middle Ages – Dr Bob Mills

While sodomy in Medieval Britain and Europe was seemingly regarded as unmentionable, artists developed strategies of depicting taboo practices. Dr Robert Mills (UCL History of Art) examines an era of art history that has hitherto been much neglected in studies of forbidden sexual practices and images of judgment and punishment.  (From Soundcloud)

Bob Mills also appeared in Inside Medieval Mind BBC documentary series, episode Sex, speaking about medieval sodomy.

Music:
‘Pange Lingua Gloria’ by Josquin des Pres (1440-1521)
‘In Principio Erat Verbum’ by Josquin des Pres
‘Mystery of the Runes’ by Paul Mottram

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