About gods, Neptunian man, and horse mackerels: The Ocean in the representation of power in Infanta Beatrice's weeding theater play (1521)

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation


This presentation will address Vicente’s use of the sea and its marine creatures in the theatrical play Cortes de Júpiter as a way of expressing the connection between the political, cultural and symbolic power of the sea and the foreign policy of the Portuguese crown in the early sixteenth century
Period13 Oct 2017
Event titleIII CHAM International conference: Oceans and Shores: Heritage, People and Environment
Event typeConference
LocationLisboa, PortugalShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Art and culture
  • History of women
  • Marine animals
  • History of art
  • Early Modern history