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  1. Reliquary Tabernacles in Fourteenth-Century Italy

    Reliquary Tabernacles in Fourteenth-Century Italy: Image, Relic and Material Culture [Hardback]

    Beth Williamson(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783274765
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Boydell Studies in Medieval Art and Architecture
    Volume: Volume 20
    Images and relics were central tools in the process of devotional practice in medieval Europe. The reliquary tabernacles that emerged in the 1340s, in the area of Central Italy surrounding the city of Siena, combined images and relics, presented v... .... Learn More
  2. Stone Fidelity

    Stone Fidelity: Marriage and Emotion in Medieval Tomb Sculpture [Hardback]

    Jessica Barker(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783272716
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Boydell Studies in Medieval Art and Architecture
    Volume: Volume 19
    Medieval tombs often depict husband and wife lying side-by-side: demonstrating, as in the words of Philip Larkin's poem An Arundel Tomb, their "stone fidelity".
    This is the first book to address the phenomenon of the "dou... .... Learn More
  3. Medieval Islamic swords and swordmaking

    Medieval Islamic swords and swordmaking [Paperback]

    Robert G. Hoyland(Author); Brian Gilmour(Author)

    $49.95

    ISBN: 9780906094570
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    One of the problems pervading the study of medieval Islamic technology is the lack of surviving technical treatises. Tradition tended to be handed down by example and by word of mouth, and apprenticeships could last for decades. F... .... Learn More

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