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  1. Optics, Ethics, and Art in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries: Looking Into Peter of Limoges's Moral Treatise on the Eye

    Optics, Ethics, and Art in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries: Looking Into Peter of Limoges's Moral Treatise on the Eye [Hardback]

    Herbert L. Kessler (Editor)

    Regular Price: £90.00

    Special Price: £65.00

    ISBN: 9780888442093
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Studies and Texts
    Volume: 209
    This volume examines afresh the various ways in which the introduction of ancient and Arabic optical theories transformed thirteenth-century thinking about vision, how scientific learning came to be reconciled with theological speculation, and the... .... Learn More
  2. Rood Screens

    Rood Screens [Paperback]

    Richard Hayman (Author)

    £7.99

    ISBN: 9781784422943
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Series: Shire Library
    Volume: 851
    The rood screen was the visual focus of the medieval parish church, dividing the nave from the chancel. Most were built of wood and were adorned with intricate carved decoration painted in bright colours, often with images of saints. Defaced and o... .... Learn More
  3. Medieval Image-Concepts and the Meaning of Visual Programs

    Medieval Image-Concepts and the Meaning of Visual Programs [Hardback]

    Beat Brenk (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781899828739
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This is the second volume of Professor Brenk's studies on late-Antique and medieval art; the first volume, on The Christianization of the Late Roman World , is featured earlier. This volume presents a selection of 25 studies which are gr... .... Learn More
  4. Places of Worship in Britain and Ireland, 1150–1350

    Places of Worship in Britain and Ireland, 1150–1350 [Hardback]

    P. S. Barnwell (Editor)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £30.00

    ISBN: 9781907730672
    Published by : Paul Watkins
    This is the third in a chronological series of volumes based on weekend conferences at Rewley House in Oxford, concerning places of worship in Britain and Ireland from the late Roman period to the present. The period covered in this volume saw the... .... Learn More
  5. Studies in Arthurian Illustration Volume 1

    Studies in Arthurian Illustration Volume 1 [Hardback]

    Alison Stones (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781904597377
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Volume: 1
    Alison Stones has taught History of Art and Architecture in the USA since 1969 and has enjoyed Visiting Fellowships at the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and Paris. She is a specialist in illuminated manuscripts, co-authoring Les Manuscrits de... .... Learn More
  6. The Idea of the Gothic Cathedral: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Meanings of the Medieval Edifice in the Modern Period

    The Idea of the Gothic Cathedral: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Meanings of the Medieval Edifice in the Modern Period [Hardback]

    Stephanie Glaser (Editor)

    Regular Price: £85.00

    Special Price: £65.00

    ISBN: 9782503568133
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Ritus Et Artes
    Volume: 9
    The essays in this book focus on various social, political, cultural, and aesthetic meanings ascribed to Gothic cathedrals in Europe in the post-medieval period. Central to many medieval ritual traditions both sacred and secular, the Gothic cath... .... Learn More
  7. Romanesque: Patrons and Processes

    Romanesque: Patrons and Processes [Hardback]

    Jordi Camps (Editor); Manuel Castineiras (Editor); John McNeill (Editor); Richard Plant (Editor)

    Regular Price: £115.00

    Special Price: £75.00

    ISBN: 9781138477049
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: The British Archaeological Association Conference Transactions
    The twenty-five papers in this volume arise from a conference jointly organised by the British Archaeological Association and the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya in Barcelona. They explore the making of art and architecture in Latin Europe and t... .... Learn More
  8. The Lithic Garden: Nature and the Transformation of the Medieval Church

    The Lithic Garden: Nature and the Transformation of the Medieval Church [Hardback]

    Mailan S. Doquang (Author)

    Regular Price: £71.00

    Special Price: £50.00

    ISBN: 9780190631796
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The Lithic Garden offers innovative perspectives on the role of ornament in medieval church design. Focusing on the foliate friezes articulating iconic French monuments such as Amiens Cathedral, it demonstrates that church builders strategically u... .... Learn More
  9. Architecture as Profession: The Origins of Architectural Practice in the Low Countries in the Fifteenth Century

    Architecture as Profession: The Origins of Architectural Practice in the Low Countries in the Fifteenth Century [Paperback]

    Merlijn Hurx (Author)

    Regular Price: £101.00

    Special Price: £78.00

    ISBN: 9782503568256
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Architectura Moderna
    Volume: 13
    Fifteenth-century Florence is generally considered the cradle of the modern architect. There, for the first time since Antiquity, the Vitruvian concept which distinguishes between builder and designer was recognised in architectural theory, causin... .... Learn More
  10. Album of Armenian Paleography

    Album of Armenian Paleography [Hardback]

    Michael Stone (Author); Dickran Kouymjian (Author); Henning Lehmann (Author)

    £140.00

    ISBN: 9788772885568
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Provides a comprehensive selection of some 200 definitively dated, hand-written texts, sampled from among the 30,000 manuscripts preserved in the major public collections of Europe, the Middle East, the former USSR and North America. Selected spec... .... Learn More

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