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  1. Sculpting Simulacra in Medieval Germany 1250-1380

    Sculpting Simulacra in Medieval Germany 1250-1380 [Hardback]

    Assaf Pinkus (Author)

    Regular Price: £93.99

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    ISBN: 9781472422651
    Published by : Ashgate
    Engaging with the imaginative, nonreligious response to Gothic sculpture in German-speaking lands and tracing high and late medieval notions of the 'living statue' and the simulacrum in religious, lay, and travel literature, this study explores th... .... Learn More
  2. Byzantine Images and their Afterlives

    Byzantine Images and their Afterlives [Hardback]

    Lynn Jones (Editor)

    Regular Price: £88.99

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    ISBN: 9781409442912
    Published by : Ashgate
    The twelve papers written for this volume reflect the wide scope of Annemarie Weyl Carr's interests and the equally wide impact of her work. The concepts linking the essays include the examination of form and meaning, the relationship between orig... .... Learn More
  3. The Medieval Salento

    The Medieval Salento [Hardback]

    Linda Safran (Author)

    Regular Price: £79.00

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    ISBN: 9780812245547
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Located in the heel of the Italian boot, the Salento region was home to a diverse population between the ninth and fifteenth centuries. Inhabitants spoke Latin, Greek, and various vernaculars, and their houses of worship served sizable congregatio... .... Learn More
  4. The Bernward Gospels: Art, Memory, and the Episcopate in Medieval Germany

    The Bernward Gospels: Art, Memory, and the Episcopate in Medieval Germany [Hardback]

    Jennifer P. Kingsley (Author)

    Regular Price: £63.95

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    ISBN: 9780271060798
    Published by : Penn State University Press
    Few works of art better illustrate the splendor of eleventh-century painting than the manuscript often referred to as the "precious gospels" of Bishop Bernward of Hildesheim, with its peculiar combination of sophistication and na vet , its dramati... .... Learn More
  5. Religious Poverty, Visual Riches

    Religious Poverty, Visual Riches [Hardback]

    Joanna Cannon (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780300187656
    Published by : Yale University Press
    The Dominican friars of late-medieval Italy were vowed to a life of religious poverty. Yet their churches contained many visual riches, as this groundbreaking study reveals. Works by supreme practitioners - Cimabue, Duccio, Giotto and Simone Marti... .... Learn More
  6. Traditional Buildings in the Oxford Region

    Traditional Buildings in the Oxford Region [Hardback]

    John Steane (Author); James Ayres (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781842174791
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The pivotal position of the Oxford region in the geological and therefore building history of England is of fundamental importance to the study of traditional construction. Oxford occupies a central position on the ancient route b... .... Learn More
  7. Judaism and Christian Art

    Judaism and Christian Art: Aesthetic Anxieties from the Catacombs to Colonialism [Paperback]

    Herbert Kessler (Editor); David Nirenberg (Editor)

    Regular Price: £26.99

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    ISBN: 9780812222531
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Christian cultures across the centuries have invoked Judaism in order to debate, represent, and contain the dangers presented by the sensual nature of art. By engaging Judaism, both real and imagined, they explored and expanded the perils and poss... .... Learn More
  8. The Miraculous Image in Renaissance Florence

    The Miraculous Image in Renaissance Florence [Hardback]

    Megan Holmes (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9780300176605
    Published by : Yale University Press
    In Renaissance Florence, certain paintings and sculptures of the Virgin Mary and Christ were believed to have extraordinary efficacy in activating potent sacred intercession. Cults sprung up around these "miraculous images" in the city and surroun... .... Learn More
  9. Studies in the Art and Imagery of the Middle Ages

    Studies in the Art and Imagery of the Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Richard Marks (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781904597384
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Professor Marks has been a curator at the British Museum, Keeper of the Burrell Collection, Glasgow, and Director of the Royal Pavilion and Museums in Brighton. Subsequently he held a Personal Chair in the History of Art Departmen... .... Learn More
  10. The Caporali Missal

    The Caporali Missal: A Masterpiece of Renaissance Illumination [Hardback]

    Stephen N. Fliegel (Author)

    Regular Price: £22.50

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    ISBN: 9783791352718
    Published by : Prestel Verlag
    The Caporali Missal, a sumptuous and important illuminated Renaissance missal - or service book for the priest at the altar - was created by the Caporali brothers for the Franciscan community in the hillside town of Montone, near Perugia, in 1469.... .... Learn More

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