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  1. The Miraculous Image in Renaissance Florence

    The Miraculous Image in Renaissance Florence [Hardback]

    Megan Holmes (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    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
  2. 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

    Special Price: £9.95

    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
  3. The Bishop's Palace at Salisbury

    The Bishop's Palace at Salisbury [Hardback]

    Peter L. Smith (Author)

    £29.95

    ISBN: 9781904965411
    Published by : Spire Books
    One of the least known yet most important buildings in Salisbury is the former Bishops’ Palace. First built when the city was established in the 1220s, it was home to successive bishops for over 700 years until becoming the Cathedral School in 194... .... Learn More
  4. 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
  5. The Caporali Missal

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

    Stephen N. Fliegel (Author)

    Regular Price: £22.50

    Special Price: £7.95

    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
  6. Negotiating the Landscape

    Negotiating the Landscape [Hardback]

    Ellen F. Arnold (Author)

    Regular Price: £58.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780812244632
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    Negotiating the Landscape explores the question of how medieval religious identities were shaped and modified by interaction with the natural environment. Focusing on the Benedictine monastic community of Stavelot-Malmedy in the Ardennes, Ellen F.... .... Learn More
  7. Art of Estrangement: Redefining Jews in Reconquest Spain

    Art of Estrangement: Redefining Jews in Reconquest Spain [Hardback]

    Pamela A. Patton (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.95

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780271053837
    Published by : Penn State University Press
    At its peak in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, the so-called Spanish Reconquest transformed the societies of the Iberian Peninsula at nearly every level. Among the most vivid signs of this change were the innovative images developed by Chris... .... Learn More
  8. Studies in the Islamic Arts of the Book

    Studies in the Islamic Arts of the Book [Hardback]

    Robert Hillenbrand (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781904597490
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Volume: 3
    The studies collected in this volume, some of them rather difficult to access, date mostly from the last fifteen years and focus primarily on Persian book painting of the 14th to the early 16th centuries. In this period, Iran dominated the art of ... .... Learn More
  9. Lost Abbey of Abingdon

    Lost Abbey of Abingdon [Paperback]

    Tim Allen (Author)

    £5.00

    ISBN: 9780904220698
    Published by : Oxford Archaeology
    Abingdon Monastery was one of the largest and wealthiest in England, and dominated the life (and skyline) of the town for over 800 years. The monastery's building programme for the church rarely stopped throughout all that time! Due to the very th... .... Learn More
  10. The Italian Piazza Transformed

    The Italian Piazza Transformed: Parma in the Communal Age [Hardback]

    Areli Marina (Author)

    Regular Price: £74.95

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780271050706
    Published by : Penn State University Press
    During the long thirteenth century, the cities of northern Italy engendered a vital and distinctive civic culture despite constant political upheaval. In The Italian Piazza Transformed, Areli Marina examines the radical transformation of Parma's u... .... Learn More

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