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  1. Romanesque Architecture and its Sculptural Decoration in Christian Spain 1000-1120: Exploring Frontiers and Defining Identities

    Romanesque Architecture and its Sculptural Decoration in Christian Spain 1000-1120: Exploring Frontiers and Defining Identities [Paperback]

    Janice Mann (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781442628939
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    The decades following the year 1000 marked a watershed in the history of the Iberian Peninsula when the balance of power shifted from Muslims to Christians. During this crucial period of religious and political change, Romanesque churches were con... .... Learn More
  2. Medieval Nunneries

    Medieval Nunneries [Paperback]

    Mike Salter (Author)

    Regular Price: £9.95

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    ISBN: 9780993187902
    Published by : Folly Publications
    This book describes the history and remains of two hundred nunneries which once existed in Britain and Ireland. Only a third of these buildings are now represented by obvious standing remains but earthworks or minor relics survive of many others. ... .... Learn More
  3. Architettura e Potere in una terra di confine

    Architettura e Potere in una terra di confine [Paperback]

    Daniele Ferdani (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781407313245
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2680
    Local architectural heritage is an expression of a long-lasting circle of traditions and oral knowledge fostered from one generation to another and revealed through simple or complex architectural realities. It is also a manifestation of economic ... .... Learn More
  4. Painted Glories

    Painted Glories: The Brancacci Chapel in Renaissance Florence [Hardback]

    Nicholas A. Eckstein (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780300187663
    Published by : Yale University Press
    In 1440, on the feast of Saints Peter and Paul, Florence unexpectedly defeated Milanese forces near the town of Anghiari in eastern Tuscany. Nicholas A. Eckstein reveals the impact of this celebrated victory on Florentine public life and how it co... .... Learn More
  5. Touching Objects

    Touching Objects [Hardback]

    Adrian W.B. Randolph (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780300204780
    Published by : Yale University Press
    This groundbreaking book spans the fields of art history, material culture, and gender studies in its examination of a range of objects from Italian Renaissance society. Addressing painted and sculpted portraits, marriage and betrothal gifts, and ... .... Learn More
  6. Cistercian Arts

    Cistercian Arts [Hardback]

    Terryl N. Kinder (Editor); Roberto Cassanelli (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9780773544123
    Published by : McGill-Queen's UP
    The phenomenon of the Cistercian Order occupies a key place in the history of Western culture as it grew to dominate reformed European monasticism in the high middle ages. The transition from the Romanesque to Gothic styles occurred in the twelfth... .... Learn More
  7. Haughmond Abbey

    Haughmond Abbey: Excavation of a 12th-Century Cloister in its Historical and Landscape Context [Paperback]

    Jeffrey J. West (Author); Nicholas Palmer (Author)

    Regular Price: £100.00

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    ISBN: 9781848020627
    Published by : English Heritage
    Haughmond Abbey was a prosperous house of Augustinian Canons north-east of Shrewsbury. Today it is an extensive ruin in the guardianship of English Heritage. The work reported on had its origins in excavations carried out in and near the cloister... .... Learn More
  8. L’architettura religiosa nella diocesi medievale di Lucca a sud dell’Arno (secoli XI-XIV)

    L’architettura religiosa nella diocesi medievale di Lucca a sud dell’Arno (secoli XI-XIV) [Paperback]

    Francesca Roggi (Author)

    Regular Price: £35.00

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    ISBN: 9781407313146
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2672
    This study focuses on the architectural landscape of the lower Valdarno area, which formerly belonged to the diocese of Lucca and in the 17th century formed the new diocese of San Miniato. Despite the distance from the Bishop, Lucca managed to kee... .... Learn More
  9. Sculpting Simulacra in Medieval Germany 1250-1380

    Sculpting Simulacra in Medieval Germany 1250-1380 [Hardback]

    Assaf Pinkus (Author)

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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
  10. Paint and Piety

    Paint and Piety [Hardback]

    Noelle L.W. Streeton (Editor); Kaja Kollandsrud (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781909492103
    Published by : Archetype
    A collection of papers which showcase current approaches to the study of medieval painting and polychrome sculpture, as well as its physical contexts, changing faces and meanings. The majority of authors focus on northern Europe: Scandinavian obje... .... Learn More

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