Images of Medieval Sanctity

Essays in Honour of Gary Dickson

Edited by Debra Higgs Strickland

Status: 
€166,00
$201.00
ISBN13: 
9789004160538
E-ISBN: 
9789047420682
Publication Date: 
June 2007
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xxiv, 288 pp. 40 illus.
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Language: 
ISSN: 
1874-0448
Volume: 
1

Edited by Roland Betancourt, University of California, Irvine and Maria Taroutina, Yale-NUS College

Byzantium/Modernism examines the cross-temporal interchange between Byzantium and modernism and articulates how and why Byzantine art and image theory can contribute to our understanding of modern and contemporary visual culture.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004292208
E-ISBN: 
9789004300019
Publication date: 
July 2015
€146,00
$185.00

Edited by Renana Bartal, Tel Aviv University and Hanna Vorholt, University of York

Between Jerusalem and Europe: Essays in Honour of Bianca Kühnel analyses how Jerusalem is translated into the visual and material culture of Europe, and in what ways European encounters with the city have shaped its holy sites.
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004254695
E-ISBN: 
9789004298187
Publication date: 
June 2015
€168,00
$214.00

James H. Brown, independent scholar

In Imagining the Text, James Brown examines ekphrasis, illuminated manuscripts, and the changing notions of courtly identity in Wirnt von Gravenberg’s popular medieval German Arthurian romance Wigalois.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269187
E-ISBN: 
9789004283060
Publication date: 
December 2015
€115,00
$149.00

Ashby Kinch, The University of Montana

In Imago Mortis: Mediating Images of Death in Late Medieval Culture, Ashby Kinch argues that late medieval artists, writers, and patrons creatively adapted conventional death iconography in ways that ultimately affirm theiir artistic, social and political identities.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004243699
E-ISBN: 
9789004245815
Publication date: 
March 2013
€153,00
$193.00

Barbara Baert

During the Middle Ages, the head of St John the Baptist was widely venerated. The present study offers the unique key to the Johannesschüssel as artifact, phenomenon, phantasm and medium.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004224117
Publication date: 
June 2012
€152,00
$184.00

Edited by Therese Martin

The twenty-four studies in this volume propose a new approach to framing the debate around the history of medieval art and architecture to highlight the multiple roles played by women, moving beyond today’s standard division of artist from patron.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004185555
E-ISBN: 
9789004228320
Publication date: 
May 2012
€249,00
$300.00

Edited by Annette Hoffmann and Gerhard Wolf

Jerusalem, in her central role for Judaism, Christianity and Islam, became the setting for – or even the protagonist of – oral, written and pictorial narratives. This volume offers a multidisciplinary approach to entanglements between the city, as a continuously redefined space, and its narratives.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004226258
Publication date: 
October 2012
€207,00
$257.00

Edited by Louise Bourdua and Robert Gibbs

These studies explore aspects of Julian Gardner’s wide range of interests and approaches, ranging from Parisian metalwork to the Wilton diptych, Franciscan iconography, the tomb of a leading theologian and several studies of the art of Rome and Northern Italy.
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004210769
E-ISBN: 
9789004226517
Publication date: 
December 2011
€141,00
$169.00

Edited by Patricia A. Baker, Han Nijdam and Karine van 't Land

The papers in this volume question how perceptions of space influenced understandings of the body and its functions, illness and treatment, and the surrounding natural and built environments in relation to health in the classical and medieval periods.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004216099
E-ISBN: 
9789004226500
Publication date: 
December 2011
€180,00
$217.00

Brigitte Miriam Bedos-Rezak

The diffusion of personal signs of identity during the twelfth century introduced individuals to mediated forms of communication. The book analyses the conditions for and the implications of their partnering with material signs and images in expressing self and accountability.
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004192171
E-ISBN: 
9789004192256
Publication date: 
November 2010
€144,00
$172.00

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