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Medieval art : painting-sculpture-architecture, 4th-14th century / James Snyder.


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Snyder, James.
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Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall ; New York : H.N. Abrams, c1989.
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  • 511 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, plans ; 30 cm.
Includes index.
Bibliography: p.[487]-493.
  • I. THE BEGINNINGS OF CHRISTIAN ART. 1. Peace and Refreshment in Life After Death. 2. Constantine and the Early Christian Basilica. 3. Ecclesia, Basilica, Civitas Dei-The Decoration of the Early Christian Church. 4. Churches in Other Capitals and in Centers in the East. 5. The Narrative Mode - The Illustrated Book and Other Picture Cycles. II. BYZANTIUM. 6. Constantinople in the Age of Justinian. 7. Thessaloniki, Ravenna, and Mount Sinai. 8. Icons and Iconoclasm. 9. The Second Golden Age of Byzantine Art. 10. Byzantine Art in Italy. III. THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES IN THE NORTH. 11. The North. 12. Ireland and England-Hiberno-Saxon Art. 13. Charlemagne: Renovation Imperii Romani. 14. Diffusion and Diversity in the Tenth Century. IV. ROMANESQUE ART. 15. The Triumph of Latin Christendom. 16. The Pilgrimage Roads and Regional Styles. 17. Cluny and Burgundy. 18. Western and Southern France. 19. Italy in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries - A Return to the Golden Age. 20. Western Germany. V. GOTHIC ART. 21. The Meaning of Gothic. 22. Gothic Art in France. 23. Opus Francigenum Abroad. 24. Gothic Painting and Related Arts in France. 25. Italy in the Later Middle Ages. Notes. Select Bibliography. Chronological Charts. Index.
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Publisher's Summary:
Published jointly by Prentice Hall and Harry N. Abrams Inc. Broad in scope, this volume discusses the arts of the church - architecture, sculpture, manuscript illumination, and sumptuary arts - in Italy, Byzantium, Germany, and France from the 4th to the 14th centuries - including Early Christian, Byzantine, Pre-Romanesque Hiberno-Saxon, Carolingian, Ottonian, Romanesque, and Gothic art.
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