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The Mcvitty Book Of Hours; Finding A Link To The Illustrations, Ashton Little Jan 2012

The Mcvitty Book Of Hours; Finding A Link To The Illustrations, Ashton Little

Undergraduate Research Awards

An investigation into the identity of the artists who created the images in the McVitty Book of Hours, a manuscript contained in Hollins University's special collections. The author posits that the marginal images were created by the Master of Geneva Latini, while the main images are the work of a separate, still unknown illuminator. The PDF includes the author's entry submission essay for the 2012 Undergraduate Research Awards.


Kalligeneia: Fertility And Feminine Focus On An Athenian Bell Krater, Suzanne Allison Jan 2012

Kalligeneia: Fertility And Feminine Focus On An Athenian Bell Krater, Suzanne Allison

Undergraduate Research Awards

An examination and interpretation of the painting of Persephone's return from the underworld on an Athenian bell krater, a vessel used for serving wine. The author posits that the female-centric imagery on the bell krater might hint that it was used in the festival of Thesmophoria, a rite celebrating Demeter and Persephone in which only women were allowed to participate. The PDF includes the author's entry submission essay for the 2012 Undergraduate Research Awards.


The Complexity Of Kadmos, Abbey Minor Jan 2012

The Complexity Of Kadmos, Abbey Minor

Undergraduate Research Awards

An examination of two ancient vases depicting the myth of Kadmos. Topics discussed include the relationship of Spartans and Athenians to the city of Thebes, foundational myths, and innovations in vase painting between the Archaic and Classical periods. The PDF includes the author's entry submission essay for the 2012 Undergraduate Research Awards.