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Latin Verse Inscriptions In Late Anglo-Saxon Art, Elizabeth Teviotdale Jul 1993

Latin Verse Inscriptions In Late Anglo-Saxon Art, Elizabeth Teviotdale

Elizabeth C Teviotdale

Examines the inscriptions in seven manuscripts and on a portable altar. All of the inscriptions are hexameters. Argues that the Anglo-Saxons understood the poetry to be an essentially written and visual (as opposed to oral) art form and that, even as the literary pretensions of the poetry declined during the course of the late Anglo-Saxon period, the presentation of the poetry increased in its sophistication.


Book Review, Patricia Waddy, Roman Baroque Palaces (Mit, 1991), Dorothy Habel May 1993

Book Review, Patricia Waddy, Roman Baroque Palaces (Mit, 1991), Dorothy Habel

Dorothy Metzger Habel

No abstract provided.


Review: Naomi Miller, Renaissance Bologna: A Study In Architectural Form And Content, George Gorse Jan 1993

Review: Naomi Miller, Renaissance Bologna: A Study In Architectural Form And Content, George Gorse

Pomona Faculty Publications and Research

Bologna is a uniquely beautiful Italian city with broad, arcaded streets, richly textured brick and sandstone facades, majestic piazzas, public sculpture, high towers, and a cuisine to take time over. However, the previous historiographic emphasis upon Florence, Rome, and Venice has diverted attention from more fully preserved medieval and Renaissance cities such as Bologna, where urbanism—the urban fabric—takes precedence over individual buildings and architects, and where the urban context defines the architectural monument. Bologna is the work of art. And for this reason, one welcomes the fine book on this major, yet understudied, urban center by Naomi Miller ...


Is The "Tête Gérente" From Saint-Denis?, Michael Watt Cothren Jan 1993

Is The "Tête Gérente" From Saint-Denis?, Michael Watt Cothren

Art & Art History Faculty Works

No abstract provided.