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Full-Text Articles in Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Art and Architecture

Metrology And Proportion In The Ecclesiastical Architecture Of Medieval Ireland, Avril Behan, Rachel Moss Jun 2008

Metrology And Proportion In The Ecclesiastical Architecture Of Medieval Ireland, Avril Behan, Rachel Moss

Conference Papers

The aim of this paper is to examine the extent to which detailed empirical analysis of the metrology and proportional systems used in the design of Irish ecclesiastical architecture can be analysed to provide historical information not otherwise available. Focussing on a relatively limited sample of window tracery designs as a case study, it will first set out to establish what, if any, systems were in use, and then what light these might shed on the background, training and work practices of the masons, and, by association, the patrons responsible for employing them.


Isabella D’Este: Woman In Charge., Kathryn Duncan May 2008

Isabella D’Este: Woman In Charge., Kathryn Duncan

First-Year Writing Contest

No abstract provided.


Visual Preaching In The Early Middle Ages: The Healing Arts At The Carolingian Monastery Of St. John In Müstair, Switzerland, Jenny Ataoguz Jan 2008

Visual Preaching In The Early Middle Ages: The Healing Arts At The Carolingian Monastery Of St. John In Müstair, Switzerland, Jenny Ataoguz

Jenny Kirsten Ataoguz

Around the year 800, the church of the monastery of John the Baptist in Müstair, Switzerland, received an extensive painted decoration. The resulting cycle is characterized by unprecedented visibility and clarity, which may most easily be explained by the expectation of lay beholders alongside monastic, which in turn suggests that monastic vocation at Müstair included a pastoral component.

A local sacramentary and a local preaching handbook, both intended for monastic usage and both written at exactly the moment as the decoration of the church, were two tools that the monks at Müstair could have had at their disposal as they ...


The Synagogues Of Piedmont, Samuel D. Gruber Jan 2008

The Synagogues Of Piedmont, Samuel D. Gruber

Religion

History and architecture of the synagogues of Piedmont, Italy.


Seis Mil Años De Historia De Alicante: El Tossal De Les Basses., Pablo Rosser Jan 2008

Seis Mil Años De Historia De Alicante: El Tossal De Les Basses., Pablo Rosser

pablo rosser

Catálogo de la exposición Seis mil años de historia de Alicante, realizada en el edificio anexo a los Pozos de Garrigós, Alicante, en donde se mostraban y explicaban las distintas culturas que se asentaron en este yacimiento, el más antiguo e importante de Alicante.


Meaningful Mingling: Classicizing Imagery And Islamicizing Script In A Byzantine Bowl, Alicia Walker Jan 2008

Meaningful Mingling: Classicizing Imagery And Islamicizing Script In A Byzantine Bowl, Alicia Walker

History of Art Faculty Research and Scholarship

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Afterword: Audiences Near And Far, Elizabeth Teviotdale Dec 2007

Afterword: Audiences Near And Far, Elizabeth Teviotdale

Elizabeth C Teviotdale

A reflection on the acquisition and display of medieval art in museums of the American Midwest and on the appearance of medieval works of art from Midwestern museum and library collections in international loan exhibitions.