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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 ...


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.


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.