Art of Estrangement: Redefining Jews in Reconquest Spain
At its peak in the 12th and 13th centuries, the so-called Spanish Reconquest transformed the societies of the Iberian Peninsula at nearly every level. Among the most vivid signs of this change were the innovative images developed by Christians to depict the subjugated Muslims and Jews within their vastly expanded kingdoms. In Art of...
Pictorial Narrative in the Romanesque Cloister
Praised as paradisiacal or denounced as impious fantasy, the sculpture of Romanesque cloisters played a powerful role in medieval monastic life. This book demonstrates how sculpture in the cloister, the physical and spiritual heart of the religious foundation, could be shrewdly configured to articulate the most influential ideals and...
Eclecticism in Late Medieval Visual Culture at the Crossroads of the Latin, Greek, and Slavic TraditionsEclecticism in Late Medieval Visual Culture at the Crossroads of the Latin, Greek, and Slavic Traditions
This volume builds upon the new worldwide interest in the global Middle Ages. It investigates the prismatic heritage and eclectic artistic production of Eastern Europe between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries, while challenging the temporal and geographical parameters of the study of medieval, Byzantine, post-Byzantine, and early-modern...