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GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES, 14e, BACKPACK EDITION: BOOK B: THE MIDDLE AGES, is part of a six-book set that provides you with a comprehensive, beautifully-illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions! Easy to read and understand, the fourteenth edition of the most widely-read art history book in the English language continues to evolve, providing a rich cultural backdrop for each of the covered periods and geographical locations, and incorporating new artists and art forms -- all reproduced according to the highest standards of clarity and color fidelity. A complete online environment, including all images and an eBook, is also available. The unique Scale feature will help you better visualize the actual size of the artworks shown in the book. A new timeline within each chapter, along with "The Big Picture" overviews at the end of every chapter, will help you review for exams.
Table of Contents
|Late Antiquity||p. 232|
|Framing The Era Romans, Jews, and Christians||p. 233|
|The Late Antique World||p. 234|
|Dura-Europos and Jewish Art||p. 234|
|The Catacombs and Funerary Art||p. 237|
|Architecture and Mosaics||p. 242|
|Luxury Arts||p. 248|
|Religion and Mythology: Jewish Subjects in Christian Art||p. 238|
|Religion and Mythology: The Life of Jesus in Art||p. 240|
|Materials and Techniques: Mosaics||p. 245|
|Materials and Techniques: Medieval Manuscript Illumination||p. 249|
|Materials and Techniques: Ivory Carving||p. 251|
|Map 8-1 The Mediterranean world in late antiquity||p. 234|
|The Big Picture||p. 253|
|Framing The Era Church and State United||p. 255|
|The Christian Roman Empire||p. 256|
|Early Byzantine Art||p. 257|
|Middle Byzantine Art||p. 270|
|Late Byzantine Art||p. 278|
|Written Sources: The Emperors of New Rome||p. 259|
|Architectural Basics: Pendentives and Squinches||p. 262|
|Art and Society: Icons and Iconoclasm||p. 269|
|Art and Society: Born to the Purple: Empress Zoe||p. 273|
|MAP 9-1 The Byzantine Empire at the death of Justinian in 565||p. 256|
|The Big Picture||p. 281|
|The Islamic World||p. 282|
|Framing The Era The Rise and Spread of Islam||p. 283|
|Early Islamic Art||p. 284|
|Later Islamic Art||p. 294|
|Religion and Mythology: Muhammad and Islam||p. 285|
|Architectural Basics: The Mosque||p. 288|
|Written Sources: Sinan the Great and the Mosque of Selim II||p. 298|
|Materials and Techniques: Islamic Tilework||p. 299|
|Art and Society: Christian Patronage of Islamic Art||p. 304|
|MAP 10-1 The Islamic world around 1500||p. 284|
|The Big Picture||p. 305|
|Early Medieval Europe||p. 306|
|Framing The Era Missionaries Spread I Christian Art||p. 307|
|Art of the Warrior Lords||p. 308|
|Hiberno-Saxon Art||p. 311|
|Visigothic and Mozarabic Art||p. 315|
|Carolingian Art||p. 317|
|Ottonian Art||p. 324|
|Art and Society: Medieval Books||p. 312|
|Religion and Mythology: The Four Evangelists||p. 314|
|Art and Society: Charlemagne's Renovatio Imperii Romani||p. 317|
|Religion and Mythology: Medieval Monasteries and Benedictine Rule||p. 322|
|Art and Society: Theophanu, a Byzantine Princess in Ottonian Germany||p. 328|
|MAP 11-1 The Carolingian Empire at the death of Charlemagne in 814||p. 308|
|The Big Picture||p. 331|
|Romanesque Europe||p. 332|
|Framing The Era The Rebirth of Monumental Sculpture||p. 333|
|European Culture in the New Millennium||p. 334|
|France and Northern Spain||p. 334|
|Holy Roman Empire||p. 349|
|Normandy and England||p. 357|
|Art and Society: Pilgrimage Roads in France and Spain||p. 335|
|Religion and Mythology: The Veneration of Relics||p. 336|
|Written Sources: Timber Roofs and Stone Vaults||p. 339|
|Written Sources: Bernard of Clairvaux on Cloister Sculpture||p. 342|
|Architectural Basics: The Romanesque Church Portal||p. 344|
|Religion and Mythology: The Crusades||p. 346|
|Art and Society: Romanesque Countesses, Queens, and Nuns||p. 352|
|Materials and Techniques: Embroidery and Tapestry||p. 362|
|MAP 12-1 Western Europe around 1100||p. 335|
|The Big Picture||p. 363|
|Gothic Europe||p. 364|
|Framing the Era The Age of the Great Cathedrals||p. 365|
|Holy Roman Empire||p. 392|
|Written Sources: Abbot Suger and the Rebuilding of Saint-Denis||p. 367|
|Architectural Basics: The Gothic Rib Vault||p. 368|
|Art and Society: Paris, Schoolmen, and Scholasticism||p. 372|
|Architectural Basics: The Gothic Cathedral||p. 373|
|Materials and Techniques: Stained-Glass Windows||p. 375|
|Art and Society: Louis IX, the Saintly King||p. 385|
|MAP 13-1 Europe around 1200||p. 366|
|The Big Picture||p. 399|
|Late Medieval Italy||p. 400|
|Framing The Era Late Medieval or Proto-Renaissance?||p. 401|
|13th Century||p. 402|
|14th Century||p. 406|
|Religion and Mythology: The Great Schism, Mendicant Orders, and Confraternities||p. 404|
|Art and Society: Italian Artists' Names||p. 405|
|Materials and Techniques: Fresco Painting||p. 408|
|Written Sources: Artists' Guilds, Artistic Commissions, and Artists' Contracts||p. 410|
|Art and Society: Artistic Training in Renaissance Italy||p. 414|
|MAP 14-1 Italy around 1400||p. 405|
|The Big Picture||p. 421|
|Museum Index||p. 437|
|Subject Index||p. 439|
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