9780131929708

Snyder's Medieval Art

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    9780131929708

  • ISBN10:

    0131929704

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/28/2005
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Describes the times in which the art was created as well as the issues of patronage, function, and ultimately, the publicrs"s reception of the art as it was produced. Providing a magnificent overview of medieval painting, sculpture, and architecturein Italy, Byzantium, Germany, and France from the 4th to the 14th centuriesincluding Early Christian, Byzantine, Pre-Romanesque Hiberno-Saxon, Carolingian, Ottonian, Romanesque, and Gothic art.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments to the First Edition viii
Preface and Acknowledgments to the Second Edition ix
Maps
Europe and the Byzantine Empire x
Italy xii
France and Spain xiii
The British Isles xiv
PART ONE LATE ANTIQUITY
Art and Religion in Late Antiquity
3(14)
The Catacombs and Funerary Arts
9(4)
Sarcophagi
13(3)
The First Churches
16(1)
Constantine and the Arts
17(14)
The Basilica
20(6)
Constantinople
26(1)
Jerusalem
27(4)
The Fifth and Sixth Centuries
31(24)
Illuminated Books
40(9)
Art and Architecture in the Eastern Mediterranean
49(6)
PART TWO THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE
Byzantine Art Before Iconoclasm
55(36)
The Byzantine East
55(1)
Hagia Sophia
56(4)
Justinian's Churches in Constantinople
60(1)
The Figurative Arts
61(4)
Thessaloniki
65(4)
Mount Sinai
69(4)
Ravenna
73(18)
Middle and Late Byzantine Art
91(29)
Iconoclasm
91(1)
The Triumph of Orthodoxy
92(4)
Mosaics and Ivories
96(5)
The Imperial Scriptoria
101(4)
The Monastery Church
105(7)
Fresco Painting
112(2)
Panel Painting
114(1)
Armenia
115(1)
Russia
115(3)
Late Byzantine Art
118(2)
Byzantine Art and Italy
120(15)
Venice
120(5)
Sicily
125(10)
PART THREE THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES IN THE WEST
Northern Traditions and Synthesis
135(29)
Precursors
135(2)
The Coming of Christianity
137(1)
Insular Art
138(12)
The Anglo-Saxons
150(4)
The Lombards and Romans
154(4)
The Merovingians
158(3)
The Visigoths
161(3)
Carolingian Art and Architecture
164(29)
Palaces
165(2)
Basilicas
167(5)
Mural Painting and Mosaics
172(3)
Book Illustration
175(9)
Other Crafts
184(9)
Diffusion and Diversity
193(26)
Anglo-Saxon Art
193(6)
Anglo-Norman Art
199(2)
The Ottonians
201(13)
Scandinavians
214(5)
PART FOUR MEDIEVAL ART AND ISLAM
Islam in the Middle East
219(7)
Umayyad Dynasty
220(4)
Abbasid Dynasty
224(2)
Crusader Art and Architecture
226(9)
The Church of the Holy Sepulcher
226(3)
Nazareth
229(1)
Book Arts
229(4)
Krak des Chevaliers
233(2)
Islamic Spain
235(18)
Cordoba
235(4)
Mozarabic Art in Northern Spain
239(5)
After the Fall of the Caliphate
244(3)
Convivencia
247(1)
Granada
248(5)
PART FIVE THE ROMANESQUE
Pilgrimage and Monasticism
253(32)
Catalonia (Catalunya)
253(6)
The Road to Santiago
259(11)
Cluny
270(6)
Burgundy
276(6)
The Cistercians
282(3)
The Papacy and the Empire
285(22)
Monte Cassino and Rome
285(5)
Tuscany
290(4)
Lombardy
294(3)
Germanic Lands
297(9)
Nuns and Manuscript Painting
306(1)
Normandy and Western France
307(16)
The Normans
307(4)
Aquitaine
311(12)
PART SIX THE LATE MIDDLE AGES
French Gothic Art
323(41)
Saint Denis and the Beginnings of French Gothic
323(13)
Chartres
336(15)
Amiens
351(6)
Reims
357(7)
Saint Louis and Late Medieval France
364(21)
Paris and the Rayonnant Style
364(3)
Illuminated Manuscripts
367(10)
Ivories
377(4)
Late Medieval France
381(4)
Gothic Styles in England and Spain
385(30)
English Gothic Architecture
386(17)
English Manuscripts
403(6)
English Liturgical Art
409(1)
Spanish Gothic Architecture
410(3)
Spanish Manuscripts and Maps
413(2)
Late Medieval Italy and Urban Monasticism
415(25)
Primi Lumi
418(5)
Sculpture
423(6)
Duccio and Simone Martini
429(6)
Assisi
435(2)
Panoramic Scenes
437(3)
Art and Mysticism in Late Medieval Germany
440(22)
Rhineland Churches
440(8)
Churches in the Eastern Territories
448(4)
Andachtsbilder
452(4)
Manuscripts
456(6)
Coda: Inventing the Middle Ages
462(11)
Notes 473(21)
Select Bibliography 494(10)
Timetables of Medieval History and Art 504(4)
Index 508(19)
Picture Credits 527

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