Gardnerís Art Through the Ages Backpack Edition, Book B (Book Only)

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  • Edition: 14th
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  • Copyright: 2012-01-01
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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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

Prefacep. ix
Late Antiquityp. 232
Framing The Era Romans, Jews, and Christiansp. 233
Timelinep. 234
The Late Antique Worldp. 234
Dura-Europos and Jewish Artp. 234
The Catacombs and Funerary Artp. 237
Architecture and Mosaicsp. 242
Luxury Artsp. 248
Religion and Mythology: Jewish Subjects in Christian Artp. 238
Religion and Mythology: The Life of Jesus in Artp. 240
Materials and Techniques: Mosaicsp. 245
Materials and Techniques: Medieval Manuscript Illuminationp. 249
Materials and Techniques: Ivory Carvingp. 251
Map 8-1 The Mediterranean world in late antiquityp. 234
The Big Picturep. 253
Byzantiump. 254
Framing The Era Church and State Unitedp. 255
Timelinep. 256
The Christian Roman Empirep. 256
Early Byzantine Artp. 257
Middle Byzantine Artp. 270
Late Byzantine Artp. 278
Written Sources: The Emperors of New Romep. 259
Architectural Basics: Pendentives and Squinchesp. 262
Art and Society: Icons and Iconoclasmp. 269
Art and Society: Born to the Purple: Empress Zoep. 273
MAP 9-1 The Byzantine Empire at the death of Justinian in 565p. 256
The Big Picturep. 281
The Islamic Worldp. 282
Framing The Era The Rise and Spread of Islamp. 283
Timelinep. 284
Early Islamic Artp. 284
Later Islamic Artp. 294
Religion and Mythology: Muhammad and Islamp. 285
Architectural Basics: The Mosquep. 288
Written Sources: Sinan the Great and the Mosque of Selim IIp. 298
Materials and Techniques: Islamic Tileworkp. 299
Art and Society: Christian Patronage of Islamic Artp. 304
MAP 10-1 The Islamic world around 1500p. 284
The Big Picturep. 305
Early Medieval Europep. 306
Framing The Era Missionaries Spread I Christian Artp. 307
Timelinep. 308
Art of the Warrior Lordsp. 308
Hiberno-Saxon Artp. 311
Visigothic and Mozarabic Artp. 315
Carolingian Artp. 317
Ottonian Artp. 324
Art and Society: Medieval Booksp. 312
Religion and Mythology: The Four Evangelistsp. 314
Art and Society: Charlemagne's Renovatio Imperii Romanip. 317
Religion and Mythology: Medieval Monasteries and Benedictine Rulep. 322
Art and Society: Theophanu, a Byzantine Princess in Ottonian Germanyp. 328
MAP 11-1 The Carolingian Empire at the death of Charlemagne in 814p. 308
The Big Picturep. 331
Romanesque Europep. 332
Framing The Era The Rebirth of Monumental Sculpturep. 333
Timelinep. 334
European Culture in the New Millenniump. 334
France and Northern Spainp. 334
Holy Roman Empirep. 349
Italyp. 355
Normandy and Englandp. 357
Art and Society: Pilgrimage Roads in France and Spainp. 335
Religion and Mythology: The Veneration of Relicsp. 336
Written Sources: Timber Roofs and Stone Vaultsp. 339
Written Sources: Bernard of Clairvaux on Cloister Sculpturep. 342
Architectural Basics: The Romanesque Church Portalp. 344
Religion and Mythology: The Crusadesp. 346
Art and Society: Romanesque Countesses, Queens, and Nunsp. 352
Materials and Techniques: Embroidery and Tapestryp. 362
MAP 12-1 Western Europe around 1100p. 335
The Big Picturep. 363
Gothic Europep. 364
Framing the Era The Age of the Great Cathedralsp. 365
Timelinep. 366
Francep. 366
Englandp. 389
Holy Roman Empirep. 392
Written Sources: Abbot Suger and the Rebuilding of Saint-Denisp. 367
Architectural Basics: The Gothic Rib Vaultp. 368
Art and Society: Paris, Schoolmen, and Scholasticismp. 372
Architectural Basics: The Gothic Cathedralp. 373
Materials and Techniques: Stained-Glass Windowsp. 375
Art and Society: Louis IX, the Saintly Kingp. 385
MAP 13-1 Europe around 1200p. 366
The Big Picturep. 399
Late Medieval Italyp. 400
Framing The Era Late Medieval or Proto-Renaissance?p. 401
Timelinep. 402
13th Centuryp. 402
14th Centuryp. 406
Religion and Mythology: The Great Schism, Mendicant Orders, and Confraternitiesp. 404
Art and Society: Italian Artists' Namesp. 405
Materials and Techniques: Fresco Paintingp. 408
Written Sources: Artists' Guilds, Artistic Commissions, and Artists' Contractsp. 410
Art and Society: Artistic Training in Renaissance Italyp. 414
MAP 14-1 Italy around 1400p. 405
The Big Picturep. 421
Notesp. 422
Glossaryp. 425
Bibliographyp. 431
Creditsp. 435
Museum Indexp. 437
Subject Indexp. 439
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